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This meeting is part of the Global Health Series

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Vectors, Pathogens and Diseases: Current Trends and Emerging Challenges (T1)

Scientific Organizers: Maureen Coetzee, Josiane Etang, Stephen Torr and Scott L. O'Neill


September 10—14, 2017

Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa


Part of the Keystone Symposia Global Health Series, supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation


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Scientists, Postdocs and Students Conducting Research in South Africa...
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DEADLINES:
Global Health Travel Award Deadline: Apr 11, 2017 [details]
Scholarship Deadline: May 11, 2017 [details]
Discounted Abstract Deadline: May 11, 2017 [details]
Abstract Deadline: Jun 13, 2017 [details]
Discounted Registration Deadline: Jul 11, 2017 [details]

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Submit an Abstract Register Yourself Deadlines and Fees

Rates and Deadlines listed below are for the 2018-T1 "Vectors, Pathogens and Diseases: Current Trends and Emerging Challenges" conference only.

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time

Deadline Date Cost
Discounted Abstract Deadline
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Before and On May 11, 2017 100.00 USD*
- 50.00 USD discount
Abstract Deadline
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After May 11, 2017 until June 13, 2017 100.00 USD*
* 50.00 USD of Abstract fee deducted from your registration fee when you register for this meeting
Scholarship
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May 11, 2017 n/a
Discounted NON-STUDENT Registration
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Before and On July 11, 2017 820.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular NON-STUDENT Registration
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After July 11, 2017 1020.00 USD
Discounted STUDENT Registration
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Before and On July 11, 2017 595.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular STUDENT Registration
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After July 11, 2017 795.00 USD

* Changes in payment type that result in a refund are subject to a processing fee.
* Currency exchange gains/losses are the responsibility of the registrant and the Keystone Symposia will accept no liability for money loss through bank charges, transfers or currency fluctuations.




Discounted Abstract Deadline: May 11, 2017


Abstract Submission Fee: 100.00 USD*
Submission by this date receives 50.00 USD discount.
*50.00 USD will be applied to Registration Fee when you register

Abstract Details: It is best to submit your abstract early. Abstract and registration spaces are limited and may fill prior to the abstract or discounted registration deadlines. Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.

Submitting your abstract early allows us to:
  • submit your abstract to organizers to be considered for a short talk
  • accept your abstract online
  • include your abstract on our website and in our secure mobile app
  • reserve your space at the meeting for a poster presentation.**
**Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.
(The Abstract Deadline: is June 13, 2017)

Global Health Travel Award Deadline: April 11, 2017


Global Health Travel Award Details: You MUST complete your Global Health Travel Award appplication by the Global Health Travel Award Deadline and complete the other required steps (verify your contact information and submit a recommendation letter) to be considered for a travel award.


Click here to learn more about Global Health Travel Awards.

Scholarship Deadline: May 11, 2017


Scholarship Details: You MUST submit your abstract by the Scholarship Deadline and complete the other required steps (submit a scholarship application and submit a mentor letter) to be considered for a scholarship.

Click here to learn more about Scholarships.

Abstract Deadline: June 13, 2017


Abstract Submission Fee: 100.00 USD*
*50.00 USD will be applied to Registration Fee when you register

Details: It is best to submit your abstract early. Abstract and registration spaces are limited and may fill prior to the abstract or discounted registration deadline. Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.

Submitting your abstract by the Abstract Deadline allows us to:
  • submit your abstract to organizers to be considered for a short talk
  • include your abstract on our website and in our secure mobile app
  • reserve your space at the meeting for a poster presentation.**
**Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.
Abstracts submitted after the Abstract Deadline will NOT be considered for a short talk.

(Discounted Abstract Deadline: is May 11, 2017)

Discounted Registration Deadline: July 11, 2017


Registration Fee: 820.00 USD* (includes 200.00 USD discount)
Student Registration Fee: 595.00 USD* (must complete student verification form)

*Includes 50.00 USD of your abstract submission fee

After the Discounted Registration Deadline:


Registration Fee: 1020.00 USD*
Student Registration Fee: 795.00 USD* (must complete student verification form)

*Includes 50.00 USD of your abstract submission fee

Registration spaces are limited and may fill prior to discounted registration deadline.

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Keystone Symposia has received funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to subsidize a limited number of registration fees for local scientists, students and post-doctoral associates to attend and participate in this Keystone Symposia conference.

Who can Apply: Scientists, students and post-doctoral fellows residing and working in the local region. This money is intended to enable individuals with financial need to attend the meeting who would not otherwise be able to participate. This support is for registration fees only. The awardee must arrange for their own transportation, accommodation and food expenses.

How to Apply: Send an email to awards@keystonesymposia.org with the following information: Name, Occupation, Degree, Institute, Area of Research or study, and a short statement explaining why attending this meeting would benefit your research, training, or career goals.

