2017 Course

The 2017 edition of the McGill Summer Institute in Infectious Diseases and Global Health will be held June 12-23rd 2017 at the Centre Mont-Royal. The 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. Hosted by McGill Global Health Programs, the McGill International TB Centre, the McGill Institute of Parasitology and the MUHC-RI (Infectious Diseases and Immunity in Global Health), the Summer Institute will deliver six courses covering many different areas of global health research.


2017 Summer Institute Courses:


  • TB Research Methods
  • Global Health Diagnostics
  • Bioinformatics for Tropical Diseases (TBC)
  • Advanced TB Diagnostic Research
  • Introduction to Genomic Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases
  • Qualitative Methods in Global Infectious Diseases Research


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. The Summer Institute has continued to grow, adding a sixth course for the 2017 edition. We hope you will join us next summer!


Madhukar Pai, MD PhD
Director, McGill Global Health Programs
Institute Director, McGill Summer Institute in Infectious Diseases and Global Health



2016 Course Materials


2016 Summer Institute Report


TB Research Methods


Global Health Diagnostics


Tropical & Parasitic Diseases Agenda


Genetic & Molecular Epidemiology


Advanced TB Diagnostic Research



Important Links


Access the 2016 Summer Institute App


Recommended Tourism Information


Summary Report 2015





Thank you to our 2016 sponsors


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