Young Immunologists Forum 2014: Deadline Extended to 30 April 

You now have a little longer to apply for this excellent meeting on 19 - 21 June 2014. Also, to reflect the fact that many postdocs have limited access to funds we are reducing the attendance cost to just £50 for all attendees. This heavily subsidised rate reflects the BSI's determination to support early career researchers. This event offers an unrivalled opportunity for early career researchers to acquire and share expertise about career development, including excellent presentations from Eleanor Riley (LSHTM), Doreen Cantrell (University of Dundee) and Jim Johnston (Amgen).

For further details, including a draft order of events and endorsements from previous attendees, please go here.
 

 

future of antibiotics

Bacterial resistance to antibiotics is rising and poses a growing threat to human health. Antibiotics have their origins in natural products of certain bacteria or fungi that were found to be capable of killing other bacteria, and were subsequently utilised within the human body to kill, or inhibit the growth, of disease-causing bacteria (LSE).

How has antibiotic development been hindered in recent years and how could the future of antibiotics could be promising if incentivised?

Click here to read more.

journals news - OnlineOpen members' discount

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Members of the BSI receive a £645* (33%) discount on the standard OnlineOpen fee of £1936*.

Through our OnlineOpen option, both Immunology and Clinical and Experimental Immunology offer full members of the BSI a route to open access publishing with Creative Commons licences. To take advantage of this offer simply enter your BSI membership when selecting the OnlineOpen option after acceptance of your article in one of our journals.

For further information on the new policy visit: www.wileyonlinelibrary.com/onlineopen

*Prices in GBP are subject to currency fluctuations with the USD. The fixed price of the discount is $1000, and the OpenOnline fee is $3000.

Anaphylaxis Campaign - get involved

Get involved with the Anaphylaxis Campaign’s Orange Wig Day and help them raise awareness and funds for people with severe allergies. Or why not register to attend their Healthcare Professional Conference North 2014 - what's new in the world of allergy.

For more information about the Anaphylaxis Campaign, and their events and activities, please visit their website at http://www.anaphylaxis.org.uk/


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