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IIS Activities

 

News:

1. Dr. Nibhriti Das has been elected as the IUIS Council member on Aug 21, 2016 at the ICI, Melbourne

2. Indian Immunology Society has received the Best International DoI Award-2016 from IUI. Indian Immunology Society has received the Best International DoI Award-2016 from IUIS, Prize money 2,000 Euro. Dr. Nibhriti Das received the award certificate at  the ICI, Melbourne as the IIS Ambassador in a special DOI Award function.

3. Indian Immunology Society has become as a FOCIS Member Society


Report on  International Day of Immunology celebration by Indian Immunology Society

Activity Calender -  April 2015 - June 2016
Board of Executives  : President ,Dr. DNRao,Secretary, Dr. Nibhriti Das,Treasurer, Dr. Alpana Sharma,
Vice Presidents; Dr. SNDas,Dr. Shripad Patil, Dr. Sashi Barua ,Dr. Savita Kulkarni.
Joint Secretary, Dr.K. Balakrishnan ,
 Committee members; Dr. Ramendra Pati  Pandey, Dr.Kaustuv Nayak, Dr Sarat Dalai, Dr. Arindam Bhattacharjee, Dr. Aparanjee Poorsarla ,Dr. SB Anand,  Dr. Dil Afroz,Dr. Taruna Madan (Co-opted), Dr. Pawan Sharma( Ex-officio member .)
IIS  Elections: This is the election year. Election will be held   by  1st week of September
Board of IIS  Executive meetings
Annual Conference of the Indian Immunology Society  (Immunocon 2015)
Was  organized by Dr. Pradeep Das, Director, RMRIMS, Patna on October 9-11,2015. The conference was attended by about 500 delegates from all over India., had been highly successful in terms of scientific merit, young participants, excellent presentations intense interactions and apt resolutions aimed at promoting Immunology Education and Research and popularizing Immunology amongst younger generations and motivating them to take up research to resolve major challenges of human health.
 A special session was held to honor and felicitate Professor, GP Talwar, thePIONEER OF Immunology in India and  founder of the  Indian Immunology Society.

National Executive meeting was held on  April 4,2015 and then on  09.10.2015  during the annual conference of IIS, the Immunocon 2015 at Patna
General Body Meeting   was held on  October 11,2015 on the occasion of  Immunocon 2015, the annual conference of Indian Immunology Society at Patna.
Future meetings :  The Tentative dates; July ,2016   and Nov 3,2016
Local Executive meetings:Since   April 2015 till date June,27, 2016,   six   local executve  committee meetings had been  held at the IIS headquarter in New Delhi, India. These local EC meetings are called to discuss any emerging issue. Of these two were held on Jan & March end ,2016.
 The IIS  board of Local executives consists of  IIS President, Dr. DN Rao, Secretary, Dr. SN Das,Treasurer, Dr. Alpana Sharma,  Dr. Pawan Sharma, former President  IIS and Dr. Kaustuv Nayak, member of the executive committee. However, the society  headquarter remains in constant touch and interactions with other board members for discussions on Important issues.
CMEs : Since  April 2015, till date,8  CMEs had been conducted under the aegis of IIS. Emphasis had been on the basic concepts of Immunology and their translational implications. The goal had been to reach immunology education to resource restricted places in different parts of India ranging from down south to far north-eastern regions. Society gives Rs.20,000 to each organizer to render partial support to the organizers.
CME in Basic and Translational Immunology organized by Indian Immunology Society
 April 2015-March 2016


Organizer

Dates

Theme

Dr. Surajit Bhattacharjee Department of Molecular Biology and Bioinformatics, Tripura University, Tripura

April 17-18, 2015

Immunology of Infectious diseases

Dr. Gyanendra Awasthi
Reader & Head
Department of Biochemistry
Dolphin Institute of Biomedical & Natural Sciences, Dehradun (U.K.)

April 10 & 11, 2015

CME Workshop on Autoimmunity and autoimmune diseases

Dr. V. Ramasubramanian
Assistant Professor Department of Zoology
Bharathiar University
Coimbatore-641 046
Tamil Nadu

April 17 & 18, 2015

CME National Seminar on “Advances in Basic and Clinical Immunology” (ACBI-2015)

CME, Dr. D. Biswas
AIIMS, Bhopal

Sep. 25 & 26, 2015

CME on Clinical Immunology & Workshop on Basics of HLA typing

Dr. Rama Raju B.
Assistant Professor Department of Biotechnology
National Institute of Technology
Warangal-506004

January 20 & 21, 2016

National Workshop & Continuous Medical Education (CME) on Clinical Immunology: Past and Present

Dr. C. Arulvasu, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Zoology
University of Madras, Guindy Campus
Chennai-600 025

