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Workshop on Clinical and Basic Science

Location: Mbeya, Tanzania

Date: 04. - 06.11.2015

This practical workshops aimed for African scientists explained the most fundamental steps underlying the development of novel vaccines including:

  • molecular detection and characterization of HPV infection
  • molecular cloning of viral oncogenes E6 and E7 for subsequent sequencing
  • histological and immuno-histochemical characterization of HPV disease
  • characterization of HPV-specific immune responses
  • CC screening and therapeutic interventions performed at Mbeya Referral Hospital


Organized by: The National Institute for Medical Research-Mbeya Medical Research Center (NIMR-MMRC), in collaboration with the META Hospital for Gynecology and Obstetrics of the Mbeya Referral Hospital (MRH) in Mbeya, Tanzania and the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Munich, Germany.