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You are looking at the new-format ISDCI newsletter: I hope you like it! In line with the new lay-out of the website and new logo from now on we aim to provide you with a modernized look at the Society. We hope to attract many new and young members to our Society. Remember: only members have the privilege to receive this beautiful newsletter.
For the ISDCI to flourish we need your help! If you have not done so, please renew your ISDCI membership via the paypall system on the website. The membership fees are $40 (US) per year for students and $60 (US) per year for others. These fees include an online electronic subscription to our official Journal, Developmental and Comparative Immunology. An optional print subscription to the journal is available for $40 (US) extra.

The more members the stronger we stand! If you have not done so, please encourage your students, post-docs and friends to become a member of the Society. Enquires about memberships should be sent via the website to the ISDCI Secretary-Treasurer Liz Dyrynda.
It may be clear the website still is in progress but the fundaments are in place. We are working on a ‘members-only’ section that will include a wealth of archived information on previous conferences, activities, photos etcetera. Again: only members have the privilege to scroll through this future app.

Registration will open soon for the 16th Annual FIU Biomedical & Comparative Immunology Symposium that will be held at Florida International University, Miami, Florida on 13 & 14 February 2014. Visit us at for more information. A limited number of travel bursaries up to $200 each are available to graduate students and post-doctoral fellows presenting at the Symposium. To apply please visit

Register now for the 15th Fish Immunology / Vaccination workshop to be held in Wageningen, The Netherlands, from April 21-25, 2014. The workshop is an annual event with restricted participation and excellent speakers from our Society. Visit us at ( for more information or write an email at

Register now for the 11th International Conference on Innate Immunity to be held at the Royal Olympian Hotel in Olympia, Greece, from June 1-6, 2014. The conference is under the sponsorship of Aegean Conferences (, a non-profit educational organization that promotes science through focused scientific conferences.

13th International congress of ISDCI: Murcia, Spain 2015 Following 12 excellent ISDCI congresses, which you can ‘re-visit’ soon via our website, the 13th congress ( will be held in Murcia, Spain, with the local organisation led by Victor Mulero. At this moment he is inviting the Scientific Committee for the congress and some excellent invited speakers. We hope to confirm their participation in the next newsletter!

Last but not least: the ISDCI officers would like to wish you a healthy and productive 2014.

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