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14th International Congress of Immunology (Aug. 22-27, 2010)

Kobe, Japan

The Education Committee provided 10,000USD to support students from the developing world to attend the International Congress.
The recipients and their submitted abstracts are:

  • Abdelmagid Nada, from Sudan, studying at Karolinska Institute
    Abstract 1366: “Genetic regulation of innate immune responses after nerve injury”
  • Gavriliuc Oana, from Roumania, University of Medicine and Pharmacy Victor Babes, Timisoara
    Abstract 3343: “Mesenchymal stem cells - linking immunomodulation with pancreatic regeneration in Type 1 diabetes”
  • Hadis Usriansyah, from Indonesia, studying at the Institute of Immunology, Hannover Medical School
    Abstract 2035: “Retinoic acid dependent gut homing is essential for oral tolerance mediated by regulatory T cells”
  • Luo Feifei, from Shanghai Medical College, Fudan University, China
    Abstract 1549: “Long-term therapeutic effect of Toll-like receptor-1 and 2 agonist on lung cancer by reciprocal control of effector and regulatory T-cell function”
  • Mizbani Amir, from Department of Biotechnology, Faculty of Science, University of Tehran, Iran
    Abstract 1125: “Recombinant Leishmania tarentolae expressing the A2 virulence gene as a novel candidate vaccine against visceral leishmaniasis”
  • Mollik Ariful Haque, from Peoples Integrated Alliance, Bangladesh
    Abstract 67: “Medicinal plants are popularly used for common veterinary diseases by the inhabitants of Gopalganj district in Bangladesh”
  • Ali Riyasat, from All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), India
    Abstract 2033: “Humoral and mucosal immune response to immunodominant peptides of YscF antigen of Yersinia pestis: An Immunoprophylactic approach to plague infection”
  • Reyes Paz, from Universidad Andres Bello, Chili
    Abstract 843: “Altered microenvironment from lupic mice affects the development of systemic lupus erythematosus”
  • Wei Hairong, from Institute of Immunology, China
    Abstract 1746: “Inhibitory receptor NKG2A tempers natural killer cell activity in active chronic hepatitis B patients”
  • Allie Nasiema, from Institute of Infectious Disease and Molecular Medicine, South Africa
    Abstract 2400: “Tumour Necrosis Factor Alpha produced by macrophages and neutrophils is required for initial pulmonary protective innate immune responses but is dispensable for protective immunity during persistent M. tuberculosis infection”