Past News

NSI and CEPI seminar – Technology platforms for rapid response against ‘Disease X’

NSI and CEPI (Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations) will host a seminar on technology platforms for responding to future outbreaks of emerging infectious diseases and unknown pathogens, known as “Disease X”. Disease X was added to the list of Blueprint priority diseases as a “known unknown” by the World Health Organization (WHO) in 2018.

Date: Wednesday, Feb 5th, 2020
Time: 14.00-16.00
Location: Auditorium Blå/Blue, Rishospitalet, Oslo

Chair: Gunnveig Grødeland (University of Oslo)

14.00: Stig Tollefsen​, Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI)
CEPI; the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations, and the call for immunoprophylactic technology platforms to rapidly respond to Disease X

37th NSI Annual Meeting & General Assembly

Date: Friday, November 29, 2019
Time: 9.30 to 22.00
Location: Runde Auditorium, Domus Medica, Oslo

View the final programme here.


2019 Immunology Day at Litteraturhuset

Theme for 2019: current and future use of antibiotics

Thank you all of the attendees and participants!

We encourage you to visit here for a summary of the discussion.

Guest Lectures – UiO FOCIS Center of Excellence

UiO FOCIS is pleased to announce the following activities:

(1) Symposium at Rikshospitalet
September 17th, 12:00 – 14:00 – Auditorium 1, Blått

Title: Comparative Immunology
12:00     Shuo-Wang Qiao, University of Oslo
12:30     Victor Greiff, University of Oslo
13:00     Peter Parham, Stanford University School of Medicine

(2) Symposium at Radiumhospitalet
September 20th, 14:30 – 15:30 – Seminar room, 4th floor, Research building

Title: Modulation of NK cells through receptor interactions
14:30     Peter Parham, Stanford University School of Medicine
15:00     Erik Dissen, University of Oslo

See link to the events and add to you calendars:

Travel support and FOCIS courses:
New travel supports and courses from FOCIS . Read more at

NSI summer symposium + BBQ

Immunological specificity in adaptive immunity, cancer and autoimmunity

Join us for the annual NSI summer symposium and BBQ!

We have an outstanding scientific programme – click here for details.

Date:  Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Location: Auditorium Grønt; Rikshospitalet; Cafe Eric; Domus Medica (BBQ)

Time: Scientific programme: 16.15-18.30; BBQ: 19.00 onwards

UiO FOCIS Centers of Excellent Symposium Interaction of Immunology and Microbiota

18-22 April, 2019

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

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.