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Symposia and seminars

International symposium

Researchers at the forefront of immunology present their most recent findings and hold discussions.

International Symposium

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IFReC seminars

With the objective of advancing joint research and fostering the next generation of researchers, IFReC holds several seminar sessions a year. Speakers from various fields such as immunology, imaging and informatics are invited to present their research and hold discussions.

IFReC Seminars

IFReC colloquia

Open only to IFReC members, the IFReC colloquia are held once every two months when members present their most recent research progress including unpublished achievements for discussion by all members. A Happy Hour is held after the colloquium to promote member interaction.

IFReC colloquia

Winter School

Held each year jointly with the Singapore Immunology Network (SigN), young researchers selected from among applicants from all over the world are invited to participate. The residential school, held over several days, offers lectures and research presentations as well as networking opportunities such as dinners to encourage discussion between the lecturers and participants regarding the prospects and future of immunology and joint research.

>>NIF Winter School website

NIF Winter School


Outreach activities

Science Cafe: On the Edge

The science cafe is an event held in casual surroundings, such as a cafe, to discuss science. The IFReC Science Cafe: On the Edge encourages researchers themselves to explain their immunology research in terms the general public can understand.

Science Cafe on the edge

Event exhibits

IFReC holds exhibits to introduce IFReC activities at various events both in Japan and overseas such as the Super Science High School Student Fair and the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) annual meeting as part of the WPI joint outreach program.

Event Exhibits


IFReC accepts visits from high school groups and others, who wish to see the facilities, have lectures and experience conducting an experiment. In addition, researchers accept invitations to high schools and universities to give lectures.

Ountreach visits