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Organised by the Finnish Society for Immunology

Time: September 9th, 2021 from 1 pm to 6 pm (EET)
Venue: Symposium will be held remotely on Zoom platform, link will be sent to registered participants

Register at: https://elomake.helsinki.fi/lomakkeet/112768/lomake.html


Prof. Mark S. Anderson “The thymus and immune tolerance”
Prof. Eystein Husebye (University of Bergen): “Genetics of Addison’s disease”
Dr. Martta Jokinen: “Interplay between autoimmunity and gut microbiome “
Prof. Pärt Peterson: ”Interferon autoantibodies”
Dr. Eliisa Kekäläinen: “Novel immunodeficiency with signs of immune dysregulation caused by a loss-of-function mutation in IKFZ2”
Dr. Svetlana Vakkilainen: “Immune dysregulation in Cartilage hair hypoplasia”
Nora Pernaa (University of Oulu): “Kruppel-like-factor 2 (KLF2) and immune dysregulation”
Dr. Michail Lionakis (NIAID): “AIRE deficiency: Novel insights into mucosal immunity”


Link to full program:

Immunotolerance symposium program



Immunology seminar series jointly organised by Finnish Society for Immunology and InFLAMES Flagship


September 21 at 14-15

Satu Mustjoki, University of Helsinki: Somatic mutations in (non-malignant) immune-mediated diseases

Register latest September 20th at: https://link.webropolsurveys.com/S/525C915E3FD18EF0


October 19 at 14-15

Ilkka Junttila, University of Tampere: Cytokine Landscape of Allergic Inflammation

Register latest October 18th at: https://link.webropolsurveys.com/S/8BE883FC8E5AED43

November 23 at 14-15

Riitta Veijola, University of Oulu: Type 1 Diabetes Prediction and Prevention (DIPP) Study – what have we learned?

Register latest November 22nd at: https://link.webropolsurveys.com/S/1810BF8DB7BFF08D

December 7 at 14-15 

Tuure Kinnunen, University of Eastern Finland: T cell studies in type 1 diabetes

Register latest December 5th at: https://link.webropolsurveys.com/S/111057C69B07821C



Other events

2021-09-01 – 2021-09-04

6th European Congress of Immunology – ECI 2021

Belgrade, Republic of Serbia


2021-09-27 – 2021-09-29

Multidisciplinary Symposium on the Immunological Consequences of Targeted Immune Therapies

Online symposium
Link to meeting webpage




Past events and event recordings

Immunology seminar series jointly organised by Finnish Society for Immunology and InFLAMES Flagship


April 20 at 14 – 16

Mika Rämet, University of Tampere: COVID-19 vaccination update and Tampere Vaccination Centre

Sirpa Jalkanen, University of Turku: InFLAMES

Seminar recording is available at: https://youtu.be/VngBILVzUaY

May 18 at 14 – 15

Seppo Meri, University of Helsinki: Role of complement in pregnancy disorders