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Nutrient mechanisms in inflammation, infection and immunity

24 January 2013

Charles Darwin House, London, UK

A joint Biochemical Society/British Society for Immunology Hot Topic Event




Meeting background

This Hot Topic meeting will provide an opportunity for researchers interested in exciting emerging topics in nutritional immunology to come together and to establish a network for future collaborations in this fascinating area of research.  




  • Vitamin E, T-cell function and infection
  • Vitamin D, immunity and infection
  • Flavonoids, genotype and inflammation 
  • Obesity and infection
  • Omega 3 and omega 6 fatty acids and inflammation
  • Lipid mediators in inflammation resolution 


Abstract deadline: 6 December 2012.

Abstract submission is now closed. If you wish to submit an abstract please contact the Conference Office. Please note, late abstracts will not be published in the programme book.


Earlybird registration deadline: 2 January 2013.

Registration is now closed.



The Biochemical Society Poster Prize of £200 was awarded to Rhiannon Evans (University College London, United Kingdom) for her poster entitled "Dendritic cells are polarised to inactivate vitamin D, but remain susceptible to immunomodulation through its paracrine activation by macrophages"



The British Society for Immunology Poster Prize of £200 was awarded to Irundika H Dias (Aston University, Birmingham, United Kingdom) for her poster entitled "Oxidised LDL-lipids alter redox ratio, lipid raft formation and increase amyloid beta production by SHSY-5Y cells".


Oral communication slots are available at this meeting. All attendees, particularly researchers in the early stages of their career, are invited to submit a poster abstract for consideration as an oral communication.


Student Bursaries are available for this meeting.

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