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FY 2014

Shimon SAKAGUCHI awarded the Gairdner International Award
β2-glycoprotein I / HLA class II complexes are novel autoantigens in antiphospholipid syndrome (Hisashi ARASE in Blood)
DNA methyltransferase 3a regulates osteoclast differentiation by coupling to an S-adenosylmethionine- producing metabolic pathway (Masaru ISHII in Nat Med)
6th IFReC International Symposium "Immunology at the Forefront"
The ectoenzyme E-NPP3 negatively regulates ATP-dependent chronic allergic responses by basophils and mast cells (Kiyoshi TAKEDA in Immunity)
Regulatory T cells control antigen-specific expansion of Tfh cell number and humoral immune responses via the coreceptor CTLA-4 (Shimon SAKAGUCHI in Immunity)
Detection of self-reactive CD8+ T cells with an anergic phenotype in healthy individuals (Shimon SAKAGUCHI in Science)
Interleukin-10-producing plasmablasts exert regulatory function in autoimmune inflammation (Tomohiro KUROSAKI in Immmunity)
Cancer Immunotherapy Forum
Control of lymphocyte egress from lymph nodes through β2-adrenergic receptors (Kazuhiro SUZUKI in JEM)
A seminar by Thomas Marichal, DVM, PhD was held on Thursday, November 13.
A seminar by Dr. Gaetan Burgio was held on Thursday, November 6.
A seminar by Dr. Yasutaka Okabe was held on Tuesday, Oct. 28.
Detection of T cell responses to a ubiquitous cellular protein in autoimmune disease (Shimon SAKAGUCHI in Science)
Laser-targeted photofabrication of gold nanoparticles inside cells (Nicholas SMITH in Nat Commun)
KAKENHI "Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research" Seminar for International Researchers
The 5th Kishimoto Foundation Lecture was held on September 22.
Next Generation Sequencing Seminar will be held on September 19.
KAKENHI "Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research" Seminar for International Researchers
Cancer Immunotherapy Forum
A seminar by Prof. Yair Reisner was held on Friday, Sep. 12.
Selective and strain-specific NFAT4 activation by the Toxoplasma gondii polymorphic dense granule protein GRA6 (Masahiro YAMAMOTO in JEM)
Ken ISHII to receive the Osaka Science Prize
[Internal Event] The 17th IFReC Colloquium
A seminar by Dr. Fritz Melchers was held on Monday, Aug. 25.
Technical Seminar (NextBio / IPA) was held on Monday, July 28.
Memory B cells contribute to rapid Bcl6 expression by memory follicular helper T cells (Tomohiro KUROSAKI in PNAS)
Associate Prof. Kazutaka Katoh was awarded by The Society of Evolutionary Studies, Japan
A seminar by Dr. Paul Horton was held on Monday, June 23.
IFReC scientists were elected for the "Highly Cited Researchers"
[Internal Event] The 16th IFReC Colloquium
[Study Sessions on Mathematical Modeling in Biology and Related Topics] "Pain: prediction and control"
A seminar by Prof. Junichi Nabekura was held on June 5.
Toshio YANAGIDA; elected for the Honorary Fellow of the Physical Society of Japan
Structural basis for simultaneous recognition of an O-glycan and its attached peptide of mucin family by immune receptor PILR-alpha (Hisashi ARASE in PNAS)
Brain-Immune Interaction Laboratory (IFReC) 
Kickoff Seminar was held on May 14.
IFReC official Facebook page
Olfactory plays a key role in spatiotemporal pathogenesis of cerebral malaria (Cevayir COBAN in Cell Host & Microbe)
[Internal Event] The 15th IFReC Colloquium
A seminar, "Cherry-picking of microarray and NGS technologies" was held on April 11.
A seminar by Prof. Sylviane MULLER, was held on April 10.
Generation of colonic IgA-secreting cells in the cecal patch (Kiyoshi TAKEDA in Nat Commun)
Nucleic acid sensing by T cells initiates Th2 cell differentiation (Takashi SAITO in Nat Commun)