Schedule


Twelveth Advanced Vaccinology Course in India (INDVAC) 2024

02nd - 11th September 2024

Venue: CHTC Hall, CMC Bagayam Campus

DAY 1: September 18, 2023 (Monday)
08:00 – 09:00 am Registration, Inauguration and Course Overview Dr. Winsley Rose
09:00 – 10:00 am Impact of Vaccination Dr. Gagandeep Kang
10:00 – 11:00 am Cellular and molecular mechanisms of Immune response Part I Dr. Bobby Cherayil
11:00 – 11:30 am Tea Break  
11:30 – 12:30 pm Lymphoid organs Dr. Anna George
12:30 – 01:30 pm Lunch Break  
01:30 – 02:30 pm Cellular and molecular mechanisms of Immune response Part II Dr. Bobby Cherayil
02:30 – 03:30 pm Mucosal Immunity Dr. Anna George
03:30 – 04:00 pm Tea Break  
04:00 – 05:00 pm Indirect and Non-specific effects of vaccines - what’s the difference and do they matter? Dr. Adam Finn
DAY 2: September 19, 2023 (Tuesday)
08:30 – 09:30 am Immune correlates of protection Dr. Anna George
09:30 – 10:30 am Laboratory assessment of the immune response Dr. Bobby Cherayil
10:30 – 11:00 am Tea Break  
11:00 – 11:30 am Discussion Dr. Bobby Cherayil and Dr. Anna George
11:30 – 12:30 pm Role of Adjuvants in Vaccines Dr. Amit Khandhar
12:30 – 01:30 pm Lunch Break  
01:30 – 02:30 pm Measurements in epidemiology - Incidence, prevalence, attack rate, rate ratios, odds ratios Dr. Jayaprakash Muliyil
02:30 – 03:30 pm Measurements in epidemiology - exercises Dr. Jayaprakash Muliyil
03:30 – 04:00 pm Tea Break  
04:00 – 05:00 pm Study design for measuring vaccine immunogenicity and effectiveness Dr. Jayaprakash Muliyil
DAY 3: September 20, 2023 (Wednesday)
08:30 – 09:30 am Measurements in ID epidemiology Dr. Winsley Rose
09:30 – 10:30 am Study designs into measure vaccine efficacy Dr. Nicholas Grassly
10:30 – 11:00 am Tea Break  
11:00 – 12:00 pm Introduction into modelling in Vaccine evaluation Dr. Nicholas Grassly
12:00 – 01:00 pm New age vaccines mRNA- based vaccines and therapeutics Dr. Amit Khandhar
01:00 – 02:00 pm Lunch Break  
02:00 – 03:00 pm Global overview of Vaccination – a base for formulating policy decisions Dr. Thomas Cherian
03:00 – 03:30 pm Tea break  
03:30 – 04:30 pm Disease eradication and elimination including mass vaccination Dr. Thomas Cherian
DAY 4: September 21, 2023 (Thursday)
08:30 – 09:30 am HPV Vaccines Dr. Abraham Peedicayil
09:30 – 10:30 am Hepatitis A and B vaccines Dr. Priya Abraham
10:30 – 11:00 am Tea Break  
11:00 – 12:00 am Hepatitis E vaccine: Available but yet far from routine use Dr. Rakesh Aggarwal
12:00 – 01:00 pm Rabies Vaccines Dr. Ashwath Narayana
01:00 – 02:00 pm Lunch Break  
02:00 – 03:00 pm Considerations for adult vaccine Dr. Priscilla Rupali
03:00 – 04:00 pm Vaccination in special populations Dr. Priscilla Rupali
04:00 – 04:15 pm Tea break  
04:15 – 05:15 pm Interactive session for adult vaccine Dr. Priscilla Rupali
DAY 5: September 22, 2023 (Friday)
08:30 – 09:30 am Role of Indian vaccines for global use (eg. Meningococcus and COVID) Dr. Prasad Kulkarni
09:30 – 10:30 am TB vaccines Dr. Winsley Rose
10:30 – 11.00 am Tea Break  
11:00 – 12:00 pm RSV vaccines Dr. Kim Mulholland
12:00 – 01:00 pm Influenza Vaccines Dr. Kanta Subbarao
01:00 – 02:00 pm Lunch  
02:00 – 03:00 pm Participants Presentation  
03:00 – 04:00 pm Pneumococcal Vaccines Dr. Kim Mulholland
04:00 – 04:15 pm Tea Break  
04:15 – 05:15 pm hases of vaccine trials- Interactive session Dr. Kim Mulholland
DAY 6: September 23, 2023 (Saturday)
08:00 – 09:00 am JE Vaccines Dr. Vipin Vashishtha
09:00 – 10:00 am Polio vaccination – the end game challenges Dr. Ananda Bandyopadhyay
10:00 – 10:30 am Tea Break  
10:30 – 11:30 am Ethics of Vaccine research and vaccination Programs Dr. Anuradha Rose
11:30 – 12:30 pm Ethics – Interactive session, group exercise Dr. Anuradha Rose
12:30 pm Lunch  
DAY 7: September 25, 2023 (Monday)
08:30 – 09:30 am An introduction to vaccine safety Dr. Jim Buttery
09:30 – 10:00 am Tea Break  
10:00 – 11:00 am Vaccine Hesitancy Dr. Naveen Thacker
11:00 – 12:00 pm Participants Presentation  
12:00 – 01:00 pm Lunch Break  
01:00 – 02:00 pm COVID Vaccines Dr. Annelies Wilder Smith
02:00 – 03:00 pm How to prepare for and respond to Vaccine Safety Problems: Real or Spurious- Interactive session Dr. Jim Buttery
03:00 – 03:30 pm Tea Break  
03:30 – 04:30 pm Measles containing Vaccines Dr. Joseph Mathew
04:30 – 05:30 pm HIV Vaccines Dr. Johan Vekemans
DAY 8: September 26, 2023 (Tuesday)
08:30 – 09:30 am Maternal Immunization Dr. Janet Englund
09:30 – 10:30 am Rotavirus: Disease Burden, Impact & Safety of Rotavirus Vaccines Dr. Duncan Steele
10:30 – 11:00 am Tea Break  
11:00 – 12:00 pm Setting up a surveillance system Dr. David Brown
12:00 – 01:00 pm Meeting the media during the pandemic Dr. Gagandeep Kang
01:00 – 02:00 pm Lunch Break
02:00 – 03:00 pm Dengue Vaccines Dr. Steve Whitehead
03:00 – 03:30 pm Tea Break  
03:30 – 04:30 pm Human Challenge Studies to Support Vaccine Evaluation Dr. Anna Durbin
DAY 9: September 27, 2023 (Wednesday)
08:00 – 09:00 am Considerations for introduction of a new vaccine in the immunization schedule –NTAGI Dr. Pradeep Haldar
09:00 – 10:00 am Pertussis vaccines Dr. Janet Englund
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. Gagandeep Kang / Dr. Jacob John
11:30 – 12:30 pm Valedictory Function  
12:30 pm Lunch