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Announcing 2020 Christina Fleischmann Award to Young Women Investigators – Carrie Lucas
Signals+ Volume 8, No. 2 – So much has changed since just the last issue of Signals+ when we had only begun working “remotely”. The COVID19 pandemic has reached sobering milestones with deaths surpassing one million world-wide and over 219,000 in the US alone and the “mask” issue a political statement. We’ve also seen mass protests all over the world in the wake of the George Floyd police killing in Minneapolis, to the extent not seen since the civil rights movement of the ‘60’s.
Anne O’Garra is honored with the ICIS 2020 Honorary Lifetime Membership Awards as a tribute to her seminal and original contributions to our understanding of the role of cytokines in …
Gregory F. Sonnenberg Awarded the ICIS-LUMINEX John R. Kettman Award for Excellence in Interferon & Cytokine Research – This award generously supported by Luminex Corporation recognizes a mid-career investigator who has made outstanding contributions to the field of interferon or cytokine biology.
Joan Oefner is honored with the 2020 ICIS Distinguished Service award in recognition for her extraordinary contributions and service to the ICIS and to the cytokine research community at large.
Inaugural Inaugural Amanda Proudfoot Tribute Graduate Student/Postdoc Award for Advances in Chemokine Biology – Matteo Massara, University of Lausanne
Announcing the 2020 Sidney & Joan Pestka Graduate Award Winner – Jack Major, Francis Crick Institute
Announcing the 2020 ICIS Young Investigator Award Winners
Successful entries must be scientifically accurate and include the roles of cytokines towards suppressing viral infection, as well as the concept of cytokine storm and adverse consequences of cytokines. In addition to scientific accuracy, videos will be judged for audio and visual artistic merit and their ability to engage lay audiences to view the entire videos, which should be no more than 5 minutes in length, excluding credits.