Extension to Submit an Abstract & Early-Bird Registration to Cytokines 2020 Virtual Meeting – Friday, 3 July 23:59 PT

The Cytokines 2020 virtual meeting platform will facilitate networking and exchange of information between all participants and presenters through the Cytokine & Interferon Hubs, before, during and after the 1-4 November dates! Two day extension to submit an Abstract till 3 July, 23:59 PT. The Early-Bird registration deadline for FREE ICIS Member Academic/Government and Student/Postdoc registration fees for the Virtual Meeting extended to Friday, 3 July, 23:59 PT.

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On-Demand – The Role of Cytokines in COVID-19 Virtual Meeting Recording

On-Demand – The Role of Cytokines in COVID-19 Virtual Meeting Recording from June 18th virtual meeting. Organized by NIH/FDA Immunology Interest Group and NIH/FDA Cytokine Interest Group.

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The Role of Cytokines in COVID-19 – June 18th, 2020 9am-1.45pm Eastern – Virtual FREE Meeting

via vbrick WEBCAST LINK: https://nci.rev.vbrick.com/#/events/b5cfdb5b-14cf-4cdd-81c1-ac6f8e1ba9a3 Introduction – 9am Amy Rosenberg, FDA Anthony Fauci, NIAID Janet Woodcock, FDA Session 1  – 9.20am: The changing cytokine response over the course of COVID-19 infection. …

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Warren J. Leonard is awarded the 2020 Milstein Award for Excellence in Interferon & Cytokine Research

Warren J. Leonard is a physician-scientist whose contributions in the area of cytokines began in the early 1980’s when he cloned the IL-2 receptor α chain, and represent the “pinnacle of scientific achievement in interferon and cytokine research”. He has made outstanding contributions in both basic science and translational areas, with many of his innovative contributions notable for the potential for clinical application. His work continues to explore the role of cytokines in immune dysregulation.

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Sarah Gaffen and Vijay Kuchroo are jointly recognized for the 2020 ICIS-BioLegend William E. Paul Award for their combined contributions deciphering the role of a key cytokine IL-17 in health and disease

Sarah Gaffen is a world leader in the field of IL-17 biology and function and has become virtually synonymous with this cytokine within the broad scientific community. Vijay K. Kuchroo is recognized for his impact on many of the fundamental discoveries related to cytokine research over the past decade. In particular, he was instrumental in defining the IL-17 producing Th17 cells and their role in autoimmunity and how their modulation effects immune function and tissue inflammation.

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COVID-19 Statement

With Cytokines 2020 taking place 1-4 November, our past and current efforts to understand the host response to viruses and other pathogens and the importance of IFN and cytokines in controlling infection and the immune response to vaccines could not be more important than it is now.

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Macrophages and Dendritic Cells in Infection and Inflammation: Molecular Mechanisms and Roles in Pathology

Macrophages and Dendritic Cells in Infection and Inflammation:
Molecular Mechanisms and Roles in Pathology

will take place on 18-20 June 2020 at the Lakeside Lecture Theatres at
Aarhus University in Denmark https://conferences.au.dk/emds/

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19 – 21 February 2020
Wellcome Genome Campus, UK

The conference will explore and discuss various aspects of the non-specific effects of
vaccines, including their impact on neonates and infants, how generalisable and durable
these effects are, the implications for geriatric and veterinary medicine, and why non-specific effects
should differ between sexes and across the lifespan.

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