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OxCI 2016 : The Oxford Chemical Immunology Conference


When Apr 4, 2016 - Apr 5, 2016
Where Oxford
Submission Deadline Mar 31, 2016
Categories    chemical biology   immunology   chemistry   biology

Call For Papers

Join us at the first conference connecting molecular immunology and chemical biology

4-5th April 2016, Oxford

The Oxford Chemical Immunology Conference will bring together leading experts, highlighting work at the interface of immunology and the chemical sciences.

The focus of the conference will be on framing immunological questions as molecular problems uniquely tractable to collaboration across the two disciplines. The development of chemical approaches for the exploration and manipulation of immunity will be highlighted. Themes will include (but are not limited to) the influence of post-translational modification in immune processes, emerging examples of cross-talk between immune pathways, chemical control of immune processes, auto-immunity and rational approaches towards vaccine design.

We believe that ‘cross-talk’ between chemists and immunologists has the potential to revolutionise the molecular understanding of the immune system. Our conference plan includes numerous networking opportunities, including a gala dinner in the main hall at Keble College. We aim to encourage the next generation of scientists by maintaining a focus on early-stage researchers, post-doctoral fellows and students during the entirety of the conference. Space has been allocated for early-career lectures on both days of the conference and extended poster sessions will take place, over wine, on the Monday evening.

Confirmed Speakers:
Prof. Karl Figdor (Radboudumc Netherlands), Dr. Ann White (Southampton University UK), Prof. Quentin Sattentau (Oxford University UK), Prof.Francesco Berti (GSK), Dr. Sander Van Kasteren (Leiden University Netherlands), Dr. Celia. R. Berkers (University of Utrecht Netherlands), Dr. Aaron Esser-Kahn (University of California USA), Prof. Martin Backmann (Oxford University UK), Prof. Yvette Van Kooyk (VUmc Amsterdam Netherlands), Prof. Mark J. Mamula (Yale USA), Prof. Stella Knight (Imperial College London), Prof. Paul Lehner (University of Cambridge UK), Prof. Antonio Lanzavecchia (USI Switzerland), Prof. Simon J. Davis (Oxford University UK), Dr. Amin Moghaddam (Oxford University UK), Dr. Ann L. White (Southampton University UK), Prof. Tim Elliott (Southampton University UK)

Registration (Early registration available until Friday Dec. 18th)

Student BSI member £189.00

Student early £209.00

Student £229.00

Standard BSI member £209.00

Standard early £229.00

Standard £259.00

Price includes: tea/coffee breaks in the morning and afternoon, lunch, wine evening, three course banquet dinner in the great hall of Keble College.

Please purchase your tickets at:

BSI members must supply their membership number when purchasing their ticket.

Ensuite, bed and breakfast accommodation is available on site within the college from £65.

Please use the promotion code OxCI16 when booking. It is highly recommended that you book early as these rooms are highly sought after.

Oral abstracts are being taken for each of the conference sessions. Please specify why your talk might be applicable to a particular session. Poster abstracts are also being considered and a prizes will be awarded for outstanding posters. Please fill in the form on our website.

Email the committee at :

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