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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How much do you know about the new ICIS Open Access journal? Please take our 3 minute survey.

Editor-in-Chief, Scott Durum, is calling for high-quality submissions and, courtesy of ICIS, can award FULL 100% APC waivers for the highest quality articles, in particular review articles. Please take our 3 minute survey! We are excited about the potential of Signals to contribute to research and hope to earn your support of this new endeavor.

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ICIS Response to Australia Bush Fires

On behalf of the ICIS, our members would like to indicate our support for our friends and colleagues in Australia at this difficult time. We hope everyone remains safe at this incredibly challenging time. We urge all ICIS members to use every opportunity to highlight to their elected officials and the general public our collective responsibility to the environment and the importance of strengthening and supporting the relevance of science which is clearly  warning us that these fires are a sign of the future unless we act now. 

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Cem Gabay is now Dean of the University of Geneva Faculty of Medicine, and Dusan Bogunovic has taken over as ICIS Treasurer (2019-2020)

Cem Gabay is now Dean of the University of Geneva Faculty of Medicine, and Dusan Bogunovic has taken over as ICIS Treasurer (2019-2020)

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Penn Vet Immunologist Named President-Elect of the International Cytokine & Interferon Society

For Immediate Release Parasitology expert Christopher A. Hunter, PhD, to lead preeminent cytokine biology group [November 19, 2019; Oradell, NJ USA – Christopher A. Hunter, PhD, Mindy Halikman Heyer Distinguished …

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Young Investigators in the diverse field of cytokine biology are encouraged to apply for the 2020 Michelson Prizes

The 2020 Michelson Prizes will focus on transformative research in human immunology, with trans-disease applications to accelerate vaccine and immunotherapeutic discovery. Applications are currently being accepted (deadline October 31, 2019). @HumanVacProject

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Announcing the 2019 ICIS Young Investigator Award Winners

2019 Milstein Young Investigator Award Winners: Juan Luis Mendoza, Assistant Professor, The University of Chicago, Chicago, USA Dr. Mendoza is an Assistant Professor of Molecular Engineering in the Pritzker School …

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OPTIMMUNIZE: IMPROVING THE BENEFICIAL EFFECTS OF VACCINES

OPTIMMUNIZE: IMPROVING THE BENEFICIAL EFFECTS OF VACCINES
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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