2nd THSTI Advanced Course in Vaccinology (TiVaC)

12 Jun 2024

The institute of Biotechnology Research and Innovation Council (iBRIC, an Organization of Department of Biotechnology, Government of India) – Translational Health Science and Technology Institute (THSTI), organized the 2nd THSTI Advanced Course in Vaccinology (TiVaC) along with Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) from 27th May-1st June, 2024, at its campus.

During the inauguration of the course Prof G Karthikeyan, Executive Director, the BRIC-THSTI, stressed the need for training in advanced fields of research and the need for training programmes to enhance both institutional and national capacity in this area. 

The six-day course provided a comprehensive overview on the concepts and steps involved in the design, development and commercialization of vaccines. The participants included Indian nationals and young researchers and professionals from Low and Middle Income Countries (LMICs). The participants from LMICs were sponsored by CEPI.