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September 2018      

Lunteren Course
NVVI Lunteren Symposium

28 - 29 March 2019: “Induction & resolution of inflammation”
Congrescentrum De Werelt, Lunteren

For registration information please contact: Congress Company | Phone: 073-7003500

Save the date for 2020: 26 - 27 March


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ECI2018 Amsterdam

This years' ECI2018, hosted by the NVVI was a great success. A total of 3300 participants enjoyed the scientific program of the meeting, as well as Amsterdam. We have heard many positive remarks from the meeting such as “NVVI should always host the ECI meetings”. Overall more than 500 NVVI members joined this meeting; we consider this as a great showcase of Dutch Immunology.


Van Bekkum Thesis Award 2018

The Dutch Society for Immunology aims to increase the visibility of excellent young immunologists in the Netherlands and has initiated an annual competition to select the best thesis in immunology. The winner gets the opportunity to present her or his work during a 20 minutes plenary presentation (this year at the Lunteren Symposium March 28, 2019) and in addition will receive a reward of 1000 Euro.

The Van Bekkum Thesis award will be selected by the Thesis Award committee.

Prof Dr Jolanda de Vries, Chairman NVVI

Candidates should have defended their thesis between July 1, 2017 and July 1, 2018.


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Utrecht Infection & Immunity Science Symposium

The graduate school for Immunology in Utrecht celebrates its 25th anniversary. For this occasion a public symposium is organized in Utrecht on Monday October 29th in the Railway Museum.

For more information and registration.


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BioCahier "Ons Afweersysteem"

The NVVI is proud to present the BioCahier: Ons Afweersysteem.

This cahier has been sent to all the practices of general practitioners in the Netherlands.
Ons Afweersysteem will be completed with learning material by the RIVM and sent to schools als educational outreach.

Download here "ons afweersysteem" as a PDF or use the QR code.



Vito Pistoia

The Editor in Chief of the EFIS journal Immunology Letters Vito Pistoia passed away at home after a long illness under the care of his loved ones on the morning of September 11th. The NVVI remembers him as a great person that embraced European Immunology in all its aspects.

Symposia and Conferences

Upcoming events in immunology


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