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Our CEO, Doug Brown, blogs about his recent trip to Seattle to engage with the veterinary immunology community. 

UKRI recently launched their Future Leaders Fellowship scheme, which aims to help early career researchers and innovators from around the world get the support they need to develop their careers. Applications can come from any discipline including immunology! 

Welcome to the next installment of our regular update where we report on research from the world of immunology, highlighting work from BSI members that has hit the headlines over the past few weeks. 

Includes Watson et al. 2019 Frontiers in Immunology DOI: https://doi.org/10.3389/fimmu.2019.01321; Shungin et al. 2019 Nature Communications DOI: https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-019-10630-1; Bradley et al. 2019 Cell Reports DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.celrep.2019.05.105

The BSI recently attended Parliamentary Links Day, an event that allows parliamentarians and researchers to discuss the future of science. 

Welcome to the next installment of our regular update where we report on research from the world of immunology, highlighting work from BSI members that has hit the headlines over the past few weeks.

Includes McHugh et al. 2019. PLOS Pathogens DOI: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.ppat.1007694: van den Berg et al. 2019 Cell Reports DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.celrep.2019.05.029: Jennewein et al. 2019 Cell Reports DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cell.2019.05.044: Carvalho et al. 2019 Clinical & Experimental Immunology DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/cei.13301

Welcome to the next installment of our regular update where we report on research from the world of immunology, highlighting work that has hit the headlines over the past few weeks.

Includes Maori et al. 2019 Cell Reports DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.celrep.2019.04.073; Maori et al. 2019 Molecular Cell DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.molcel.2019.03.010; Heesterbeek et al. 2019 Nature Communications DOI: 10.15252/embj.201899852; Carty et al. 2019 Immunity DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.immuni.2019.04.005 

T-cells attacking cancer cells

With the announcement of our exciting new partnership with the National Cancer Research Institute, our President, Professor Arne Akbar, discusses the history of research in the cancer immunology sphere and how we hope our new collaboration will fuel innovative approaches to treating these diseases.

On Saturday 16th March, the BSI took part in the Big Bang Fair at Birmingham's National Exhibition Centre. Throughout the day, BSI staff and volunteers delivered a range of activities focussed on vaccines and herd immunity. In this blog piece, volunteer Dr Ilaria Chicca gives her account of the day. 

Welcome to the next installment of our regular update where we report on research from the world of immunology, highlighting work from BSI members that has hit the headlines over the past few weeks.

Includes Svedberg F et al. 2019 Nature Immunology DOI:10.1038/s41590-019-0352-y; Palmer T et al. 2019 British Medical Journal DOI: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.l1161; Perucha E et al. 2019 Nature Communications DOI: 10.1038/s41467-019-08332-9

For World Tuberculosis Day, Pearl Gan, a photographer in residence at Oxford University, has created a photo-story documenting tuberculosis research and treatment efforts in Bandung, Indonesia. 

Welcome to the next installment of our regular update where we report on research from the world of immunology, highlighting work from BSI members that has hit the headlines over the past few weeks.

Includes  Denton A. et al. 2019 Journal of Experimental Medicine, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1084/jem.20181216; Duque-Correa M. et al. 2019 PLOS Pathogens, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.ppat.1007265; Miragaia R. et al. 2019 Immunity, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.immuni.2019.01.001

Welcome to the next installment of our regular update where we report on research from the world of immunology, highlighting work that has hit the headlines over the past few weeks.

Includes Spielmann G. et al. 2018 Journal of Applied Physiology DOI: https://doi.org/10.1152/japplphysiol.00789.2018; Russell A. et al. 2018 Psychoneuroendocrinology, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.psyneuen.2018.11.032; Rudkin F. et al. 2018 Nature Communications, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-018-07738-1

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. 

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