21st Fish Immunology / Vaccination Workshop, April 26 - 30, 2019

Welcome to the Fish Workshop hosted by the Cell Biology Group and the Aquaculture & Fisheries group at Wageningen University & Research. This website provides information and registration opportunities.

BACKGROUND


The Wageningen fish immunology / vaccination workshops have been organised annually since 1998. Typically, the workshops are characterised by onehour presentations given by experienced lecturers, taking time to thoroughly introduce each subject. The workshops have been adopted by the International Society for Developmental and Comparative Immunology (ISDCI). This year’s (2020) subject is FISH IMMUNOLOGY/ VACCINATION.

As always, the 21st - 2020 workshop includes two afternoons with a choice between hands-on practicals, or updates on recent molecular advances in transcriptome and genome analysis. Further, participants are asked to send an abstract of their research plans and to present a poster, with the best one awarded the poster prize. The official workshop language is English.

OBJECTIVES

The objective of the present workshop is to provide participants with advanced knowledge, both theoretical and practical, on the immune system of fish. During the workshop we will discuss the latest insights in the evolution of the immune system and, in particular, immune modulation, host defence against pathogens and vaccination.

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TARGET GROUP

The level of the workshop is targeting academic and company researchers as well as management staff in the aquaculture industry.
We more than welcome PhD students, who have a reduced registration fee.