Dear colleague,

After the success of last year's summer school, the Czech Immunological Society together with the Institute of Microbiology of CAS, v.v.i., is once again organizing a summer school on the topic of tumor microenvironment and immunity. The event will take place from June 26 to 29, 2024 in the beautiful surroundings of Chateau Nové Hrady in South Bohemia from June 26-29, 2024 - detailed travel information can be found here. The first announcement poster can be found here.

This event is aimed at doctoral students and recent doctoral graduates, and it is organized under the auspices of EFIS, NICR and Czech Health Research Council. The program includes lectures by an excellent group of prominent scientists in the field and a hands-on ELISPOT mini-course. If you would like to participate more actively, you are invited to bring your poster (standard A0 portrait tables will be provided) and include the title with a short abstract (400 words) in the registration form, that will be available soon.

Dr. Luca Vannucci, M.D., Ph.D., Ofcr.

CIS President

The registration fee is 7 500 Kč (or 290 EUR) and should be transferred to the ČIS account (see below) as soon as your application is approved by e-mail. The pro-forma invoice will be included in the acceptance e-mail. The payment notice should include your name for easier identification.

The fee includes:

-the main program (lectures + poster session + ELISPOT mini-course)

-accommodation (3 nights in shared room)

-meals + coffee breaks.

We recommend that you register quickly to secure a place, as the capacity of the summer school is only 40 places.


To register and upload your abstract, click HERE.  


Immediately after completing the form, you will receive a confirmation that your registration has been uploaded. You will then receive an e-mail from the organizers with payment instructions and a proforma invoice.


The lectures (in English) will focus on the interactions between tumor microenvironment structures and immunity, from basic to translational research; perspective approaches for cancer research and therapy will also be discussed.



Jitka Palich Fučíková

(Czech Republic)

Daniel Hadraba

(Czech Republic)

Gennaro Ilardi


Marek Kovař

(Czech Republic)

Miloslav Kverka

(Czech Republic)

Paul Lehmann


Francesco Merolla


Graham Pawelec


Angel Porgador


Blanka Říhová

(Czech Republic)

Daniel Smrž

(Czech Republic)

Marek Šťastný

(Czech Republic)

Stephen Todryk


Viktor Umansky


Luca Vannucci

(Czech Republic)

David Vondrášek

(Czech Republic)

Scientific and practical organization:

Luca Vannucci
Miloslav Kverka
Daniel Smrz
Jindriska Emmerova
Dagmar Strouhova

The full program is here.

(ver.: 7.4.2024)

If in doubt, contact the organizers by e-mail (see below).


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