Prof. Felix Breden discussed the challenge of the new coronavirus pandemic and how AIRR sequencing data is offered by the consortium to help find a solution.
Three independent experts, highly-experienced in the ethical aspects of genetic data sharing, have been named members of the new ethics advisory board of the iReceptor Plus Project.
Nine early career scientists will give five-minute scientific lightning talks and four technical brainstorming sessions will discuss the latest cyberinfrastructure approaches to sharing genomic data.
iReceptor Plus team members Brian Corrie, Laura Gutierrez Funderburk and Felix Breden led the hackathon team, working on a project called the AIRR Adaptive Adapter.
Two new Chinese studies have used immune profiling platform developed by iReceptor Plus' partner 10X Genomics, to examine the immune systems of COVID-19 patients at the level of single cells.
The COVID-19 outbreak illustrates the importance of developing new vaccines. Associate Prof. Victor Greiff from University of Oslo and an iReceptor Plus Project, summarizes the knowledge of combining computer science and immunology for vaccine research.
The international iReceptor Plus project was presented at the Antibody Engineering and Therapeutics meeting, which took place in San Diego in December.
The iReceptor Plus Project will hold a joint meeting with the SCAIR community in Haifa, Israel as part of the project’s efforts to expand the iReceptor Plus stakeholders community.
The iReceptor Plus Project was well represented by several consortium members at The International Union of Immunological Societies (IUIS) 2019 in Beijing, China.