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We are hiring

We are hiring

Two post-doctoral positions in mathematical modelling of infectious diseases of 24 months each are available to work in Paris between Institut Pasteur and Inserm (UMR 1137) within the European project ORCHESTRA. The post-holders will work on the mathematical modelling of Covid-19 transmission in the community through the development of a multi-scale model combining both within- and the between-host viral dynamics. Applicants should have a PhD in infectious disease epidemiology, mathematical modelling, biostatistics or computational biology. They should have a strong background in computer programming, modelling and statistics, and excellent communication skills. Experience in infectious disease epidemiology would be an advantage.
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We are hiring – two vacancies at the University of Verona

We are hiring – two vacancies at the University of Verona

The ORCHESTRA team at University of Verona is looking for: 1) One research scholarship in the disciplinary sector MED/17 to perform the research on the topic:  "Combatting Bacterial Resistance in Europe -Molecules Against Gram Negative Infections" 2) One research scholarship in the disciplinary sector MED/17 to perform the research on the topic: "Connecting European Cohorts to Increase Common and Effective Response to SARS-CoV-2 Pandemic: ORCHESTRA”
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General Assembly 

General Assembly 

The ORCHESTRA General Assembly Meeting was held via Zoom Video Conference on 14 April 2021. More than 120 participants from more than 30 different countries have participated in the meeting comprising both representatives of the ORCHESTRA consortium and third parties as well as the European Commission Project Officer and the Advisory Panel, including representatives from the European Center for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) and the European Medicine Agency (EMA). The General Assembly meeting was the first meeting involving all partners for a formal discussion of the project work progress after the launch of the project (01.12.2020) and the Kick of Meeting (3-4.12.2020). It allowed partners to provide an update on activities undertaken since project inception. In addition, partners discussed the new tasks that have been assigned to the Consortium to include the analysis of SARS CoV-2 variants and vaccine response with the additional budget from the European Commission. The meeting has been organized as plenary sessions, with a time slot for each WP during which the WP leaders and co-leaders presented the tasks and partners involved, the major achievements, the milestones and deliverables of the period (M1-M6) and the publications, communication and dissemination strategy (M1-M12).
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Kick-off meeting

Kick-off meeting

December 3rd and 4th 2020, project partners and international stakeholders met virtually to discuss the project strategy for the next three years.

The conference was attended by 186 participants, from 35 different organisations: the 26 beneficiaries, plus the international partners THSTI (Transnational Health Science and Technology Institute), CBCI(CBCI Society for Medical Education), UNIFESP (Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo), the European Commission, ECDC (European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control), EMA (European Medicines Agency), Azienda Zero of the Veneto Region, European Delegation to India, DBT (Department of Biotechnology, Government of India).

The main objectives of the Kick-Off Meeting:
To provide an overview of the milestones to be reached and deliverables for all the Work Packages
To allow partners to meet and organise the intra-WP collaborative work requested for each task objectives
To highlight Work Package strengths, possible challenges and connections in order to better organise the internal communication.
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