International Inflammation and Disease Conference - Manchester


The British Society for Immunology Inflammation Affinity Group, in conjunction with the Manchester Immunology Group, will be hosting an international conference on inflammation and its contribution to disease, at the University of Manchester, 9 – 10 September 2014.

This meeting will consist of three sessions over two days, featuring presentations by 12 internationally leading researchers to promote discussions on fundamental concepts of inflammation biology and its roles in disease, with particular focus on mucosal surfaces and the brain. In addition, the programme will include oral and poster presentations by conference attendants, to be selected from the abstracts submitted.

  • Registration Deadline: 31 August 2014
  • Abstract Submission Deadline: 31 July 2014

Featured speakers:

  • Richard Flavell, (Yale School of Medicine, USA)
  • Luke O'Neill, (Trinity College Dublin, Ireland)
  • Nancy Rothwell, (University of Manchester, UK)
  • Lalita Ramakrishnan, (University of Washington, USA)
  • Fiona Powrie, (University of  Oxford, UK)
  • Steve Anderton, (University of Edinburgh, UK)
  • Alexander Flugel, (Univerity of Goettingen, Germany)
  • Tracy Hussell, (University of Manchester, UK)
  • Adriano Rossi, (University of Edinburgh, UK)
  • Yasmine Belkaid, (National institute of Allergy and infectious Diseases, US)
  • Mathias Hornef, (University of Hannover, Germany)
  • Britta Engelhardt. (University of Bern, Switzerland)

Registration costs

  • BSI Members £60.00
  • BSI Student Members £50.00
  • Non BSI Member £85.00
  • Non BSI Student Members £75.00

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