The Immunology group of Victoria


Branch Councillor

Name: A/Prof. Scott Mueller
Position: Laboratory head
Address/affiliation: Peter Doherty Institute (PDI) and the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at The University of Melbourne
Email address:



Branch Information

The IgV is the Victorian and Tasmanian regional branch of the Australasian Society for Immunology (ASI). Committee members are elected from several different biomedical institutes across the region, and oversee activities for local members.


IgV Committee

Nicole La Gruta (Monash University) – President The IgV Committee

Sarah Londrigan (PDI/The University of Melbourne) - Secretary

Dan Andrews (Monash University) – Treasurer

Scott Mueller (PDI/The University of Melbourne) - ASI State Councillor

Andreas Behren (ONJCRI)

Stuart Berzins (Federation University)

Melissa Call (WEHI)

Mark Chong (SVI)

Phil Darcy (Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre)

Daniel Gray (WEHI)

Mireille Lahoud (Monash University)

Daniel Layton (CSIRO)

Bruce Lyons (University of Tasmania)

Ashley Mansell (Hudson Institute/Monash University)

Seth Masters (WEHI)

Clare Slaney (Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre)





New Initiative: IgV Travel Bursary

Download Flyer

In 2017, the Immunology Group of Victoria will fund a new initiative to provide one travel bursary to fund professional domestic travel. Specifically, this will provide the opportunity for students or post-docs to learn a technique or perform collaborative experiments, by providing funding for airfares and/or accommodation related to the visit.  This will serve to establish or enhance collaborations between ASI members based in Victoria/Tasmania with other laboratories in Australia.

Funding amount:
A maximum of $1000 per application

Application submission deadline **EXTENDED**:
Friday October 13th 2017

Notification to applicants
The bursary will be awarded at the ASI Annual Meeting.

Email applications to Dr Sarah Londrigan (IgV Secretary):



Upcoming Events



IgV Masterclass 2017: "Immunotherapy"

Download Flyer

13 October 2017
at the new Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre (VCCC)


This year's IgV Masterclass will be held in the new Peter Maccallum Cancer Centre/VCCC building in Parkville and include a fantastic lineup of National and local speakers including:
  • Prof. Stuart Tangye (Garvan Institute of Medical Research)

  • A/Prof. Irene Caminschi (Monash University)

  • Dr. Edwin Hawkins (WEHI)

  • Dr. Nick Huntington (WEHI)

  • Prof. Stephen Kent (PDI)

  • Dr. Bruce Lyons (University of Tasmania)

  • A/Prof. Paul Neeson (Peter Mac)

  • Prof. Robin O’Hehir (Monash University)


Registration Extended until September 29th

To register, visit the Trybooking page: