LABIP Prizes at Cross-Talk workshop in Milan

LABIP has given 2 prizes of 300 € each for the best oral presentation and best poster at the Cross-Talk workshop “Lessons from Host-Pathogens Interactions” held in Milan, Italy April 28-29, 2011. The poster prize was given to the Cross-Talk fellow Krzysztof Regulski on “The influence of peptidoglycan metabolism in L. casei on its immunomodulatory properties”.

The prize was given as well for the quality of the poster, its content and on the excellent, convincing way it was presented. The oral presentation prize was given to Mariangela Cavarelli, a young postdoc from the San Raffaele Scientific Institute in Milan who was invited to present on “Dendritic cells mediate the selective transmission of R5 human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-1 through the intestinal mucosa”. This prize was given for the excellent way it was presented, its contents and the excellent slides.