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Tuesday March 22, 2022
Download your copy of the March 2022 ASI Newsletter now!
Friday March 18, 2022
The Australian and New Zealand Society for Immunology (ASI) strongly condemns the violent acts of war imposed by Russia’s unprovoked invasion of Ukraine, resulting in the senseless death of its citizens, destruction of critical infrastructure, healthcare and academic institutions in Ukraine.
ASI abhors the thousands of lives already lost, the numerous injuries caused by Russia’s aggression, the persecution of innocent lives and the unfolding humanitarian crisis in the Ukraine. This includes disruption of Ukrainian scientists and clinicians, who are unable to advance knowledge, ...
Monday February 21, 2022
ASI Education SIG Mentoring Program
Submit your EOI before March 4th 2022
Are you looking to improve or streamline your teaching activities?
The ASI Education Special Interest Group are pleased to offer an Immunology Teaching Program that will link mentees with experienced teaching academics to help you get the best out of your teaching practices.
The focus of 2022 is in the following areas:
Designing & delivering teaching content
Online teaching strategies
Pedagogical practices for undergraduate teaching
Open to all current ASI members from ‘new to teaching’ to seasoned ...
Wednesday February 09, 2022
Are you looking for a speaker to celebrate International Women's Day, March 8th?
Find Your Next Speaker on the ASI Women Speakers Database
Our ASI Women Speakers Database is a great resource provided by our Women’s Initiative to promote equal representation of women within the immunological research community.
This searchable database of women within the immunological community in Australia and New Zealand can assist in identifying individuals to invite as speakers at conferences, chairs of sessions, presenters of seminars, participants on review panels, ...
Friday February 04, 2022
What is the Wiley-CAUL agreement?
A new 3-year partnership between Wiley and the Council of Australian University Librarians (CAUL).
Friday January 07, 2022
ASI Awards Judging Panel
Submit your EOI before February 28th 2022
Application Round: Jan 17th - Feb 28th 2022
As ASI continues to grow, we give back more to our members by providing numerous awards and funding opportunities throughout the year.
Back in 2019, we introduced a new ASI initiative - the ASI Awards Judging Panel. We established a group of members who were keen to give back a little and willing to act as assessors for scoring ASI award applications.
We now invite ASI members to ...
Wednesday December 22, 2021
We welcome our new ASI Sustaining Member: AbbVie
AbbVie is proud to be named as a Sustaining Member of the Australian and New Zealand Society for Immunology (ASI). As a company that aims to make a remarkable impact on the lives of patients, advancing the science and education of immunology is a shared goal.
We are highly committed to developing and maintaining partnerships that ultimately benefit patients and fuel scientific progress. To create innovative solutions that go beyond treating the illness to ...
Monday December 20, 2021
Many congratulations to the following people for receiving an ASI Award in 2021!
🏆 ASI AWARDS
ASI AbbVie New Horizons Research Award
Margaret Baird Women in Immunology Lectureship Award
Jointly awarded to:
Jared Purton - ASI Awards
1st Prize: Ajithkumar Vasanthakumar
2nd Prize: Susan Christo
Career Advancement Awards - Gordon Ada
Career Advancement Awards - Postdoctoral
Ailin Lepletier de Oliveira
Career Advancement Awards - Postgraduate
Cheers-Buchan Education Award
ASI Public Engagement Award
Friday December 17, 2021
Download your copy of the December 2021 ASI Newsletter now!
Wednesday November 10, 2021
2021 ASI AGM
Dear ASI member,
Notice is hereby given that the 2021 Annual General Meeting of the Australian and New Zealand Society for Immunology Inc. will be held as follows:
Thursday December 9th 2021
10:30 for WA, 12:00 NT, 12:30 for QLD, 1:00 for SA, 1:30 for ACT / NSW / VIC / TAS, 3:30 for NZ
Online via Zoom
All current 2021 members are invited to attend and will need to register for the online AGM. Please click the green button below to register so we ...
Friday October 22, 2021
Introducing the new
ASI AbbVie New Horizons Research Award
Application round: October 22nd - November 1st 2021
With much excitement, we announce a brand new award in partnership with AbbVie.
We are now accepting applications to the
ASI AbbVie New Horizons Research Award,
so be sure to apply if you are eligible.
AbbVie is a global biopharmaceutical company committed to developing innovative therapies for some of the world’s most complex conditions. In Australia, we employ more than 450 people with our therapies currently benefiting more than 30,000 Australians ...
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Wednesday October 20, 2021
Following our recent call for ASI Council nominations, we are pleased to announce the following results.
Congratulations to the five incoming ASI Council Members for 2022 who have been elected unopposed.
We warmly welcome and congratulate:
Dr Julia Ellyard, ASI ACT Branch Councillor
Dr Damon Tumes, ASI SA/NT Branch Councillor (2nd term)
Dr Rachael Zemek, ASI WA Branch Councillor
Ms Marina Yakou, ASI Social Media Coordinator
A/Prof Diana Hansen, ASI Women's Initiative / EDI Coordinator
Online Ballot for members - closes October 20th 2021
As we have received multiple nominations for the other positions on ...
Friday September 17, 2021
Download your copy of the Special Edition September 2021 ASI Newsletter now!
Wednesday August 04, 2021
We are very pleased to announce the launch of the website for the 49th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australian and New Zealand Society for Immunology.
Wednesday July 28, 2021
Are you our next ICB Editor-in-Chief?
We now seek applicants for the position of Editor-in-Chief (EIC) for our journal Immunology & Cell Biology (ICB).
Founded in 1924, ICB is one of the oldest specialty Immunology journals in existence. Major historical contributions include publications by Donald Metcalf of the strategy for identifying colony-stimulating factors (CSFs) and the development of the clonal selection theory by Frank Macfarlane Burnet, in a series of more than 90 publications in the 1970s.
In 2021, our dedicated ICB Editorial Board achieved a significant milestone; the highest ever ICB Impact Factor ...
Tuesday July 13, 2021
Celebrating our Impact Factor
We are excited to announce the 2020 Impact Factor for Immunology & Cell Biology.
At 5.126, this is our highest Impact Factor to date!
Founded in 1924, ICB is one of the oldest specialty Immunology journals in existence.
Click here to browse our latest publications and be sure to submit your next manuscript to ICB.
ICB publishes the latest research in immunology, cellular immunology, innate and adaptive immunity, immune responses to pathogens, tumour immunology, immunopathology, immunotherapy, immunogenetics, immunological studies in humans and model organisms, ...
Friday June 18, 2021
Please click here to visit our Newsletter page and download your copy of the June 2021 ASI Newsletter.
Tuesday May 25, 2021
What was your first job?
Newspaper delivery boy (The Herald – an afternoon newspaper back in the day).
What are you currently watching on TV?
In between TV shows right now, but just finished Schitt’s Creek, which was excellent (yes, I know, it is quite old now, but I was a slow starter).
Which celebrity would you like to meet for a cup of coffee?
What would you sing at Karaoke night?
Paradise by the dashboard light. In fact, I did sing that at a Karaoke ...
Tuesday May 18, 2021
Congratulations to the winners of our competition!
Thursday April 22, 2021
ASI Newsletter competition -
Submit your “lab hacks”
We’re running a special column in next quarter’s newsletter of simple and fun lab hacks/tricks you’ve discovered and would like to share with fellow ASI members.
Have you been using a disposable glove cuff as a hair tie when you’ve forgotten yours? Or maybe you’ve been using textbooks to create a cheap but effective laptop stand?
Click here to download our March Newsletter to see pictures of these examples.
If you have any lab hacks or tips ...