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Searching for tag: Day of Immunology
Friday October 18, 2019
Our fantastic events held around Australia and New Zealand would not be made possible without our enthusiastic local organising committees, the invited speakers, tour guides, workshop demonstrators and everyone in between!
Thank you all for sharing your dedication to science outreach and promoting immunology to the public during April and May.
We have had an incredibly successful Day of Immunology in 2019 with a huge reach to the public and school students, plus plenty of media coverage too.
Check out the statistics ...
Wednesday May 01, 2019
Contagious Cancer – the curious case of Tasmanian devil facial tumour disease.
We all know that you can’t ‘catch’ cancer from another person, because cancer is not contagious. But, for Tasmanian devils this is not the case.
Tuesday April 30, 2019
The GTAC Day of Immunology Secondary School Workshops in Ballarat at Federation University were featured on WIN news. Click link below to watch footage. ASI member and past Secretary Prof Stuart Berzins (Federation University) key speaker was interviewed.
Click here for more.
Tuesday April 30, 2019
Holly Groome from the Robinson Research Institute and University of Adelaide was interviewed by David Bevan. Click here to listen.
Sunday April 28, 2019
Prof Mimi Tang from MCRI will be discussing her research with Dr Shane and the team on RRR Einstein A Go-Go for International Day of Immunology.
Click here to listen.
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.
Sunday April 22, 2018
Prof Robyn O’Hehir (Monash University, The Alfred Hospital) discussed Thunderstorm Asthma with Dr Shane and the team on RRR Einstein A Go-Go for International Day of Immunology.
Listen in here
Thursday December 14, 2017
Are you creative? Design savvy?
ASI is looking for a creative individual to design a Day of Immunology logo.
The International Day of Immunology occurs annually on the 29th of April. The primary goal of the day is to promote immunology to the public and encourage a better understanding of why our immune systems are important during health and disease.
The logo will be used across all regions for the promotion of Day of Immunology events held each year. It will also be ...
Tuesday August 08, 2017
Highlights from Day of Immunology 2017 published in European Journal of Immunology.
Check out the article
Sunday April 16, 2017
Prof David Tarlinton and Dr Dimitra Zotos discuss the Immune System and International Day of Immunology with Dr Shane, Dr Laura MacKay and others on RRR Einstein A Go-Go. If you missed the discussions on the weekend.
Listen in here
Wednesday February 15, 2017
2017 Day of Immunology "Snapshots of the Immune System" Scientific Photography Exhibition - Call for entries.
Thursday April 28, 2016
The inaugural Snapshots of the Immune system exhibition is in COSMOS magazine. The article features exhibition Curator Dr Gabriela Khoury and 5 exhibits from local Immunologists - View here
Cecilia Naranjo Golborne and Paul McMenamin, Monash University.
Antony Orth, RMIT University / Ethan Schonbrun, Harvard University
Heloise Halse, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre.
Fernando Guimaraes, Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research / Kimberley Miles, QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute.
Maverick Lau, Monash University
Thursday April 21, 2016
Explore ‘Immunology heroes and villains’ at the annual Day of Immunology.
Wednesday March 02, 2016
The Victorian Day of Immunology organizing committee is pleased to announce a call for entries to the inaugural “Snapshots of the immune system” photo exhibition 2016. This event is being held in April as part of international Day of Immunology.
Researchers at all levels are invited to apply and submit images featuring the amazing immune system. These can be histology, confocal, laboratory scenes, public health related, and everything in between.
The exhibition was conceived to not only display visually pleasing photos but ...
Monday April 07, 2014
Established in 2005 by the European Federation of Immunological Societies (EFIS), the success of Day of Immunology led to it being celebrated worldwide since 2007. Under the auspices of the Australasian Society for Immunology (ASI) , Day of Immunology has been celebrated in Australia since 2009.
Day of Immunology events in Melbourne and Geelong
Register for the public lecture -Melbourne
Book a discovery tour - Melbourne, Geelong
Book A 2014 Influenza Vaccination - only $10
Chat with immunologists over a coffee and biscuits about the science of vaccination at the ...
Monday April 22, 2013
World leading immunologists will discuss what happens when the body's defences turn against us in Melbourne this month as part of International Day of Immunology.
Normally, the immune system protects the body from foreign material like germs; however, sometime this process is flawed and our own cells are targeted causing problems from allergies to autoimmune diseases like multiple sclerosis and Coeliac disease.
Friday April 20, 2012
The life-saving work of researchers who explore our immune system to develop vaccines and fight diseases like HIV will be recognised as part of International Day of Immunology celebrations.
A series of public events in Melbourne next week will highlight the importance of this field of medical research to the public and the advances in immunology that Melbourne researchers continue to make.