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DoI Award Ceremony Aug. 25
Reminder: Final Abstract Deadline is this Monday 8 February!

Don't forget that this Monday 8 February 2016 is the very final date to submit your abstract for the International Congress of Immunology (ICI) 2016.


Abstracts received after Monday 8 February 2016 will not be accepted. Visit the website for detailed information on abstract preparation and submission.

Travel Grant Opportunities to Assist Participation at ICI 2016

A number of travel grants are on offer to facilitate delegate attendance at ICI 2016 and you might be eligible to apply.

Travel grants for immunologists from developing countries are on offer from the American Association of Immunologists (AAI), BioLegend and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF). To make it simple, applicants can apply through a single online application form.

In addition, the organizations below are delighted to offer their own travel grants to assist in attending ICI 2016:

  • The Australasian Society for Immunology (ASI)
  • The American Association of Immunologists (AAI)
  • The British Society for Immunology (BSI)
  • The Federation of Immunological Societites of Asia-Oceania (FIMSA)
  • The European Federation of Immunological Societies (EFIS) / European Journal of Immunology (EJI)
  • IUIS and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Remember that submission of an abstract before 8 February 2016 is required to apply for all travel grants. Visit www.ici2016.org/travel-grants for further details as eligibility criteria and application closing dates varies.

 
New Funding Opportunities for young immunologists from developing countries

Travel Awards IUIS/AAI

 

The IUIS Education (EDU) and Gender Equality and Career Development (GEC) Committees in conjuction with the American Association of Immunologists (AAI) are proud to announce the continued co-sponsoring of 8 travel awards (4 for each course) for trainees from the developing world to attend summer courses.

This year the schedule is as follows:

-The AAI Introductory Course in Immunology (July 9-14, 2016, at the Long Beach Convention Center, Long Beach, California).

-The AAI Advanced Course in Immunology (July 31-August 5, 2016, in the Seaport World Trade Center, in Boston, MA).

Preliminary information is shown on the AAI website (http://www.aai.org/Education/Courses/index.html).  Complete information, including schedules and registration information, will be posted on the website in February. You can look at past courses for content.

 

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IUIS and WHO approve of new cluster of differentiation nomenclature

CD Nomenclature 2015: Human Leukocyte Differentiation Antigen Workshops as a Driving Force in Immunology

 
ICI 2016 Registration Now Open!

We are excited to announce that registration for the International Congress of Immunology 2016 is now open! We welcome you to register for the Congress. Early Bird Registration is available until 11 May 2016.


 
3 New IUIS Members!

Please welcome to the Union:

  • Kosovo Allergy Asthma and Immunology Association
  • Societe Malienne d'Immunologie
  • Immunological Society of Montenegro

See the results of the IUIS General Assembly to vote on the new members.

 
Day of Immunology

April 29th marks the Day of Immunology. Follow the link below to check out what some of our members did to celebrate and spread awareness!


IUIS Day of Immunology Worldwide Events

 
WHO Commends IUIS Dedication

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During its 136th session, the WHO Executive Board decided to maintain the International Union of Immunological Societies in official relations with the World Health Organization. In making its decision, the Board commended the continuing dedication of the organization it represents in support of the work of WHO.