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World-class facilities, including the newly-opened Wolfson Laboratories

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Integrating the study of basic and clinical immunology, microbiology and parasitology

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Developing a greater understanding of processes underlying infection and disease development

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Innovation through forging stronger links between biology and medicine

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Cutting-edge research into preventions and cures for chronic infectious diseases

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International impact on fighting neglected tropical diseases

Welcome

The Centre for Immunology and Infection (CII) is a joint research centre created by the Hull York Medical School and the Department of Biology at the University of York.

Research within CII ranges from fundamental studies on the pathogenesis of infectious and non-infectious disease through to first-in-man clinical research.

News

Allison Green
Dr Allison Green wins Diabetes UK award

Posted on Wednesday 11 February 2015

CII investigator, Dr E Allison Green, has been awarded £250,000 by Diabetes UK to investigate the contributions of thymic B cells in the development of Type 1 Diabetes.


PhD student selected for "I'm a scientist get me out of here!"

Posted on Wednesday 11 February 2015

Stephanie Dyson, PhD student is selected as one of the scientists for the March 2015 round of "I'm a scientist get me out of here"


Dr E. Allison Green gives the Keynote Lecture at Diabetes UK conference

Posted on Wednesday 11 February 2015

Dr E. Allison Green, Senior Lecturer in Immunology, gave the Keynote Lecture at the Diabetes UK sponsored ‘The Changing Nature of Diabetes’ conference at York Racecourse in November 2014


Research

The Centre for Immunology and Infection is structured into three overlapping research areas: clinical and translational researchimmunology, and pathogen biology.

The Centre's researchers are involved in two major interdisciplinary collaborations:

Events

Fri
6
Mar

Imaging response to treatment and the tumor microenvironment with hyperpolarized 13C-labeled cell substrates - CANCELLED

1.00PM, Centre for Immunology and Infection - Room Q/014

Professor Kevin M. Brindle, Department of Biochemistry, University of Cambridge and Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute, University of Cambridge

Fri
13
Mar

Dynamic imaging of Lymphocyte activation – from single molecule to living tissue

1.00PM, Q/014, Centre for Infection & Immunology

Facundo Batista, London Research Institute

Study at CII