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Friday September 18, 2020

Please click here to visit our Newsletter page and download your copy of the September 2020 ASI Newsletter.
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Tuesday September 08, 2020

  Introducing the new ASI Career Advancement Awards Application round:  September 8th - October 5th 2020 for research undertaken in Jan - Dec 2021 Given the challenging times we are in and the limited opportunity for international travel, ASI will be repurposing funds originally committed to the second 2020 round of ITA's and the Gordon Ada Senior Travel Awards.  These new career advancement awards will allow for a broader scope and flexibility to apply for support as needed, similar to the Jared Purton Award. Application rounds for the following ...
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Tuesday September 08, 2020

  Introducing the new ASI Carer Awards - COVID support Application round:  September 8th - October 5th 2020 to support caring costs in 2020 or 2021 ASI is acutely aware of the pressure that COVID-19 restrictions have placed on carers, limiting access to care support from both formal and informal mechanisms. To support members of our community whose carer responsibilities have impacted or will impact on their career progression, we invite applications to the 2020 ASI Carer Awards- COVID support.  We have created these awards by repurposing ...
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Wednesday September 02, 2020

We welcome our new ASI Sustaining Member: Nanostring   Our ASI Sustaining Members recognise the importance of supporting ASI and Immunology researchers in Australia and New Zealand.  We are grateful and proud to introduce our newest ASI Sustaining Member: Nanostring. About Nanostring NanoString Technologies (NASDAQ: NSTG) is a publicly held provider of life science tools for translational research. The company's technology enables a wide variety of basic research and translational medicine applications.   Nanostring's commitment to research The Singapore Immunology Network (SIgN) & NanoString, in collaboration with Illumina, co-sponsor a research award ...
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Thursday August 06, 2020

Are you interested in receiving a shortlist of quality COVID papers? Courtesy of Christian Hoffmann & Bernd S. Kamps & DGfI Dear ASI members, There is a great resource available called the COVID Reference Top 10 by DGfI member Christian Hoffmann & Bernd S. Kamps.  Hoffman and Kamps have compiled a shortlist of quality COVID-19 papers from the available literature and made it available here (you may wish to bookmark this link). Instead of visiting the link above, you may prefer to receive a regular email in your inbox.  If ...
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Monday August 03, 2020

Like last year, we are celebrating National Science Week with our our "I Am An Immunologist" social media campaign! I Am An Immunologist We’ve made it through 6 months of the pandemic and we want to touch base with you all! For those new to ASI, the ‘I Am An Immunologist’ social media campaign was conceptualised by Gabriela Khoury and launched in mid-2018.  The aim of the series is to showcase our members and help the public become more familiar with what an ...
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Friday July 10, 2020

ICB Cover Competition for 2021 Could your scientific image be our next cover?    It's that time of year again! ICB is looking for exciting and eye-catching images to use for its 2021 cover. We are offering the opportunity for your image to be the one selected for 2021. The winning entry will also receive a $500 prize.*  To submit your winning image, please email your entry to [email protected] and include “ICB Cover” in the subject line. The closing date is 31st August 2020.  Helpful advice: We need high ...
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Monday July 06, 2020

Join us on Twitter | @ClinTransImmuno | #ClinTransImmunol Clinical & Translational Immunology is excited to announce the launch of our Twitter account this week.  Follow us on Twitter at @ClinTransImmuno and #ClinTransImmunol You can still enjoy our past twitter content via @ASImmunology and  #ClinTransImmunol Share Tell your colleagues and collaborators about CTI on Twitter (click here).  
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Thursday June 25, 2020

Please click here to visit our Newsletter page and download your copy of the June 2020 ASI Newsletter.
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Tuesday June 23, 2020

It's a little known fact - that we offer AUD 200 cash prizes for written / editorial-style contributions to our Quarterly Newsletters*. This is another benefit you have as an ASI member so be sure to keep your membership up-to-date. Renew now if you haven't already, because our deadline is June 30.     Email Angelica Lau, ASI Newsletter Editor, on [email protected] with a brief (1-2 sentence) description of your proposed editorial contribution to find out if your idea is a good fit for the next ...
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Monday June 22, 2020

