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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 | 6/20/2022

Member Spotlight - Tim Hand, PhD

Short biography and personal statement Tim Hand, PhD is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Immunology and the Director of theGnotobiotic Animal core facility at the University of Pittsburgh....
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Featured Papers | 4/22/2022

A new type of interferon

In this recent Nature Communications paper, Chen et al. have discovered a new type of interferon, termed interferon u (upsilon), a representative of the type IV interferon family. They show that ty...
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Featured Papers | 4/22/2022

NIH grant review experience

The Center for Scientific Review (CSR) at the National Institutes of Health invites early career scientists to join our Early Career Reviewer program. Participants gain first-hand NIH grant review...
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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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