October 15, 2016 (Vol. 36, No. 18)
Strong Points: Videos, links to other resources
Weak Points: Events calendar not updated
The Human Immunology Portal website by Stemcell Technologies provides researchers studying the human immune system with a number of free resources. Content on the website is divided into protocols, tips, science, tools, and events. The protocols section contains a number of videos and text protocols related to cell separation, sample preparation, and downstream assays, while the tips section of the site includes bonus technical tricks and best practices for a few techniques. Within the science portion of the website, visitors will find a partial list of institutes around the globe with a focus on human immunology, as well as links to webinars, lectures, and other scientific talks on the topic. While the events section of the website is very outdated, the tools portion of the site includes useful information such as links to other online immunology resources.