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International Union of Immunological Societies

The International Union of Immunological Societies (IUIS), a member of the [1] The ten founding member societies were the American Association of Immunologists, British Society for Immunology, Canadian Society for Immunology, Dutch Society for Immunology, Gesellschaft fur Immunologie, Israel Immunological Society, Polish Society of Immunology, Scandinavian Society for Immunology, Societe Francaise d’immunologie, and Yugoslav Immunological Society. IUIS had 69 member societies in 2014.

The 2013-2016 executive committee of the IUIS is Jorge Kalil, President; Alberto Mantovani, Vice-President; Seppo Meri, Secretary General; Nick King, Treasurer; Stefan Kaufmann, Past President.

Every three years the IUIS organizes an international congress, called the International Congress of Immunology (ICI), with one of its national society members. The 2013 ICI was held in Milan, Italy. The next ICI will take place in Melbourne, Australia in 2016. Beijing, China will host the ICI in 2019.

Frontiers in Immunology is the IUIS' official journal.

The standing committees of the IUIS are Clinical Immunology, Education, Primary Immunodeficiencies, Nomenclature, Quality Assessment and Standardization, Veterinary and Gender Equality and Career Development.

Among their activities is classification of primary immunodeficiency diseases.[2]

See also

References

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External links

  • http://www.iuisonline.org/
  • http://www.frontiersin.org/immunology
  • International Union of Immunological Societies records, 1969-2001 at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County
  • Archival papers of Bernhard Cinader, founder and first president of the society from 1966-1969, are held at University of Toronto Archives and Records Management Services


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