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Macrophage polarization

Guest Editor
Danli Xie, PhD, Wenzhou Medical University, China

Submission Status: Open until 20 March 2025

Mitochondria function in infection and immunity

Guest Editors
Rudranil De, PhD, Amity Institute of Biotechnology, Amity University Kolkata, India
Nicholas M. Maurice, MD, Emory University School of Medicine, USA

Submission Status: Open until 3 March 2025

Immune mechanisms in food allergy

Guest Editor
Katja Baerenfaller, PD, PhD, Swiss Institute of Allergy and Asthma Research (SIAF), University of Zurich, Switzerland

Submission Status: Open until 2 December 2024

Cellular immunology and HIV

Guest Editor
Joe Hou, PhD, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center, United States

Submission Status: Open until 22 August 2024


Innate immunity and inflammation

Guest Editors:
Pawan Kumar Singh:
 University of Missouri School of Medicine, Columbia, Missouri, United States
Amol Suryawanshi: Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama, United States

The digestive system and autoimmunity

Guest Editors:
Lina Sun: Xi’an Jiaotong University, China
Baojun Zhang: Xi'an Jiaotong University, China

Vaccines for infectious diseases: immune mechanisms to vaccine development and clinical implementation

Guest Editors:
Rajib Deb: ICAR-National Research Center on Pig, India
Sandeep Kumar Dhanda: St Jude Children’s Research Hospital, USA
Wen-Qiang He: University of Sydney, Australia


Thematic series
Cancer Immunotherapy and Vaccines
Edited by: Prof. Francesco Pappalardo
Submission deadline: 30 November 2017


Cross journal collection
Day of Immunology 2015
Collection published: 28 April 2015

Thematic series
Current questions and challenges in infection and immunity
Edited by: Dr James Li, Prof Olivier Garraud
Collection published: 26 March 2015


Cross journal collection
The tammar wallaby genome and transcriptome
Collection published: 10 August 2011


Cross journal collection
Bovine: the companion papers for the publication of the bovine genome sequence
Collection published: 24 April 2009

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