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FOCIS Boston

FOCIS is the meeting in translational immunology that will give you a competitive edge in your career. Stay ahead of the curve with leading clinicians and researchers delivering the latest breakthroughs across immune-mediated diseases. Focusing on molecular pathways and their implications in human disease provides the unique opportunity for innovative thinking and apply ideas from the pathologies of other diseases to uncover novel solutions to challenges in the diseases you study.

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Early Career Journal Club

The Immunology Early Careers Journal Club is a monthly meeting for an enthusiastic bunch of researchers to get together and critique publications (followed by pizza and refreshments!). Find out how you can take part....

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Immunology PhD and Postdoc Committee

Want to be part of the Immunology PhD and Postdoc Committee - Join us!

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Patient and Public Involvement

Many members of the Cambridge Immunology Network are active in PPI. Find out more about who is involved and why PPI is important

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Blogging for the BSI

Would you like to write a blog for the British Society of Immunology? The BSI are looking for enthusiastic PhD and Postdocs to write a blog for their website. Why not take take the opportunity to Blog for one of the oldest, largest, and most active, Immunology societies in the world.

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FCEs provide interdisciplinary training programmes for students, fellows and continuing education physicians through FOCIS assisted opportunities

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CIF2016 Speaker Line-up Announced

Feb 01, 2016

This year the Cambridge Immunology Forum will be taking place at Queens' College on Thursday 22nd September. We have a full line-up of confirmed international and national speakers.

Cambridge Science Festival 2016

Jan 22, 2016

With events from astronomy to zoology, the 2016 Cambridge Science Festival welcomes everyone to explore and discuss science. Once again, the Cambridge Immunology Network will have an exhibition "The Immune Army" kindly supported by the Babraham Institute

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Leukotriene B4 amplifies eosinophil accumulation in response to nematodes

Patnode et. al. (2014) 

Eosinophil accumulation is a defining feature of the immune response to parasitic worm infection. Tissue-resident cells, such as epithelial cells, are thought to initiate eosinophil recruitment. However, direct recognition of worms by eosinophils has not been explored as a mechanism for amplifying eosinophil accumulation. Here, we report that eosinophils rapidly migrate toward diverse nematode species in three-dimensional culture.  

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