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16th EAACI Immunology Winter School

Saas-Fee, Switzerland
Thursday, 25 January, 2018 - 09:00 to Sunday, 28 January, 2018 - 17:00

The European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (EAACI) is holding their 16th Immunology Winter School on Basic Immunology Research in Allergy and Clinical Immunology on 25-28 January 2018 in Saas-Fee, Switzerland.  The goal of this meeting is to cover advanced and up-to-date allergy and asthma related basic immunological concepts together with 70 selected young scientists in a friendly scientific environment.  This meeting is aimed at young researchers who are active in the fields of allergy and clinical immunology. Participation is by invitation only, on acceptance of your submitted abstract. Participants will be invited to attend the Winter School free of charge with accommodation provided and will only have to fund their own travel.  A limited number of travel grants will also be available.

Keynote speakers include:

  • Mechanisms of T cell homeostasis (Adrian Liston, Belgium),
  • Role of B cells in maintaining tolerance (Mübeccel Akdis, Switzerland),
  • Immune-metabolism interactions (Peter Ghazal, United Kingdom),
  • Immune response to allergen-specific immunotherapy (Stephan Till, United Kingdom)
  • Microbiome-host interactions in the lung (Yvonne Huang, USA) and
  • Epithelial cells in immunity/inflammation of asthma and COPD (Irene Heijink, The Netherlands)

Abstract submission deadline: 1 October 2017 at 24:00 CET


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