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2015 VOTE ON NEW IUIS MEMBERS

All eligible IUIS General Assembly representatives have received a voting key via e-mail and should complete their vote by June 1, 2015.

Follow this link to review the applying societies.

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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.

 
GEC-Supported Scientists Report from Ceppellini School of Immunology

Two female Romanian immunologists say thank you to the IUIS-GEC for the opportunity to attend the Ceppellini School of Immunology in Italy.

See the full report: IUIS-GEC Fellowhip Report

 
Roundup from Nairobi

The official minutes of the 62nd Council Meeting held November 30th in Nairobi, Kenya.

 
New Funding Opportunities

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 14-19, 2015, at the Long Beach Convention Center, Long Beach, California).

-The AAIAdvanced Course in Immunology (August 2-7, 2015, 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.

 

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The Ebola epidemic: Is there a way out?

The International Union of Immunology Societies (IUIS) published a statement today in its official journal, Frontiers in Immunology (2) calling for urgent and adequate funding of vaccine candidates in clinical trials and speedy implementation of immunisation in African countries.

 

 

Here is a link to the press release: IUIS Press Release on Ebola Paper

 

Here is a link to the published article in Frontiers: http://journal.frontiersin.org/Journal/10.3389/fimmu.2014.00562/full

 
Frontiers in Immunology at a Glance

Frontiers in Immunology, the official journal of the IUIS, has an ever growing impact in the scientific community. A new flyer has been developed to give you a quick overview of what Frontiers is and the breadth of its reach.

We encourage you to have a look here and of course, forward it on.

 
ICI Milan 2013 Highlights


Luciano Adorini presenting the Key Figures at the ICI opening ceremony

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