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What is immunology?

The immune system is the highly evolved set of mechanisms our bodies use to tackle any threats such as infections and cancers.

Immunology examines the structure and function of the immune system.

 

BSI logoThe British Society for Immunology have some great resources for basic explanations of immunology:

What is the immune system?

Nature's "Self" Defence, a beginner's guide to the immune system

Bite sized immunology

 

Immunology at the Cambridge Science Festival

Pictures of 2014, with the Giant Nose and Why Snot?

Pictures of 2013

Immunology in art

immuno-art is a campaign to support research at the Netherlands Cancer Institute to develop immunotherapies against cancer. It shows microscopic images of various tissues. Cells from the immune system are able to not only attack bacteria and viruses, but also to fight cancer cells.


Upcoming events

Emerging Viruses of Zoonotic and Veterinary Importance

Jul 24, 2017

Churchill College, Cambridge

Antibody Technologies and Therapeutics Conference

Sep 10, 2017

Monash University Conference Centre Prato , Italy

Exploring Human Host-Microbiome Interactions in Health and Disease

Sep 13, 2017

Wellcome Conference Centre, Hinxton

Upcoming events

The new Capella building- CITIID

See the home of CITIID being built in this fantastic time-lapse video. From basement to water tight in 17 months. The Capella building will be finished in 2018.

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

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