Notice to Readers: Eighth Annual Conference on Vaccine Research
The Eighth Annual Conference on Vaccine Research will be held May 9--11, 2005, in Baltimore, Maryland. The largest scientific conference devoted exclusively to vaccinology, it features both submitted abstracts and invited presentations across many disciplines to encourage the exchange of ideas and approaches for immunization against diverse human and veterinary pathogens and conditions. The conference is cosponsored by CDC, the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID), and 10 other national and international agencies, institutes, and organizations.
A new travel grants program, sponsored by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, offers financial support to researchers in resource-limited countries to present their work at the conference. Deadline for submission of application and associated abstracts for travel grants is January 3, 2005.
Conference attendees can register online now. Deadline for online submission of abstracts for oral and poster presentations is February 7, 2005. Program announcements and information on abstract submission, registration, hotel reservation, and travel grant application are available at http://www.nfid.org/conferences/vaccine05; from NFID, Suite 750, 4733 Bethesda Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20814-5278; telephone 301-656-0003, ext. 19; fax 301-907-0878; or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
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