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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.

AAI President

Yokoyama

AAI welcomes Wayne M. Yokoyama, M.D., as the 101st president
(July 2017 - June 2018)

Dr. Yokoyama's Message to AAI Members

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.
James P. Allison, Ph.D., AAI '78 (past AAI president, 2001-02), Lieping Chen, M.D., Ph.D., AAI '92Gordon J. Freeman, Ph.D., AAI '01, Tasuku Honjo, M.D., Ph.D., AAI Hon. '88, and Arlene H. Sharpe, M.D., Ph.D., AAI '96 (AAI president, 2016-2017) are 2017 Warren Alpert Foundation Prize recipients for transformative discoveries in the field of cancer immunology.
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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. 4/17/2017)
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
Maria Estela B. Roux, Ph.D., AAI '82, Career Investigator, CONICET, Buenos Aires, Argentina (d. 06/18/17)
Charles D. Mills, Ph.D., AAI '93, Founder, BioMed. Consultants, Marine on St. Croix, MN (d. 05/28/17)
Michael A. Beaven, Ph.D., AAI '88, Scientist Emeritus, NHLBI, NIH, Bethesda, MD (d. 04/08/17)
Douglas D. Redelman, Ph.D., AAI '77, Research Professor, Univ. of Nevada Sch. of Med., Reno, NV (d. 02/07/17)
George Klein, M.D., (Honorary) AAI '73, Research Group Leader, Karolinska Inst., Stockholm, Sweden (d.12/10/16)
Joy Williams, Ph.D., AAI '00, Staff Scientist, NCI, NIH, Bethesda, MD (d. 11/18/16)
Daniel R. Salomon, M.D., AAI '11, Professor, Scripps Res. Inst., La Jolla, CA (d. 11/10/16)
Henry N. Claman, M.D., AAI ' 65, Professor, Univ. of Colorado Hlth. Sci. Ctr., Aurora, CO (d. 09/03/16)
Richard R. Hardy, Ph.D., AAI ' 96, Professor, Inst. for Cancer Res., Philadelphia, PA (d. 05/29/16)