WHO Commends IUIS Dedication


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.

Successful FAIS conference

The FAIS 9th African Immunology Conference took place in Nairobi, Dec1 - 4th 2014.

(The 62nd annual IUIS Council Meeting was also held in Nairobi and preceded the FAIS conference - all relating documents can be found here)


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.


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

April 29 is the International Day of Immunology!

Winners of the 2013 Day of Immunology Award: Turkey, Australia and Tunisia (shown in photo) with a special prize given to Barcelona

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