Seminars & Conferences

Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections 2023

The Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) is one of the largest and most prestigious scientific conferences in the field of infectious diseases, and the 2023 edition was no exception. Held from February 19th in Seattle, USA, the conference featured presentations and discussions on the latest research findings, clinical trials, and public health strategies related to HIV, hepatitis, COVID-19, and other viral infections.

2022 American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH) Annual Meeting

Postgraduate scholar Regina Kandie recently attended and presented her ongoing Malaria work in the just concluded 2022 American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH) Annual Meeting  October 30 - November 3, 2022, Seattle Convention Center, WA, USA

Her poster presentation was titled: Malaria diagnostic Capacity in Areas targeted for sub-National Elimination.

The 24th International AIDS Conference

Members of the Department of Medical Microbiology & Immunology will be attending the 24th International AIDS Conference from the 29th of July - 2nd of August 2022 in Montreal, Canada.

The Conference will define future research agendas, shift latest evidence to action, and chart a new consensus on overcoming the HIV epidemic as a threat to public health and individual well-being.

Find more information on this conference here

Bioinformatic Tools to Identify Mechanisms of Infection

The Department of Medical Microbiology & Immunology will be co-hosting a seminar with KAVI-Institute of Clinical Research (KAVI-ICR) at 10am EAT on the 17th of May 2022 on Bioinformatic Tools to Identify Mechanisms of Infection.

This seminar will be facilitated and hosted by Chair of the Department Dr. Marianne Mureithi and Senior Researcher at KAVI-ICR Dr. Robert Langa't.

Presenters including Prof. Kristina Boliden, Dr. Paulo Czarneswski and Vilde Kaldhusdal.

Strengthening Research Ethics Capacity and Networks

The University of Nairobi (UoN) will be jointly hosting a conference on Strengthening Research Ethics Capacity and Networks in collaboration with the European and Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP), The National Commission for Science, Technology and Innovation (NACOSTI), and Kenyatta National Hospital (KNH). 

This conference will take place on the 24th-26th of May 2022 and the subtheme will be: