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A message to the BSI membership from our new President, Arne Akbar. 

The December 2018 issue of Immunology News is now out.

We’re delighted to announce that the winner of the 2018 British Society for Immunology Teaching Excellence Award is Dr Jenna Macciochi, Teaching Fellow in Immunology at the University of Sussex.

Immunology in the news

Our response to a survey from the Francis Crick Institute indicating that a hard Brexit could 'cripple UK science'

Our response to news that the Nobel Prize for Medicine or Physiology 2018 has been awarded to James P Allison and Tasuku Honjo for their work on cancer and the immune system. 

BBC Trustee interviewed about rise in allergies on BBC Radio 4 Today and BBC Breakfast


Martin Raff

An interview with Professor Martin Raff on his seminal paper outlining how his research into lymphocytes led to his successful identification of Thy-1 as the marker for T cells.

Immunology cover

As part of our 60th anniversary celebrations for Immunology, we present a collection of the 20 highest-cited papers from the journal’s archives.

In this guest blog post, BSI members John Tregoning and Cecilia Johansson discuss the importance of resilience in a scientific career and what strategies you can use to boost your coping techniques. 


Information for the public

We have a host of resources available to teach you more about immunology, your immune system, and to help you get involved in our public engagement activities.

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