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Oxford Immunology Symposium 2024

BSI event
Oxford University
Oxford, UK
In person
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The BSI Oxford Immunology Group, in collaboration with the University of Oxford Immunology Network, is pleased to present a one-day showcase of the fantastic immunology research happening across Oxford. With a diverse range of disciplines and technologies on display, from fundamental biology, infection and imaging to systems immunology, therapeutics, and AI, there will be plenty of opportunity for cross-disciplinary collaboration and networking. The BSI Oxford Immunology Group looks forward to welcoming you at the University of Oxford Mathematical Institute on Monday 18 March 2024.

Please follow @bsicongress and check the event hashtag #OIS24 for updates.


8:15 | Registration

9:00 | Introduction: Professor Paul Klenerman (University of Oxford, UK)

9:10 | Session 1: Tumour immunology and cellular therapy

Chairs: Professor Tim Elliott (University of Oxford, UK) and Professor Xin Lu (University of Oxford, UK)

Professor Geraldine Gillespie (University of Oxford, UK)
Talk title TBC

Dr Isabela Pedroza-Pacheco (University of Oxford, UK)
Talk title TBC

Selected talks TBC

10:30 | Coffee break and posters

11:00 | Session 2: Neglected diseases and infection

Chairs: Professor Susanna Dunachie (University of Oxford, UK) and Professor Teresa Lambe (University of Oxford, UK)

Professor Miles Carroll (University of Oxford, UK)
Talk title TBC

Professor Calman MacLennan (University of Oxford and University or Birmingham, UK)
Talk title TBC

Selected talks TBC

12:20 | GemPharmatech talk

12:30 | Lunch and posters

13:40 | Session 3: Innate immunity and signalling

Chairs: Professor Irina Udalova (University of Oxford, UK) and Professor David Greaves (University of Oxford, UK)

Professor Jelena Bezbradica Mirkovic (University of Oxford, UK)
Talk title TBC

Professor Jan Rehwinkel (University of Oxford, UK)
Talk title TBC

Selected talks TBC

14:55 | BSI and ECI announcements: Professor Mark Coles (University of Oxford, UK)

15:00 | The Peter Medawar Prize for Immunology and the Mark Asquith Memorial Award

15:15 | Coffee break and posters

15:45 | Session 4: Current and potential future impact of AI on immunotherapy

Chair/Moderator: Professor Hashem Koohy (University of Oxford, UK)

Fireside chat with expert panel (TBC)

16:45-18:00 | Drinks, networking and posters


Registration is now open, book your place here.

BSI members benefit from reduced registration fees at this meeting and other BSI events, as well as free access to our journals, grants, career development activities and much more. You can sign up to become a member online. For current BSI members, your reduced fee will be applied automatically if you are logged in to your account. All fees include VAT.

 BSI memberNon-member
Early Career/Clinician in training (read the criteria)£33£70
Postgraduate (anyone studying a PhD or Masters)£22£50*
Senior (retired) (read the criteria)£22£50
Discounted membership/rate (read the criteria£22*£50*
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 26 February 2024. 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 26 February 2024. Find out more and apply.

Abstract submission

Abstract submission for this meeting is now closed.


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