Schedule


Seventh Advanced Vaccinology Course in India (INDVAC) 2017

18th - 27th September 2017

Venue : CHTC Hall, CMC Bagayam Campus

Day 1 : September 18, 2017 (Monday)
07:45 Registration
08:00 - 09:00 Inauguration, Course Overview & Introduction Dr. Anuradha Bose
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 Break
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 19, 2017 (Tuesday)
08:30 - 09:30 Adjuvants: History, Mechanisms and Challenges Dr. Thomas Vedvick
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 - 04:15 Epidemiology Lecture Prof Sir Roy Anderson
Day 3 : September 20, 2017 (Wednesday)
08:30 - 09:15 Epidemiology Lecture Prof Sir Roy Anderson
09:15 - 10:30 Measurements in Epidemiology - Workshop Dr. .Jayaprakash Muliyil / Dr. Jacob John
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 / Dr. Jacob John
01:00 - 02:00 Lunch Break
02:00 - 03:30 Epidemiology and Vaccination - Workshop Part II Dr. Nicholas Grassly / Dr. Jacob John
03:30 - 04:00 Tea Break
04:00 - 05:00 Study design for measuring vaccine immunogenicity and effectiveness Dr. Jayaprakash Muliyil
Day 4 : September 21, 2017 (Thursday)
08:30 - 09:30 Study Design Workshop - Part I Dr. Jayaprakash Muliyil / Dr. Jacob John
09:30 - 10:30 Typhoid Vaccines Dr. Andrew Pollard
10:30 - 11:00 Tea Break
11:00 - 12:00 Study Design Workshop - Part II Dr. Jayaprakash Muliyil / Dr. Jacob John
12:00 - 01:00 TB Vaccines: Natural history of TB, case definition, difficulties for vaccine trials Dr. Winsley Rose
01:00 - 02:30 Lunch Break
02:30 - 03:30 An introduction to vaccine safety Dr. Jim Buttery
03:30 - 04:00 Tea Break
04:00 - 05:00 How to prepare for and respond to vaccine safety problems: real or spurious?  Interactive session Dr. Jim Buttery
Day 5 : September 22, 2017 (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 Nasopharyngeal Carriage and replacement of vaccine strains Dr. Kim Mulholland
12:00 - 01:00 Influenza Dr. Janet Englund
01:00 - 01:45 Lunch
01:45 - 02:45 Importance of AFP Surveillance in Polio Eradication : India's Experience Dr. K. Surendran
02:45 - 03:00 Tea Break
03:00 - 04:30 Phases of Vaccine Trials : Interactive Session Dr. Kim Mulholland
Day 6 : September 23, 2017 (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 Introducing a Vaccine into a Country :  Interactive session Dr. Hanna Nohynek
Day 7 : September 25, 2017 (Monday)
08:30 - 09:15 Surveillance related to Vaccine Preventable Diseases Dr. Naveen Thacker
09:15 - 10:00 HPV Vaccines Dr. Abraham Peedicayil
10:00 - 10:45 Presentations by Participants
10:45 - 11:15 Tea Break
11:15 - 12:00 TBA
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 & Safety of Rotavirus Vaccines Dr. Gagandeep Kang
02:45 - 03:15 Tea Break
03:15 - 04:30 Interactive Session / Group Exercise Dr. Gagandeep Kang
Day 8 : September 26, 2017 (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 Group B Streptococcus: Facts and myths and implications for prevention through maternal immunization Dr. Shabir Madhi  
11:45 - 12:45 Quality and Use of Immunization Data Dr. Thomas Cherian
01:00 - 02:00 Lunch
02:00 - 03:00 Pertussis Vaccines  Dr. Shabir Madhi
03:00 - 03:15 Tea Break
03:15 - 04:30 Ethics and Interactive Session Dr. Kuryan George / Dr. Anu Bose
Day 9 : September 27, 2017 (Wednesday)
08:00 - 08:45 HIV Vaccines Dr. OC Abraham
08:45 - 09:25 Hepatitis A Dr. Priya Abraham
09:30 - 10:00 Hepatitis E Vaccines Dr. Priya Abraham
10:00 - 10:15 Tea Break
10:15 - 12:00 Presentation of Group Exercises Dr. T. Jacob John
12:00 - 12:30 Valedictory Function Dr. Anuradha Bose
12:30 - 03:00 Lunch