15th Congress of the International Society for Developmental and Comparative Immunology (ISDCI)

The 15th congress was originally scheduled for the summer of 2021, but had to be postponed to 2023 because of the pandemic. For a long time we planned to have this meeting in Dalian China, but continued and strict regulations regarding the pandemic forced us to anticipate Dalian China for the 16th ISDCI Congress.  Now, the 15th Congress of ISDCI will be held in Wageningen The Netherlands from August 28 – September 1. Specific plans regarding scientific programme and possibilities for virtual attendance will be detailed soon.  More information regarding the 15th Congress can be found here, and at a dedicated website.


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Past congresses

Every three years ISDCI organizes an international congress somewhere in the world. Please find below a short overview of all past ISDCI congresses, including group photo, local organizers and plenary lectures.


14th ISDCI Congress 2018 Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA. The last ISDCI congress was held from June 17th-21st 2018 in Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA and the organization was led by Dr. Irene Salinas of the University of New Mexico.

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13th ISDCI Congress 2015, Murcia, Spain, Website, The 13th Congress of ISDCI 2015 was held from 28 June to 3 July in Murcia, Spain. For more information: 

12th ISDCI Congress 2012, Fukuoka, Japan, Website

11th ISDCI Congress 2009, Prague, Czech Republic, Website

10th ISDCI Congress 2006, Charleston, South Carolina, USA

9th ISDCI Congress 2003, St Andrews, Scotland

8th ISDCI Congress 2000, Cairns, Australia

7th ISDCI Congress 1997, Williamsburg Virginia, USA

6th ISDCI Congress 1994, Wageningen, Netherlands

5th ISDCI Congress 1991, Portland, USA

4th ISDCI Congress 1988, Nottingham, England

3th ISDCI Congress 1985, Reims, France

2nd ISDCI Congress 1983, Los Angeles, USA

1st ISDCI Congress 1980, Aberdeen, Scotland

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