2nd Symposium on Molecular Aspects of Virology, IPN, Mexico City

2nd Symposium on Molecular Aspects of Virology, IPN, Mexico City

Posted 04/05/2016

We welcome you to the 2nd Symposium on Molecular Aspects of Virology (MAV 2016), which will be held at the National Polytechnic Institute, Mexico City, Mexico from October 19th – 21st. During the meeting, recognized international experts will present advances on different aspects of virology. Our previous event in 2014 was a great success, and this second symposium promises to be even better. The meeting will include eighteen plenary lectures ...

CONACyT - British Council Newton Fund Mexico Workshop at NDMRB

CONACyT - British Council Newton Fund Mexico Workshop at NDMRB

Posted 14/07/2016

      The Newton Fund promotes the economic development and welfare in partnering countries, through science and innovation partnerships. It aims to strengthen science and innovation capacity and unlock further funding to support poverty alleviation. It is managed by UK's Department of Business, Innovation and Skills, and delivered through 15 UK delivery partners in collaboration with 16 partner countries.  We recently opened two ...

XXII Mexican National Congress of Immunology, Zacatecas, 19-23 April 2016

XXII Mexican National Congress of Immunology, Zacatecas, 19-23 April 2016

Posted 04/04/2016

The Mexican XXII Congreso Nacional de Inmunología 2016 will soon take place in the beautiful city of Zacatecas this coming 19-23 April. This will be a special Congress to celebrate the first 40 years of the Mexcican Society of Inmunology with an outstanding scientific programme that includes the participation of more than 50 international renowned participants, including a Nobel Laureate. The Congress dedicated to New Trends in Immunology will ...

5th Pan-American Dengue Research Network Meeting, April 2016

5th Pan-American Dengue Research Network Meeting, April 2016

Posted 21/12/2015

Dengue virus (DENV) is the cause of the most important arthropod-borne viral infection on humans, around the world. In tropical and subtropical regions in the Americas, Dengue is considered among the most serious health problem; moreover the demographic changes, the rapid urbanization and global travel has promoted the appearance of the disease in new geographic regions. In many countries in Latin America all four DENV serotypes are actively ...

Second visit to Mexico of Dr Louis Marie Yindom

Second visit to Mexico of Dr Louis Marie Yindom

Posted 16/02/2016

From the 21st of February to the 13 of March Dr Louis Marie Yindom will carry out his second of two visits to Mexico which aim to set up HLA typing in the collaborating Mexican institutions. During the first leg of his visit wet lab protocols were set up. The second visit will focus on bioinfomatic analysis of sequence data that was generated during the first leg. The host institution is the BUAP and the Tecnologico de Monterrey and sessions ...

Mexico's National Strategy for the Prevention and Control of Overweight, Obesity and Diabetes

Mexico's National Strategy for the Prevention and Control of Overweight, Obesity and Diabetes

Posted 29/01/2016

Undersecretary for Diseases Prevention and Health Policy in the Mexican Ministry of Health Thursday 4th February 2016 from 13.00 to 14.00 Lecture Theatre, Richard Doll Building, Old Road Campus Pablo Kuri-Morales M.D. earned his medical degree from the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM). He holds a Master’s Degree in Science and specialized in Public Health certified by the Specialty Council (Consejo de Especialidad). He also ...

2nd NDM-Mexico Newton Fund Institutional Links Collaborative Workshop

2nd NDM-Mexico Newton Fund Institutional Links Collaborative Workshop

Posted 02/12/2015

   The 2nd NDM-Mexico Newton Fund Institutional Links Collaborative Project Workshop on Dengue will take place at the Royal Hideaway Playacar, Playa del Carmen, Mexico, from the 6 to 8 October 2015. Please click on the image, the title or Here to have access to the full programme.     25 Workshop attendees from NDM and Isis Innovation from Oxford, ITESM Campus Cd de Mexico, BUAP, UMSNH, LESPM, state and municipal health authorities of ...

Dr Louis-Marie Yindom special training on HLA typing techniques in Mexico

Dr Louis-Marie Yindom special training on HLA typing techniques in Mexico

Posted 01/12/2015

  Dr Louis-Marie Yindom will spend a month in Mexico during August 2015 travelling across the country sharing his expertise with scientists and students on how to set up and manage a HLA typing facility. During his visit, Dr Yindom will train several students and relevant departmental staff on HLA typing using state-of-the-art molecular techniques that he developed at the University of Oxford. Training on HLA typing will  be divided as ...

NDM-Mexico Newton Fund Institutional Links Collaborative Dengue Project Workshop

NDM-Mexico Newton Fund Institutional Links Collaborative Dengue Project Workshop

Posted 25/11/2015

Nuffield Department of Medicine, University of Oxford 10 July 2015 Following on the success of the 1st NDM-Mexico Training Workshop part of a CONACyT-British Council/Newton Fund Institutional Links grant awarded to NDM and ITESM Campus Cd de Mexico, the entire team from both sides of the Atlantic will meet for the first time on 10th July 2015 on a day-long workshop to discuss the outcomes of the initial two-week intensive training, each team’s ...

1st NDM-Mexico Training Workshop for Mexican Scientists

1st NDM-Mexico Training Workshop for Mexican Scientists

Posted 25/11/2015

Vaccines save about 2.5 million lives every year; highly effective vaccines against variable pathogens such as dengue virus (DENV) could double this number. Dengue is the most rapidly spreading mosquito-borne viral disease in the world and there are currently no licensed vaccines to prevent dengue infection. Scientists at the Nuffield Department of Medicine, led by Prof Arturo Reyes-Sandoval from The Jenner Institute, are developing a DENV ...