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Immunology News - March 2023

Immunology News March 2023
In the spring edition of Immunology News, you can hear from our new President, Professor Tracy Hussell, on how she will work with our wonderful committees and membership to keep the Society going from strength to strength over the next four years. You can help shape this crucial work by standing for one of the positions on our committees and electing your representatives – take a look at the dates in the article.

Another important date for your calendar is 20 April: our first event for our community to come together to discuss and celebrate the impact of our field with a day full of networking and the BSI Immunology Awards Ceremony ( You can also read about the upcoming 'Inflammation at barrier sites' meeting as part of our busy Regional & Affinity Group events programme, and discover our popular bioinformatics training.

Additionally you can find a piece to honour the late Professor Avrion Mitchison, a pioneer in the field and one of the Society’s founding members, through recollections from his colleagues and peers.
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Professor Tracy Hussell at BSI Congress 2022

A message from our new President

To mark the start of her Presidency, Professor Hussell has written an open letter to the membership about her aims for the organisation.
Professor Avrion Mitchison

Professor Avrion Mitchison 1928 – 2022

The BSI was saddened to learn about the recent death of Professor Nicholas Avrion (Av) Mitchison FRS. We have compiled stories and recollections of Professor Mitchison from our members, and his colleagues and peers into this piece to remember and celebrate his life and legacy.