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27-30 OCTOBER 2018
Westin Boston Waterfront
Boston, USA


Bringing together scientists across many different research disciplines, the International Cytokine & Interferon Society is the premier organization promoting the field of cytokine biology, impacting all aspects of medicine, from cancer to autoimmune disease to neural development and function. A common ground where scientists interested in all aspect of cytokine biology can join and work together to better human health.

Join others in this large field to exchange information and ideas, strengthen interdisciplinary ties, and build international collaborations. The Annual Meeting serves as a network to facilitate research communication to ultimately translate discoveries to improve human health.

Organizing Committee Co-Chairs:

Christopher Hunter, PhD,
University of Pennsylvania
School of Veterinary
Medicine, Philadelphia, USA

Katherine Fitzgerald, PhD,
University of Massachusetts
Medical School,
Worcester, USA

Anne O’Garra, PhD,
Francis Crick lnstitute
London, UK

Westin Boston Waterfront


All meetings will take place at the Westin Boston Waterfront.

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Travel Awards

  • Milstein Young Investigator Awards
  • The Christina Fleischmann Award to Young Women Investigators
  • The Sidney & Joan Pestka Graduate & Post Graduate Awards
  • Milstein Travel Awards

For both young investigators & other meritorious abstract presenters

Thanks to the generous contributions of the Milstein Family, the Fleischmann Family and PBL Assay Science, the ICIS Awards Committee chooses up 80 successful applicants for travel awards. Society members can apply for one or more of the awards during the online abstract submission process. MORE

Important dates & deadlines:

Opening of registration: February 2018
Early registration deadline: 1 June 2018
Opening of abstract submission: February 2018
Abstract submission deadline: 1 June 2018

Abstract & Travel Award Submission Deadline is 1st June, 2018








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“High quality of talks, particularly by invited speakers, that cover wide spectrum of cytokine biology.”

“It was an excellent platform for new comers to meet renowned scientists. Overall the meeting arrangement was magnificent and noteworthy.”

“The Starbucks next door. Excellent coffee. 😉 Very good meeting. Very interesting and balance topic selection. Thanks for that! Still my favourite meeting.”

“The location was great. It was a very diverse meeting that gave a nice overview of many areas.”

“The cultural experience of Kanazawa, particularly the banquet The enormous amount of science.”

“Excellent science”

Testimonials from Attendees of Cytokines 2017 in Kanazawa, Japan

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