February 02 & 03, 2016

National Seminar on “Basic and Applied Immunology”

Dr. Beenu Joshi 
Scientist F (Immunology Division)
National JALMA Institute for Leprosy and OM
Taj Ganj, Agra, 282004

April 28-29, 2016

Advances in Basic and translational immunology;Immunology of Leprosy and TB

Dr. Dimpu Gogoi
DST INSPIRE Faculty
Virology Section
 Regional Medical Research Centre, NE Region
Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR)
Dibrugarh-786001
Assam

May 26-27, 2016

Current Understanding of Immunology

World Day of Immunology  : WDI had been organized by 22 institutions in the year 2015 and by  29 institutions in the year 2016 followed by a massive campaign by the society. The goal was to spread the message of contribution of immunology in ensuring healthy living and prolonged life with focus on immune-prophylaxis   and immunotherapy.  Each event started with a brief introduction of World Day of Immunology followed by lectures by eminent scientists, quiz programs, debates , posters and oral presentations by young students and researchers. In one of the events, there had been Immunology walks, WDI caps, notebooks and pens . In several events , students took oath to promote awareness of Immunology  and Immunology Research  en mass. Resolutions were taken to celebrate the day each year, hold CMEs and Hand on workshops, organize Immunology art competitions   and exhibitions by school students and ensure media coverage of the WDI , as much as feasible.  For some competitive events , students were given prizes . All the participants were given certificates. Celebration of the day had been a grand success. In total about 4000-5000 participated in WDI celebration promoted by IIS.Young researchers were told to work to reduce the cost of immunotherapy especially the ART immunotherapeutics for cancer so that the cost is affordable to common mass. Need for better confirmation of Mtb and getting new vaccines against malaria,tb, leprosy and cancer were stressed.

Organizers (WID-2016)

Dr. Meera Sharma
Healthcare Private
Limited Company,
Delhi

Prof. S. Raisuddin
Jamia Hamdard
New Delhi

Dr. Siddhartha N. Joardar
West Bengal University
of Animal and Fishery
Sciences (W.B.)

Dr. Aparanji Poosarla
Andhra University,
Andhra Pradesh

Dr. D.M. Tripathi,
Govt. Autonomous P.G, College,
Rishikesh, Uttrakhand-

Dr. Gyanendra Awasthi
Dolphin Institute of
Biomedical & Natural
Sciences, Dehradun

Dr. Nirupma Trehanpati
Institute of Liver and
Biliary Sciences, New Delhi

Taruna Madan Gupta
National Institute for
Research in Reproductive Health
Genetic Research Center
Mumbai

Dr Vinit Mehrotra HImalayan Institute of
Medical Sciences
Dehradun-

Dr. Medha R
(JIPMER),
Puducherry

Dr. Rekha Kumari
A.N. College, Patna

Dr. Mirza S. Baig
Indian Institute of
Technology Indore M.P. 

Dr. Rajesh Kumar Gupta
Biotechnology
Bioinformatics Institute
, Pune, Maharashtra-

Dr. Himanshu Raikwar
Pt. B.D. Sharma Post
Graduate Institute of
Medical Sciences
, Haryana

Dr. Niha Mohan Kulshreshtha
School of Life Sciences
Jaipur National University
, Jaipur

Dr. H. Shakila,
Madurai Kamaraj
Universit
,Tamilnadu

Dr. A. M. Khan
RMRC,N.E. Region
Dibrugarh (Assam)

Dr. Sarat Dalai
IIAR,Gandhinagar
Gujrat

Dr. S.S.Haque,
Indira Gandhi
Institute of
Medical Sciences
Patna, Bihar

Dr. Surajit Bhattacharjee
Tripura University
Agartala

Dr. Ranjana W. Minz,
Post Graduate Institute
of Medical Education
and Research,
Chandigarh

Dr. Rinmuanpuii Ralte
Khalsa College of
Veterinary & Animal Sciences,
Amritsar, Punjab-

Nisha Singh
H.N.B. Garhwal
Uttarakhand

Dr. Mythily S,
Galgotias University
NCR

Dr. A.K Bhatia,
GLA University,
Mathura, Uttar Pradesh

Dr. Anita Kamra Verma
Kirori Mal College,
University of Delhi

Dr Madhu Chhanda Mohanty
Haffkine Institute Compound
Mumbai

Dr. Alpana Sharma
All India Institute of Medical Sciences
New Delhi

Dr. Beenu Joshi,
National JALMA Inst.of Leprosy...,
Agra UP

 

 Immunocon 2016 is scheduled for FEB 16-18 at Visakapatnam, Gitam universityr

  Report on  International Day of Immunology celebration by Indian Immunology Society