TJU-led Group Establishes Ebola Screening Training Program in Ivory Coast | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – An international, public-private group led by Thomas Jefferson University is offering a collaborative training program designed to preemptively combat the potential threat of an Ebola virus epidemic in Ivory Coast.

The four-week training program will take place in the laboratory of Matthias Schnell, professor of microbiology and immunology at TJU, whose research team is developing an Ebola virus vaccine that is expected to move into clinical trials in mid-2015.

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