SBI Thereza Kipnis Award
T-cell intrinsic expression of AIM2 promotes Th17 cells differentiation by regulating RORγt activity
Jefferson Antonio Leite , Luísa Menezes Silva , Valeriya Zinina , Artemiy Golden , Eloisa Martins , Marcela Cipelli , Tamara Silva Rodrigues , Lucas Tavares , Anna Ebering , Carsten Schelmbauer , Guilherme C. M. Cebinelli , Kalil Alves de Lima , Fernando de Queiroz Cunha , Dario S. Zamboni , João Santana Silva , Natalia Soshnikova , Ari Waisman , Daniela Carlos , Niels Olsen Saraiva Câmara
Universidade de São Paulo / Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz / Universidade Federal de São Paulo
GUT MICROBIOTA FROM PATIENTS WITH MILD COVID-19 CAUSE ALTERATIONS IN MICE THAT RESEMBLE POST-COVID SYNDROME
Viviani Mendes de Almeida , Daiane F. Engel , Mayra F. Ricci , Clênio S. Cruz , Ícaro S. Lopes , Daniele A. Alves , Mirna D’ Auriol , João Magalhães , Giuliana S. Zuccoli , Bradley J. Smith , Victor C. Carregari , Elayne C. Machado , Victor M. Rocha , Toniana G. Carvalho , Larisse S. B. Lacerda , Jordane C. Pimenta , Izabela Galvão , Mariana Aganetti , Erika S. Rosa , Geovanni D. Cassali , Cristiana C. Garcia , Mauro M. Teixeira , Leiliane Coelho , Fabiola M. Ribeiro , Flaviano S. Martins , Rafael S. Saia , Vivian V. Costa , Daniel Martins-De-Souza , João T. Marques , Eric R.G. R. Aguiar , Angélica Thomaz Vieira
UFMG / UFOP / UNICAMP / FIOCRUZ/ USP / UESC
Nucleocapsid-specific CD8+ T cells and antibodies characterize immune memory responses in SARS-CoV-2 infected children
Júlia Crispim da Fontoura, Karina Lima, Tiago Fazolo, Priscila Oliveira de Souza, Gabriel Hilario, Renata Zorzetto, Luiz Rodrigues Júnior, Thiago J. Borges, Lais Durço Coimbra, Alexandre Borin, Rafael Elias Marques, Fabiana Granja, Helder I. Nakaya, José Luiz Modena, Marcelo Comerlato Scotta, Renato T. Stein and Cristina Bonorino
Universidade Federal de Ciências da Saúde de Porto Alegre – UFCSPA / Harvard Medical School, Boston / Brazilian Center for Research in Energy and Materials (CNPEM) / Unicamp / Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein / Hospital Moinhos de Vento
TARGETING C5AR1 SIGNALING AMELIORATES COVID-19 PATHOLOGY
Bruna Manuella Souza Silva, Flavio P. Veras, Giovanni F. Gomes, Gabriel V. L. Silva, Andreza U. Quadros, Diego B. Caetité, Daniele Carvalho Nascimento, Camilla M. Silva, Juliana da Costa Silva, Samara Damasceno, Ayda H. Schneider, Isadora M. Paiva, Tamara Rodrigues, Ronaldo Martins, Guilherme C.M. Cebinelli, Naira L. Bibo, Daniel M. Jorge, Zeca Alves Filho, Fernando de Queiroz Cunha and Thiago M. Cunha.
