• Objectives 
Introductory courses to vaccinology. Presentation of different vaccine types. Vectors and transgenesis.

 
  • Methodological and technical skills acquired
Theoretical knowledge on the different vaccine types and their pros and cons. To be able to analyse the immune response induced by vaccines. Starting from a given question, to be able to suggest a vaccination strategy.
 

  • Program and Content of the Module
Theoretical courses : 20 h
  • Introductory course to vaccinology
  • Conferences on different types of vaccines: live attenuated vaccines, recombinant vaccines, genetic vaccine, sugars and vaccines, reverse vaccinology
  • Selected vaccine examples: vaccine against HIV, HPV, flu and toxoplasmosis
  • Viral (structure, lentivirus, adenovirus, poxvirus) and bacterial vectors
  • Regulatory aspects of gene transfer

 
Tutorials : 10 h
  • Critical analysis of English written scientific publications in relation with programs of UE 9.7b and 9.8b.
  • Fifteen minutes oral presentation (pair working) of a scientific publication followed by 15 minutes of questions by the jury and other students of the track.