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Searching for tag: 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 ...
Friday October 04, 2019
Introducing our brand new series
"Get to know our members"
Tea or coffee?
Black coffee till 1PM, then black tea.
Sweet or savoury?
Both: eat just about everything: savoury first, generally.
What do you enjoy doing when you’re not working?
Walk, listen to opera, read, take uninspired photographs, watch Scandinavian noir murders on TV. Much of my “working life” is currently taken up with writing books for “lay” audiences.
Which immune cell is your favourite?
The killer T cell, of course.
As a child, what did you want to ...
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
Vice President - 4 year total term comprising 1 year as Vice ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Thursday August 15, 2019
National Science Week celebrates the scientific contributions of Australian scientists and their research institutes and universities to the world.
The latest ICB Virtual Issue explores a wide range of topics from Indigenous Aboriginal immunity against the flu to the neonatal immune system.
Click here for more ICB Virtual Issues.
Monday August 12, 2019
What is ‘I Am An Immunologist’?
If you haven’t already seen some of our posts, ‘I Am An Immunologist’ is an ongoing promotional campaign created by Gabriela Khoury to help the public become more familiar with what an immunologist does.
The ASI showcases different members by introducing them and what they study on Twitter and Facebook. Often featured members participate in ‘A Day in the Life of an Immunologist’ where they share their daily antics as an immunologist on Twitter.
How can I ...
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 ...
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.
Sunday December 23, 2018
We recently offered ASI members the opportunity to submit an image to be used as the new 2019 cover for our ASI flagship journal Immunology & Cell Biology.
2019 ICB Cover by Fernando Souza-Fonseca-Guimaraes, WEHI & Carolina Camargo de Oliveira, UFPR, Brazil
2019 Special Features Cover by Chelsea Gerada, Megan Steain, Brian P. McSharry, Barry Slobedman, Allison Abendroth, USYD
Congratulations to Fernando Souza-Fonseca-Guimaraes (WEHI), who submitted the winning image that will be used for the 2019 cover of Immunology & Cell Biology.
Additionally, many congratulations ...
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 ...
Tuesday August 21, 2018
Abstract submission and award application deadline now extended to 10th September 2018
LAST CHANCE! Abstract submissions for the ASI Annual Scientific Meeting close soon (now extended to 10th September 2018), so we’d like to remind you of the fantastic ASI Meeting Awards, Subsidies and Travel Bursaries currently on offer.
What’s New This Year at ASI Perth 2018?
We have DOUBLED our Travel Bursary total funding to $40 000 this year, so your chances of success are even greater:
Postgraduate Students- your chances are ~ ...
Monday July 30, 2018
Immunology & Cell Biology is looking for exciting and eye-catching images to use for its 2019 cover.
We are offering the opportunity for your image to be the one selected for 2019.
The winning entry will also receive an AUD 500 prize*.
To submit your winning image, please email your entry to [email protected] and include “ICB cover” in the subject line. The closing date is 31 August 2018.
Helpful advice: We need high resolution images, but if your file size is to large to ...
Monday July 09, 2018
Immunology & Cell Biology
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 ICBas a definitive source of primary immunology research. The Deputy Editor will be part of an Editorial Team consisting of the Editor-in-Chief, two other Deputy Editors, two News & Commentary Editors, and an Editorial Assistant. She or he will ensure the highest ...
Tuesday July 03, 2018
Another fantastic reason to submit to ICB and CTI
Today we announce a brand new initiative, the ICB and CTI Altmetric Awards. There are two awards, each valued at AUD 500.
These will be awarded once a year for a paper published in either Immunology & Cell Biology or Clinical & Translational Immunology.
The Altmetric Award rewards the publication with the highest Altmetric Attention Score.
What are Altmetrics?
Good question. Altmetrics complement traditional, citation-based metrics by measuring how widely discussed a journal article is around ...
Monday May 28, 2018
At the ASCIA 2018 Conference in Canberra (4-8 September) there will be two sessions of short oral research presentations (on the afternoons of Thursday 6 and Friday 7 September), chosen from abstract submissions. This abstract submission round will be separate to the usual conference abstract submission round which opens in mid-May 2018.
The ASCIA 2018 Conference organising committee invites you to submit an abstract outlining your research for presentation in the oral research sessions, using the template on the ASCIA website ...
Wednesday May 23, 2018
Did you know?
Eligibility for ASI International Travel Awards and some Annual Meeting Awards requires membership in the preceding year. So to be eligible for 2019 awards, this requires 2018 membership.
Be a good lab citizen! Forward this information on to your new lab member, and ensure your own membership is up-to-date so you can be listed as one of their Nominators.
We offer a huge range of Membership Benefits. It’s a no-brainer really.
Click here to read more.
How much does it ...