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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  #ClinicalTransImmunol 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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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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Tuesday June 02, 2020

We welcome our new ASI Sustaining Member: CSL Behring   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: CSL Behring. CSL Behring CSL Behring is a global biotherapeutics leader driven by its promise to save lives.   Focused on serving patients’ needs by using the latest technologies, we develop and deliver innovative therapies that are used to treat coagulation disorders, primary immune deficiencies, hereditary angioedema, ...
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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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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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Friday April 10, 2020

ASI Members now have special access to Digital Resources Not that you need another reason to be an ASI Member... But, today we launch our new initiative - ASI Digital Resources! This is the start of a great collection of useful things to know, to survive in scientific research. They have been created by recording some of the postgraduate talks from ASI 2019 Adelaide - so if you missed them, here's your chance to brush up on these skills! Creating this new ASI initiative would ...
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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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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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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 February 20, 2020

2020 Membership Renewal Invoices are now available for payment We warmly welcome our new ASI Members and many thanks to all of our members on auto-renewal. Membership invoices are now ready for payment so please log in to your ASI Member Profile and click on the 'Invoices' tab.   Make sure you're eligible for 2020 awards by renewing now Don't forget that eligibility for most ASI awards require renewal before April 1st so please renew now by clicking the green button below. We warmly welcome our ...
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Wednesday February 12, 2020

Following the success of the inaugural ASI Advanced Immunology School in 2019, we are excited to announce our plans to make the ASI - AIS a regular event on the ASI Calendar. Are you our next Chair, ASI Advanced Immunology School? We now invite applications for the role of Chair, ASI Advanced Immunology School. Being our Chair is a great way to: Make your contribution to ASI Enhance your C.V. Gain experience in coordinating and overseeing a scientific event Eligibility Criteria: Mid-senior career researcher (ideally) Experience in training PhD ...
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