Schedule


Ninth Advanced Vaccinology Course in India (INDVAC) 2021

20th - 29th September 2021

Venue : CHTC Hall, CMC Bagayam Campus

DAY 1: September 20, 2021 (Monday)
07:45 Registration
08.00 - 09.00 Inauguration, Course Overview & Introduction Dr. Anuradha Bose /Dr. Gagandeep Kang
09.00 - 10.00 Introduction and Overview of the Immune System Dr. Bobby Cherayil
10.00 - 11.00 Basic Concepts in Vaccine Immunology Dr. Adam Finn
11.00 - 11.15 Tea Breaks
11.15 - 12.15 Adaptive Immunity Dr. Bobby Cherayil
12.15 - 01.15 Priming and Boosting Dr. Adam Finn
01.15 - 02.30 Lunch Break
02.30 - 03.30 Innate Immunity and Adjuvant Action Dr. Bobby Cherayil
03.30 - 04.00 Tea Break
04.00 - 05.00 Rota Vaccine Study Design Dr. Adam Finn
DAY 2: September 21, 2021 (Tuesday)
08:30 - 09:30 Adjuvants: History, Mechanisms and Challenges Dr. Amit Khandhar
09:30 - 10.30 Methods used to analyze the immune response illustrated by…. Dr. Bobby Cherayil
10.30 - 11.00 Tea Break
11.00 - 12.00 Indirect and Non-specific effects of vaccines - what’s the difference and do they matter? Dr. Adam Finn
12.00 - 01.00 Discussion of a paper from the recent Vaccinology literature Dr. Bobby Cherayil
01.00 - 02.00 Lunch Break
02.00 - 03.00 Measurements in epidemiology - Incidence, prevalence, attack rate, rate ratios, odds ratios Dr. Jayaprakash Muliyil
03.00 - 03:15 Tea Break
03.15 - 04.30 Measurements in Epidemiology ; Epidemiology exercises Dr. Winsley Rose
DAY 3: September 22, 2021 (Wednesday)
08:30 - 09:15 Vaccine preventable diseases: force of Immunization and impact of community based Progrmes. Dr. Winsley Rose  
09:15 - 10:30 Measurements in Epidemiology- Workshop Dr. Jayaprakash Muliyil
10:30 - 11.00 Tea Break
11.00 - 12.00 Epidemiology and Vaccination Dr. Nicholas Grassly
12.00 - 01.00 Epidemiology and Vaccination –Workshop Part I Dr. Nicholas Grassly
01.00 - 02.00 Lunch Break
02.00 - 03:30 Epidemiology and Vaccination –Workshop Part II Dr. Nicholas Grassly
03:30 - 04.00 Tea Break
04.00 - 05.00 Study design for measuring vaccine immunogenicity and effectiveness Dr. Jayaprakash Muliyil
DAY 4: September 23, 2021 (Thursday)
08:30 - 09:30 Influenza Vaccines Dr. Kanta Subbarao
09:30 - 10:30 Typhoid Vaccines Dr. Andrew Pollard
10:30 - 11.00 Tea Break
11.00 - 12.00  Role of JCVI Dr. Andrew  Pollard
12.00 - 01.00 TB Epidemiology and the need for a TB vaccine Dr. Joseph Mathew
01.00 - 02.00 Lunch Break
02:00 - 02.50 TB vaccines Dr. Winsley Rose
02.50 - 03.15 Tea Break
03.15 - 04.15 Hepatitis E vaccine: Available but yet far from routine use Dr. Rakesh Aggarwal
  Considerations for adult vaccination
DAY 5: September 24, 2021 (Friday)
08:30 - 09:30 Pneumococcal Vaccines Dr. Kim Mulholland
09:30 - 10:30 Maternal Immunization Dr. Janet Englund
10:30 - 11.00 Tea Break
11.00 - 12.00 RSV vaccines Dr. Kim Mulholland
12.00 - 01.00 Pertussis vaccines Dr. Janet Englund
01.00 - 01:45 Lunch Break
01:45 - 02:45 Influenza Vaccines Dr. Kanta Subbarao
02:45 - 03.30 Dengue Vaccines Dr. Steve Whitehead
  WHO position paper on dengue vaccines  
03.30 - 03.45 Tea Break
03-45 - 05.00 Phases of Vaccine Trials: Interactive Session Dr. Kim Mulholland
DAY 6: September 25, 2021 (Saturday)
08.00 - 09.00 Meningococcal Vaccine Dr. Prasad Kulkarni
09.00 - 09.45 JE Vaccines Dr. Vipin Vashishtha
09.45 - 10:30 Rabies Vaccines Dr. Ashwath Narayan
10.30 - 11.00 Tea Break
11.00 - 12:30 Importance of Surveillance: Polio, Measles Dr. K Surendran
12.30 Lunch Break
DAY 7: September 27, 2021 (Monday)
08.30 - 10:00 Ethics and Interactive Session Dr. Anuradha Rose
10.00 - 10.45 Tea Break
10.45 - 11.45 An introduction to vaccine safety Dr. Jim Buttery
12.00 - 01.00 Assays for Vaccine responses Dr. David Brown
01.00 - 01:45 Lunch Break  
01:45 - 02:45 Rotavirus: Disease Burden, Impact &p; Safety of Rotavirus Vaccines Dr. Gagandeep Kang
02:45 - 03:15 Tea Break
03:15 - 04:30 Interactive Session/Group Exercise Dr. Gagandeep Kang
  Develoent of a new vaccine in an emergency: Ebola/SARS
DAY 8: September 28, 2021 (Tuesday)
08:30 - 09:30 Setting up a surveillance system Dr. David Brown
09.30 - 10.30 Global Overview of Vaccines Dr. Thomas Cherian
10:30 - 10:45 Tea Break
10:45 - 11:45 Presentation of Group Exercises Dr. Thomas Cherian and Dr. Thomas Kuruvilla
11:45 - 12:45 Quality and Use of Immunization Data Dr. Thomas Cherian
01.00 - 02.00 Lunch Break
02.00 - 03.00 How to prepare for and respond to vaccine safety problems: real or spurious?  Interactive session Dr. Jim Buttery
03.00 - 03:15 Tea Break
03.15 - 04:30 HPV Vaccines Dr. Abraham Peedicayil
  Introduction of a new vaccine in the immunization schedule  
DAY 9: September 29, 2021 (Wednesday)
08.00 - 08:45 HIV Vaccines Dr. OC Abraham
08:45 - 09.50 Hepatitis A and B vaccines Dr. Priya Abraham
9.50 - 10:15 Tea Break  
10:15 - 12.00 Presentations by Participants of the work/ projects related to Vaccinology that they are doing Dr. T. Jacob John
12.00 - 12.30 Valedictory Function Dr. Vinod Abraham
12:30 Lunch  
  Could be optional:
Visit to an immunization clinic  
Visit to a vaccine trial site