Corporate Banner
Satellite Banner
Immunology
Scientific Community
 
Become a Member | Sign in
Home>Events>This Event
  Events - August 2013


International Congress on Immunology, ICI 2013

22 Aug 2013 - 27 Aug 2013 - MiCo - Milano Congressi, Milan, Italy



Bookmark and Share


It will encompass basic research, translation and clinical application. It will interest both young students and experienced researchers. It will cover the full spectrum from academic research to industry.

The Congress, however, will not only serve as platform for communication and exchange of the most challenging state-of-the-art research among immunologists. It will also serve as impressive platform for making laypersons, the press and politicians aware of the importance of immunologic research for maintenance of well-being, and combat of major diseases, including infectious diseases, autoimmune diseases or allergic diseases. Last but not least, it will provide a unique platform for meeting colleagues/friends/post-doc candidates and mentors. In short, the 15th ICI will be wonderful meeting point for researchers from academia, industry and clinics both from industrialized and developing countries and hence strengthen existing friendships and invite new ones.

The 15th ICI will take place in Milan, Italy and this guarantees another wonderful aspect, namely, the great opportunity for social activities in a most accessible and welcoming city. Milan boasts a unique, world‐famous artistic heritage, of which the best known is Leonardo da Vinci’s Last Supper. Today Milan is not only the international centre of fashion and design, but also a vibrant city, which guarantees a lot of fun after a hard working day at the Congress.

SIICA represents over 1,000 immunologists active in Italy, and several of its members are recognized as international leaders in their field, actively contributing to the development of Immunology. Therefore, the scientific organization of the ICI will count on a dedicated and competent local scientific committee, in addition to a distinguished international committee.

The meeting will cover all aspects of Immunology, from the more traditional to the most innovative, with emphasis on translational aspects and clinical applications. A scientifically inspiring program will be assembled in a range of formats to cover a wide variety of interests and provide the state of the art in all different facets of Immunology. An introductory Immunology course just before the ICI, and satellite symposia at several locations in Italy will complement the scientific program.

Milan has a rich historic heritage, dating back to its times as capital of the Western Roman Empire. Leonardo da Vinci, the quintessential Renaissance polymath artist and scientist, while in the Milan area drew his iconic Vitruvian man shown in the 15th ICI logo. Today Milan is a dynamic and trendy city, a renowned international centre of fashion and design as well as of arts and science. The City has just opened the largest and most modern congress center in Europe , which will comfortably accommodate the ICI participants.



Further information
Scientific News
Inciting an Immune Attack On Cancer Cells
A new minimally invasive vaccine that combines cancer cells and immune-enhancing factors could be used clinically to launch a destructive attack on tumors.
Inciting an Immune Attack on Cancer Cells
A new minimally invasive vaccine that combines cancer cells and immune-enhancing factors could be used clinically to launch a destructive attack on tumors.
Inflammation Linked to Colon Cancer Metastasis
A new Arizona State University research study led by Biodesign Institute executive director Raymond DuBois has identified for the first time the details of how inflammation triggers colon cancer cells to spread to other organs, or metastasize.
New Strategy for Combating Adenoviruses
Using an animal model they developed, Saint Louis University and Utah State university researchers have identified a strategy that could keep a common group of viruses called adenoviruses from replicating and causing sickness in humans.
Major Advance Toward More Effective, Long-Lasting Flu Vaccine
Collaboration shows vaccine candidate can produce powerful ‘broadly neutralizing antibodies’ in animal models.
Immune System: Help for Killer Cells
A study from the University of Bonn may show the way to more effective vaccines.
Protein Found to Control Inflammatory Response
A new Northwestern Medicine study shows that a protein called POP1 prevents severe inflammation and, potentially, diseases caused by excessive inflammatory responses.
A Leap Forward in Vaccinating Against HIV
A team of scientists has developed an experimental vaccine candidate that successfully stimulates the immune system activity in animal models necessary to stop HIV infection.
MRI Scanners Can Steer Therapeutics to Specific Target Sites
Scientists from the University of Sheffield have discovered MRI scanners, normally used to produce images, can steer cell-based, tumour busting therapies to specific target sites in the body.
Agricultural Intervention Improves HIV Outcomes
A multifaceted farming intervention can reduce food insecurity while improving HIV outcomes in patients in Kenya, according to a randomized, controlled trial led by researchers at UC San Francisco.
Scroll Up
Scroll Down
SELECTBIO

Skyscraper Banner
Go to LabTube
Go to eposters
 
Access to the latest scientific news
Exclusive articles
Upload and share your posters on ePosters
Latest presentations and webinars
View a library of 1,800+ scientific and medical posters
2,500+ scientific and medical posters
A library of 2,500+ scientific videos on LabTube
3,800+ scientific videos
Close
Premium CrownJOIN TECHNOLOGY NETWORKS PREMIUM FREE!