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Immunology of infections - Oral and other mucosal vaccines

A conference on "Immunology of infections - Oral and other mucosal vaccines" will be held in Giens, France, from 11 to 16 October 1996. It is organized by the European Science Foundation.

Topics to be covered will include:

- Uptake and presentation of antigens at mucosal sur...

11 October 1996 - 11 October 1996
France

A conference on "Immunology of infections - Oral and other mucosal vaccines" will be held in Giens, France, from 11 to 16 October 1996. It is organized by the European Science Foundation.

Topics to be covered will include:

- Uptake and presentation of antigens at mucosal surfaces;
- Function and trafficking of mucosal immunocytes;
- Specific vaccines and vectors;
- Novel vaccination approaches;
- Antigen delivery systems and adjuvants;
- Use of transgenic and SCID mice in mucosal immunology;
- Oral tolerance and antiflammatory vaccines.

Grants to attend the conference will be available, under the "Euroconferences" activity of the Community's specific RTD programme in the field of human capital and mobility (HCM), for young researchers, particularly from less-favoured regions of the Community, and also for industrial researchers and women scientists. No funds are available for applicants from Central and Eastern Europe.
For further information, please contact:

European Science Foundation
Dr. Josip Hendekovic
1 quai Lezay-Marnesia
F-67080 Strasbourg Cedex
Tel. +33-88767135; Fax +33-88366987
E-mail: euresco@esf.org

Information may also be found on the World Wide Web at:

http://www.esf.c-strasbourg.fr