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Workshop on Infection and Immunology

Human Cohort Studies - Integrating Field Work and Laboratory

Location: Mbeya, Tanzania

Date: 25. - 29.07.2011

The workshop provided an in depth look into the organization of human cohort studies in the field of infectious diseases and clinical immunology and provided an opportunity to learn from the closely integrated approach for medical field work and subsequent immunology studies.

During the workshop, visits to different study sites and to the MMRP-Laboratory allowed an insight into practical field work, specimen flow and subsequent laboratory assays. Field and laboratory practicals were supplemented by expert seminars in cellular and humoral immunology, study planning and implementation.

In addition, the workshop provided a platform for participants to exchange current findings and trends with experienced experts in field work, laboratory & data management.

 

Detailed Workshop Report (PDF 51,74 KB)