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São Paulo School of Advanced Sciences on Vaccines: an overview

Sara Sorgi1,2, Vivian Bonezi1, Mariana R. Dominguez1, Alba Marina Gimenez1, Irina Dobrescu3, Silvia Boscardin3, Helder I. Nakaya1, Daniel Y. Bargieri3, Irene S. Soares1, Eduardo L. V. Silveira1 [ + show more ]

J Venom Anim Toxins incl Trop Dis, 2020, 26:e20190061
Received: 12 September 201 9 | Accepted: 21 February 2020 | Published online: 06 April 2020
https://doi.org/10.1590/1678-9199-JVATITD-2019-0061

Abstract

Two years ago, we held an exciting event entitled the São Paulo School of Advanced Sciences on Vaccines (SPSASV). Sixty-eight Ph.D. students, postdoctoral fellows and independent researchers from 37 different countries met at the Mendes Plaza Hotel located in the city of Santos, SP - Brazil to discuss the challenges and the new frontiers of vaccinology. The SPSASV provided a critical and comprehensive view of vaccine research from basics to the current state-of-the-art techniques performed worldwide. For 10 days, we discussed all the aspects of vaccine development in 36 lectures, 53 oral presentations and 2 poster sessions. At the end of the course, participants were further encouraged to present a model of a grant proposal related to vaccine development against individual pathogens. Among the targeted pathogens were viruses (Chikungunya, HIV, RSV, and Influenza), bacteria (Mycobacterium tuberculosis and Streptococcus pyogenes), parasites (Plasmodium falciparum or Plasmodium vivax), and the worm Strongyloides stercoralis. This report highlights some of the knowledge shared at the SPSASV.

 

Keywords: Vaccine history; WHO priorities and challenges; Immune responses; Antigen search; Delivery systems and strategies

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