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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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Tuesday March 16, 2021

2021 Margaret Baird Lecture Thank you to everyone who joined us on 9th March 2021 including our very special guests - the Baird family. If you missed it on the day, the recording is available for your viewing below. More ASI events
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Wednesday February 24, 2021

As the pandemic evolved in 2020 we introduced changes to some of the ASI awards to allow for broader scope/  flexibility, including the new Career Advancement Awards scheme as an alternative to the conventional International Travel Awards. In 2021, we will continue with these awards as per 2020. In 2020 we also launched two exciting new ASI awards, the Cheers-Buchan Education Award and Public Engagement Award. 2021 ASI Awards Application Rounds Please see the 2021 schedule below for each of the award ...
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Wednesday December 09, 2020

Many congratulations to the following people for receiving our prestigious ASI Awards and Special Honours. ASI AWARDS AND SPECIAL HONOURS Margaret Baird Women in Immunology Lectureship Award Michelle Boyle, QIMR-Berghofer Medical Research Institute Jared Purton - ASI Awards 1st Prize: Camille Guillerey, Mater Medical Research Institute, University of Queensland 2nd Prize: Junyun Lai, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre International Travel Award - Jacques Miller Barbara Fazekas de St Groth, University of Sydney Career Advancement Awards - Gordon Ada Fernando Guimaraes, University of Queensland Diamantina Institute Sumaira Hasnain, Mater Medical Research Institute, University of Queensland Farzaneh Kordbacheh, Australian ...
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Friday October 30, 2020

  Ways to get involved with ASI Dear ASI members, One of the major benefits of being an ASI member is being able to join a committee or a group email list to receive news that is of direct interest to you. We've made a brand new webpage summarising all the ways to get involved with ASI - just click the green button below to check it out. See how you can get involved!
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Monday October 19, 2020

  Introducing the new ASI Public Engagement Awards Application round:  October 19th - November 9th 2020 2020 has been a challenging time for us all, but at the same time, a great opportunity for us to increase public awareness of immunology, and of the important work that Immunologists do.  Today, we are pleased to announce we are adding another brand new award to the list of ASI Awards you can apply for!  We are now accepting applications to the inaugural ASI Public Engagement Award, so be ...
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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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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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Wednesday April 22, 2020

The ASI Special Initiatives Fund We recently launched the ASI Special Initiatives Fund - a unique opportunity where you can help us move ASI into the future and advance our discipline. In 2017 we committed AUD 200 000 toward the Special Initiatives Fund, and invited ideas for novel initiatives from ASI members. Today we invite ASI members to send in their novel ideas for the next Special Initiatives Funding Round. Purpose New initiatives should be within the scope of the society and to the benefit of ...
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Monday February 24, 2020

Application rounds for the following ASI Awards are currently open, and close March 23rd 2020: International Travel Awards: Postgraduate & Postdoctoral Senior Travel Awards: Ada & Miller Don't forget you will need a current 2020 membership to apply, so please login and renew now. International Travel Awards - Postgraduate Purpose: To support student members of ASI who wish to travel overseas for conferences (excluding the ASI Annual Scientific Meeting). These awards are offered twice a year. Please note that Higher Degree students, Honours students and Research Technicians are all eligible to ...
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Tuesday December 17, 2019

Many congratulations to the following people for receiving our prestigious ASI Awards and Special Honours. ASI AWARDS AND SPECIAL HONOURS Derrick Rowley Medal Alan Baxter, James Cook University Susanne Heinzel, Walter and Eliza Hall Institute Foundation Lecture Jonathan Sprent, Garvan Institute of Medical Research Burnet Oration Michael Good, Griffith University Margaret Baird Women in Immunology Lectureship Award (inaugural) Jessica Borger, Monash University Jared Purton - ASI Awards 1st Prize: Kylie Quinn, RMIT University 2nd Prize: Farzaneh Kordachech, Australian National University Jacques Miller Senior Award Scott Mueller, Peter Doherty Institute Gordon Ada Senior Awards Marcel Batten, Melanoma Institute Australia Stephanie Gras, Monash University Connie Jackaman, Curtin University Joshua Ooi, Monash University ASI ...
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Wednesday November 13, 2019

