10th ISV Annual Vaccine Congress 2016

In collaboration with Vaccine Renaissance X  & DNA Vaccine in Marriott Long Wharf, Boston, USA on October 2-4, 2016.

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Dr. Annie De Groot named
one of the most influential people in vaccines

in the vaccine industry by Vaccine Nation.

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Featured Researcher:
Anuja Mathew

Dr. Anuja Mathew is the newest members of the iCubed team, joining the Institute in August 2015 to research human immune responses to dengue virus infections alongside world renowned Dr. Alan Rothman.

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Champlin Foundation awards iCubed with cutting edge Bioanalyzer

iCubed recently was awarded with a Agilent Bioanalyzer from the Champlin foundation in order to train the next generation of biotechnology students at URI

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Vaccines

Immunology is a branch of biomedical science that covers the study of all aspects of the immune system in all organisms. It deals with, among other things, the physiological functioning of the immune…

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Tools

CHO Protein Predicted Immunogenicity (CHOPPI) integrates a number of data sources — genome…

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iCubed has access to proprietary, state-of-the-art computer-based informatics tools to…

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COBRE

Infectious diseases continue to represent major causes of death and disease worldwide. Our Center of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) seeks to address the challenge of new and emerging…

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Dengue

Dengue is an acute febrile illness caused by any of four related flaviviruses (dengue virus [DENV] serotypes 1-4), small enveloped viruses containing a non-segmented positive-sense RNA genome…

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News and Blog news-and-blog

New vaccine could cause the end of global Polio

According to africanews.com, poliomyelitis, or polio, could be gone by 2018. This was according to the latest data from the World Health Organization. Only seven cases of polio have been identified globally this year. Polio can infect the nervous system and... read more

Malaria vaccine will be introduced into Africa soon

A new ‘candidate vaccine’ Mosquirix could be given to children in Sub-Saharan African countries within the next five years. The vaccine is known as “RTS,S” has been given to 15,000 children in 11 different research centers in seven difference countries. The vaccine... read more

HPV Vaccine Age Indication Increased for Men

Recently, the FDA has increased the age indication for Merck’s human papillomavirus (HPV) 9-valent vaccine – otherwise known as Gardasil 9 – from men from 9-15, to ages 9-26. The vaccine is designed to prevent anal cancer caused by HPV types 16, 18, 31, 33, 45,... read more

Rising Concern Over Avian Flu Stock

The House Energy and Commerce Committee are questioning the efficacy of the U.S Department of Health’s influenza epidemic vigilance and plan of action. On December 23, the committee sent a letter to Dr. Nicole Lurie, Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response... read more