Recent News – NSI

NSI Symposium – Iannis Aifantis, PhD

NSI is pleased to host Iannis Aifantis (Professor and Chair, NYU School of Medicine) for a lecture on single-cell transcriptomics of the bone marrow microenvironment.

Date: Monday, 13 May, 2019
Location: Rikshospitalet
Time: 9.30-10.30

For the presentation abstract, please click here.

Prof Aifantis regularly publishes in high-impact journals (Nature, Cell, Nature Medicine, Cancer Cell) and is available for group discussion following his lecture.

Please contact Prof Johanna Oleweus ( to arrange a meeting.

UiO FOCIS CoE Symposium – Dr. Georg Georgiou

Dr. George Georgiou, Ph.D – Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas (USA) will visit Oslo on 29 May 2019.

This event is organized by a collaboration with UiO FOCIS CoE and K.G. Jebsen Center for Cancer Research.

Date:  June 3-7, 2019
Location: TBA
Time: TBA

More information will be announced shortly.

Click here for more about Georg Georgiou.

Please contact Rasmus Iversen ( to arrange group or 1:1 meetings.

UiO FOCIS CoE Symposium – Professor Donna L. Farber

Professor Donna L. Farber, Division Chief, Surgical Sciences, Principal Investigator, Colombia Center for Translational Immunology will visit Oslo June 3-7.

Date:  June 3-7, 2019
Location: TBA
Time: TBA

More information will be announced shortly.

Click here for more about Donna L. Farber.

Please contact Espen Sønderaal Bækkevold ( to arrange group or 1:1 meetings.

2019 Immunology Day at Litteraturhuset
– current and future use of antibiotics

NSI and the TTA network hosted the annual Day of Immunology at Litteraturhuset on the topic of antibiotics – current uses and future directions.

Thank you all of the attendees and participants!

Visit the Day of Immunology website for more information.

2019 Scandinavian Society for Immunology (SSI) Annual Meeting

NSI hosted the SSI annual meeting at Geilo, Norway 2-6 April 2019.

Visit the SSI 2019 website for photos and archived information.


UiO FOCIS Centers of Excellent Symposium
Interaction of Immunology and Microbiota
18-22 April, 2019

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Thank you Professor Andrew Macpherson for an inspiring keynote presentation and very productive week of science and networking.


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