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Position - Postdoctoral Fellow - CAR T Cell Immunotherapy

Applications are invited from outstanding PhD-qualified candidates for a postdoctoral fellowship to carry out research in chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T cell immunotherapy. In this role, you will be based in a laboratory dedicated to finding new genetic means to improve CAR T activity, persistence and safety. The laboratory is housed in a department committed to research excellence in molecular biology, immunology and microbiology.

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IUIS Executive Adress / 2018 in review

To the Presidents of Immunological Societies, Presidents of Federations of Immunological Societies, Board Members, Officers.

Dear Colleagues and Friends

as I did at the end of 2017, I would like to provide our Constituency with an executive report on IUIS activities in 2018, in a continuing effort to strengthen communication and transparency in the Union.  On May 13th 2018 the IUIS Council met in Cancun, Mexico, on the occasion of the congress of the Latin American Federation of Immunological Societies (ALAI).

The Council was preceded for the second time by a meeting of Committee Chairs, which was characterized by a productive discussion. Committees are the backbone of IUIS and provide an invaluable service to our Community and to Biomedicine at large. As such, they are a priority for IUIS.

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The Day of Immunology is April 29!

Apply for a Prize & Participate!
-Supported by the IUIS and the EFIS-

Dear Colleagues,

The annual Day of Immunology is just around the corner on April 29, 2019! The day is dedicated to increasing global awareness of the importance of immunology in the fight against infection, autoimmunity and cancer. The IUIS and EFIS are working together to encourage national societies to participate in the Day of Immunology and to promote the benefits of immunology research.

 

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IVIS 2019 Abstract Submission Extended

The abstract submission deadline for IVIS 2019, the International Veterinary Immunology Symposium has been extended to 15 March! https://ivis2019.org/abstract-submission/ Participation at IVIS (13-16 August in Seattle) gives you the opportunity to explore the most recent advances in veterinary immunology with interactivity. The program includes scientific sessions around a variety of relevant and cutting-edge themes, as well as workshops and networking sessions to enhance interactions. The Scientific Advisory Committee welcomes the submission of original contributions for oral and poster presentation. Submit your abstract by 15 March! https://ivis2019.org

 
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’.

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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

 
IUIS VP Faith Osier gives Ted Talk on the Key to a Better Malaria Vaccine

 
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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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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