Institute of Immunology and Experimental Therapy was founded in 1952 by the Polish Academy of Sciences. The main founder and the first director of the Institute was Professor Ludwik Hirszfeld, famous Polish immunologist and microbiologist.
Professor Piotr Kuśnierczyk - editor of the special issue of Human Immunology
The journal „Human Immunology” (Elsevier) published a special issue “Biology of Endoplasmic Reticulum Aminopeptidases” focusing on structure, genetics and biology of these enzymes and their role in antigen presentation to CD8+ T lymphocytes. The issue has been edited by Prof. Piotr Kuśnierczyk from our Institute and Dr. Efstratios Stratikos from the National Centre for Scientific Research Demokritos, Agia Paraskevi, Athens, Greece and contains the editorial, three reviews and three original papers. The issue contents is available in terms of free access from 13th June 2019 to 13th Sep 2019 under following link: https://www.sciencedirect.com/journal/human-immunology/vol/80/issue/5.
International Scientific Conference “Clinical Phage Therapy 2015”
To salute the 100th anniversary of the discovery of bacteriophages and the 10th anniversary of establishment of the Phage Therapy Unit in Wrocław, the Hirszfeld Institute is organizing an international conference, “Clinical Phage Therapy 2015”, held on 26th September 2015