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Vaccine Strategies for Endemic Fungal Pathogens

March 5, 2019 - March 6, 2019

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) will host a Vaccine Strategies for Endemic Fungal Pathogens meeting on 5-6 March 2019 to discuss the scope of endemic fungal disease, learn about the latest discoveries, and determine actionable steps to advance fungal vaccines.

This meeting will take place at the NIAID Conference Center in Rockville, Maryland and also be webcast. Please indicate when registering whether you will be attending in person or via webcast. Editor’s note: This event registration is now closed (1 Mar). If you need to register for the webcast, please contact Christina McCormick,

Highlighted agenda topics include:

  • Defending against the Endemic Systemic Mycoses: Advances, Challenges and Opportunities
  • Designing and Building the Next Generation of Vaccine Adjuvants
  • Host Defense Against Dimorphic Fungal Pathogens: Critical Lessons from Inherited
    and Acquired Human Immunodeficiencies
  • Vaccines to Prevent Coccidioidomycosis: 60 Years and Counting
  • Challenges in a Coccidiodal Vaccine Development
  • Update in Histoplasmosis and Blastomycosis Epidemiology
  • Update on Cross-Kingdom Vaccine: Scientific and Developmental Challenges
  • NIAID Support for Vaccine Development
  • Immunity to Valley Fever: Of Mice and Men
  • Adjuvants for Fungal Vaccines
  • Endemic Mycoses in Asia
  • Epidemiology of Coccidioidomycosis in the United States: With New Insights from the Southern California Experience
  • Speciation of Coccidioides and Potential Biomarkers

Please visit the Vaccine Strategies for Endemic Fungal Pathogens website for more information.


March 5, 2019
March 6, 2019
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National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
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