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Vaccinology Summer School 2018

3 - 7 September 2018
Leiden BioTech Training Facility

Are you interested in the latest developments in vaccinology, both in infectious diseases and in cancer? Want to learn about vaccine design, manufacture and clinical development through a combination of taught classes and practical workshops?

5-day course

We invite you to attend a 5-day joint Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC) and University of Oxford Summer School in Leiden (September 3-7, 2018). This course builds on the successful University of Oxford Vaccinology Training program. Lectures will be given by world leaders and experts in vaccinology and will span all aspects of vaccine development from antigen discovery, preclinical testing, GMP manufacture and clinical evaluation as well as ethical and regulatory considerations.

Course modules cover Microbial Vaccines, Cancer Vaccines, Clinical Development, Adjuvants and Manufacture.


Speakers Include

  • Professor Adrian Hill (Jenner Institute, University of Oxford, UK)
  • Dr. Jerry Sadoff (Janssen, a Johnson & Johnson Company, Netherlands)
  • Dr. Nicolas Collin (University of Lausanne, Switzerland)
  • Professor Maria Yazdanbakhsh (Leiden University Medical Center, Netherlands)
  • Professor Benjamin Mordmueller (University of Tübingen, Germany)


Course coordinators

Dr. Shahid Khan (LUMC, Netherlands) & Dr. Rebecca Ashfield (Jenner Institute, University of Oxford, UK)



The course welcomes applicants based in Universities, Research Institutes and in Industry, and we particularly encourage  PhD/Master’s students nearing the completion of their studies to apply.
Academic rate:  € 200
Industry rate:  € 900

Fee covers: registration, breakfast, on-site meals, social program and network opportunities. The fee also covers the hotel accommodation for 5 days (based on 2 person sharing).  Single occupancy supplement (€ 125,-).

Deadline for Applications: 17:00 (CET) 1st July 2018
Successful applicants will be notified by 7th July 2018
Please go for application details to
LUMC Boerhaave Nascholing