Immune Epitope Database User Workshop

October 28 – 29, 2015

The IEDB is an NIH-supported, freely available resource that provides access to published data related to antibody and T cell epitopes, as well as online tools for prediction and further analysis of immune epitopes.  The IEDB has data for infectious and autoimmune diseases, allergens, and alloantigens.


Who should attend?

·         Researchers studying T cell and antibody epitopes

·         Bioinformaticians

·         Those new to the IEDB

·         Those wanting to better understand and use the many features of the resource.


Date:    Wednesday, Oct. 28 – Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015


Place:  National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

            5601 Fishers Lane

            Rockville, Maryland, 20852, USA



 Day 1   IEDB staff will describe the IEDB curation process, data structure, and data content.  The different query and browse features will be demonstrated.  Staff will be available to provide individualized help to participants


Day 2   Presenters will describe the features of the Analysis Resource, a collection of epitope analysis and prediction tools.  The use and interpretation of results will be covered.


Cost:    Free.  Workshop attendees are responsible for meals and light refreshments on their own at their own cost


Space is limited


Applications must be submitted by 31 August 2015 and can be requested at

Limited funds are available for travel fellowships to help defray transportation and lodging expenses only, and must be received by 10 August 2015.

La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology

9420 Athena Circle

La Jolla, CA  92037

Participants at the 2012 IEDB User Workshop in La Jolla, CA

Topics Covered

Special attention will be paid to the new IEDB 3.0 features and interfaces

·      IEDB Overview

·      Data structure and content

·      Finding data in the IEDB and example queries

·      Support and help features

·      Exporting data

·      T cell and B cell epitope prediction

·      Epitope analysis tools, including visualization

·      Submitting data to the IEDB

Extensive question and answer opportunities are available for individualized attention