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Tuesday November 19, 2019

Dear ASI member, Notice is hereby given that the 2019 Annual General Meeting of the Australian and New Zealand Society for Immunology Inc. will be held as follows:  Date: Tuesday, 10th December, 2019 Time: 12.30pm (ACDT) Location: Adelaide Convention Centre, Adelaide, South Australia Please refer to the email we have sent to you and note we have 4 proposed changes to the ASI Constitution. Kind regards,  ASI Executive Committee
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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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Tuesday October 29, 2019

With much excitement, we are very pleased to announce our ASI Council Members for 2020. We warmly welcome:  ASI Vice President Prof Stephen Turner ASI New Zealand Branch Councillor Dr Ries Langley As we have received multiple nominations for the other positions on ASI Council, we will be conducting a ballot for the following national positions: ASI Honorary Secretary Nominees Dr Amy Chung  Dr Connie Jackaman ASI Day of Immunology Coordinator Nominees Dr Gabriela Khoury Dr Paulo Martins All current financial members are eligible to vote for national Council positions. Please note that if ...
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Tuesday October 29, 2019

If you are a member of ASI QLD, you are invited to vote for your QLD Branch Councillor. ASI QLD Branch Councillor Nominees A/Prof Severine Navarro Dr Danielle Stanisic Outcomes will be announced at the 2019 Annual General Meeting (AGM). If you are a current financial member based in QLD, please vote below.   (function(t,e,s,n){var o,a,c;t.SMCX=t.SMCX||[],e.getElementById(n)||(o=e.getElementsByTagName(s),a=o[o.length-1],c=e.createElement(s),c.type="text/javascript",c.async=!0,c.id=n,c.src=["https:"===location.protocol?"https://":"http://","widget.surveymonkey.com/collect/website/js/tRaiETqnLgj758hTBazgdyipWjO9g2j0Gu6XZK8BLMkA8tgPWBsnGkc6li9Tg_2Bb4.js"].join(""),a.parentNode.insertBefore(c,a))})(window,document,"script","smcx-sdk"); .
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Tuesday October 29, 2019

If you are a member of ASI VIC/TAS, you are invited to vote for the ASI VIC/TAS Branch Councillor.  ASI VIC/TAS Branch Councillor Nominees Dr James Harris A/Prof Scott Mueller Outcomes will be announced at the 2019 Annual General Meeting (AGM). If you are a current financial member, please vote below. (function(t,e,s,n){var o,a,c;t.SMCX=t.SMCX||[],e.getElementById(n)||(o=e.getElementsByTagName(s),a=o[o.length-1],c=e.createElement(s),c.type="text/javascript",c.async=!0,c.id=n,c.src=["https:"===location.protocol?"https://":"http://","widget.surveymonkey.com/collect/website/js/tRaiETqnLgj758hTBazgdyipWjO9g2j0Gu6XZK8BLMmJOTGNFwNxgU8g5Ju7bpaF.js"].join(""),a.parentNode.insertBefore(c,a))})(window,document,"script","smcx-sdk"); .
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Thursday October 17, 2019

ICB and CTI are featured in the latest Wiley Virtual Issue to celebrate IUIS 2019 in Beijing!  Visit the Virtual Issue collection for the most recent advances in Immunology and Disease research.
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Monday September 30, 2019

Childcare at ASI 2018 Perth ASI is committed to equity, diversity and inclusion, and we encourage you to bring your families to explore Adelaide with you. Being at the forefront of what we do and following the success of last year, we are offering onsite childcare again this year. Take advantage of this wonderful opportunity and be sure to lock in your early bird registration discount for ASI 2019 before October 4th 2019. If you have any questions about the childcare service please email [email protected] We can't wait to ...
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Wednesday September 18, 2019

We invite nominations for ASI Council 2020!   Positions will commence at the Annual General Meeting in Adelaide on Tuesday 10th December 2019. To apply, nominees are asked to please complete the nomination form, include their 200 word biography, and upload to the new ASI website by logging in and clicking on the 'Awards' tab. The deadline for nominations is Monday 14th of October 2019. Please note that current position holders may renominate. Council positions open for nomination   Voting Council: Vice President -  4 year total term comprising 1 year as Vice ...
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Monday September 09, 2019

Please join us in congratulating ASI Honorary Life Member Jacques Miller for receiving the 2019 Albert Lasker Basic Medical Research Award.   Professor Jacques Miller is a joint winner with Professor Max Cooper of Emory University, US and they received this prestigious honour for their discovery of B and T cells more than 50 years. This discovery was ground breaking and formed the fundamental pillar of our understanding of the adaptive immune system. It's moments like this when we are reminded of the amazing ...
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Tuesday August 27, 2019

ASI invite Expressions of Interest from experienced ASI members to fill two representative positions at the General Assembly of the IUIS. 17th General Assembly of the IUIS This meeting will take place on Saturday October 19th 2019, 14:00 - 17:00 in Beijing before the start of the IUIS meeting. During this meeting our chosen ASI representatives will have the opportunity to vote in the IUIS Elections 2019, and thus have a say in who will be representing the IUIS for the 2019-2022 term of ...
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Friday June 28, 2019

Our new website has launched! It brings many significant improvements, including: Useful information is now contained within your member profile! You'll be able to look this up in a matter of seconds.  We are frequently asked: "What is my ASI member number?" "Am I a financial member?" "Am I eligible to apply for this amazing ASI award?" Payments received from now on will generate tax invoices that can be downloaded later Award Status Tracking- giving you greater confidence that we have received your award application, plus the ability ...
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Thursday June 20, 2019

Please click here to visit our Newsletter page and download your copy of the June 2019 ASI Newsletter.
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Tuesday April 16, 2019

Are you interested in engaging the public with your knowledge of immunology? Why not sign up to be a volunteer organiser of a Day of Immunology event in 2019. Please contact your ASI Branch to join the local organising committee. Remember you need to be a financial member to participate, so renew your membership today! For more information contact Dr Gabriela Khoury, Day of Immunology Coordinator.
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Sunday December 23, 2018

We thank all of our Outgoing Councillors for their tireless efforts and contributions toward making 2018 such a successful year. Susanne Heinzel, ASI President 2017-18 and John Fraser, ASI President 2019-20. Photo credit: Jie Zhou. Our recent AGM in Perth marked the start of a new ASI council, including new ASI President and former ASI Burnet Orator, Prof John Fraser. John is currently the Dean of the Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences at the University of Auckland and has been an immunology ...
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Wednesday September 26, 2018

Nominations are called for positions on ASI council, commencing at the Annual General Meeting in Brisbane in November. Please complete the nomination form and return to Elissa Deenick, ASI Honorary Secretary, by COB Wednesday 7th of November, including a 200 word biography. The following positions are open for nominations: All positions are three-year positions and will run from 2019-2021 Voting Council: Branch / Regional Representative for WA Branch / Regional Representative for ACT Represent the members on Council, organise local branch activities, financial reporting to Treasurer. If ...
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Monday September 24, 2018

Is there an Immunologist you would like to meet? There are two opportunities every year for ASI members to nominate international speakers to visit Australia and New Zealand, funded by ASI. The second 2018 nomination round  is now open: September 3rd - 28th 2018. Please click here for more information. Upcoming ASI Visiting Speakers: Uri Hershberg | Sep 2018 | Visiting WA, VIC/TAS, NSW, NZ | Hosted by Kim Jacobson Joel Ernst | Oct 2018 | Visiting NSW, NZ, QLD, VIC/TAS | Hosted by Antje Blumenthal Bob ...
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Wednesday October 11, 2017

ASI has some new and exciting plans and would like to ask you for your ideas / contributions to move ASI into the future. ASI has set aside $200 000 for new initiatives to benefit our members and we are inviting you to take part in this process by telling us about your ideas / proposals for novel initiatives. New initiatives should be within the scope of the society and to the benefit of ASI membership. As an example, we are currently ...
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Friday November 18, 2016

ASI is pleased to announce the creation of a new award The Jared Purton - ASI award The Jared Purton - ASI award for research to be undertaken during 2017 The deadline for submissions is December 3rd. Background: This award was established in memoriam of Jared Purton, a promising young Immunologist from Melbourne who tragically died in 2009 during his postdoctoral time in the US. The prize money is donated by Jared's parents. Purpose: The Jared Purton – ASI award seeks to recognise an Early ...
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Friday August 14, 2015

Dear Members, This is a reminder that nominations are called for several positions on ASI council that will commence at the Annual General Meeting in Canberra in December. Please complete the nomination form and return to me by COB Friday 18th October 2015, including a 200 word biography. Please note that one of the positions (ASI meeting coordinator) was not included in the first notification of these elections. See below for details about this and other positions. The following positions are open ...
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