Mucosal Immunology is the official publication of the Society for Mucosal Immunology and is published by Nature Publishing Group. It aims to provide a forum for both basic and clinical scientists to discuss all aspects of immunity and inflammation involving mucosal tissues. The Mucosal Immunology journal reflects the interests of scientists studying gastrointestinal, pulmonary, nasopharyngeal, oral, ocular and genitourinary immunology through the publication of original research articles, scholarly reviews and timely commentaries, editorials and letters. The content features basic, translational and clinical studies. Mucosal Immunology also aims to provide a primary method of communication for the SMI governing board and its members through the publication of society news and meeting and conference announcements.