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Immunology News - November 2020

In the end-of-year issue of Immunology News, we show you what to look forward to in our upcoming two-day virtual conference, 'Connecting immunology in the time of COVID-19', highlighting the cutting-edge sessions and virtual networking opportunities.

Additionally, we hear from Dr Nigel Francis, the winner of our 2020 Teaching Excellence Award, and we update you on the work of our Immunology and COVID-19 taskforce, including the latest report on the ageing immune system, and on the launch of the UK Coronavirus Immunology Consortium, which the BSI is proud to support.

We also introduce you to the brilliant Regional Editors of our new Open Access journal, Immunotherapy Advances.

Previous editions
Immunology News - September 2020

In the autumn issue of Immunology News, we look back at how we have been supporting our members and feeding into public discussion around COVID-19, and we take a look forward at our role in the UK Coronavirus Immunology Consortium.

In this issue, we hear from members from the Australian and New Zealand Society for Immunology on the gendered impacts of COVID-19 and how we can preserve diversity in academia. We also hear from Professor John Hammond and other experts about the UK Immunological Toolbox, a community-driven initiative to facilitate veterinary vaccinology and immunology research.

We’re proud to present Immunotherapy Advances, our first fully Open Access journal, with an interview of Editor-in-Chief Professor Tim Elliott. Additionally, the BSI South Wales Immunology Group showcase their activities and how they have adapted to the new virtual reality.

Immunology News - June 2020
Immunology News June 2020 cover

In the summer issue of Immunology News, we bring you up to speed on the Society’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic and how we are supporting the immunology community with our ‘Connect on Coronavirus’ activity.

In this issue, we’re pleased to introduce the newly elected members of the BSI Committees. Additionally, we hear from BSI members from the O'Garra lab on their new gene activity app, and we take a look at ways the BSI Regional & Affinity Groups are engaging online.

Also featured is our new policy report on the UK’s outstanding contribution to vaccine research and a review of our Celebrate Vaccines campaign.