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The BSI has a number of position available on its committees which members are encouraged to apply for.

The next European Congress of Immunology will take place in Amsterdam, The Netherlands on 2–5 September 2018.

This is the December issue of eNews from the British Society for Immunology. 

Immunology in the news

Here's our selection of the top immunology stories in the news this week.

Here's our selection of the top immunology stories in the news this week.

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) has published new guidelines on the early introduction of peanut-containing foods for the prevention of peanut allergy in the United States, in the Annals of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology.


December marked the BSI’s Annual Congress, this year hosted in collaboration with the Dutch Society of Immunology (NVVI) in Liverpool. This joint conference was further evidence that immunology is a truly collaborative science with internationalism at its heart.

The January issue of the BSI’s official journal Clinical & Experimental Immunology is a special issue on immunosenescence, containing a fascinating set of review articles summarising our current knowledge in this area and what we still need to find out.  Here, BSI member Dr Natalie Riddell, Lecturer in Immunology, University of Surrey, discusses the key papers highlighted in this issue.

The Babraham Institute is a world-class research institution who focus on fundamental biological questions of how cells and organisms develop and respond to the environment. As much of their research concentrates on understanding the basic science behind how our cells and bodies work, the use of animals for some areas of research remains essential for future scientific breakthroughs. 

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