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Master Class of Virology 2009

Persisting and oncogenic viral infections



 November 12-14, 2009


Hannover Medical School (MHH), Institute of Virology


Twincore Center for Experimental and Clinical Research




We invite you to attend our first Master Class of Virology which is intended for graduate/postgraduate students and senior scientists interested in the field of persisting and oncogenic viruses. The Master Class will be organized by the MHH Institute of Virology and the Twincore Center for Experimental and Clinical Research.

This three day event is composed of two lecture sessions held by high-impact inter/national speakers, followed by tutorials and poster presentations. There will also be a dinner party for networking and socializing.

Who will speak
Lectures and tutorial will be held by expert scientists in the field of virology.

Who should attend
The lectures are open for everyone (who is) interested in oncogenic viruses, whereas the space for the tutorials is limited. Every PhD student is invited and should feel encouraged to apply, however, should there be too many applicants, priority will be given to students whose topic is more related to the Master Class outline.

The Master Class is organized by PhD students of the Institute of Virology, Hannover Medical School and of the Twincore Center for Experimental and Clinical Research.

Program in brief
• General lectures
• Tutorials in small groups
• Poster presentations and discussions
• Dinner party

Registration fee
Attendance to the lectures as well as to the tutorials is free of charge. There will be a registration fee for the dinner party only for those who want to take part and are not attending the tutorials.

How to apply
To apply for the tutorials with the external speakers and giving a poster presentation please download the registration form, fill it out and send it to: