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Well done to two of our ESRs who have recently had publications published: ESR2, Alessandro Greco, has had a paper published in Nature Communications and ESR13, Flavia Feliciangeli, has published in the Journal of the Royal Society Interface https://doi.org/10.1098/rsif.2022.0629
Two of our ESRs Flavia Feliciangeli and Giulia Belluccini have given talks at the ECMTB conference that was held in Heidelberg this week. Giulia was in the CT1 session on Monday and talked about “Multi-type branching processes to study cellular dynamics”, and Flavia was part of the MS3 session on Tuesday and her title was…
A successful summer workshop took place at Imperial College London from 23-24 August 2022. There were career path talks as well as scientific talks. The ESRs were also filmed talking about their research and what they have learned during the network, and videos will be created for public engagement. More information can be found on…
Daniel Luque Duque (ESR 10) has recently been in the USA – firstly he visited St Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis, for a 2 week secondment, where he worked with Paul Thomas and Jessica Gaevert. He then attended the “Viral Immunity: Basic Mechanisms and Therapeutic Applications” conference, part of the Keystone Symposia in Colorado. At…
Well done to Giulia Belluccini (ESR 6) who is co-author on a paper entitled “Counting generations in birth and death processes with competing Erlang and exponential waiting times” that was recently published in Scientific Reports. Great work! More details can be found on the Publications page.
This event took place from 10-12 May at Ecole Normale Supérieure in Paris and was very successful. All ESRs attended and gave talks on their research, and there were also good talks by several network members as well as external speakers, including Grégoire Altan-Bonnet, Philippe Bousso, Jessica Gaevert, Tom Mann, and Leïla Perié. The symposium…
Congratulations to Léa Sta who won the Contributed Talk Award at the Virtual 13th Conference on Dynamical Systems Applied to Biology and Natural Sciences (DSABNS). This was for her talk on “Control of IL-7 responsiveness through IL-7R subunits balance in effector T cells and analytic expressions for amplitude and EC50”. The international conference took place…
Carlos Olivares, Thierry Mora and Aleksandra Walczak at ENS recently gave an online tutorial on Pygor and the recording is now available here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qa2TJWudYbs The tutorial presents Pygor, a python tool based on IGoR to infer, visualize, modify, and use models of VDJ recombination for immune repertoires.  
The recent British Society for Immunology Congress took place in Edinburgh, UK, from 28 November to 1 December 2021, and was represented by QuanTII members as follows: Plenary speaker – Dietmar Zehn; Invited speaker – Becca Asquith; Poster presentations – Giulia Belluccini, Charandeep Kaur, Daniel Luque Duque, Laura Mora Bitria, and Léa Sta. This was…
This successful workshop took place from 18-19 November 2021 at DKFZ, Heidelberg. The ESRs were able to meet in-person for the first time since the pandemic started. The ESRs gave presentations on their research, and there were also scientific talks by Melania Barile and Kevin Thurley, as well as a workshop on PharmaSimulation that was…