News

Summer Intern Positions at the Centre for Immunity, Infection and Evolution

The Centre for Immunity, Infection and Evolution is offering again a small number of studentships for visiting undergraduate students who are not eligible for existing summer studentship schemes such as those offered by the Wellcome Trust and BBSRC which are restricted to undergraduates of UK and Irish universities.  

Immunopathology and immunosenescence - an evolutionary perspective

We are pleased to announce that the 3rd CIIE Symposium will be held on Wednesday 28th April 2010 in Lecture Theatre 3 in Ashworth Laboratories.
This will be an all-day event.

Electron Cryomicroscopy: From Molecules to Systems

 
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED DUE TO THE SPEAKER BEING UNWELL. WE WILL INFORM YOU ONCE THE ALTERNATIVE DATE IS AGREED.
 
On behalf of Centre for Infectious Diseases we are pleased to invite you to CID Distinguished Speaker seminar, followed by a workshop, given by Prof Prof Baumeister, one of the leaders in the field of cryomicroscopy.  We encourage you to come along!

Helicobacter pylori and human migration - CID Distinguished Seminar Speaker

On behalf of Centre for Infectious Diseases we are pleased to invite you to CID Distinguished Speaker seminar, followed by a workshop given by Prof Mark Achtman.
 
Helicobacter pylori and human migration - talk
Speaker: Prof Mark Achtman, University of Cork
Wednesday, 11 November 2009, 2 p.m.
Small Lecture Theatre, Chancellor's Building, Little France
Host: Dr Ross Fitzgerald

What limits pathogen host range? - CIIE Winter Workshop

We are pleased to announce that the Centre’s Winter Workshop will be held on Tuesday, 8th December 2009 in Lecture Theatre 1 in Ashworth Labs. This will be an all-day event. Please register using the form below.

Please note the lecture theatre change from LT 3 to LT1!

Adaptive meets innate immunity in viral bronchiolitis – lessons beyond infancy

We are pleased to invite you to attend the Inaugural Lecture
Adaptive meets innate immunity in viral bronchiolitis – lessons beyond infancy given by Professor Jürgen Schwarze, Chair of Child Life and Health on Tuesday, 20th October, 2009 at 5.15 p.m.
 
Lecture Theatre A,
The Chancellor’s Building
49 Little France Crescent,
Edinburgh,
EH16 4SB

Glowing appraisals of Nature paper co-authored by CIIE member

A surface transporter family conveys the trypanosome differentiation signal (Dean S, Marchetti R, Kirk K, Matthews KR) - the article recently published in Nature co-authored by Keith Matthews of CIIE has been very well received and reviewed in Faculty of 1000. Biology and Nature Reviews. Check links below for the reviews.
 

New UoE Open Access Policy

New open access policy was passed by University Senate in February 2009. It requires all researchers at the UoE to deposit their papers in the Publications Repository and when it's appropriate in the open access ERA (Edinburgh Research Archive).
UoE is aiming to have all the open-access papers available in ERA and all that don't require open access listed in the Publications Repository.
 

Summer Intern Positions at the Centre for Immunity, Infection and Evolution

The Centre for Immunity, Infection and Evolution is establishing a pilot scheme for visiting students who are not eligible for existing summer studentship schemes such as those offered by the Wellcome Trust and BBSRC which are restricted to undergraduates of UK and Irish universities.  

For 2009, we offer 3 bursaries of £1,380 to cover 6 weeks’ stipend at £180 per week plus up towards £300 travel expenses for international visitors.  

New Centre Manager

New centre for Immunity, Infections and Evolution Manager has been appointed. Ms Kasia Kokowska started on 2nd March 2009 and is currently based in room 143 of Ashworth 1. You can contact her by phone: 0131 6513683 or by e-mail: kasia.kokowska@ed.ac.uk

New CIIE Fellows

Four new junior fellows and two new advanced fellows have been appointed by Centre for Immunity, Infections and Evolution in February 2009.
Details of the Centre Fellowship Programme are available at: http://ciie.bio.ed.ac.uk/fellowships

Why Does Immunity to Parasites Take So Long to Develop? - CIIE Inaugural Symposium

We are pleased to announce that the Centre’s Inaugural Symposium will be held on Wednesday, 8th April 2009 in Lecture Theatre 3 in Ashworth Labs. Please regsiter to the event using the form below.

Launch of New Centre 14th November 2008

We are pleased to announce the Launch of the new Centre will take place on the afternoon of Friday 14 November at the Ashworth Laboratories.

Four new Fellows appointed

Four new Fellows have been appointed to the Centre Fellowship Programme. Details available at http://ciie.bio.ed.ac.uk/fellowships

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