Biochemical Society/British Society for Immunology: Nutrient mechanisms in inflammation, infection and immunity

  • When:  Thursday 24 January 2013
  • Location:  Charles Darwin House, 12 Roger Street, London, WC1N 2JU

A joint Biochemical Society/British Society for Immunology Hot Topic Event Nutrient mechanisms in inflammation, infection and immunity
This hot topic meeting will provide an opportunity for researchers interested in exciting emerging topics in nutritional immunology to come together and to establish a network for future collaborations in this fascinating area of research. 

Organisers: Maria O’Connell, Laurence Harbige & Anne Mullen


  • Vitamin E, T-cell function and infection
  • Vitamin D, immunity and infection
  • Flavonoids, genotype and inflammation 
  • Obesity and infection
  • Omega 3 and omega 6 fatty acids and inflammation
  • Lipid mediators in inflammation resolution 


  • Gerald Rimbach (Christian-Albrechts-University of Kiel, Federal Republic of Germany)
  • Martin Hewison (UCLA, U.S.A.)
  • Mauro Perretti (The William Harvey Research Institute, United Kingdom)
  • Melinda Beck (The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, U.S.A.)
  • Philip Calder (University of Southampton, United Kingdom)
  • Simin Nikbin Meydani (Tufts University, U.S.A.)

Fees and registration:

  • Full/Early Career Researcher: £50
  • Non Member: £100
  • Student Member: £35
  • Registration includes lunch, refreshments for the duration of the conference, and the drinks reception 
  • Earlybird registration deadline: 2 January 2013

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