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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

12 month RCUK-CONFAP Research Partnerships

Posted on Friday 23 January 2015

Walrad and Kaye groups awarded 12 month RCUK-CONFAP Research Partnerships to pursue collaborations with Brazilian research partners


Walter Colli Awards

Posted on Friday 23 January 2015

Two visiting FAPESP PhD students to the CII receive prestigious Walter Colli awards for best student presentations


Researchers discover new target for blood cancer treatment

Posted on Tuesday 11 November 2014

Scientists at the University of York have identified a therapeutic target which could lead to the development of new treatments for specific blood cancers


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

Thu
29
Jan

Stromal cell niches in secondary lymphoid organs: roles in homeostasis and adaptive immunity

1.00PM, Centre for Infection & Immunology

Sanjiv A. Luther - Associate Professor, Center for Immunity and Infection, Department of Biochemistry, University of Lausanne, Switzerland

Fri
30
Jan

Use of advanced microscopy in the investigation of platelet ITAM receptors in and beyond haemostasis

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

Professor Steve Watson

Fri
6
Feb

The roles for the atypical chemokine receptor ACKR2 in lymphatic biology

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

Professor Gerard Graham, Institute of Infection, Immunity and Inflammation, College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow

Study at CII