The fourth AIRR Community meeting (#AIRRC4) took place at the University of Genoa, May 11–15, 2019, in an unusual and gorgeous location. All talks were held in a 17th century church that has been repurposed for conference settings. The overarching theme of this meeting was “Bridging the Gaps” which aimed to address technological gaps between the […]
Congratulations to The Antibody Society’s Adaptive Immune Repertoire Community on the publication of their newest paper, OGRDB: a reference database of inferred immune receptor genes, in Nucleic Acid Research. The paper is open access and can be freely downloaded here. High-throughput sequencing of the adaptive immune receptor repertoire (AIRR-seq) is providing unprecedented insights into the […]
On behalf of the AIRR-C Meetings Sub-committee we would like to thank the AIRR Community for their survey input on the theme for the next Meeting in December 2020. Further details with the date and location for AIRR Community Meeting V will be announced soon!
Members of the 2019/2020 Executive Sub-committee were elected at the AIRR C IV meeting in Genoa in May. Nina Luning Prak (Univ of Pennsylvania) was approved as the Chair of the AIRR Community, Lindsay Cowell (UT Southwestern, USA) was elected the Chair Elect, and Felix Breden (Simon Fraser U, Canada) became the Past Chair. Christian […]
At the AIRR C IV meeting in Genoa, the Communications Sub-committee was ratified. Its current members are Jean-Philippe Bürckert (BISC Global, Inc., USA, Co-Leader), Victor Greiff (Univ of Oslo, Norway, Co-Leader), Jamie Scott (Simon Fraser Univ, CA), Susanna Marquez (Yale, USA), and Pam Borghardt (SFU, CA). The Sub-committee’s mission statement can be found here: https://www.antibodysociety.org/the-airr-community/airr-subcomittees/communications-sub-committee/. […]