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Friday November 04, 2022

2022 ASI AGM  Dear ASI member, Notice is hereby given that the 2022 Annual General Meeting of the Australian and New Zealand Society for Immunology Inc. will be held as follows:  Date: Wednesday, Nov 30th 2022 Time: 1:15 for 1:30pm (AEDT) Location:  ASI Annual Scientific Meeting 2022, MCEC Registration All current 2022 members are invited to attend. There is no deadline and no need to register in advance.  Please just turn up on the day if you hold a current ASI membership. Please check your membership details by logging into your member profile.  If your membership year ...
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Monday October 17, 2022

Vote now for ASI Deputy Treasurer 2023 Following our recent call for ASI Council nominations, we are pleased to announce the following results. Congratulations to the five incoming ASI Council Members for 2023 who have been elected unopposed. We warmly welcome and congratulate:  Dr Louise Rowntree, ASI VIC/TAS Branch Councillor Dr Inken Kelch, ASI NZ Branch Councillor  Dr Caleb Dawson, Day of Immunology Coordinator Dr M.Zeeshan Chaudrhry, Visiting Speaker Program Coordinator Dr Connie Jackaman, Honorary Secretary (2nd term)   Online Ballot for members - closes October 31st 2022 As we have received multiple nominations for the ...
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Tuesday September 20, 2022

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Thursday August 18, 2022

We invite nominations for ASI Council 2023   We are pleased to now invite nominations to ASI Council for 2023. It's a great time to get involved with ASI. Despite COVID-related challenges, we've made huge strides toward achieving our strategic goals.  Membership numbers and engagement are at a record high for the society, as we continue to offer our members wonderful opportunities and create new initiatives. We encourage your nominations if you are seeking to gain valuable experience in governance, leadership and management.  This is your chance to ...
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Friday July 29, 2022

ICB Cover Competition for 2022 Could your scientific image be our special ICB anniversary cover?  2023 will be a special anniversary year for ICB and we are looking for stunning scientific images for our 2023 cover. We are offering ASI members the opportunity for their image to be the one selected for our 2023 anniversary year cover. The winning entry will also receive an AUD 500 prize.* Please note you must be a current ASI member to enter. To submit your winning image, please follow the ...
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Tuesday July 26, 2022

Where did you publish your first paper? Was it in ICB?  If so, you're invited to be featured in our ICB 100th anniversary celebrations Celebrating 100 years of innovative publishing You may recall a while ago we sought ideas from membership for engaging ways to celebrate the 100th anniversary year of Immunology & Cell Biology in 2023.  We also recently called for committee members to help us bring a couple of key projects to life, and now we are searching for people to be featured ...
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Friday June 17, 2022

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Tuesday April 12, 2022

WELCOME TO DAY OF IMMUNOLOGY WESTERN AUSTRALIA, 2022 To celebrate the International Day of Immunology 2022 in Western Australia, we have put together fun activities to help you learn about the immune system. Starting on the 18th of April 2022, we have daily activities to do, leading up to the final day, the 29th of April – the International Day of Immunology. We have 3 activity categories with prizes: Activity Prize Daily activities related to an immune cell or concept 🛍️ 10x prize packs total A crossword with daily ...
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Tuesday March 22, 2022

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Friday March 18, 2022

The Australian and New Zealand Society for Immunology (ASI) strongly condemns the violent acts of war imposed by Russia’s unprovoked invasion of Ukraine, resulting in the senseless death of its citizens, destruction of critical infrastructure, healthcare and academic institutions in Ukraine.  ASI abhors the thousands of lives already lost, the numerous injuries caused by Russia’s aggression, the persecution of innocent lives and the unfolding humanitarian crisis in the Ukraine. This includes disruption of Ukrainian scientists and clinicians, who are unable to advance knowledge, ...
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Monday February 21, 2022

ASI Education SIG Mentoring Program Submit your EOI before March 4th 2022 Are you looking to improve or streamline your teaching activities? The ASI Education Special Interest Group are pleased to offer an Immunology Teaching Program that will link mentees with experienced teaching academics to help you get the best out of your teaching practices. The focus of 2022 is in the following areas: Designing & delivering teaching content  Online teaching strategies Pedagogical practices for undergraduate teaching Open to all current ASI members from ‘new to teaching’ to seasoned ...
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Wednesday February 09, 2022

