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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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Thumbnail for The ASI Newsletter June 2021 edition is out now!

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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Friday February 26, 2021

How to win your own autographed copy of Peter Doherty's book, "Pandemics"... Sign up to our ICB and CTI Content Alerts and receive content alerts directly to your inbox.
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Wednesday February 24, 2021

As the pandemic evolved in 2020 we introduced changes to some of the ASI awards to allow for broader scope/  flexibility, including the new Career Advancement Awards scheme as an alternative to the conventional International Travel Awards. In 2021, we will continue with these awards as per 2020. In 2020 we also launched two exciting new ASI awards, the Cheers-Buchan Education Award and Public Engagement Award. 2021 ASI Awards Application Rounds Please see the 2021 schedule below for each of the award ...
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Monday February 22, 2021

We welcome our new ASI Sustaining Member: PeproTech   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: PeptroTech. About PeproTech PeproTech creates the building blocks of your life science research by manufacturing high-quality products that advance scientific discovery and human health.  Since 1988, we have grown into a global enterprise with state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities in the US, and offices around the world.   With over 2,000 products, ...
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Wednesday January 13, 2021

ASI Media Release 13th Jan 2021. Amended. Clarification by The Australian and New Zealand Society for Immunology in response to comments published in The Age and the SMH on 13th Jan 2021. In response to articles published in The Age and The SMH on the 13th Jan 2021, the Australian and New Zealand Society for Immunology (ASI) would like to expand on comments attributed to Professor Stephen Turner and ASI. Regarding a pause on the rollout of the Oxford-AstraZeneca Vaccine, the President of ...
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Thumbnail for The ASI Newsletter December 2020 edition is out now!

Friday December 18, 2020

Please click here to visit our Newsletter page and download your copy of the December 2020 ASI Newsletter.
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Wednesday December 16, 2020

ASI Position Vacant: Editorial Assistant (ICB & CTI) Due to the significant growth of our ASI journals Immunology & Cell Biology and Clinical & Translational Immunology, we are now seeking an Editorial Assistant for our journals.  This would best suit someone with existing editorial experience or a strong interest in gaining experience in the publishing sphere. This is a remotely-located, contracted role requiring a time commitment of approximately 4 hours per week. Click the green button below for more details.  Please feel free to forward on to any ...
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Friday December 11, 2020

  Senga Whittingham As a child, what did you want to be when you grew up? A poet. I grossly over-estimated my talents. How many hours of sleep do you get? Varies. How many coffees/ teas do you drink per day? During lockdown a cup of coffee at the end of a walk proved therapeutic, and the number of teas are those required to maintain fluid balance. Which immune cell is your favourite?  The B lymphocyte.   The B lymphocyte was yet unnamed in 1960 when overnight I underwent my conversion ...
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