EFIS-EJI Travel Grants for ECI 2018

Tuesday January 30 2018

We are pleased to announce that we will be awarding as many as 250 Travel Grants of €600 each to eligible applicants seeking support to attend the 5th European Congress of Immunology ECI 2018 - in Amsterdam.

PPS-programma Immunologie: Afweer uit balans // Call Immune System off Balance

Thursday January 25 2018

De Samenwerkende GezondheidsFondsen (SGF) en Topsector LSH (Health~Holland) stellen samen €2,75 miljoen beschikbaar voor een publiek-privaat onderzoeksinitiatief op het gebied van immunologie. Dit initiatief moet leiden tot een duurzame samenwerking tussen bedrijven, onderzoeks-/ kennisinstellingen en gezondheidsfondsen. De oproep voor PPS-aanvragen binnen dit programma wordt uitgezet via de Nederlandse Vereniging voor Immunologie (NVVI).

Call for PhD Poster Presentations at Innovation for Health conference

Thursday November 30 2017

Are you a PhD candidate working on a life sciences or healthcare topic? Present your research poster at the Innovation for Health conference on 1 February 2018 at WTC Rotterdam, the Netherlands!

Invitation: inaugural lecture Jacques van Dongen - Professor of Medical Immunology

Tuesday October 24 2017

Friday November 10, Leiden

Early Career Research Prize in Vaccinology R&D

Friday September 29 2017

The IUIS is supporting a new Research Prize!

In Memoriam - Jon van Rood

Tuesday August 22 2017

It is with great sadness that we have learned that Jon van Rood (1926), one of the founders of the Dutch Society of Immunology (NVVI), passed away on July 21.

2018 ACTERIA Prizes

The call for applications for the 2018 ACTERIA Prizes awarded by EFIS is now open!

Tetraspanin microdomains control localized protein kinase C signaling in B cells

Monday June 19 2017

The underlying molecular mechanisms of PKC signaling in B cells are only partially resolved.

Introducing ECI 2018

Monday March 27 2017

The NVVI hosts the 5th European Congress of Immunology (ECI), which will take place on September 2-5, 2018 in the RAI in Amsterdam (

Herbert Hooijkaas first to receive the CMI Award

Thursday September 15 2016

At the 7th edition of the Symposium Medical Immunology in Rotterdam, professor of Medical Immunology Herbert Hooijkaas was the first to receive the CMI Award (CMI Prijs van Verdienste).

Institut Pasteur has launched a new MOOC ( massive open online course) in English

Friday February 17 2017

"Innate immunity and infectious diseases"

René Vogels reisbeurs 2017

Tuesday January 31 2017

Dankzij financiële steun van de René Vogels Stichting zal de Nederlandse Vereniging voor Oncologie in staat zijn om voor 2017 een aantal beurzen beschikbaar te stellen aan jonge onderzoekers. De eerstvolgende deadlines voor aanvragen zijn 1 maart 2017 en 1 september 2017.

De René Vogels beurs is bedoeld om de onderzoeker in staat te stellen ervaringen op te doen c.q. technieken aan te leren, die van belang zijn in het kader van reeds lopend oncologisch onderzoek (fundamenteel of klinisch).

Van Loghem laureate Ton Schumacher: “Immunotherapy is a plea for fundamental research”

Friday December 09 2016

After a long period of disillusionments, the breakthrough of cancer immunotherapy has come with the speed of lightning. After experimental successes with melanoma a few years ago, this therapy is now applied to more and more patients, in earlier disease stages and against a wider range of cancers.“I regard the present breakthrough as a victory for fundamental research”, professor of Immunology at the Netherlands Cancer Institute Ton Schumacher remarks.

Van Bekkum thesis award 2016 for Jochem Bernink

Monday December 05 2016

Jochem Bernink wins this year's NVVI Thesis Award for 'The biology of human Innate Lymphoid Cells' (ILC). These ILCs are relatively rare in blood and tissue. They have similarities with other lymphocyte types. That is why they have remained under the radar until recently. Bernink identified the ILC1 subset and contributed to unravelling the complex interaction mechanism in which the ILCs play their part. He especially emphasizes the reversible plasticity of ILCs and describes what this means for immunopathology-mediated diseases.

Towards greater participation by patients in science

Thursday November 03 2016

Federa Societal Award goes to the James Lind Alliance

QAduaction - cursusaanbod 2017

Friday October 28 2016

QAduaction heeft haar cursusaanbod voor het voorjaar van 2017 uitgebreid met een drietal nieuwe cursussen over kwaliteitszorg voor test- en kalibratielaboratoria, medische laboratoria en inspectie-instellingen. Alle cursussen worden gegeven in hotel Golden Tulip Keyser te Breda, Nederland.

All expenses paid one-week business course at INSEAD for clinical researchers and academics

Tuesday March 29 2016

The Federation of Clinical Immunology Societies (FOCIS) are offering you the opportunity to attend an all expenses paid one-week course at INSEAD.

NVVI Lunteren Symposium 2016: The immune system strikes back

Thursday November 26 2015

Registration site open!

Dutch Immunology: Vibrant throughout the years

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