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Deadline 7 June for Applications for 2023 ISV Annual Congress Awards for PhD Students & ECRs!
The ISV is excited to announce the 2023 Annual Congress Awards for PhD Students and
Early Career Researchers (within 5 years of receiving PhD). 
This program is made possible
by the generous donat
ions of ISV Board Members in support of the next generation of scientists. 
Deadline to submit is 
7 June 2023.     
Click Here to Submit your PhD Student/ECR Award Application 

The ISV is delighted to announce that the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has generously provided
funding to support researchers from low-and middle-income countries to attend the 2023 ISV Annual
Congress.  The deadline for in-person awards is passed, the Deadline for Virtual Registration Awards is 22 August 2023!  
                                         Click Here to Submit your LMIC Virtual Registration Award Application 

PhD Student & ECR Award Applications HERE
Deadline: 7 June 2023

Abstract Submission is OPEN
Deadline: 7 June 2023

LMIC Virtual Registration Award Applications HERE 
Deadline: 22 August 2023

Early Bird Deadline:  22 August 2023
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  • Xavier Saelens
    Congress Co-Chair
    VIB-Ghent University - Belgium
  • Ken Ishii
    Congress Co-Chair
    University of Tokyo - Japan
  • Bruno Correia
    Congress Co-Chair
    École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne - Switzerland
  • Giuseppe Pantaleo
    Congress Co-Chair
    Swiss Vaccine Research Institute - Switzerland

2023 Confirmed Speakers

( More to be add )

  • Aleksandar Antanasijevic
    EPFL, Switzerland
  • Soumya Badrinath
    Novartis, USA
  • Dan Barouch
    Harvard, USA
  • Eva Bartok
    Institute of Tropical Medicine, Belgium
  • Grace Chen
    Moderna, USA
  • Ilse DeCoster
    University of Antwerp, Belgium
  • Lelia Delamarre
    Genentech, USA
  • Mustafa Diken
    BioNTech Immunotherapy Development Center, Germany
  • Yvonne Genzel
    Max-Planck-Institut, Germany
  • Tim Hirst
    GPN Vaccines, Australia
  • Ashraf S. Ibrahim
    Lundquist Institute for Biomedical Innovation, USA
  • Jacob John
    Christian Medical College and Hospital, India
  • Karin Jooss
    Gritstone bio, Inc., USA
  • Garnett Kelsoe
    Duke University, USA
  • Mahesh Kumar
    Zoetis, USA
  • Jason McLellan
    University of Texas, Austin, USA
  • Paul Offit
    University of Pennsylvania, USA
  • Peter Openshaw
    Imperial College, London
  • Albert (Ab) Osterhaus
    Stiftung Tierärztliche Hochschule Hannover (TiHo), Germany
  • Waranyoo Phoochareon
    Chulalongkorn University Bangkok Thailand / Baiya Phytopharm Co., Ltd, Thailand
  • Gorben Pijlman
    Wageningen University, Netherlands
  • Rino Rappuoli
    Biotecnopolo di Siena Foundation, Italy
  • Erica Ollmann Saphire
    La Jolla Institute for Immunology, USA
  • Melanie Saville
    The Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations, UK
  • Kena Swanson
    Pfizer, USA
  • David Tarlinton
    Monash University, Australia
  • David Veesler
    Washington University, USA
  • Hedda Wardemann
    German Cancer Research Center, Germany
  • George Warimwe
    KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Research Programme/University of Oxford, Kenya/UK

2023 Scientific Committee

  • Cevayir Coban, University of Tokyo - Japan
  • Lisa Ng, National University of Singapore - Singapore
  • Kai Dallmeier, Ku Leuven - Belgium
  • Giuseppe Pantaleo, Swiss Vaccine Research Institute - Switzerland
  • Denise Doolan, James Cook University - Australia
  • Joon Haeng Rhee, Chonnam National University Medical School - Korea
  • Sarah Gilbert, Jenner Institute - UK
  • Ed Rybicki, University of Cape Town - South Africa
  • Linda Klavinskis, King’s College London - UK
  • Melanie Saville, CEPI - UK
  • Peter Kwong, NIH/VRC - USA
  • Yoshimasa Takahashi, National Institute of Infectious Diseases - Japan
  • Yasuko Mori, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine - Japan
  • Tonya Villafana, MedImmune - USA
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