Are you looking for a speaker to celebrate International Women's Day, March 8th? Find Your Next Speaker on the ASI Women Speakers Database Our ASI Women Speakers Database is a great resource provided by our Women’s Initiative to promote equal representation of women within the immunological research community. This searchable database of women within the immunological community in Australia and New Zealand can assist in identifying individuals to invite as speakers at conferences, chairs of sessions, presenters of seminars, participants on review panels, ...
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Friday February 04, 2022

What is the Wiley-CAUL agreement? A new 3-year partnership between Wiley and the Council of Australian University Librarians (CAUL).
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Friday January 07, 2022

ASI Awards Judging Panel  Submit your EOI before February 28th 2022 Application Round: Jan 17th - Feb 28th 2022 As ASI continues to grow, we give back more to our members by providing numerous awards and funding opportunities throughout the year. Back in 2019, we introduced a new ASI initiative - the ASI Awards Judging Panel.  We established a group of members who were keen to give back a little and willing to act as assessors for scoring ASI award applications. We now invite ASI members to ...
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Wednesday December 22, 2021

We welcome our new ASI Sustaining Member: AbbVie AbbVie is proud to be named as a Sustaining Member of the Australian and New Zealand Society for Immunology (ASI). As a company that aims to make a remarkable impact on the lives of patients, advancing the science and education of immunology is a shared goal. We are highly committed to developing and maintaining partnerships that ultimately benefit patients and fuel scientific progress. To create innovative solutions that go beyond treating the illness to ...
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Monday December 20, 2021

Many congratulations to the following people for receiving an ASI Award in 2021! 🏆 ASI AWARDS ASI AbbVie New Horizons Research Award Di Yu Margaret Baird Women in Immunology Lectureship Award Jointly awarded to: Antje Blumenthal Joanna Groom Jared Purton - ASI Awards 1st Prize: Ajithkumar Vasanthakumar 2nd Prize: Susan Christo Career Advancement Awards - Gordon Ada Jaclyn Pearson Clare Slaney Debbie Watson Di Yu Career Advancement Awards - Postdoctoral Tier 1: Johannes Mayer Louise Rowntree Amania Sheikh Lakshanie Wickramasinge Tier 2: Ailin Lepletier de Oliveira Junyun Lai Career Advancement Awards - Postgraduate Tier 1: Lucy Cooper Meg Donovan Jennifer Habel Anne Huber Anukriti Mathur Zhijia Yu Tier 2: Eric Alves Rasa Islam Cheers-Buchan Education Award Maurizio Costabile ASI Public Engagement Award Kylie ...
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Friday December 17, 2021

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Wednesday November 10, 2021

2021 ASI AGM  Dear ASI member, Notice is hereby given that the 2021 Annual General Meeting of the Australian and New Zealand Society for Immunology Inc. will be held as follows:  Date: Thursday December 9th 2021 Time: 10:30 for WA, 12:00 NT, 12:30 for QLD, 1:00 for SA, 1:30 for ACT / NSW / VIC / TAS, 3:30 for NZ Location:  Online via Zoom All current 2021 members are invited to attend and will need to register for the online AGM.  Please click the green button below to register so we ...
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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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Wednesday October 20, 2021

Following our recent call for ASI Council nominations, we are pleased to announce the following results. Congratulations to the five incoming ASI Council Members for 2022 who have been elected unopposed. We warmly welcome and congratulate:  Dr Julia Ellyard, ASI ACT Branch Councillor Dr Damon Tumes, ASI SA/NT Branch Councillor (2nd term) Dr Rachael Zemek, ASI WA Branch Councillor Ms Marina Yakou, ASI Social Media Coordinator A/Prof Diana Hansen, ASI Women's Initiative / EDI Coordinator   Online Ballot for members - closes October 20th 2021 As we have received multiple nominations for the other positions on ...
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