The India Vaccinology Course, INDVAC, was initiated in 2010, with a perspective on the rapidly growing discipline of Vaccinology and the larger dimensions of this field in the global and public health context. Understanding basic immunology and epidemiology to clinical research and vaccine trials are complex elements in Vaccinology that, given the world health scenario, call for professional training and expertise. These are critical lacunae that INDVAC hopes to fill, particularly in the framework of Low and Middle Income Countries and the regional context of South and South-East Asia. Modelled on the Advanced Vaccinology Course (ADVAC) held annually in Annecy, France, INDVAC also offers students of Global Health the opportunity to learn about vaccines used in Low and Middle Income Countries, as well as issues related to recent advances and research aspects of vaccines.
Who can apply
Anyone working in the field of Vaccinology with knowledge of biology. The course is aimed at specialists in infectious diseases, microbiologists, virologists, paediatricians, physicians, research nurses, team members of vaccine trials, members of contract (or clinical) research organizations (CRO), vaccine industry professionals