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Volume 14 Supplement 6

Selected articles from the 10th International Conference on Artificial Immune Systems (ICARIS)


Edited by Pietro LiĆ² and Giuseppe Nicosia

This supplement was not supported by any external sponsorship. Funding for publication of the articles came from the authors' institutions.

10th International Conference on Artificial Immune Systems (ICARIS). Go to conference site.

Cambridge, UK18-21 July 2011

  1. H1N1 influenza viruses were responsible for the 1918 pandemic that caused millions of deaths worldwide and the 2009 pandemic that caused approximately twenty thousand deaths. The cellular response to such viru...

    Authors: Elena Zaslavsky, German Nudelman, Susanna Marquez, Uri Hershberg, Boris M Hartmann, Juilee Thakar, Stuart C Sealfon and Steven H Kleinstein
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2013 14(Suppl 6):S1
  2. Vaccine protection investigation includes three processes: vaccination, pathogen challenge, and vaccine protection efficacy assessment. Many variables can affect the results of vaccine protection. Brucella, a gen...

    Authors: Thomas E Todd, Omar Tibi, Yu Lin, Samantha Sayers, Denise N Bronner, Zuoshuang Xiang and Yongqun He
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2013 14(Suppl 6):S3
  3. Allergy is a form of hypersensitivity to normally innocuous substances, such as dust, pollen, foods or drugs. Allergens are small antigens that commonly provoke an IgE antibody response. There are two types of...

    Authors: Ivan Dimitrov, Darren R Flower and Irini Doytchinova
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2013 14(Suppl 6):S4
  4. Germinal Centers (GC) are short-lived micro-anatomical structures, within lymphoid organs, where affinity maturation is initiated. Theoretical modeling of the dynamics of the GC reaction including follicular CD4+

    Authors: David N Olivieri, Merly Escalona and Jose Faro
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2013 14(Suppl 6):S5
  5. Many advances in research regarding immuno-interactions with cancer were developed with the help of ordinary differential equation (ODE) models. These models, however, are not effectively capable of representi...

    Authors: Grazziela P Figueredo, Peer-Olaf Siebers and Uwe Aickelin
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2013 14(Suppl 6):S6
  6. In recent years, there has been an increasing interest in the mathematical and computational modeling of the human immune system (HIS). Computational models of HIS dynamics may contribute to a better understan...

    Authors: Alexandre Bittencourt Pigozzo, Gilson Costa Macedo, Rodrigo Weber dos Santos and Marcelo Lobosco
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2013 14(Suppl 6):S7
  7. Experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis has been used extensively as an animal model of T cell mediated autoimmunity. A down-regulatory pathway through which encephalitogenic CD4Th1 cells are killed by CD8 r...

    Authors: Richard A Williams, Richard Greaves, Mark Read, Jon Timmis, Paul S Andrews and Vipin Kumar
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2013 14(Suppl 6):S9
  8. The Beauchemin model is a simple particle-based description of stochastic lymphocyte migration in tissue, which has been successfully applied to studying immunological questions. In addition to being easy to i...

    Authors: Johannes Textor, Mathieu Sinn and Rob J de Boer
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2013 14(Suppl 6):S10
  9. Cancer stem cell theory suggests that cancers are derived by a population of cells named Cancer Stem Cells (CSCs) that are involved in the growth and in the progression of tumors, and lead to a hierarchical st...

    Authors: Francesca Cordero, Marco Beccuti, Chiara Fornari, Stefania Lanzardo, Laura Conti, Federica Cavallo, Gianfranco Balbo and Raffaele Calogero
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2013 14(Suppl 6):S11

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