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Tell us #WhatYouDidThisSummer! 

Summer is here! What are you doing this summer? Send us an email (click here) to let us know! We’re working on “Improving Human Health Everywhere.” I went to Bamako in July to check in on the GAIA Vaccine Foundation program there. GAIA VF is a not-for-profit partner of EpiVax that promotes Education, Prevention, Access to Care, and Vaccines in Mali. Our latest Cervical Cancer Vaccination project (Our daughters Ourselves) just wrapped up, and GAIA just won another Gates Grand Challenges Innovation Grant! Check out the GAIA VF FB page for pictures of my trip.

In addition, members of the EpiVax team participated in a shore cleanup with Save the Bay – Narragansett Bay. Together, 43 local volunteers collected over 480 pounds of trash from the Rhode Island coast. Now, that’s teamwork!


ISPRI Open House and Colloquium

We also hosted an Open House at EpiVax HQ in Providence in June. Participants heard from immunogenicity experts Dr. Sandra Garces (Eli Lilly) and Dr. Jad Maamary (Merck). Guests were treated to a tour of the Interactive Screening and Protein Reengineering Interface tool (ISPRIfor short) by Frances Terry, Director of  Analysis, and a tour of our HQ in Providence. More information and photos can be found here.

Were you unable to attend our event? Sign up for our upcoming ISPRI webinar!


Save the Date for Epi-Events this Fall!

Westin Immunogenicity Seminar
Friday, October 11th | Tokyo, Japan

Our annual Westin Immunogenicity Seminar will be held on Friday, October 11 from 10:00AM to 5:00PM at The Westin Tokyo. This annual seminar will focus on protein drug development and recent academic research on TregsTregitopes, with a special focus on immunogenicitydeimmunization, and tolerance inductionRegistration is free. Reserve your seat today!


Interested in presenting at our seminar? Please contact info@epivax.com.

ISV Computational Vaccinology Pre-Conference Workshop
Saturday, October 26th | Ghent, Belgium

This year’s ISV Computational Vaccinology Pre-Conference Workshopis scheduled for Saturday, October 26, from 10:00AM to 4:00PM at the International Convention Center in Ghent, Belgium. We invite students and researchers who are interested in working with computational vaccinology.

Students, please contact kgonzalez@epivax.com to receive a discount code.

EpiVax is also currently accepting abstract submissions from individuals who are presenting computational vaccinology-related work at the ISV 2019 conference.

Please submit an abstract to kgonzalez@epivax.com.


Immunogenicity and Tolerance Seminar

Friday, November 15th | Amsterdam, Netherlands

The 5th annual Immunogenicity and Tolerance Seminar is scheduled for Friday, November 15, at the Hilton Amsterdam. The seminar will focus on translational research in the fields of immunogenicity and tolerance, with case studies on vaccines and biologicsRegister today!


Interested in presenting at our seminar? Please contact info@epivax.com.

Racking up the Frequent Flyer Miles . . . 

Annie and Gad Berdugo will attend the Cambridge Healthtech Institute Immuno-Oncology Summit – Boston, MassachusettsOn August 9, our collaborator SGI will present their data from a joint research project with EpiVax Oncology. The presentation forms part of the summit’s Personalized Vaccines track, and is scheduled for 10:35AM at the Westin Boston Waterfront.

International Veterinary Immunology Symposium – Seattle, Washington: Annie and iCubed’s (URI) Swan Tan will be at IVIS 2019. Annie will present New Immunoinformatics Tools for Swine: Predicting Vaccine Efficacy, Making Vaccines on Demand” – August 16 at 10:30AM in Salon A of the Renaissance Seattle Hotel.

Annie will also attend Modern Vaccines Adjuvants and Delivery Systems (MVADS) in Bern, Switzerland at Inselspital, Universitatsspital, Bern. European Representative Dr. Paul Von Hoegen will be in attendance as well. On September 9, during Session 4, we will present EpiVax’s latest research in vaccine development.

Don’t miss Katie Porter, EpiVax’s Business Development Manager, at the CAR-TCR Drug Development Summit. This event will take place September 10-13 at the Seaport Hotel in Boston. CAR T-cell drug developers – learn how our immunogenicity screening services may help you – contact us!

International Cancer Immunotherapy Conference – Paris, FranceJoin members of the EpiVax Oncology team September 25-28 at the Espace Grande Arche de la Défense. The program will focus on “Translating Science into Survival,” and feature talks from more than 50 leaders in the field.

Cambridge Healthtech Institute Immunogenicity and Bioassay Summit – Alexandria, VirginiaBrian Roberts and Annie will attend CHI’s Immunogenicity and Bioassay Summit – October 15-18 at the Westin Alexandria Old Town.

Conference of Research Workers in Animal Diseases – Chicago, Illinois:Join us at the 100th CRWAD, November 2-5, at the Chicago Marriott Hotel. EpiVax’s Sundos Khan and URI’s Swan Tan will present our latest developments in computational vaccinology. The dates and times of their presentations will be disclosed in early September, so be on the lookout!

We hope to see you soon at one of these events!

Don’t forget to tell us what you are doing this summer? Send us an email (click here) to let us know! And …. Yes, I write this Newsletter! Feel free to send me any questions, suggestions and of course, complaints! – Annie D.


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