There are a number of prizes available at the British Society for Immunology Congress, which is taking place in Liverpool on 2-5 December, to award excellence for oral and poster presentations. Our congratulations to all the winners listed below.
Congratulations to the winners of our Bright Sparks sessions at the British Society for Immunology Congress 2019. This event takes place on the first afternoon of Congress and aims to showcase the research of early-career researchers as well as providing them with the experience of giving talks about their work to a large audience. The 2019 winners are:
- First place: Nathalie Schmidt, University College London - Rescuing hepatitis B virus- and tumour-specific T cell responses by modulating cholesterol metabolism
- Second place: Ondrej Suchanek, University of Cambridge - Tissue-resident B cells orchestrate macrophage phenotype and function in non-lymphoid organs
- Third place: Alicia Galdon, University of Manchester - Defining the immunomodulatory effects of IMM-101: a promising co-therapy for cancer
- First place: Emilie J Cosway, University of Birmingham - Eosinphils: essential regulators of thymus regeneration
- Second place: Joshua Casulli, University of Manchester - Therapeutically targeting pulmonary regulatory pathways during respiratory bacterial infections
- Third place: William Branchett, Imperial College London - Airway macrophage-intrinsic TGF-beta1 signalling controls pulmonary mononuclear phagocyte accumulation and type 2 immunity during neonatal allergen exposure
Our congratulations to the following winners of the BSI Congress 2019 poster prizes.
- Gesa Albers, Imperial College London - IRF5 regulates airway macrophage metabolic responses to viral challenge
- Cameron Burnett, University of Birmingham - Factors directing memory B cell migration in reactive lymph nodes
- Scott Davies, University of Birmingham - A taste for T cells: understanding hepatocyte cell-in-cell structures in the liver
- Isaac Dean, University of Birmingham - Temporal labelling of intratumoral immune cells in vivo to track dendritic cell migration to the draining lymph node
- Chloe Pyle, Imperial College London - MMP-12 drives airway eosinophilia, iBALT formation and airway hyperresponsiveness in a murine model of allergic airways disease
- Kathryn Steel, King's College London - Synovial IL-17A+ CD8+ T cells display a polyfunctional, pro-inflammatory and tissue-resident memory phenotype and function in psoriatic arthritis
- Shone Moore, University of Liverpool - Outbreak at Bluedot
You can read the abstracts for all posters presented at BSI Congress 2019 on the Congress website.