2020 ICIS Secretary, Council and Nominating Committee Election underway – Voting Deadline Friday, November 27th

Kate L. Jeffrey, PhD Ignacio Moraga, PhD Elia Tait Wojno, PhD Council Member for a 3-year term beginning January, 2021 Candidates are presented alphabetically here (randomly on the e-ballot) — …

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Signals+ Volume 8, No. 2

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.

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ICIS 2020 Honorary Lifetime Membership Award bestowed on Anne O’Garra

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 …

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Gregory F. Sonnenberg Awarded the ICIS-LUMINEX John R. Kettman Award for Excellence in Interferon & Cytokine Research

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.

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Inaugural Amanda Proudfoot Tribute Graduate Student/Postdoc Award for Advances in Chemokine Biology – Matteo Massara, University of Lausanne

Inaugural Inaugural Amanda Proudfoot Tribute Graduate Student/Postdoc Award for Advances in Chemokine Biology – Matteo Massara, University of Lausanne

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Announcing the ICIS-LUMINEX John R. Kettman Award for Excellence in Interferon & Cytokine Research

Nomination Submission Deadline for the 2020 Award: September 15, 2020

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. The awardee will receive a $5,000 cash prize that covers meeting registration, and where applicable travel support to the ICIS annual meeting for presentation of his or her research in an award lecture. The award is named after Dr. John R (Jack) Kettman, an immunologist who was instrumental in the development of Luminex’s technologies and the Luminex Corporation

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Deadline Extended to Enter the ICIS – COVID-19 Video Contest

The International Cytokine & Interferon Society has launched this contest to raise awareness of cytokines & interferons by explaining their roles in covid-19 to lay audiences. The deadline to upload your video has been extended to August 15, 2020. It can be as simple as creating a PPT presentation, recording it on Zoom or from PPT, and uploading that to the ICIS video contest platform.

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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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