Immuno-Mexico 2024: Mechanisms for Immunotherapies

September 26, 2023Sociedad Mexicana de Inmunologia, Latin American and Caribbean Association for Immunology and 1 more

This course will show the understanding of modern immunology concepts and mechanisms leads to the development of novel or repurposed treatments. Particularly, the advances in CAR T cell therapy, antibody-drug conjugates, immunomodulators, and their broad applications in oncology, infectious diseases, and autoimmunity.

Our goal is to bring together trainees and mentors to promote career progression of Latin American immunologists

Main Topics

-Modulation of peripheral tolerance
-Metabolic adaptation to pathogenic milieu
-Suppression in the context of disease
-Redirecting cytotoxicity
-Reigniting immunity
-Novel therapeutic strategies

Who can apply?

This 5-day course is open to graduate students, medical students, fellows, and early career academics working on translational immunology-related subjects. We aim to enroll 40-50 students, mostly from Mexico, Latin America, and the Caribbean.

Additional information

1. Applicants will be requested to provide a letter of motivation, a short CV, a letter of support from their supervisor, and an abstract to be presented as a poster.
2. Selected students will receive partial or full funding to cover registration, accommodation, and travel expenses. Applicants are encouraged to apply for other sources of funding as the budget is limited.
3. Successful candidates will be notified by December 18, 2023.

Apply here

All selected participants must complete an online pre-course on the Immunopaedia website starting the week of February 19, 2024.

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