Bioinformatic strategies for better understanding of immune function

Nikolai Petrovsky, Christian Schönbach, Vladimir Brusic

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Abstract

Novartis Foundation sponsored a Symposium which brought together a group of experimental immunologists, theoretical immunologists, and bioinformaticians to discuss the new field of immunoinformatics. The discussion focused on immunological databases, antigen processing and presentation, immunogenomics, host-pathogen interactions, and mathematical modelling of the immune system. A main conclusion of the meeting is the critical role played by immunoinformatics in current immunology research. In particular, immunoinformatics provides a foundation for the emerging fields of systems immunology and immunogenomics.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)411-416
Number of pages6
JournalIn silico biology
Volume3
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2003
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Antigen presentation
  • Antigen processing
  • Host-pathogen interactions
  • Immunogenomics
  • Immunoinformatics
  • Immunological databases
  • Mathematical models

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