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Connect on Coronavirus

The Lorna and Yuti Chernajovsky Biomedical Research FoundationWe have created this information hub to provide updates and resources for our members and the wider immunology community during the Coronavirus outbreak. We want to hear from you regarding what information you would like to see here. Please email j.evans@immunology.org with any suggestions you have.

The BSI Coronavirus initiatives are supported by The Lorna and Yuti Chernajovsky Biomedical Research Foundation.

Immunology and COVID-19

We've convened an expert group to collate what is currently known about the immunology of COVID-19 and develop immunology research priorities.

COVID-19 vaccine engagement

Our new public engagement campaign to raise the expert voice of the immunology community in public discussions about COVID-19 vaccination.

Public engagement resources

On this page, you will find a variety of Coronavirus public engagement resources for all ages and abilities.

Vaccine engagement resources in different languages

To be more accessible to diverse communities, we have translated some of our educational resources on immunity, COVID-19 and vaccines into different languages, including Arabic, Welsh, Spanish and Yiddish.

Information for immunologists

A signposting page for immunologists with guidance for those whose research has been interrupted, funding calls for COVID-19 research and other useful information.

BSI webinars

Our webinar series to help immunologists keep informed on the latest developments on the Coronavirus outbreak by sharing relevant and timely information from expert sources.

BSI teaching resource hub

A hub for immunology educators to find links, videos, worksheets, webinars and other resources suitable for A-level up to Master's level teaching.

BSI actions

A summary of actions taken by the BSI on behalf of our immunology community to represent their views on the SARS-CoV-2 outbreak to the the wider world.

Research resources

We have collected some of the resources highlighting research related to Coronavirus and the ongoing efforts to understand and manage this outbreak.

BSI published research

Here you can find international COVID-19 research that has been published in the Society’s official journals CEI and Immunology. 

External webinars

A list of webinars run by other organisations, both on Coronavirus and other immunology topics, that you may find interesting.  

Wellbeing support

A variety of topics from how to effectively work from home to coping strategies during the lockdown.

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Corporate supporters

This page provides information on our Corporate Supporters and how they are contributing to our Coronavirus activities.


The BSI would like to thank our following Gold Corporate Members who are supporting our work on Coronavirus:

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