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A Human Intestinal M-Cell-Like Model for Investigating Particle, Antigen and Microorganism Translocation

A Human Intestinal M-Cell-Like Model for Investigating Particle, Antigen and Microorganism Translocation. Beloqui, et al., Nature Protocols, June 15, 2017

The specialized microfold cells (M cells) in the follicle-associated epithelium of intestinal Peyer’s patches serve as antigen-sampling cells of the intestinal innate immune system. Unlike ‘classical’ enterocytes, they are able to translocate diverse particulates without […]

By |November 20th, 2017|Categories: Gastrointestinal System, Protocols||0 Comments

Congratulations to the ICMI 2017 Award Recipients

SMI is proud to recognize the following award recipients for their contributions to the field of mucosal immunology and the Society.

By |November 17th, 2017|Categories: 2017, News||0 Comments

Constructing Cellular Niche Properties by Localized Presentation of Wnt Proteins on Synthetic Surfaces

Lowndes, et al., Nature Protocols, June 29, 2017

This protocol describes a detailed protocol based on covalent binding of nucleophilic groups on Wnt proteins to activated carboxylic acid or glutaraldehyde groups functionalized on synthetic surfaces. This method can be used to covalently immobilize Wnt3a proteins on microbeads or a glass surface, which can help in […]

By |November 13th, 2017|Categories: Gastrointestinal System, Protocols||0 Comments

Congratulations to the 2017 MI Poster Award Winners!

Mucosal Immunology and the Society for Mucosal Immunology wish to congratulate the winners of this year’s Mucosal Immunology Journal Poster Awards at ICMI 2017:

Winners received $200 and a complimentary two-year SMI membership. To read their abstracts and more, please check out the ICMI 2017 Abstract Supplement. Congratulations again to each of the 2017 MI […]

By |August 11th, 2017|Categories: 2017, News||0 Comments

Mucosal Immunology Earns an Impact Factor of 7.48!

We are thrilled to announce that Mucosal Immunology, the Society’s official journal has earned a 2016 Impact Factor of 7.48! This is an outstanding score, and ranks MI 19th of 150 titles in Immunology. It is a dramatic increase over last year’s score of 6.103 and ranking of 23rd of 151 titles.

This is just one of […]

By |June 20th, 2017|Categories: 2017, News||0 Comments

ICMI 2017 Hotel Discount Ends June 23rd

Be sure to book your room at the ICMI 2017 Headquarters Hotel by June 23rd in order to receive the special discounted rate for ICMI attendees!  Only a limited number of discounted rooms remain, so don’t wait – book today!

Complete your reservation on the hotel’s event website. If you have any questions, you can […]

By |June 12th, 2017|Categories: 2017, News||0 Comments

SMI Partners with March for Science

By |April 19th, 2017|Categories: 2017, News||0 Comments

Effects of a gut pathobiont in a gnotobiotic mouse model of childhood undernutrition

By Vitas E. Wagner, Neelendu Dey, Janaki Guruge, Ansel Hsiao, Philip P. Ahern, Nicholas P. Semenkovich, Laura V. Blanton, Jiye Cheng, Nicholas Griffin, Thaddeus S. Stappenbeck, Olga Ilkayeva, Christopher B. Newgard, William Petri, Rashidul Haque, Tahmeed Ahmed and Jeffrey I. Gordon

Childhood undernutrition is a pressing global health challenge.

Children with moderate or severe undernutrition exhibit […]

Harvesting Alveolar Macrophages from the Mouse

Harvesting Alveolar Macrophages from the Mouse Using Lung Lavage

Chavez-Santoscoy AV, Huntimer LM, Ramer-Tait AE, Wannemuehler M, Narasimhan B: Harvesting murine alveolar macrophages and evaluating cellular activation induced by polyanhydride nanoparticles. Journal of visualized experiments : JoVE 2012(64):e3883.

Biodegradable nanoparticles have emerged as a versatile platform for the design and implementation of new intranasal vaccines against […]

By |March 15th, 2017|Categories: Protocols, Publications, Respiratory System||0 Comments

Interactions between the microbiota and pathogenic bacteria in the gut

By Andreas Baumler & Vanessa Sperandio

The microbiome plays an important role in human health.

Recent studies highlight that microbiota changes can confer resistance or promote infection by bacterial pathogens. Antibiotics have profound impacts on the microbial community, therefore altering the nutritional landscape in the gut, which can lead to pathogen expansion. Pathogens exploit microbiota-derived carbon […]