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The American Association of Immunologists, founded in 1913, is dedicated to advancing the field of immunology and fostering development opportunities for researchers at every career stage. Its members work together to address common interests and push forward the boundaries of knowledge.

From the AAI President

Eugene Oltz

AAI announces the appointment of Eugene M. Oltz, Ph.D., as the incoming Editor-in-Chief for The Journal of Immunology, starting July 1, 2018.

Message to AAI Members

Avery August, Ph.D., AAI ’99, is a recipient of an HHMI Professor award for innovation in science education.
Shannon J. Turley, Ph.D., AAI '05, is the recipient of the 2017 Frederick W. Alt Award.
Rafi Ahmed, Ph.D., AAI '84, and Thomas F. Gajewski, M.D., Ph.D., AAI '96 are 2017 recipients of William B. Coley Awards.
Gabriel D. Victora, Ph.D., AAI ’15, has been named a 2017 MacArthur Foundation "Genius" Grant recipient.
Richard J. Hodes, Ph.D., AAI '75, is the recipient of the second annual Charles A. Sanders, M.D., Partnership Award.
James P. Allison, Ph.D., AAI '78 (past AAI president, 2001-02) and Robert D. Schreiber, Ph.D., AAI '76 are 2017 Balzan Prize recipients for Immunological Approaches in Cancer Therapy
Susan Carpenter, Ph.D., AAI '15, Richard A. Flavell, Ph.D., AAI '90, Kiyoshi Hirahara, M.D., Ph.D., AAI '12, Ari B. Molofsky, M.D., Ph.D., AAI '16, E. Ashley Moseman, Ph.D., AAI '16, Ganes C. Sen, Ph.D., AAI '05, and Alan Sher, Ph.D., AAI '77, are 2017 recipients of International Cytokine & Interferon Society Award honors.
More Member News

Following are current-year notices and obituaries. To view the archive obituaries, click here.

Charles D. Surh, Ph.D., AAI '95, Professor,  Inst. for Basic Science (IBS), Pohang, South Korea (d. 10/6/2017)
Jon J. Van Rood, M.D., Ph.D., (Honorary) AAI '79, Leiden, The Netherlands (d. 7/21/2017)
Robert B. Nussenblatt, M.D., M.P.H., AAI '82, Chief of Laboratory of Immunology,  NIH-NEI, Bethesda, MD (d. 4/17/2016)
James J. Lee, Ph.D., AAI '02, Professor,  Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, AZ (d. 3/25/2017)
James R. Dasch, Ph.D., AAI '84, Director,  Abazyme, Needham, MA (d. 3/28/2017)
Thomas M. Yankee, Pharm.D., Ph.D., AAI '03, Associate Professor,  Univ. of Kansas Med. Ctr., Kansas City, KS (d. 6/23/2017)
Arthur G. Johnson, Ph.D., AAI '57, Professor and Chairman Emeritus, Univ. of Minnesota Med. Sch., Duluth, MN (d. 01/08/2017)
David D. Porter, M.D., AAI '69, Professor Emeritus, Univ. of California, Santa Monica, CA (d. 02/13/2017)
Maria Estela B. Roux, Ph.D., AAI '82, Career Investigator, CONICET, Buenos Aires, Argentina (d. 06/18/2017)
Charles D. Mills, Ph.D., AAI '16, Founder, BioMed. Consultants, Marine on St. Croix, MN (d. 05/28/2017)
Michael A. Beaven, Ph.D., AAI '88, Scientist Emeritus, NHLBI, NIH, Bethesda, MD (d. 04/08/2017)
Douglas D. Redelman, Ph.D., AAI '77, Research Professor, Univ. of Nevada Sch. of Med., Reno, NV (d. 02/07/2017)
George Klein, M.D., (Honorary) AAI '73, Research Group Leader, Karolinska Inst., Stockholm, Sweden (d.12/10/2016)
Joy Williams, Ph.D., AAI '14, Staff Scientist, NCI, NIH, Bethesda, MD (d. 11/18/2016)
Daniel R. Salomon, M.D., AAI '11, Professor, Scripps Res. Inst., La Jolla, CA (d. 11/10/2016)
Henry N. Claman, M.D., AAI '65, Professor, Univ. of Colorado Hlth. Sci. Ctr., Aurora, CO (d. 09/03/2016)
Richard R. Hardy, Ph.D., AAI '96, Professor, Inst. for Cancer Res., Philadelphia, PA (d. 05/29/2016)