Ken SHORTMAN, WEHI, Melbourne, AUS
"Enhancing protective antibody responses by targeting vaccine antigens to Clec9A on dendritic cells"

Karine E DE VISSER, The Netherlands Cancer Institute, Amsterdam, NL
"Dissecting Immune-Complexity of Metastatic Breast Cancer"
Host: Marc DALOD

Rachel GOLUB, Institut Pasteur, Paris
Host: Serge VAN de PAVERT


The CIML participated to the first Inserm festival with the participation of Sandrine SARRAZIN, Rafael ARGUELLO and Yannick HAMON, researchers at the Centre d'…

The CNRS Bronze Medal is awarded to Yann KERDILES, CNRS researcher, at the Centre d'Immunologie de Marseille-Luminy, in the Eric Vivier's laboratory to reward the…

A new ERC funding "Advanced Grants" awarded for a second time to Bernard MALISSEN, DR CNRS, head of the team "Genetic dissection of the function of T cells and…

How tattoos are maintained by macrophages could be key to improving their removal

Researchers in France have discovered that, though a tattoo may be forever, the skin cells that carry the tattoo pigment are not. Instead, the researchers say, the cells can pass on the pigment to new cells when they die. The study, which will be published 2018, March, 6th in the Journal of Experimental Medicine, suggests ways to improve the ability of laser surgery to remove unwanted tattoos.
Baranska A. et al., J Exp Med., 2018

What is Immunology

At the crossroads of biology and medicine, immunology is a scientific discipline that focuses on the operating mechanisms of the immune system. Appeared early in the evolution, this system enables living organisms to defend themselves against pathogens or their own components when they are altered. It involves a large number of cells whose capacity for cooperation, recognition and memory are far from having revealed all their secrets.


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Combes A. et al., Nat Commun., , 8(1):913, PMID: 29030552


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Thomson Reuters list of highly cited researchers

Pr Eric VIVIER and Dr Bernard MALISSEN have been selected for the Thomson Reuters 2016 and 2017 lists of Highly Cited Researchers

Marseille Immunopole

The french immunology cluster.