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

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| 9/3/2020

Microbiota-derived metabolite controls epigenetic regulation of gene expression in the gut to promote tissue repair

New research from SMI member Theresa Alenghat of Alenghat Lab shows that the gut microbiota contains an important enzyme, phytase, that breaks down dietary phytate into IP3. IP3 in turn activates H...
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Featured Papers | 8/7/2020

Severe COVID-19 is marked by a dysregulated myeloid cell compartment

SARS-CoV-2 infection induces profound alterations of the myeloid compartment with activation of emergency myelopoiesis leading to accumulation of immature and dysfunctional neutrophils in the blood...
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Featured Papers | 8/5/2020

Granzyme A is pro-inflammatory in colorectal cancer development

A new study by Julian Pardo and colleagues published in Cell Reports @CellReports shows that the cytotoxic protease Granzyme A actually promotes, rather than inhibits, cancer and inflammation in th...
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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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