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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

Download your copy of the December 2021 ASI Newsletter now! Click here
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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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Thumbnail for The ASI Newsletter September 2021 edition is out now!

Friday September 17, 2021

Download your copy of the Special Edition September 2021 ASI Newsletter now! Click here
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Wednesday August 04, 2021

We are very pleased to announce the launch of the website for the 49th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australian and New Zealand Society for Immunology.
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Wednesday July 28, 2021

Are you our next ICB Editor-in-Chief? We now seek applicants for the position of Editor-in-Chief (EIC) for our journal Immunology & Cell Biology (ICB).   Founded in 1924, ICB is one of the oldest specialty Immunology journals in existence. Major historical contributions include publications by Donald Metcalf of the strategy for identifying colony-stimulating factors (CSFs) and the development of the clonal selection theory by Frank Macfarlane Burnet, in a series of more than 90 publications in the 1970s. In 2021, our dedicated ICB Editorial Board achieved a significant milestone; the highest ever ICB Impact Factor ...
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Tuesday July 13, 2021

Celebrating our Impact Factor We are excited to announce the 2020 Impact Factor for Immunology & Cell Biology. At 5.126, this is our highest Impact Factor to date! Founded in 1924, ICB is one of the oldest specialty Immunology journals in existence. Click here to browse our latest publications and be sure to submit your next manuscript to ICB. .   ICB publishes the latest research in immunology, cellular immunology, innate and adaptive immunity, immune responses to pathogens, tumour immunology, immunopathology, immunotherapy, immunogenetics, immunological studies in humans and model organisms, ...
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Friday June 18, 2021

Please click here to visit our Newsletter page and download your copy of the June 2021 ASI Newsletter.
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Tuesday May 25, 2021

  Dale Godfrey What was your first job? Newspaper delivery boy (The Herald – an afternoon newspaper back in the day).   What are you currently watching on TV? In between TV shows right now, but just finished Schitt’s Creek, which was excellent (yes, I know, it is quite old now, but I was a slow starter).   Which celebrity would you like to meet for a cup of coffee? Jerry Seinfeld.   What would you sing at Karaoke night? Paradise by the dashboard light. In fact, I did sing that at a Karaoke ...
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Tuesday May 18, 2021

Congratulations to the winners of our competition!
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Thursday April 22, 2021

ASI Newsletter competition - Submit your “lab hacks” We’re running a special column in next quarter’s newsletter of simple and fun lab hacks/tricks you’ve discovered and would like to share with fellow ASI members. Have you been using a disposable glove cuff as a hair tie when you’ve forgotten yours? Or maybe you’ve been using textbooks to create a cheap but effective laptop stand?  Click here to download our March Newsletter to see pictures of these examples. If you have any lab hacks or tips ...
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Thursday March 25, 2021

We are seeking Expressions of Interest from current ASI members who may wish to attend the KAI 2021 Hybrid meeting.   The Korean Association of Immunologists have generously offered several KAI 2021 Scholarships to ASI members.  This scholarship will cover the online conference registration fees. KAI will be held from June 2-4 2021. Application Open Dates: March 25 - April 1 2021. Eligibility: Applicants must have been full (not interim) Ordinary or Student members of ASI in 2020. Applicants must have paid their 2021 membership subscription before ...
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Tuesday March 23, 2021

More COVID relief for members: Free 2021 Student Memberships Applicable to student renewals received between Jan 1st - April 1st 2021 Great news for students! Given the challenging times we are in, we recently showed our support for members by announcing the new ASI Career Advancement Awards and the Carer Awards - COVID support. Today we have more great news!  We are pleased to inform our student members that their 2021 ASI membership will be reimbursed to them.    This fantastic offer is applicable to both ...
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Thumbnail for The ASI Newsletter March 2021 edition is out now!

Friday March 19, 2021

Please click here to visit our Newsletter page and download your copy of the March 2021 ASI Newsletter.
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Tuesday March 16, 2021

2021 Margaret Baird Lecture Thank you to everyone who joined us on 9th March 2021 including our very special guests - the Baird family. If you missed it on the day, the recording is available for your viewing below. More ASI events
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Tuesday March 09, 2021

We welcome our new ASI Sustaining Member: Cayman Chemical   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: Cayman Chemical. Helping Make Research Possible Cayman Chemical is a global provider of life science products and services to advance biomedical research and enable new therapies. Specializing in chemical synthesis, assay and antibody development, and preclinical drug discovery, Cayman creates and supplies small molecules, assay kits, antibodies, and ...
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