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Travel Grants for ALACI 2024!

EFIS is pleased to offer up to five travel grants of EUR 1000 each to EU-based early career researchers* and members of EFIS-affiliated societies wishing to attend the 14th Congress of the Latin American and Caribbean Immunology - ALACI 2024 - to be held 4-8 November 2024 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

*MSc and PhD students or postdocs with no more than 7 years postdoctoral experience (excluding career interruptions)

Applicants must submit via email to office@efis.org:

1) Proof of membership in an EFIS-affiliated society,
2) Proof of registration to ALACI 2024,
3) The abstract(s) submitted to ALACI 2024.

Grantees will be informed of their awards by 15 September 2024.

Address any questions to: office@efis.org

Deadline: 18 August 2024

Day of Immunology 2024

Mark your calendars for this year's International Day of Immunology on Monday, April 29th! This year's theme is Immunity and Aging: Navigating the Science of Aging and Immunology!

And make sure to join us for an insightful webinar
April 29, 2024, at 14:00- 16:30 CET, where experts in immunology will explore the dynamic relationship between aging and the immune system. Click here to view the programme and register for the event here.

Also: learn more about our social media contest open to national societies and regional federations here.

The 2023 EFIS-EJI Ita Askonas Award

On the recommendation of its Gender & Diversity Task Force, EFIS is delighted to announce the recipients of the 2023 EFIS-EJI Ita Askonas Award: Dr Muzlifah Haniffa of the Wellcome Sanger Institute, Cambridge and the University of Newcastle (UK), and Dr Charlotte Scott of the VIB-UGent Center for Inflammation Research (BE), will share the 2023 prize in recognition of female group leaders with an outstanding track record of achievements in immunology research.  Dr Haniffa's and Dr Scott's awards will be formally conferred during the EFIS Awards Symposium at ECI 2024 this coming September in Dublin. EFIS extends its congratulations to both!

M-Haniffa          C-Scott
Muzlifah Haniffa               Charlotte Scott