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News archive for Cardiff Institute of Infection & Immunity

  • Diagnostic tool for leading viral cause of birth defects 15th October 2014Researchers from Cardiff and Swansea Universities have been awarded a grant of more than £323k to develop a new, non-invasive, low-cost, and easy to use point of care device to diagnose Human Cytomegalovirus (HCMV).
  • Counting the seconds for immunological tolerance 3rd October 2014Researchers from Basel (Switzerland), in collaboration with Prof Andrew Sewell and Dr David Cole from Cardiff University and colleagues from Cambridge (USA), discover that the immune system uses a molecular biological clock to target intolerant T cells during their maturation …
  • CMV research on BBC Wales Today www.facebook.com30th September 2014I&I scientists Richard Stanton and Ian Humphreys discuss their latest discoveries on BBC Wales Today.
  • Cardiff I&I student wins immunological "Dragon’s Den" competition 4th September 2014Congratulations to Ellyn Hughes who won the BSI Summer School "Dragon’s Den" competition as part of a team for the most innovative immunology-related idea.
  • Using a virus to understand how the immune system works 16th August 2014Cardiff researchers have used a human herpesvirus to uncover fundamental insights into how immune cells kill virus infected cells. The work was published in the leading journal ‘Cell host & Microbe’.
  • Infection & Immunity canvas competition 13th August 2014Staff from the Institute of Infection & Immunity have produced an inspiring range of original art work illustrating their research at the institute.
  • State-of-the-art facility for measuring receptor-ligand interactions 11th August 2014A team led by Prof Andy Sewell and Dr David Cole have successful obtained a Research Infrastructure Framework grant from Cardiff University for £360K to purchase a state of the art BIAcore T200 and Envision multi-label reader with Alpha Technology. …
  • Science in the Park 7th August 2014Event report for the successful inaugural 'Science in the Park' event that took place on 11th July 2014, with support by the British Society for Immunology and Biolegend.