Notice is hereby given that there will be an online ballot for members to vote on proposed changes to the ASI Constitution.  This will be open for 21 days and take place online.  Details are as follows: Open Date Monday 22nd June 2020 Close Date Sunday 12th July 2020 at 23:59:00 AEST Location Online   Please see below for key information and note we have 2 proposed changes to the ASI Constitution.   2020 Proposed Constitution Changes & explanatory notes - please read before you vote 2020 Online Ballot - accessible to current ASI members ...
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Wednesday June 17, 2020

In Dec 2019, the following four changes were made to the ASI Constitution.  1. To make it clear that we are also committed to immunology education Section 2.1 Currently states: The purpose of the Society is: The advancement of the science of immunology. This has changed to: The purpose of the Society is: The advancement of the science and education of immunology.   2. To allow people to join and pay after June 30th Section 9.2 Currently states: The annual subscription will be decided upon from time to time at a general meeting and ...
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Tuesday June 16, 2020

The DGfI - ASI 4th Joint Workshop in September 2021 The Australian and New Zealand, and the German Societies for Immunology (ASI and DGfI) are pleased to announce the fourth joint DGfI-ASI workshop to be held as a satellite meeting attached to the European Congress of Immunology in September 2021 Belgrade. The workshop will run over two nights (before or after ECI) and will be held in a venue TBA in Germany. Don't miss this great opportunity Approximately 15-20  ASI members will travel to Germany to participate in ...
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Monday June 15, 2020

  Introducing the new ASI Education Award Application round:  15th June - 13th July 2020 Today, we are pleased to announce we are adding a brand new award to the list of ASI Awards for ASI members to apply for!  We are now accepting applications to the inaugural ASI Education Award, so be sure to apply. Purpose Brand new in 2020, this award has been created in alignment with our society's mission to 'advance the science and education of Immunology'. The ASI Education Award aims to recognise ...
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Sunday June 14, 2020

Our next ASI Fireside Chat is on "Burning questions and fairy tales in Immunology"   On Thursday 18th June, we will be hosting our FREE online session with Prof. Anne La Flamme and A/Prof. Damon Tumes. Please help us reach the general public We ask a big favour of you please - to let your family and friends know about these free sessions. We would love any help to raise awareness of our new event series!   We also welcome ASI members to register - it's a ...
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Friday June 12, 2020

Melbourne is hosting ASI 2021   The 49th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australian and New Zealand Society for Immunology (ASI2021) will be held in Melbourne from 30th November to 3rd December 2021. We are putting together an exciting scientific program and as always, a priority is to provide young immunologists with the best opportunities to present their research, update their scientific knowledge and to establish contacts with other immunologists from around Australia, New Zealand and the rest of the world.   Inviting applications ...
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Wednesday June 10, 2020

Did you know? As a current ASI member, you have free access to Immunology & Cell Biology Yes, that's right, all ASI members have FREE access to Immunology & Cell Biology! This is another benefit you have as an ASI member so be sure to keep your membership up-to-date. Simply access all ICB articles by heading to the ICB page, scrolling down, and clicking the green button "ICB Access (members login)". Log in to check if you are a 2020 member Check out the latest ICB ...
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Thursday May 28, 2020

Our new webpage for the general public It's such a great time to launch our public outreach initiatives, while Immunology has the global spotlight!  We endeavour to increase public access to solid, evidence-based information by creating a new section on our website dedicated to the non-scientific public. This new page has been created especially for the family and friends of ASI Members and the general non-scientific community who simply enjoy learning more about Immunology, directly from Immunologists.  What's on the page? "Ask an Immunologist" ...
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Tuesday May 12, 2020

Our new event series: ASI Fireside Chats Today we launch our new ongoing event series, perfectly tailored toward the general community, with no scientific background.   It's a free Q&A session tailored toward the non-scientific public who simply want reliable, accurate information.  This is a great way for the public to cut through the chatter, ask their burning question, and receive a scientific, evidence-based answer in plain language.  Our first session is "Can we become immune to COVID-19?" On Tuesday 19th May, we will be ...
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Tuesday May 05, 2020

Dear ASI member, The ASI Constitution now contains some important new rules that may affect your membership. To simplify our membership requirements, the most recent ASI AGM introduced a renewal deadline of June 30th. After this date, any members who have not yet renewed will no longer be an ASI member, and therefore cease to have membership benefits, including access to member-only content on our website. If you haven't already, please endeavour to pay your membership renewal fee now (or before June 30th 2020) to ...
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