IUIS (International Union of Immunological Societies)


Apply for 2019 IUIS Stipends.

IUIS (International Union of Immunological Societies)   19-10-2018   http://www.iuisonline.org    


IUIS offers stipends to talented immunologists from developing countries. Please forward the following two awards notifications to your members and relevant networks:

1-The IUIS Gender Equality and Career Development Committee (GEC) in collaboration with the Federation of Clinical Immunology Societies (FOCIS) will co-sponsor 4 trainees from the developing world to attend an Advanced Course in Basic & Clinical Immunology, in the period between March 3 - 6, 2019, in Estancia La Jolla Resort & Spa La Jolla, USA. IUIS will pay for a travel bursary of up to USD 2,000 maximum, while FOCIS will cover for registration, 4 night’s accommodation and meals during the course.

2-The German Society for Immunology (DGfI) is pleased to announce that – through joint sponsorship together with IUIS - 3 full scholarships will be offered for the 15th Spring School on Immunology, March 10th – March 15th 2019 Ettal, Bavaria, Germany, for applicants from developing countries.





IUIS (International Union of Immunological Societies)   02-10-2018   https://mailchi.mp/kit-group/iuis-online-and-around-the-world-1081913?e=3c21d38e44    


Please, find in this notice the link to the IUIS Newsletter - October 2018.


-Treasurer Address.
-IUIS Welcomes 6 New Member Societies.
-IUIS General Assembly.
-Congratulations to Prof. Dr. Stefan H.E. Kaufmann (IUIS President, 2010-2013).
-Two Immunologists Win 2018 Nobel Prize.
-IUIS Committees.
-IUIS 2019 Beijing.
-Regional Federations.
-Other Immunology Events & Opportunities.
-IUIS' Official Journal.



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IUIS Clinical Immunology Training Course (ECI2018 Satellite Meeting).

IUIS (International Union of Immunological Societies)   19-07-2018   https://bit.ly/2O2Gtxk    


The IUIS CIC Committee is happy to invite you to the Clinical Immunology Course to be held in Amsterdam, on Sunday, September 2nd (9 a.m. to 12.25 p.m.) in the occasion of the ECI 2018.

Preliminary program:

09:00 Chair / Welcome:
Reinhold E. Schmidt, Medical University Hannover
Niels Hellings, University of Hasselt

09:05 New trends and targeted therapies in rheumatic diseases
Georg Schett, University of Erlangen

09:35 IgG4 in systemic autoimmunity
Alexandros Sarantopoulos, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

10:05 Recent developments in allergy
Cezmi Akdis, Swiss Institute of Allergy and Asthma Research, Davos

10:35 Break

10:55 Developments in diagnostics and treatment of primary immunodeficiencies
Fabian Hauck, Ludwig-Maximilians University, Munich

11:25 Modern immunotherapy
Thomas Tüting, Guericke University, Magdeburg

11:55 Transplantation immunology




Subscribe to the IUIS Newsletter.

IUIS (International Union of Immunological Societies)   19-06-2018   http://iuisonline.us10.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=b92a48d3ee8bd7233369c4b9a&id=a910cd5922    


The International Union of Immunological Societies (IUIS) is an umbrella organization for many of the regional and national societies of immunology throughout the world. Every quarter, we issue a newsletter to share our major updates with immunologists and healthcare professionals from all over the world.

Once every 3 months, you will find in your email inbox valuable proposals and relevant information such as: Fellowship and Career opportunities worldwide, Calls for Prizes and Awards, Travel Grant opportunities, Information about the International Congress of Immunology (ICI), etc...

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2018 Early Career Research Prize in Vaccinology R&D.

IUIS (International Union of Immunological Societies)   03-05-2018   http://www.iuisonline.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=379:prize-vac&Itemid=139    


The IUIS, together with Vaccines Europe will collect applications from members of IUIS, EFIS or any other European Immunology and/or Vaccinology Society and select a winner among them. The aim is to promote and foster a younger generation of scientists in the early stages of their career in Europe. Deadline for application submission: 15th July 2018.




IUIS-EFIS: International Day of Immunology Awards.

IUIS (International Union of Immunological Societies)   30-04-2018   http://www.iuisonline.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=406:doi2018calltoaction&catid=44:activities&Itemid=110    


IUIS and EFIS are working together to involve all Regional and National Societies in a global effort to promote the benefits of immunology research during the International Day of Immunology (DoI) taking place every year on April 29. Awards totalling 5000 euros will be given once every 3 years for the 4 best public relations campaigns of the DoI. All National Societies are eligible to apply.




Speaker Database of Female Immunologists.

ASI (Australasian Society for Immunology)   03-04-2018   http://www.immunology.org.au/womens-initiative/database-of-female-immunologists/    


The ASI (Australasian Society for Immunology) Female Speaker Database is a resource to enhance the representation of female immunologists as speakers at conferences, presenters of seminars, participants on review panels, and on editorial boards. Immunologists can be viewed based on discipline, experience and location. This database will be promoted on the IUIS website.




IUIS Newsletter - March 2018

IUIS Central Office   28-03-2018   https://mailchi.mp/kit-group/iuis-online-and-around-the-world-1081893?e=af6cac642f    


Please, find in this notice the link to the IUIS Newsletter - March 2018.


-Society Publication Goals.
-IUIS Committees.
-IUIS Regional Federations.
-IUIS 2019 Beijing.
-Member Societies.
-Liaisons, Partners & Affiliates.
-IUIS' Official Journal.




IUIS: Highlights of the 2017 activities.

IUIS (International Union of Immunological Societies)   23-01-2018   http://iuisonline.org    


Alberto Mantovani, presidente de la IUIS (International Union of Immunological Societies), presenta un informe con las actividades más destacadas de la IUIS durante el pasado año 2017. Destacan la renovación del contrato con la revista "Frontiers in Immunology", cambios en la relación on la WHO (World Health Organization) y un cambio de fecha del próximo congreso Beijing 2019.

Se adjunta la carta del Presidente. No se adjunta el PDF extendido por su tamaño excesivo.




IUIS is supporting the "Early Career Research Prize in Vaccinology R&D" ($10.000).

IUIS (International Union of Immunological Societies)   02-10-2017   http://iuisonline.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=379:early-career-research-prize-vac&Itemid=139&utm_source=IUIS+Main+Mailing+List_2017&utm_campaign=10b8fa15bc-IUIS_Newsletter_Q3_2017&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_a910cd5922-10b8fa15bc    


The scope of the prize relates is to reward significant achievements in Vaccine R&D, including the discovery of new vaccine antigens, new vaccines design, understanding the basics of the immune response, new technologies that will improve the future of vaccines and vaccination and that are supported by proof-of-concept data (preclinical and clinical).

Prize amount: $10.000

Who can apply?
Through the Prize, IUIS aims to promote and foster a younger generation of scientists in the early stages of their career. Therefore, the Prize should focus on associate professors or senior postdoctoral fellows (e.g. those who have worked some years in the field of vaccinology and have already established their own working group/lab).

Applications due: 31st October 2017.