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closed The NIF (Network of Immunology Frontier) Winter School on Advanced Immunology is jointly organized by IFReC and SIgN to provide an educational and networking venue for young immunologists. It alternates annually between Japan and Singapore.

The 7th NIF School will be held in January 2018 in Japan. It consists of a 4-day intensive immunology course with 15 lectures by outstanding immunologists on Awaji Island and followed by an international symposium organized by IFReC in the campus of Osaka University. Participants are required to participate in the entire program.

  • The School consists of 4-day intensive course for advanced Ph.D. students and early post-docs, and 1-day international symposium organized by IFReC.
  • Faculty of 15 outstanding immunologists
  • Accommodation and airfare costs for the participants will be covered by the school
  • Selection of applicants is on a competitive basis
  • Application is free (accepted participants will need to pay 50,000JPY as a registration fee, which includes 10,000JPY for party fees.)
Eligibility
  • Ph.D. students in their final years and early post-doctoral fellows
    (less than three years since obtaining the Ph.D. degree)
  • Participants are required to present a poster and a short oral presentation.
  • Participants are required to participate in all of the program (4-day course and 1-day international symposium).

*Click here to download a flyer for the 7th NIF Winter School on Advanced Immunology
*Click here to download a flyer for the 9th International Symposium of IFReC "Immunology at the Forefront"

A commentary on the 1st NIF Winter School is featured in Nature Immunology

Confirmed Lecturers

CHEN Jinmiao (SIgN, Singapore)
James DI SANTO
(Institut Pasteur, France)
Markus FEUERER
(University Regensburg / German Cancer Research Center, Germany)
Florent GINHOUX
(SIgN, Singapore)
Kenya HONDA
(Keio University School of Medicine, Japan)
Takashi NAGASAWA (IFReC, Osaka University, Japan)
Lai Guan NG (SIgN, Singapore)
Yukinori OKADA (IFReC, Osaka University, Japan)
Hai QI
(Tsinghua University, China)
Laurent RÉNIA
(SIgN, Singapore)
Brigitta STOCKINGER
(The Francis Crick Institute, UK)
Georg STOECKLIN
(Heidelberg University, Germany)
Hiroshi TAKAYANAGI
(The University of Tokyo, Japan)
Henrique VEIGA-FERNANDES (Champalimaud Center for the Unknown, Portugal)
Toshihide YAMASHITA
(IFReC, Osaka University, Japan)

Confirmed Speakers in IFReC International Symposium

Sean BENDALL (Stanford University, USA)
Cevayir COBAN (IFReC, Osaka University, Japan)
Takao HASHIGUCHI (Kyushu University, Japan)
Thomas KORN (Technical University Munich, Germany)
Michelle LINTERMAN (Cambridge University, UK)
Christiane MAYR (Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, USA)
Daniel MUCIDA (The Rockefeller University, USA)
Naganari OHKURA (IFReC, Osaka University, Japan)
Takashi SHICHITA (Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Medical Science, Japan)

See symposium webpage for Information on the 9th IFReC International Symposium.

Last Update: 21 August 2017

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