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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

Awards success for CII staff member Dr Mark Coles

Posted on Thursday 6 August 2015

Mark Coles was awarded a Royal Society Colin Pillinger International Exchange Award with Prof. Russel Vance at the University of California, Berkeley


Awards win for CII staff member Allison Green

Posted on Thursday 4 June 2015

Allison Green has been awarded the Inspirational Lecturer Award at the University Student Awards


Dr. Marjan van der Woude wins a BBSRC award

Posted on Thursday 21 May 2015

CII investigator, Dr Marjan van der Woude and colleagues have been awarded £640,690 from the BBSRC to investigate "The roles of contact-dependent inhibition in building mixed bacterial communities".


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
2
Oct

The secret life of bacteria in chronic and recurrent bladder infection

1.00PM, Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre - K/018

Dr Jennifer Rohn, Division of Medicine, University College London

Fri
9
Oct

Approaches to image vascular development and disease in the mouse

1.00PM, Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre - K/018

Prof. Dr. Friedemann Kiefer, Mammalian Cell Signaling Laboratory, Max Planck Institute for Molecular Biomedicine, Germany

Fri
16
Oct

Promoting Cancer Cell Death To Benefit Immunotherapy

1.00PM, Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre - K/018

Dr. Tom Sayers, NCI Frederick

Study at CII