Schedule


Eleventh Advanced Vaccinology Course in India (INDVAC) 2023

18th - 27th September 2023

Venue: CHTC Hall, CMC Bagayam Campus

DAY 1: October 10, 2022 (Monday)
8.30 am Registration  
9.00 – 10.00 am Inauguration, Course Overview & Introduction, & Tea Break  
10.00 – 11.00 am Impact of vaccination  Dr. Gagandeep Kang
11.00 – 12:00 noon Basic Concepts in Vaccine Immunology Dr. Adam Finn
12.00 – 1.00 pm Priming and Boosting Dr. Adam Finn
1.00 – 2.00 pm Lunch Break  
2.00 – 3.00 pm Indirect and Non-specific effects of vaccines - what’s the difference and do they matter? Dr. Adam Finn
3.00 – 4.00 pm Cellular and molecular mechanisms of Immune response Part I Dr. Bobby Cherayil
4 – 4.15 pm Tea Break
4.15 – 5.15 pm Cellular and molecular mechanisms of Immune response Part II Dr. Bobby Cherayil
DAY 2: October 11, 2022 (Tuesday)
8.30 – 9.30 am Laboratory assessment of the immune response Dr. Bobby Cherayil
9.30 – 10.00 am Discussion on immune responses to vaccines  Dr. Bobby Cherayil
10.00 – 10.30 am Tea Break
10.30 – 11.30 am Discussion of recent vaccinology Literature-Interactive session Dr. Adam Finn
11.30 – 12.30 pm Innate Immune Receptors and Vaccine Adjuvants Dr. Arjun Surya
12.30 – 1.30 pm Lunch Break
1.30 – 2.30 pm Measurements in epidemiology - Incidence, prevalence, attack
rate, rate ratios, odds ratios
Dr. Jayaprakash Muliyil
2.30 – 3.30 pm Measurements in epidemiology - exercises Dr. Jayaprakash Muliyil
3.30 – 4.00 pm Tea Break  
4.00 – 5.00 pm Study design for measuring vaccine immunogenicity and effectiveness Dr. Jayaprakash Muliyil
DAY 3: October 12, 2022 (Wednesday)
8.309.30 am Measurements in ID epidemiology Dr. Winsley Rose
9.3010.30 am Role of Indian vaccines for global use (eg. Meningococcus and COVID) Dr. Prasad Kulkarni
10.3011.00 am Tea Break
11.0012.00 noon Epidemiology and Vaccination Dr. Nicholas Grassly
12.001.00 pm Study designs to measure vaccine efficacy Dr. Nicholas Grassly
1.002.00 pm Lunch Break
2.003.00 pm Considerations for adult vaccine  Dr. Priscilla Rupali
3.004.00 pm Vaccination in special populations Dr. Priscilla Rupali
4.004.15 pm Tea Break  
4.155.15 pm Interactive session for adult vaccine Dr. Priscilla Rupali
DAY 4: October 13, 2022 (Thursday)
8.309.30 am Maternal Immunization Dr. Janet Englund
9.3010.30 am Rotavirus: Disease Burden, Impact & Safety of Rotavirus Vaccines Dr. Gagandeep Kang
10.3011.00 am Tea Break
11.0012.00 noon Hepatitis E vaccine: Available but yet far from routine use Dr. Rakesh Aggarwal
12.001.00 pm Rabies Vaccines Dr. Ashwath Narayana
1.002.00 pm Lunch Break
2.003.00 pm Ethics of Vaccine research and vaccination Programmes Dr. Anuradha Rose
3.003.30 pm Tea Break  
3.305.00 pm Ethics – Interactive session, group exercise Dr. Anuradha Rose
DAY 5: October 14, 2022 (Friday)
8.309.30 am Pertussis vaccines Dr. Janet Englund
9.3010.30 Pneumococcal Vaccines Dr. Kim Mulholland
10.3011.00 am Tea Break
11.0012.00 noon RSV vaccines Dr. Kim Mulholland
12.001.00 pm TB vaccines Dr. Winsley Rose
1.002.00 pm Lunch
2.003.00 pm Dengue Vaccines Dr. Steve Whitehead
3.004.00 pm New age vaccines mRNA- based vaccines and therapeutics  Dr. Amit Khandhar
4.004.15 pm Tea Break  
4.155.15 pm Phases of vaccine trials- Interactive session Dr. Kim Mulholland
DAY 6: October 15, 2022 (Saturday)
8.009.00 am Human Challenge Studies to Support Vaccine Evaluation Dr. Anna Durbin
9.0010.00 am JE Vaccines Dr. Vipin Vashishtha
10.0010.30 am Tea Break
10.3011.30 am Polio vaccination – the end game challenges Dr. Ananda Bandyopadhyay
11.30 am12.30 pm Participants Presentation
12.30 pm Lunch
DAY 7: October 17, 2022 (Monday)
8.309.30 am Burden of vaccine preventable diseases in formulating policy recommendation Dr. Annelies Wilder Smith
9.3010.00 am Tea Break
10.0011.00 am COVID Vaccines Dr. Annelies Wilder Smith
11.0012.00 noon Hepatitis A and B vaccines Dr. Priya Abraham
12.001.00 pm Lunch Break
1.002:00 pm Quality and Use of Immunization Data Dr. Thomas Cherian
2.003.00 pm An introduction to vaccine safety Dr. Jim Buttery
3.003.30 pm Tea Break
3.304.30 pm How to prepare for and respond to Vaccine Safety Problems: Real or Spurious- Interactive session Dr. Jim Buttery
4.305.30 pm HIV Vaccines Dr. Mark Feinberg
DAY 8: October 18, 2022 (Tuesday)
8.309.30 am Influenza Vaccines Dr. Kanta Subbarao
9.3010.30 am Measles containing vaccines Dr. Joseph Mathew
10.3011.00 am Tea Break
11.0012.00 noon Setting up a surveillance system Dr. David Brown
12.001.00 pm HPV Vaccines Dr. Abraham Peedicayil
1.002.00 pm Lunch Break  
2.003.00 pm Group work interactive  
3.003.30 pm Tea Break  
3.304.30 pm Vaccine Manufacturing Mr. Sachin Wekhande
DAY 9: October 19, 2022 (Wednesday)
8.00 – 9.00 am Considerations for introduction of a new vaccine in the immunization schedule –NTAGI Dr. Pradeep Haldar
9.00 – 10.00 am Meeting the media during the pandemic Dr. Gagandeep Kang
10.00 – 10.30 am Tea Break  
10.30 – 11.30 am Presentations by Participants of the work/ projects related to Vaccinology that they are doing Dr. T. Jacob John/
Dr. Anu Bose
11.30 – 12.30 pm Valedictory Function  
12.30 pm Lunch