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Immunology News - May 2017

May's issue of Immunology News features a look at our new careers initiatives, a report from one of our Bright Sparks winners on her work on systemic lupus erythematosus and a feature on the hidden communities of friends and foes found in our microbiota. 

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Aberrant pDC–Breg crosstalk contributes to the pathogenesis of SLE

The winner of our Bright Sparks postdoc session at the BSI/NVVI Joint Congress in December was Dr Madhvi Menon from University College London with her talk entitled ‘Abnormal crosstalk between plasmacytoid dendritic cells and regulatory B cells contributes to the pathogenesis of systemic lupus erythematosus’. 

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Bullying in academia

This article discusses bullying in the academic workplace and sources of information and support. 

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The role of the clinical nurse specialist in clinical immunology

When I started in my role as a clinical nurse specialist (CNS) for allergy and clinical immunology, I was not sure what the role would entail.

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Go viral! Raise the profile of your article through social media

In this article, we offer you some tips on how to get your research noticed on social media.

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BiteSized Immunology: your gateway to immunology

Following the launch of our new website in December, we also migrated our updated BiteSized Immunology resource to sit within our main website.

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Introducing the BSI Mentoring Programme

The BSI is launching a pilot mentoring scheme this year, which will provide additional support for aspiring immunologists across the UK.

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Monocytes and Macrophages in London: meeting report

The BSI London Immunology Group held a one-day symposium on monocyte and macrophage biology in March 2017.

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