The Immunomeeting Seminar Series  is held at the University of Basel's Department of Biomedicine (Hebelstrasse) on Mondays during term time. Researchers from the various University of Basel immunology Community (uBICo) member groups present their work at these weekly meetings, in addition to invited guest speakers and uBICo distinguished speakers.

The uBICo Distinguished Immunology Speakers series sees leading researchers from around the world present their work at the Immunomeetings, which are then held in the ZLF Small Lecture Theater. These speakers partake in an extended programme during their visit to Basel which sees them spending the day with faculty and students at the Department of Biomedicine.

In addition to being accredited postgraduate lecture courses at the University of Basel (15581-01 Seminar: Immunology I and 17493-01 Seminar: Immunology II) the seminar series is also registered with the Veterinäramt Basel-Stadt for ongoing education. Attendees of relevant Immunomeetings have the opportunity to get credit towards “Aus- und Weiterbildungsveranstaltungen für Fachpersonal für Tierversuche”.

The Immunomeetings are coordinated by Prof. Gennaro De Libero, head of the Experimental Immunology Research Lab. For further information on the Immunomeetings please contact: Dr Paula Cullen

Upcoming Immunomeetings

The immunomeeting lecture series recommenced on Monday January 16th.

The 2023 Immunomeetings will be held in person and will generally take place in the DBM 2nd floor seminar room at 12:15. In person attendance is preferred, but for those who cannot attend the meetings will also be shared on zoom. A new registration link will be circulated before the start of the series.

Meetings at this UBICO Distinguished Speakersare presenting will take place in the ZLF Kleinen Hörsaal. These meetings will not be shared on zoom.

If you wish to be kept informed about future Immunomeetings you can subscribe to the Immunomeeting mailing list by sending an email to Dr Paula Cullen with your request. .

Spring 2023 Immunomeeting schedule

20th Mar 2023

Eylül Tuncer, Clinical Immunology

Autoantibodies against complement C1q induced by Epstein Barr Virus antigen exacerbate renal disease in lupus-prone mice

27th Mar 2023

UBICO Distinguished Speaker - Oreste Acuto

Eppur si muove!!”: TCR-CD3 allosteric switch sets in motion T-cell activation

Host: Prof Gennaro De Libero

17th Apr 2023

Guest Speaker - Dr. Mariana Borsa, University of Oxford, Kennedy Institute

The role of organelle inheritance in the early rise of asymmetric cell fates

Host: Prof Daniel Pinschewer

24th Apr 2023

UBICO Distinguished Speaker - Klaus Rajewsky, MDC Berlin-Buch

Host: Prof Daniel Pinschewer

8th May 2023Emmanuel Contassot, Skin Biology
15th May 2023

Guest Speaker - Orhan Rasid, University of Glasgow

Host: Prof. Carolyn King

22nd May 2023Haiyan Zhang, Immune Cell Activation, Biozentrum
5th June 2023tba
12th June 2023Jan Niess's Gastroenterology Group
19th June 2023Nazanin Tatari, Brain Tumor Immunotherapy

26th Jun


UBICO Distinguished Speaker - Prof. Andrew Macpherson, Inselspital Bern

Host: Prof Anne-Katrin Pröbstel