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Scientists discover role for gene in immune system

Researchers at the UCL Institute of Immunity and Transplantation (IIT) have discovered that a single gene plays an important role in ensuring humans are able to fight infections. More...

Open Day presentations now online

Presentations from the Institute of Immunity and Transplantation Open Day 27 June 2014 can now be viewed online.


"Make your own virus" interactive display
Public education: Institute open day 2014

Post-graduate education is central to the Institute of Immunity and Transplantation's vision, to train future generations of top scientists.  The Institute internationally renowned researchers teach programmes including UCL's unique MSc Infection and Immunity course, and supervise research students working towards MPhil and PhD degrees.

IIT External Seminar series

Regular seminars  feature international research leaders and Institute scientists: unless otherwise stated Thursdays, 12-1 pm in Lecture Theatre 3, Royal Free campus.

Term 2, 2015:

  • 29 January: Dr Cecilia Johansson,Imperial College London: Regulation of RSV-induced lung inflammation by type I interferons
  • 12 February: Dr Alex Betz, MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge: Foxp3 - how to reprogram a cell 180°
  • 26 February: Dr Ezra Aksoy, William Harvey Research Institute, QMUL: The  role of PI3K isofoms in innate immunity and inflammation
  • 12 March: Dr Catharien Hilkens, University of Newcastle: Inflammatory and tolerogenic dendritic cells in rheumatoid arthritis
  • 26 March: Professor Simon Davis, eatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine, University of Oxford: Unconventional receptor triggering in T cells: the kinetic-segregation model.

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