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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

Insulin producing beta cells (green) in the pancreas being destroyed by immune cells (red and blue).
Supporting Children and Young Adults with Type 1 Diabetes

Posted on Thursday 27 March 2014

Dr. Allison Green, HYMS senior lecturer and type 1 diabetes researcher at CII talked to children and young adults with type 1 diabetes about her research.


CII researchers present their research at the House of Commons

Posted on Wednesday 26 March 2014

CII's PhD students Amanda Barnes and Amy Sawtell presented their science to politicians and expert judges at the Parliament as part of SET for Britain.


CII's Dr Fabiola Martin attended the Rare Disease Day 2014 reception at the House of Commons

Posted on Wednesday 12 March 2014

Dr Martin represented rare sexually transmitted diseases at the Rare Disease Day reception at the House of Commons on 26 February 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

Wed
7
May

Gene expression genomics in T cells

4.00PM, Q014, Centre for Immunology and Infection

Dr Sarah Teichmann, The EMBL-European Bioinformatics Institute

Wed
21
May

Control of cell cycle and remodelling during differentiation of hematopoietic cells

4.00PM, Q014, Centre for Immunology and Infection

Dr Heike Laman, Department of Pathology, University of Cambridge

Wed
28
May

TBC

4.00PM, Q014, Centre for Immunology and Infection

Dr Sam Alsford, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Study at CII