2017 Course

The McGill Summer Institute short courses feature internationally known faculty, a focus on highly applicable new knowledge, and an opportunity to network with fellow global health professionals from around the world.


Last summer, the Summer Institute 2016 hosted about 400 participants from 46 countries. The unique format attracts a diverse group of participants, from industry leaders to NGO’s, academics and researchers, and advocacy group members.



2017 Summer Institute Courses:

  • TB Research Methods
  • Global Health Diagnostics
  • Bioinformatics for Neglected Parasitic Diseases
  • Advanced TB Diagnostic Research
  • Introduction to Genomic Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases
  • Qualitative Methods in Global Infectious Diseases Research


Hosted by McGill Global Health Programs, the McGill International TB Centre, the McGill Institute of Parasitology, the JD Maclean Centre for Tropical Diseases and the MUHC-RI (Infectious Diseases and Immunity in Global Health).


Sample Course Materials from 2016

2016 Summer Institute Report


TB Research Methods


Global Health Diagnostics


Tropical & Parasitic Diseases Agenda


Genetic & Molecular Epidemiology


Advanced TB Diagnostic Research


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2017 Partners