FOCIS Welcomes The Antibody Society as a Member Society
The Antibody Society is an international non-profit association representing individuals and organizations involved in antibody research and development. They engage in activities that broadly benefit their members, and encourage collaboration between organizations in the antibody field.
They are an authoritative source of information about antibody therapeutics development, which they disseminate via their website, presentations and publications. They also help to organize conferences on topics relevant to antibody research and development. As a non-profit association, the Society can engage with government and international agencies to discuss issues of importance to the antibody community.
In 2016, the Society:
In 2017, they have continued their discussions with WHO, which led to changes in their antibody naming method. They have started the process of incorporating the AIRR Community into the Society, and will assist with their development of recommendations for: