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The BSI Cambridge Immunology Symposium

BSI Event
University of Cambridge
Queens' College, University of Cambridge, UK
In person
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The annual Cambridge Immunology and Medicine Forum is now in its 23rd year. This year, the event will highlight local, national and international research in immunology with the theme 'Pushing boundaries in immunology'.

This event is co-hosted by the BSI Cambridge Immunology Group and the Cambridge Immunology Network and will bring together researchers in both academia and industry to discuss current and future directions in immunology.

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Abstract submission

Abstract submission is now closed.

Confirmed speakers

Speaker Talk title
Professor James Chen, UT Southwestern, USA Immune response to DNA - from human to bacteria and back
Professor Menna Clatworthy, University of Cambridge, UK TBC
Vishva Dixit, Genentech, USA Why so many ways to die
Dr Vijay Kuchroo, Harvard Medical School, USA Dark kinases and their role in autoimmunity and anti-tumor immunity
Dr Michelle Linterman, Babraham Institute, UK Lost in Space: How ageing makes Tfh cells lose their way
Dr David Masopust, University of Minnesota, USA TBC
Dr Carola Vinuesa, Francis Crick Institute, UK Systemic autoimmunity: where we are and what the future may hold...


Registration for the BSI Cambridge Immunology Symposium is now open.

The symposium will be followed by an optional three-course dinner with wine. This will provide attendees with a great opportunity to network in a friendly and informal environment. The cost of the dinner is £40 plus VAT.

If one of the following categories apply to you, please contact for a discount code prior to registering. For BSI members in the Early Career/Clinician in training, Postgraduate or Senior categories, your discount will be applied automatically if you are logged in to your account

  • Member - Discounted membership/rate
  • Non-member - Postgraduate
  • Non-member - Discounted 
  BSI member Non-member
Full £30 £55
Early Career/Clinician in training (read the criteria £30 £55
Postgraduate (anyone studying a PhD or Masters) £20 £40*
Senior (Retired) (read the criteria) £20 -
Discounted membership/rate (read the criteria £20* £40*
Undergraduate (membership is free) £10 -

*If this fee applies to you, please contact for a discount code prior to registering. 

BSI grants to support your attendance at this event

As part of our career development package, we have two grants available to BSI members to support your attendance at this event. 

  • BSI Regional & Affinity Group Conference Grants: BSI members can apply for up to £100 to contribute towards their travel costs in attending this conference. In this scheme, we have 10 grants available for this conference and they will be allocated on a first come, first served basis to eligible BSI members. Deadline: Monday 27 March. Find out more and apply.
  • BSI Regional & Affinity Group Carers' Grants: BSI members can apply for up to £100 to contribute towards extra care arrangements costs they incur during the conference, for example, childcare costs, or for additional care for the applicant themselves. Deadline: Monday 27 March. Find out more and apply.

Thank you to our sponsors who are supporting this event

If you are interested in sponsoring this event, please contact our Head of Events & Conferences, Jane Sessenwein, at