Next-Gen Immunology Conference


Date: March 13, 2018

The Next-Gen Immunology Conference, held at the David Lopatie Conference Centre Feb 11-14, drew 600 scientists and students from across the globe. It was the second such conference, and now one of the world's most important immunology conferences. It was organized by Profs. Ido Amit and Eran Elinav of the Weizmann Institute’s Department of Immunology (pictured here with Dr. Joao Monteiro, Chief Editor of Nature). Keynote speakers were Prof. James Allison from M.D. Anderson Cancer Center and Prof. Ruslan Medzhitov of the Yale School of Medicine.

Prof. Ido Amit is supported by the Fondation Adelis, the BLG Trust, the Comisaroff Family Trust, the European Research Council, the Alan and Laraine Fischer Foundation, Drs. Herbert and Esther Hecht, the Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust, the Estate of Lydia Hershkovich, the Estate of David Levinson, Isa Lior, the David M. Polen Charitable Trust, the Rising Tide Foundation, the Rosenwasser Fund for Biomedical Research, The Felix and Silvia Schnur Endowment Fund in Stem Cell Research, David and Fela Shapell Family Foundation, Vanguard Charitable Foundation, and The Wolfson Family Charitable Trust. He is the recipient of the Helen and Martin Kimmel Award for Innovative Investigation.

Prof. Eran Elinav is supported by Adelis Foundation, the Andrew and Cynthia Adelson, the Estate of Bernard Bishin, Valerie and Aaron Edelheit, and European Research Council, Jack N. Halpern, the Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust, the Bernard M. and Audrey Jaffe Foundation, the Else Kroener Fresenius Foundation, the Park Avenue Charitable Fund, the Lawrence and Sandra Post Family Foundation, the Rising Tide Foundation, Vera and John Schwartz, Leesa Steinberg, and Yael and Rami Ungar. He is the incumbent of the Sir Marc and Lady Tania Feldmann Professorial Chair.