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Day of Immunology 2021

Day of Immunology is a worldwide campaign to increase common knowledge and awareness about the importance of the immune system.

For COVID-19 reasons, the Norwegian Society of Immunology has organized a digital version of the annual popular science meeting this year.

This years theme is COVID-19 and will be hosted in Norwegian.

Torsdag 29. april 2021, kl. 13:00 til kl. 15:30

Registration is free. Program is below:

Kl 13.00-13.05: Velkommen & introduksjon

Kl 13.05-30: Gunnveig Grødeland (Universitetet i Oslo, Oslo Universitetssykehus): SARS-CoV-2 ble et paradigmeskifte for vaksineutvikling

Kl 13.30-13.55: Rebecca Cox (Universitet i Bergen, Influensasenteret): COVID-19 studie på Vestlandet

Kl 13.55-14.20: Arne Søraas (Oslo Universitetssykehus): Forskning på en pandemi i en pandemi – resultater og erfaringer fra Koronastudien

5 min pause

Kl 14.25-14.50: Fridtjof Lund-Johansen (Oslo Universitetssykehus): Antistoffer mot koronavirus etter infeksjon og vaksinasjon.

Kl 14.50-15.10: Birgitte Freiesleben de Blasio (Folkehelseintituttet): Modellering av covid-19 pandemien i Norge-vaksinering og veien videre mot gjenåpning

Kl 15.10-15.30: Kort debatt

Møtet vil foregå digitalt og er tilgjengelig via zoom-link nedenfor:

Meeting ID: 675 1962 5611
Passcode: 702377

Please click here for more information.

NSI Rising Stars in Immunology Seminar Series

For the 3rd instalment of NSI Rising Stars, we are pleased to have Dr. María Casanova Acebes (CNIO, Spain) – see seminar details below:

Speaker: María Casanova Acebes, PhD

‘Lineage tracing reveals the pro-tumorigenic niche role of tissue resident macrophages in early lung cancer lesions’

Date: Thursday, April 8 at 14.00

Zoom details:

Meeting ID: 623 3224 4926

Passcode: 430731

Dr. María Casanova Acebes is head of the Cancer Immunity Laboratory at She completed her postdoctoral training in the laboratory of Miriam Merad. Here latest work has been published in Nature Communications: RXRs control serous macrophage neonatal expansion and identity and contribute to ovarian cancer progression.

We are looking forward to seeing you at the talk! Please let us know your suggestions for future speakers! We aim for a broad coverage of immunology topics, geographical locations as well as gender balance.

Send speaker suggestions to Victor Greiff:

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