The Best of CTI 2019 The ASI journal Clinical & Translational Immunology publishes cutting-edge advances in biomedical research for scientists and physicians, and is proud to promote scientific excellence. We are excited to announce the following publications have been selected by the CTI Editorial Board as being the Best of CTI for 2019: Kathryn E Hally   Platelets regulate leucocyte responses to Toll‐like receptor stimulation James (Jim) Harris   Analysis of serum interleukin(IL)‐1α, IL‐1β and IL‐18 in patients with systemic sclerosis Lisa FP Ng   Novel differential linear B‐cell epitopes to identify Zika and dengue virus ...
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Wednesday November 06, 2019

The Best of ICB 2019 The ASI journal Immunology & Cell Biology  publishes cutting-edge research and is proud to promote scientific excellence. We are excited to announce the following publications have been selected by the ICB Editorial Board as being the Best of ICB for 2019: Daniel Gray   CARD11 is dispensable for homeostatic responses and suppressive activity of peripherally induced FOXP3 + regulatory T cells Jason Kelly   Chronically stimulated human MAIT cells are unexpectedly potent IL-13 producers Chunni Lu   Memory regulatory T cells home to the lung and control influenza A virus infection     Don't miss ...
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Monday October 28, 2019

ICB and CTI Publication of the Year Awards for 2018 Congratulations to the winners of these prestigious awards! Every year, our ASI journals Immunology & Cell Biology and Clinical & Translational Immunology recognise the most outstanding articles based on scientific merit, published in the former year. Click here to read the latest ICB Editorial about the ICB Awards by Anne La Flamme, ICB Editor-in-Chief.     Garth Cameron  Immunology & Cell Biology Chris and Bhama Parish Publication of the Year Award is awarded to  Garth Cameron Differential surface phenotype and context‐ dependent reactivity of functionally diverse NKT cells Emma de Jong   Immunology & Cell Biology Thermo Fisher ...
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Tuesday September 10, 2019

ASI Awards Judging Panel  Earlier in the year we introduced a new ASI initiative - the ASI Awards Judging Panel. In response to the growing number of award opportunities we offer to members, we now need to establish a group of members to act as assessors for scoring award applications. We invite ASI members to submit an Expression of Interest (EOI) if they wish to join the Awards Judging Panel and make their contribution to ASI. Twelve members will be chosen to form the ...
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Tuesday September 03, 2019

Application rounds for the following ASI Awards are currently open, and close September 30th 2019: International Travel Awards: Postgraduate & Postdoctoral Senior Travel Awards: Gordon Ada International Travel Awards - Postgraduate Purpose: To support student members of ASI who wish to travel overseas for conferences (excluding the ASI Annual Scientific Meeting). These awards are offered twice a year. Please note that Higher Degree students, Honours students and Research Technicians are all eligible to apply for Postgraduate Travel Awards. International Travel Awards - Postdoctoral Purpose: To support early-mid career members of ASI who wish to ...
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Monday September 02, 2019

Abstract submissions for the ASI Annual Scientific Meeting have been extended until 6th September 2019, so we’d like to remind you of the fantastic ASI Meeting Awards, Subsidies and Travel Bursaries currently on offer.   Applications for all Annual Meeting Awards also close 6th September 2019. Why is it so great to be an ASI member? Last year we DOUBLED our Travel Bursary total funding to AUD 40 000 this year, so your chances of success are: ~1 in 2 if you are a Postgraduate Student ~2 in 3 if you are a ...
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Friday August 02, 2019

ASI is committed to promoting gender equity and diversity at our annual meetings. Each year, the Local Organising Committees of our annual meetings endeavour toward achieving gender parity in the speaker selection.  We're proud of what we've achieved - click here to check out the gender balance amongst our invited speakers and chairs for the last couple of years.  As part of our commitment to promoting gender equity and diversity, ASI Women’s Initiative offer 4 Travel Awards (up to AUD1000 each) to facilitate the attendance ...
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Friday June 14, 2019

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