Rino Rappuoli | Chief Scientist
GSK Vaccines

Rino Rappuoli, Chief Scientist, GSK Vaccines

Dr Rino Rappuoli is currently serves as Chief Scientist at GSK vaccines (previously Novartis Vaccines in Siena, Italy, where his former role was the Global Head of Vaccines Research). Prior to this he was Head of R&D for Sclavo and then Head of Vaccine Research and Chief Scientific Officer for Chiron Corporation, spending many years in the vaccine industry. His pioneering work is demonstrated in his awards: Paul Ehrlich and Ludwig Darmstaedter Prize, the Gold Medal by the Italian president, the Albert B, Sabin Gold Medal, the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Institute of Human Virology in Maryland and the Excellence Award from the European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases to name a few. With his wealth of experience, he will be delivering exciting scientific developments in current vaccinology breakthroughs.


April 14 Pre-congress Workshop Day @ 10:00


New emerging tools in immunology have become a much-anticipated field over the years with increasingly more preclinical and clinical staged developments. This workshop focuses on recent advances and their application in providing protection against infectious diseases to improve immunogenicity of vaccines and understanding the immune response.
  • HIV Adaptive Immunity
    • What have we learned from the adaptive immunity response to better our knowledge of HIV and vaccine design
  • Structural Vaccinology
    • An Update
  • Reverse Vaccinology
    • Understanding the immune response during disease and vaccinology
  • Systems Biology in vaccinology
    • How is this being integrated for rational vaccine designs
  • Computational and Bioinformatics tools
    • Applications to vaccines development and clinical efficacy
  • Discussion with all the speakers
last published: 11/Apr/19 16:05 GMT

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