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Society for Mucosal Immunology


Advancing research, education, and collaboration in the field of mucosal immunology since 1987

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News & Newsletters | 10/14/2022

Member Spotlight - Julia Esser-von Bieren, PhD

Short biography and personal statement Dr. Esser-von Bieren has been named an "Emerging Leader in Mucosal Immunology" by the Mucosal Immunology editorial board. With a focus on allergic diseases,...
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News & Newsletters | 9/17/2022

Member Spotlight - Irah King, PhD

Short biography and personal statement Irah King, PhD, is an Associate Professor in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at McGill University in Montreal, Quebec. Irah holds a Canada Resea...
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Featured Papers | 8/19/2022

SARS-CoV-2 breakthrough infection in vaccinees induces virus-specific nasal-resident CD8+ and CD4+ T cells of broad specificity

Rapid recognition of SARS-CoV-2–infected cells by resident T cells in the upper airway might provide an important layer of protection against COVID-19. Whether parenteral SARS-CoV-2 vaccination or...
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Why Join SMI?


Your SMI membership allows you to join a preeminent community of scientists and clinicians working together to advance the field of mucosal immunology and improve health worldwide. But it also comes with a host of benefits, such as:

  • Discounted event and conference registration
  • Exclusive networking, leadership, and training opportunities
  • Free job postings in the SMI career center Access to Mucosal Immunology, the premier journal in the field
  • Reduced page and color fees for papers submitted to Mucosal Immunology
  • Access to the SMI membership directory for connecting with colleagues
  • 20% off Principles of Mucosal Immunology, the official SMI textbook

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