2023 International Day of Immunology

Saturday 29th April 2023

The 2023 Day of Immunology  theme is ‘Immunology Talks to Public Health.’ IUIS & EFIS invite all international societies to join in the effort to increase global awareness of the importance of immunology and demonstrate how our understanding of human immunology can improve public health.

Read more about the Day of Immunology.



1:00 pm – 3:00 pm | COVID-19 in 2023: the Immunology and Public Health Perspective

Each Speaker will make a short introductory presentation followed by a discussion by all. Moderated by Dr. Rita Carsetti (Italy) and Dr. Rino Rappuoli (Italy)

  • Dr. Andrea Carfi (USA) Vaccines
  • Dr. Andreas Radbruch (Germany) B Cells 
  • Dr. Chiara Agrati (Italy) Frail patients; children 
  • Dr. Alessandro Sette (USA) T Cells 
  • Dr. Qihui Wang (China) 
  • Dr. Ursula Wiedermann-Schmidt (Austria) Frail patients; adults 

3:00 pm – 3:30 pm | Break

3:30 pm – 5:30 pm | How can we make better vaccines for respiratory infections? What Can We Do Better?

Each Speaker will make a short introductory presentation followed by a discussion by all. Moderated by Dr. Isabelle Bekeredjian-Ding (Germany) and Dr. Emilio Malchiodi (Argentina) 

  • Dr. Cristina Cassetti (USA) Preparedness 
  • Dr. Erik Jongert (Belgium) New vaccines 
  • Dr. Annateresa Palamara (Italy) Vaccines 
  • Dr. Bali Pulendran (USA) Read out of efficacy 
  • Dr. Rino Rappuoli (Italy) Preparedness 
  • Dr. Gianluca Rotta (Italy) Read out of efficacy 
  • Dr. Linqi Zhang (China) Vaccines 


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