Deadline: Midnight US Mountain Time (MST) on June 27, 2017

We look forward to receiving your application. All applications will receive email confirmation of receipt. Awardees will be assisted in the registration process. Declined applications will receive notice in advance of the discounted registration deadline.

Keystone Symposia Global Health Travel Award Recipients, funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Funded by Keystone Symposia Global Health Travel Award Recipients, funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Adebiyi Abdulhakeem Adeniran
Center for Genomics Biotechnology, National Polytechnic Institute, Mexico

Jewelna E.B. Akorli
Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, Ghana

Voahangy Andrianaivoarimanana
Institut Pasteur de Madagascar, Madagascar

Benoît Sessinou ASSOGBA
Medical Research Council, Unit The Gambia, Gambia

Yetunde Adedolapo Ayinuola
Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria

Ebere Emilia Ayogu
University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nigeria

Jared Sylivester Bakuza
Dar es Salaam University College of Education, Tanzania

Meshesha Balkew
Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia

Mobolaji Olufunmilayo Bankole
Federal University of Agriculture, Nigeria

Ramesh Ravtabhai Chaudhari
Nirma University, India

Inocência Augusto Cuamba
Centro de Investigação em Saúde de Manhica, Mozambique

Tanwee Das De
National Institute of Malaria Research, India

Thais Crippa de Oliveira
University of São Paulo, Brazil

Mahamadou Diakite
Malaria Research and Training Center, Mali

Titilope Modupe Dokunmu
Covenant University, Nigeria

Anna Karoline Aguiar Fleuri
Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil

Lemu Golassa
Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia

Jessy Marlène Goupeyou Youmsi
Institut Pasteur in Madagascar, Madagascar

Raygaana Jacobs
University of Cape Town, South Africa

Margaret Oluwatoyin Japhet
Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria

Kamani Joshua
National Veterinary Research Institute, Nigeria

Natapong Jupatanakul
National Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, Thailand

Alinune Nathanael Kabaghe
University of Malawi, College of Medicine, Malawi

Enid Kabugho
MU-JHU Research Collaboration, Uganda

Titus Kimutai kwambai
Kenya Medical Research Institute, Kenya

Cecilia Elorm Lekpor
University of Ghana, Ghana

Ishaya Yohanna Longdet
University of Jos, Nigeria

Lucas Sousa Magalhaes
Federal University of Sergipe, Brazil

Damaris Kwamboka Matoke
International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology, Kenya

Henrietta Esi Mensah-Brown
University of Ghana, Ghana

Dominique NGNINPOGNI MIEGUIM
University of Yaoundé 1, Cameroon

Mayank Pankajbhai Modi
Medical College Baroda, The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, India

Collins Misita Morang'a
Kenya Medical Research Institute/Walter Reed Project, Kenya

Elisha Muchunga Mugo
Heidelberg University, Germany

Janelisa Musaya
University of Malawi, College of Medicine, Malawi

Beth K. Mutai
Kenya Medical Research Institute - Walter Reed Project, Kenya

Faith Elizabeth Nanyonga
University of Queensland, Australia

Iliya Shehu Ndams
Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria

Tshifhiwa Nefefe
Agricultural Research Council, South Africa

James Mwangi Njunge
KEMRI-WELLCOME TRUST RESEARCH PROGRAMME, Kenya

agnes Ntoumba
University of Douala, Cameroon

Josphat N. Nyataya
US Army Medical Research Directorate- Kenya, Kenya

Vincent Obanda
Kenya Wildlife Service, Kenya

Eric Ochomo
Kenya, Kenya

Joel Odero
International Center for Insect Physiology and Ecology, Kenya

Abiola Olubunmi Ogunenika
Ministry of Health, Nigeria

Grace I. Olasehinde
Covenant University, Nigeria

Akinola Stephen Oluwole
Sightsavers, Nigeria

Anyebe Bernard Onoja
University of Ibadan, Nigeria

Mercy Opiyo
Ifakara Health Institute, Tanzania

Mohammad Ali Oshaghi
Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran

Olubukola Abibat Owolodun
University of Ilorin, Nigeria

Manju Rahi
Indian Council of Medical Research, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare,, India

Sumit Rathore
All India Institute of Medical Sciences, India

Danielle Rodrigues Ribeiro
Federal University of Sergipe, Brazil

Musa Oyewole Salawu
University of Ilorin, Nigeria

jagbir singh
National Institute of Malaria Research, India

Sujatha Sunil
International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, India

Mabel Laline Taracena
Universidad del Valle de Guatemala, Guatemala

Lizzie Bridget Tchongwe
Malawi Liverpool Wellcome Trust, Malawi

Muyideen Kolapo Tijani
University of Ibadan, Nigeria

Anil Kumar Verma
All India Institute of Medical Sciences, India

Sonam Vijay
National Institute of Malaria Research, India

Desalegn Nega Wada
Ethiopian Public Health Institute, Ethiopia

SABA zouari ZOUARI
Pasteur Institute of Tunis, Tunisia