BIC - the Bern Immunology Club

BIC Lectures 2022

BIC Meetings are held on Wednesdays from 17.00-18.00 followed by cheese & wine and open end discussions.

Please note, that the BIC meetings will take place at the Institute of Pathology (Mikroskopie-Hörsaal, Eingang 43A, Murtenstrasse 31).

 Date Topic  Lecturer   Organizer
Jan 26 Protective and Pathogenic CD8 T cell responses to neurotropic virus infection and experimental cerebral malaria

Takes place via Zoom only:
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83183772400?pwd=QWlERUhiWnpSeDRlM3BmZWdEUm1TQT09
Meeting ID: 831 8377 2400
Passcode: 260690
Prof. Aaron J. Johnson
Departments of Immunology, Neurology, and Molecular Medicine
Mayo Clinic, Rochster/MN, USA
Britta Engelhardt
Feb 23

Lessons from a pandemic: how to prepare for the next?

Takes place via Zoom only:
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88531551420?pwd=MXdRU1JHSDhzOWc0a0dJb3FsTXJzdz09
Meeting ID: 885 3155 1420
Passcode: 270460

Prof. Dr. Albert Osterhaus
Research Center for Emerging Infections and Zoonoses
University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover, Germany

Martin Bachmann
March 30

Hematopoietic stem cell-based gene therapy: about restoring, avoiding and inducing immunity

Takes place via Zoom only:
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87489581957?pwd=L2o3ZkM3UlBZZ21COWxIOWZ5UHM5QT09
Meeting ID: 874 8958 1957
Passcode: 862554

Dr. Bernhard Gentner
Hematology and Bone Marrow Transplantation Unit
IRCCS San Raffaele Hospital, Milan, Italy

Adrian Ochsenbein
April 27

Mechanisms of immune cells in patients treated with immunotherapy
Place: Institute of Pathology, Microscopy Room H 431, Entrance 43A, Murtenstrasse 31, 3010 Bern  

Prof. Dr. med. Daniel Speiser
Department of Oncology
University of Lausanne
Christoph Müller
Mai 18 The cGAS–STING pathway drives type I IFN immunopathology in COVID-19
Place: Institute of Pathology, Microscopy Room H 431, Entrance 43A, Murtenstrasse 31, 3010 Bern  
Dr. Jeremy Di Domizio
Department of Dermatology
CHUV University Hospital and University of Lausanne
Luca Borradori & Christoph Schlapbach
June 29
Andrew Macpherson
July/ August Summer break  
Sept 28 Britta Maurer
Oct 26 Artur Summerfield
Nov 30 tba