We are excited to announce the Michael Gottlieb Memorial Award that will support students attending MeBoP! The award was made possible with help from the Burroughs Wellcome Fund. 

MeBoP: Middle Eastern Biology of Parasitism 

For participants in the Middle East, North and Sub-Saharan Africa

About the course

This is a high-caliber scientific course that would cover various aspects of parasitology from molecular biology and epidemiology to genomics, targeted for students in the Middle East as well as North and Sub-Saharan Africa 

MeBoP Goals:

Course Dates and location: 

Dates: NA

Location: University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland

Application Deadline Extended to CLOSED, applications being reviewed

Before you apply please read these important instructions. When you are ready use this Online Application form to apply

Workshop format: 

MeBoP is a 2 week intensive course that will host a small select group of top candidates (12-16 grad-students, postdocs and young professionals) from Middle Eastern as well as North and Sub-Saharan African countries.

Each day will consist of a 4-hour morning lecture session followed by an afternoon lab practical. Lectures and modules are given by leading scientists in the field of parasite research (see program).

Main topics covered:

Biology of parasites

Workshop cost: