Society for Leukocyte Biology 54th Annual Meeting

SLB is excited to present the 2021 meeting on an all new virtual platform. The extensive program, spanning through October, will offer...

Topical Sessions each with invited presentations and short abstract talks
Abstract Videos and Awards
(PDF available)
Plus On-Demand Content including...
  • Special Interest Group Satellites
  • Impactful Author Presentations
  • A Special SCHOOL Program for Trainees
  • Community, Professional Development and Mentoring Workshops

                           Welcome Video                                                          Meet the Speakers


2 easy steps for 2021 access:

Register - Start here and register for SLB 2021.  Registration is complimentary for society members and only $100 USD (Jr. Faculty and above) or $25 USD (trainees). Waivers are available


Live Event Page - Then go here which is your main site to see the coming sessions, join live events, and view the recorded archives.

SLB 2021 Event Page

And an optional 3rd step, submit an abstract. Late Breaking Abstracts to be presented as Video Posters will be accepted through August 16th.

Abstract Submission

The details...


Registration is required.  Registration for the event, and access to all aspects, is complimentary for current SLB members. The fee for non-members is $100 USD (junior faculty and above) or $25 USD (trainees) and both event registration and membership are provided for this fee. Waivers are available to those with demonstrated financial challenges to ensure SLB content and resources are fully accessible, regardless of economic status. Contact us to request a waiver. If you wish to register but not join the society, contact us for options.

SLB is in full compliance with ADA requirements. Please contact us to discuss your specific visual, hearing, or any other accommodation needs you may have to ensure a fully accessible conference.

Please refer to the society's ethical polices for further details on diversity, equity, inclusion and codes of conduct.


Abstracts are being accepted from registered attendees. Submissions will be reviewed and programmed within the meeting in various formats to highlight the work of all attendees. The deadline to submit for the summer sessions was June 7th. Abstracts may be selected to present as short talks during the topical sessions in July/August, as Award talks, or as video abstracts in September/October. Late Breaking abstracts to be presented as Video Posters will be accepted through August 16th.


A number of SLB Award opportunities are available including the Presidential competition, Abstract Awards, Thorbecke, Adams, Paper of the Year, and a new Mentoring category. The deadline to apply for awards was June 7th. Stay tuned for award updates!

JLB Special Issue:

Be a part of the special JLB issue focused on research from the SLB 2021 meeting. Contact JLB with questions and submit by February 7, 2022. When submitting, be sure to indicate your article is in relation to the SLB 2021 Immunometabolism JLB issue!            

Sponsorship Opportunities:

Join SLB's unique program that welcomes our partners to join this virtual event. See the 2021 prospectus and then sign-up to be a sponsor!

Thank you to our 2021 Sponsors...




Research reported in this event was supported by the National Institute Of Allergy And Infectious Diseases of the National Institutes of Health under Award Number R13AI164788. The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the National Institutes of Health.