This conference is organised by Elsevier and Vaccine.
Vaccine is the pre-eminent journal for those interested in vaccines and vaccination. It serves as an interface between academics, those in research and development, and workers in the field. Relevant topics range from basic vaccine research through to vaccine applications, safety and legislation.
Gregory A. Poland
Editor in Chief, Vaccine and Mayo Clinic, USA
Gregory A. Poland, M.D., studies the immunogenetics of vaccine response in adults and children. Dr. Poland and his team within the Vaccine Research Group aim to improve the health of individuals across the world by pursuing challenges posed by infectious diseases and bioterrorism through clinical, laboratory and epidemiologic vaccine research.
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The Vaccine Research Group uses immunological testing, including serology, cell-mediated immunity, cell culture and cytokine assays; polymerase chain reaction (PCR) techniques and HLA typing for immunogenetic studies; and high-throughput assays, such as next-generation sequencing, transcriptomics, mass spectrometry and proteomic analysis.
Dr. Poland's research has been continuously funded by the National Institutes of Health since 1991.
What is "vaccinomics?"
Coined by Dr. Poland and his team in 2007, the term "vaccinomics" refers to the development of personalized vaccines based on the increased understanding of immune response phenotype-genotype information. Through research, Dr. Poland and his team aim to explain how vaccine-induced immune responses and vaccine-related adverse events may be genetically determined — and therefore predictable.
Danny Altmann, Imperial College London, UK
Robert T. Chen, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, USA
Anthony R. Fooks, Animal and Plant Health Agency, UK
Ken Ishii, National Institute of Biomedical Innovation, Health and Nutrition (NIBIOHN), Osaka, Japan
Steven Jacobson, Kaiser Permanente Research, USA
Bruce Lee, Johns Hopkins University, USA
Anton Middelberg, The University of Adelaide, Australia
Kathy Neuzil, University of Maryland, USA
Sylvia van den Hurk, University of Saskatchewan, College of Medicine - VIDO-Intervac, Saskatoon, Canada
Abstract Submission Deadline - 7 May 2018
Early Bird Deadline - 31 July 2018
Joint Vaccine Resource Center: vaccinesafetyresource.elsevier.com