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Optimmunize: Improving the beneficial effects of vaccines

The conference will bring together epidemiologists, immunologists and clinicians, as well as research scientists with complementary expertise, and parallel disciplines.

Dates: 19 - 21 February 2020


Please click here to register to attend

Further information

Further information about the conference can be found on their website

Optimmunize 2020 Conference Website

Important deadlines:

Early bird deadline:  26 November 2019    

Bursary deadline: 10 December 2019    

Abstract deadline:  17 December 2019

Registration deadline:  21 January 2020


List of Speakers:

Mihai Netea - Radboud University, The Netherlands (Keynote)

Peter Aaby – Bandim Health Project, Guinea-Bissau

Nelly Amenyogbe – University of British Columbia, Canada

Petra Arck – Medical Centre Hamburg-Eppendorf, Germany

Nigel Curtis – University of Melbourne, Australia

Rebecca Chandler – Uppsala Monitoring Center, Sweden

Hazel Dockrell – LSHTM, UK

Denise Faustman – Massachusetts General Hospital, USA

Adam Finn – University of Bristol, UK

Katie Flanagan – Monash University, Australia

Sabra Klein – Johns Hopkins University, USA

Darryn Knobel – Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine, West Indies

Ofer Levy - Boston Children’s Hospital, USA

Camille Locht – Institut Pasteur, France

Magdalena Plebanski – RMIT, Australia

Marjorie Robert-Guroff – National Cancer Institute, USA


Optimmunize: Improving the beneficial effects of vaccines

Running from 19 - 21 February 2020 this conference aims at improving understanding of interactions between vaccines and the immune system, with a focus on the non-specific and sex-differential effects of vaccines.

Wellcome Genome Campus Conference Centre
Wellcome Genome Campus
CB10 1RQ