Long Night of Sciences

Long Night of Sciences Berlin + Potsdam – May 10th 2014

“The smartest night of the year”, was this year´s slogan under which 71 academic institutions invited the general public to take a look behind the scenes of science and research. Thousands of people took advantage of this opportunity to gather information.

Doctoral students of the TRR 130 B Cells – Immunity and Autoimmunity supported the German Society for Immunology (DGfI) at their information both. Here visitors were able to learn about the cells of the immune system, the process of an immune reaction and about what happens during a vaccination or an allergic reaction. Interested visitors could take a look at immune cells and their opponents under the microscope. Those who wanted to could put their new knowledge in a short, interactive quiz to the test.

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