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Monday March 30, 2020

Message from ASI President to membership Dear ASI Members, It is with great sadness that we inform our members of the passing of Professor Ian Mackay at the age of 98. Professor Mackay was an ASI Honorary Life Member and is widely recognised as a pioneering Australian immunologist in the field of autoimmune disease. With much gratitude, we would like to thank Len Harrison, WEHI, for the obituary below. Ngā mihi John Fraser, ASI President Obituary written by Leonard Harrison, WEHI It was with great sadness that we learnt of ...
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Sunday March 29, 2020

Dear ASI Members, We received a warm letter of support from Hiroshi Kiyono, Chairman of the Executive Board, Japanese Society for Immunology. They extend a generous offer of support to researchers and welcome your ideas on how JSI can help ASI members. We encourage you to read their lovely letter by clicking here, and feel free to contact us with any comments. Take care, ASI
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Monday March 23, 2020

Please click here to visit our Newsletter page and download your copy of the March 2020 ASI Newsletter.
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Thursday March 19, 2020

Following the ASI Executive Meeting held on 18/3/20, we would like to advise ASI Members of the following changes implemented in response to current global events.   EVENTS Annual Scientific Meeting: ASI NZ 2020 regretfully will be cancelled and rescheduled for 2022.   We have some very exciting celebrations planned for our next few meetings. The new meeting rotation is as follows: 2020 NZ - rescheduled to 2022 2021 VIC (25th anniversary of Peter Doherty's Nobel Prize)  2022 NZ  (50th anniversary of ASI Annual Scientific Meetings) 2023 NSW (100th anniversary ...
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Saturday March 14, 2020

Immunology & Cell Biology  DEPUTY EDITOR applications are now invited Immunology & Cell Biology is seeking applicants for the position of Deputy Editor to support the ICB Editorial Team. The primary responsibility of the Deputy Editor is to support the Editor-in-Chief in maintaining and building ICB as a definitive source of primary immunology research. The Deputy Editor will be part of an Editorial Team consisting of the Editor-in-Chief, three other Deputy Editors, two News & Commentary Editors, an Associate Editor and an Editorial Assistant. She or ...
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Saturday March 14, 2020

IUIS is planning to host a webinar series together with their official journal Frontiers in Immunology and they kindly ask members with expertise to get involved in the project.   More info can be found here. If you are able to participate please contact [email protected] or [email protected] by 15 March 2020.
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Tuesday March 10, 2020

FIMSA wishes to announce the Advanced Training Course 2020 in Japan, which is scheduled to be held on Dec 6-7, 2020. FIMSA will give financial support to 50 young participants ($1,000 airfare and $50 x 5 night accommodation). Participants will also be able to attend the 15th international symposia in JSI Annual Meeting (Dec 8-10) without any registration fee. Details will be available soon at: http://icongroup.co.jp/49immunology/fimsa
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Sunday March 08, 2020

In the lead-up to International Women's Day, here at ASI, we are celebrating women and men in all their diversities. March 8th is a great day to recognise just how far ASI has come toward achieving gender equity and embracing diversity and inclusion. Take a minute to: Remind your colleagues who may be on parental leave that we are offering onsite childcare again this year at ASI 2020 Auckland. Check out the progress we've made toward achieving gender equity amongst our Invited Speakers - click here Spread ...
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Thursday March 05, 2020

    Roslyn Kemp     How many coffees / teas do you drink per day?  I drink one store-bought coffee a day – I don’t really like hot drinks, but that preference became such a social handicap when I moved back to NZ that I had to start.   Which immune cell is your favourite? The T cell, of course - many will be aware of my opinion that all T cells can do all things in the immune response depending on where it is and who is ...
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Monday March 02, 2020

Is there an Immunologist you would like to meet? A key benefit to being an ASI member is the opportunity to nominate a prominent international Immunologist whom you'd like to meet and possibly collaborate with. There are 2 opportunities every year for ASI members to nominate international speakers to visit Australia and New Zealand, funded by ASI. The first 2020 nomination round is currently open and closes March 30th 2020. Click here to learn more.
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