Farewell 1st Funding Period (2016-2019) and Welcome-Retreat 2nd Funding Period (2019-2022) – Retreat

in Berlin – Templin





















Next NK-cell Meeting in Luxmburg

The 18th Meeting of the Society for Natural Immunity

Save the date: September 30 to October 3, 2019




Job offer in Berlin

The Institute of Microbiology, Infectious Diseases and Immunology at Campus Benjamin Franklin (Director: Andreas Diefenbach) invites applications for a full-time (38,5 hrs./week) position as the Head of the Flow Cytometry Unit. Here is the exact job description:

Head of Flow Cytometry Unit at ChariteIMH_Berlin

The position is open as of 1 April 2019 and initially limited to 3 years, with the possibility of extension. Please send your application until 15 February 2019.

Link to the Institute of Microbiology, Infectious Diseases and Immunology: https://imh.charite.de/index.php?id=30241697&L=1



Upcoming Conferences, Meetings and Symposia…2019














SPP 1937 – Call for proposals for the second funding period

You are welcome to submit project proposals to the DFG via this link: http://www.dfg.de/foerderung/info_wissenschaft/info_wissenschaft_18_74/index.html

Deadline for proposal submission is 30 January 2019.




Impressions from the 3rd  SPP 1937 retreat in Hamburg at UKE    12-13 September 2018










See the retreat program here



3rd international ILC Meeting in Tokyo, Japan:

November 29 – December 1, 2018


July 18, 2018 Registration has opened.

ILC2018 / The 3rd International Conference on Innate Lymphoid Cells "Towards the next generation"






Lange Nacht der Wissenschaften in Berlin on June 9, 2018

The DFG Priority Program SPP 1937 informed about its activities with posters, flyers and an oral presentation












Upcoming 3rd Retreat: September 12-13, 2018













Source: mopo.de



Funding Program

Link to the Management Training “Young Leaders in Science 2018/2019” (Schering Stiftung):


Eligible for application are:

  • Young life sciencists leading a junior group or taking staff responsibilities
  • with an excellent PhD thesis
  • working in Germany

Deadline: January 31, 2018



1st Winter School and 2nd Retreat at Kloster Schöntal

December 13 – 16, 2017





Source: tagungshotel.com


Map Kloster Schöntal

Impressions from the successful SPP 1937 Winter School and annual Retreat 2017. We thank Prof. José Henrique Veiga Fernandes from the Champalimaud Institute, Lisbon, for his Keynote Lecture at the Winter School.


A Flash Talk Section and a Poster Session, where PhD students and Postdocs presented their current research results, were part of the Winter School.


The Monastery Kloster Schöntal impressed with its baroque architecture