Immunization with a RBD/Nucleocapsid fusion protein promotes neutralizing antibody-independent resistance to infection with wild type and SARS-CoV-2 variants of concern
Julia Castro, Patrick Azevedo, Marcilio Fumagalli, Natalia S. Hojo-Souza, Natalia Salazar, Gregorio Almeida, Livia Oliveira, Lidia Faustino, Lis Antonelli, Tomas Marçal, Marconi Augusto, Bruno Valiate, Alex Fiorini, Bruna Rattis, Simone Ramos, Mariela Piccin, Osvaldo Campos, Luciana Benevides, Rubens Magalhaes, Bruno Cassar, Gabriela Burle, Daniel Doro, Jorge Kalil, Edson Durigon, Andres Salazar, Otavia Caballero, Helton Santiago, Alexandre Machado, Joao Santana da Silva, Flavio da Fonseca, Ana Paula Fernandes, Santuza Teixeira and Ricardo Gazzinelli
FMRP/USP / Fiocruz Minas / Centro de Tecnologia de Vacinas – UFMG / Fundação Hospitalar do Estado de Minas Gerais / Plataforma de Medicina Translacional da Fundação Oswaldo Cruz / Instituto do Coração, Universidade de São Paulo / Instituto de Ciências Biológicas, Universidade de São Paulo / Oncovir, Inc; Orygen, Biotecnologia / ICB/UFMG
The Thereza Kipnis Award is granted by the Brazilian Society of Immunology (SBI) to early-career investigators, including young researchers and Graduate students, for the best scientific work in the area of translational or applied immunology. An Award Committee appointed by the SBI congress organizing committee evaluates received applications and announces the award recipient during the closing ceremony of the SBI Annual Congress.
(*) Thereza Liberman Kipnis graduated in Biological Sciences at the University of São Paulo (USP) and obtained her Ph.D. degree from USP in 1973. From 1978 to 1992, she was a postdoctoral fellow at Harvard University, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and the Pasteur Institute. As a Professor of the Biological Sciences Institute (ICB) at USP, she participated in the foundation of the Department of Immunology, where she worked until 1995. In 1995, she became Full Professor at the State University of North Fluminense (UENF), where she served as Pro-Rector for Research and Graduate Studies. During her scientific career, she made significant contributions to the understanding of immune processes and the strengthening of the SBI. She died in 2008.
1- Nominees must be Regular SBI members in good standing*. Thee legibility of the nominee will be checked at the time of nomination and before the award announcement.
2- Nominees must be early-career investigators, including young researchers, post doctoral fellows, and students (Undergraduate, Master, Ph.D.).
3- Nominees must be registered at the SBI Annual Congress and meeting attendance is mandatory.
4- Nominees must submit a first-author abstract to the SBI Annual Congress, which will be evaluated for oral presentation in the Thereza Kipnis Award Symposia.
5- Candidates who compete for the Thereza Kipnis Award will not be considered for the SBI Scientific Abstract Award competition.
The award recipient will receive R$12,000 (twelve thousand reais) personal award.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR APPLICATION
Please submit an award application by logging into your account at Abstract Submission system of SBI Annual Congress, choosing YES at “Want to compete Thereza Kipnis Award?”. All documents should be uploaded as a single combined PDF file.
– Language: English (the organizing committee reserves the right to refuse any inappropriate written summary in English);
– Expanded summary with up to four (4) pages, including tables, figures, and references;
– Margins: 2cm (right) and 3cm (left);
– Font: Arial 12 and regular style, using “symbols” for special characters;
– Single space between lines and paragraphs divisions;
– Insert space between title, authors, affiliation, and text.
Submission Deadline: July
06th / 13th, 2022.
1- An Award Committee appointed by the SBI Board of Directors will select the awardee from received applications.
2- The Award Committee will choose the five (5) best applications for oral presentation in the Thereza Kipnis Award Symposia.
3- The prize is awarded during the closing ceremony of the SBI Annual Congress.
1- SBI is not responsible for the costs of registration, travel and lodging for the SBI Annual Congress.
2- SBI reserves the right to change the content of this regulation, including dates without prior notice.
3- Thereza Kipnis Award participant authorizes the SBI to use the image in any media without burdening costs on image rights and/or copyright.
(*) Candidates must have their dues paid no later than June 2022 and overdue payments will not be considered