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Travel Awards IUIS/AAI 2017

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

All applications for the INTRODUCTORY course should be received prior to January 18, 2017, and for the ADVANCED course prior to February 1, 2017. Only the selected candidates will be notified, by February 13, 2017 (Introductory) or February 27, 2017 (Advanced).

IUIS Membership Approval - Immunology Society of Malawi

VOTE OPEN: IUIS Membership Approval - Immunology Society of Malawi

Vote opened Wednesday, December 14, 2016, please make sure to confirm your voting delegates!

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New Funding Opportunity - GEC


Advanced Course in Basic & Clinical Immunology

February 19-22, 2017

Fire Sky Resort & Spa

Scottsdale, Arizona, USA


The IUIS Gender Equality and Career Development Committee (GEC) in collaboration with the Federation of Clinical Immunology Societies (FOCIS) will co-sponsor 4 trainees from the developing world to attend this course. IUIS will pay for a travel bursary of $2,000 US maximum, while FOCIS will pay for registration, 4 nights accommodation and meals during the conference. Additional expenses will be the responsibility of the student.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: December 15, 2016, in order to allow time for US VISA.


Robert Koch Stiftung Awards 2016

Robert Koch Awads 2016

IUIS President Professor Alberto Mantovani is being recognized for his pioneering work on the link between inflammation and cancer. This year he has been awarded with the Robert-Koch Prize 2016 for opening up an entirely new field of research on his observations that cells of the innate immune system accumulate around certain cancer foci.


2016 Sofja Kovalevskaja Awards

2016 Sofja Kovalevskaja Awards

Faith Osier, IUIS Vice President, receives the 2016 Sofia Kovalevskaja Award for The Fight against Malaria immunity.

IUIS President's Address

mantovaniDear Presidents of Immunological Societies, Presidents of Federations of Immunological Societies, Colleagues and Friends,  

at the 16th International Congress of Immunology in Melbourne, Australia, from August 21 to 26  2016, the new Executive Board and Council of the International Union of Immunological Societies (IUIS) were formed. The Congress was a great success with over 4,000 participants. The next ICI/IUIS will take place in Beijing, China, 2019, and thereafter in Capetown, South Africa, 2022. Our Executive Board convenes annually, together with the IUIS Council.  Our next meeting will take place in Hammamet, Tunisia, on the occasion of the 10th African Immunology  Conference (FAIS), 3-7 December 2017.

I have taken over Presidency from Jorge Kalil (Brazil) who is now our Past-President.  Faith Osier (Kenya) has been elected as new Vice-President of our Board. Roslyn Kemp (New Zealand) and Michael Ratcliffe (Canada) have been elected as Secretary General and Treasurer, respectively.


Gender Equity in Immunology, 2001 to 2016

Gender Equity in Immunology, 2001 to 2016. An article from The Journal of Immunology.

International Congress of Immunology 2016 Round-up

ICI 2016 Melbourne

IUIS meetings in Melbourne on occasion of ICI 2016

-  64th Council Meeting
-  16th General Assembly
-  Day of Immunology 2016 Award Winners
-  IUIS 2019
-  IUIS 2016-2019 Calendar for IUIS Officers