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ETPLAS is seeking nominations for its Pilot Project “Promoting alternatives to animal testing through accessible and harmonised education & training”

The Education & Training Platform for Laboratory Animal Science (ETPLAS) is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a 2-year grant from the European Commission (DG Environment) for a Pilot Project ‘Promoting alternatives to animal testing through accessible and harmonised education & training’.

Congratulations IUIS-GEC Travel Award to FOCIS Course

We are pleased to announce the four winners of the IUIS-GEC stipend to attend the FOCIS Advanced Course in Basic & Clinical Immunology:

1. Sadhna Agarwal (India) - Female

2. Florencia Mansilla  (Argentina) - Female

3. SD NTShalintshali (South Africa) - Male

4. Ifeorah Ljeoma Mary Joy (Nigeria) - Female

More IUIS-Sponsored Stipends – Apply Now!


The IUIS Education (EDU) and Gender Equality and Career Development (GEC) Committees and the American Association of Immunologists (AAI) are pleased to announce their continued co-sponsorship of 8 travel awards (4/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, 2019, at the UCLA Luskin Conference Center, Los Angeles, California).
  • The AAI Advanced Course in Immunology (July 28-August 2, 2019, in the Seaport World Trade Center, in Boston, MA).
IUIS VP Faith Osier gives Ted Talk on the Key to a Better Malaria Vaccine

BSI 4th. Annual Remote Conference: Science & Society
The Beyond Sciences Initiative (BSI), founded at the University of Toronto (www.beyondsciences.org), is a not-for-profit network that provides a platform for dialogue among scholars around the globe. BSI’s mandate is to foster academic and personal growth while empowering young scientific leaders to make lasting and influential change within their local and global communities. This is accomplished by:
  • Bridging the gap in access to academic knowledge through mentorship and trainee exchanges;
  • Increasing cultural understanding among geographically separate communities;
  • Participation in outreach activities within local and international communities.
The BSI 4th. Annual Remote Conference: Science & Society will take place on February 9 and 10, 2019.

A brief overview of the conference can be seen in the video bellow:

Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=1&v=s1WPV4E9gBQ


Click here to read more about the event.

Two Immunologists Win 2018 Nobel Prize!


IUIS congratulates James Allison and Tasuku Honjo on their Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 2018 "for their discovery of cancer therapy by inhibition of negative immune regulation." The prize recognises the fundamental immunology research that led to the introduction of immune checkpoint inhibitors for cancer treatment.

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IUIS 2019 at ECI 2018


The IUIS 2019 team was in Amsterdam attending ECI 2018 to promote IUIS's international congress, which will take place Oct. 19-23, 2019 in Beijing.

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Changes to the IUIS Legal Notice and Private Policy

On May 25, 2018, we are updating our Legal Notice and Private Policy to ensure our privacy guidelines keep step with best practices. We encourage you to read them carefully.  Using our website after that date will indicate your agreement to be bound by the new Legal Notice and Private Policy.

Here are the key updates:

  • Easier to read and navigate: we have reorganized the 2 documents, making it easier to understand IUIS’s relationship with its members and website users
  • GDPR compliance: You can, at any time, request the following:
    • Be permanently deleted from our records
    • Access, correction, edit or deletion of the data we hold about you
    • Portability of the data we hold about you
    • Opt-out of inclusion of your data in a specific project (newsletter, postal mailing etc.)

Please be assured we will treat your information with the utmost care and will never sell it to third parties for marketing purposes. Should you have any question, do not hesitate to contact us at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Thank you,

IUIS Central Office

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