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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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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