Course Program

MeBoP is modeled after the prestigious Biology of Parasitism summer course held at the Marine Biological Laboratory for over 30 years.


The course combines morning lectures from leading scientists in the field of parasite biology and enteric disease research with afternoon lab practical modules using modern cutting-edge approaches.


MeBoP is two weeks long, with 10 lectures and 2 parallel 2-week modules.


The inaugural course was held from July 25th - August July 2016.

The second MeBoP course was held form July 23rd to August 5th, 2017.

The third MeBoP course was held form July 22nd to August 4th, 2018.

The fourth MeBoP course was held from July 29th to August 14th, 2019

The fourth MeBoP course will be held from July 27th to August 12th, 2020

Note: Specific content of future courses will be adjusted according to changing needs and requirements of global health efforts.

2019 Course Schedule