Each year the Jürg Tschopp Memorial Symposium will be a highlight of the Cytokines Annual Meeting in memory of Professor Jürg Tschopp whose discoveries in the area of inflammasomes and cell death advanced fundamental understanding of innate and adaptive immunity bringing new therapies to patients suffering from debilitating inflammatory diseases. Virginia Pascual’s Lecture, “Cytokines in systemic lupus erythematosus pathogenesis”, is representative of Dr. Tschopp’s ability to take fundamental discoveries at the bench into the clinic.
Novel Immuno-Biology at Single cell resolution – ICIS Symposium at IUIS 2023. Co:Chairs: Professor Luke O’Neill, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland and Professor Musa M. Mhlanga, Epigenomics & Single Cell Biophysics Group, Dept. of Cell Biology, Radboud Institute for Molecular Life Sciences, Radboud University, Dept. of Human Genetics, Radboud University Medical Center, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
We are excited to announce the results of the 2023 ICIS Leadership election! Thank you to all our candidates and the members who voted.
Congratulations to these members who will begin their positions in the coming months.
Introducing the four (4) ICIS Student/Postdoc Members with the highest scoring abstracts as per the scientific review committee. Each will be awarded $1,250 and will be presenting an oral presentation or lightning talk at Cytokines 2023 in Athens, Greece and recognized as a Pfizer Trainee Presentation, in the most appropriate session based on topic
Congratulations Chao Yang (Max), PhD, 2023 Amanda Proudfoot Tribute Award Winner for Advances in Chemokine Biology by a Trainee
Congratulations Noémie Alphonse, 2023 Sidney & Joan Pestka Graduate Award Winner sponsored by PBL Assay Science
Congratulations Simone L. Park, PhD, 2023 Sidney & Joan Pestka Post Graduate Award Winner, sponsored by PBL Assay Science!
Congratulations Robert A. Saxton, PhD! 2023 ICIS-Regeneron New Investigator Award for Excellence in Cytokine & Interferon Research Winner
Edward Chuong is an Assistant Professor at the University of Colorado Boulder. He received his Ph.D. in Genetics from Stanford University as an NSF Graduate Research Fellow. There he discovered that many gene regulatory elements active in the placenta are derived from endogenous retroviruses, which originate from ancient viral infections. He continued to study these elements as an HHMI Jane Coffin Childs Fellow at the University of Utah, where he discovered that some endogenous retroviruses have been evolutionarily domesticated to regulate critical antiviral genes during the interferon response.
Congratulations Ruth A. Franklin, PhD! 2023 ICIS-Regeneron New Investigator Award for Excellence in Cytokine & Interferon Research Winner