South Australia & Northern Territory Branch

Branch Councillor

Name: Iain Comerford
Position: Research Fellow
Address/affiliation: Molecular Life Sciences, The University of Adelaide
Email address:

Upcoming Events

2018 Adelaide Immunology Retreat

Register now for the 2018 Adelaide Immunology Retreat

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Past Events

Adelaide Immunology Retreat 2017

Date: 11-12th August 2017
Location: Vine Inn, Nuriootpa, Barossa Valley

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Day of Immunology events in South Australia

Adelaide Immunology Retreat (AIR) 9

Date: 9-10th August 2013
Location: Murray Bridge with a visit to Monarto Zoo

AIR provides a forum where PhD students, Honours students, Research Assistants can convene, present their work and network with the local Immunology community. This year we were delighted to host Prof Phil Hodgkin (Walter and Elisa Hall Institute) and Dr Lisa Ebert (Centre for Cancer Biology) as our invited speakers. The event was generously sponsored by Life Technologies, Jomar Biosciences, Epitope Technologies, UniSA, Australian Bioscience, Genesearch Pty Ltd, Geneworks, Sapphire Bioscience, BD Biosciences, Enzo Life Sciences, VWR, ELISA kits, John Morris, DAKO, AGRF, Mimotopes, Eppendorf, Scientifix, SAHMRI, Centre for Cancer Biology, Promega and The Hospital Research Foundation (QEH).

Day of Immunology ‘Vaccination Café’

Date: 29th April 2013
Location: Royal Institute of Australia

Information: On Monday the 29th of April we teamed up with the Royal Institute of Australia (RiAus) to celebrate the Day of Immunology by running a ‘Vaccination Café’. Members of the public were invited to come along to experience immunology in action and get their flu vaccine and learn about immunology while they wait.

Adelaide Immunology Retreat 8

Date: 7-8th September 2012
Location: Clare Valley

Information (e.g.1-2 sentences if required): In 2012 the retreat was held in the Clare Valley with wine tasting at the historic Seven Hills Winery. Prof Lynn Corcoran (WEHI) was our invited national speaker and our invited ‘local’ was Dr Gabriela Minigo (Menzies School of Health Research, Darwin). The event was generously sponsored by: Miltenyi, Sapphire Bioscience, Jomar, Uni SA, Adelaide Uni, Roche Diagnostics Australia, BioRad, AdeLab Scientific, Karl Zeiss, Geneworks, BD Biosciences, Genesearch, Life Technologies, Epitope Technologies, Qiagen, Australian Bioscience, Beckman Coulter and STEMCELL Technologies.