FUNDING OPPORTUNITY FROM IUIS AND FOCIS FOR IMMUNOLOGISTS FROM THE DEVELOPING WORLD – For Participation in Virtual Advanced Course in Basic & Clinical Immunology on March 1-3, 2021, USA

February 17, 2021

The IUIS Gender Equality Committee (GEC) in collaboration with the Federation of Clinical Immunology Societies (FOCIS) will co-sponsor 50 trainees from the developing world to attend the FOCIS Advanced Course in Basic & Clinical Immunology.

FOCIS and GEC will cover the registration fee of interested young immunologists from the low and middle income countries.

Applications should possess sufficient background of immunology and comprehension of English to benefit maximally from the Advanced course.

Prominent speakers will lecture on topics in cellular and molecular immunology, innate immunity, B and T cells, dendritic cells, cytokines and mucosal immunity. Special sessions will cover autoimmune, allergic and immunodeficiency diseases, as well as new advance in interventional and clinical immunology, and the molecular and genetic basis of immune-mediated diseases.

Please visit the following website for further details about the meeting, schedule, and speakers.

The GEC Committee will do the selection of candidates. Do not register online for this meeting if you are applying for the FOCIS/IUIS support. A brief CV with a list of publications  and a letter outlining how you would benefit from this course must be sent IMMEDIATELY  by email to Prof. Narinder Mehra at

Selected candidates will be informed by Feb 25 and joining link will be sent to them. 

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