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Friday November 20, 2020

Creating our 'Immunology Concepts' page Science communication has never been more important.  Here at ASI we've seen a dramatic surge of interest from the public in popular immunology topics, as the broader community are seeking easy-to-understand information from reliable organisations such as ASI. In the public section of our website, we are growing our resources for the non-scientific community who are interested in learning more about Immunology basics.  ASI Council recently approved the use of 'Special Initiative' funds to build our video resources ...
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Friday November 13, 2020

The UQ Vaccine: Insights and challenges - recording now available A major highlight! On the 10th Nov 2020, we were very fortunate to hear Prof. Trent Munro, Project Director of the UQ Vaccine speak with A/Prof. Severine Navarro, ASI QLD Branch Councillor.  After a brief overview of the latest insights into the UQ Vaccine development by the person who knows best, there was an opportunity for a live Q&A session from all registered attendees. Recording now available If you missed it, the recording is now available below ...
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Thursday November 05, 2020

2020 ASI AGM  Dear ASI member, Notice is hereby given that the 2020 Annual General Meeting of the Australian and New Zealand Society for Immunology Inc. will be held as follows:  Date: Wednesday December 2nd 2020 Time: 12.00pm (AEDT) / 2pm (NZDT) Location:  Online via Zoom All current 2020 members are invited to attend and will need to register for the online AGM.  Please click the green button below to register so we can ensure our Zoom plan can accommodate the attendee numbers.   Key documents See below for key information and please note ...
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Friday October 30, 2020

  Ways to get involved with ASI Dear ASI members, One of the major benefits of being an ASI member is being able to join a committee or a group email list to receive news that is of direct interest to you. We've made a brand new webpage summarising all the ways to get involved with ASI - just click the green button below to check it out. See how you can get involved!
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Friday October 23, 2020

We welcome our new ASI Sustaining Member: GenScript   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: GenScript. About GenScript Genscript is the world’s leading biotech company providing life sciences services and products.   With gene synthesis, oligo, CRISPR, peptide, protein, antibody and preclinical drug development service capabilities, we are internationally recognized as a leading biotech company specializing in fundamental life sciences research and early-phase ...
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Thursday October 22, 2020

❤️  Loving ASI? ❤️ You've gotta love being an ASI member! Click to tweet to spread the word. 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 ...
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Monday October 19, 2020

  Introducing the new ASI Public Engagement Awards Application round:  October 19th - November 9th 2020 2020 has been a challenging time for us all, but at the same time, a great opportunity for us to increase public awareness of immunology, and of the important work that Immunologists do.  Today, we are pleased to announce we are adding another brand new award to the list of ASI Awards you can apply for!  We are now accepting applications to the inaugural ASI Public Engagement Award, so be ...
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Friday September 18, 2020

Please click here to visit our Newsletter page and download your copy of the September 2020 ASI Newsletter.
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Tuesday September 08, 2020

  Introducing the new ASI Career Advancement Awards Application round:  September 8th - October 5th 2020 for research undertaken in Jan - Dec 2021 Given the challenging times we are in and the limited opportunity for international travel, ASI will be repurposing funds originally committed to the second 2020 round of ITA's and the Gordon Ada Senior Travel Awards.  These new career advancement awards will allow for a broader scope and flexibility to apply for support as needed, similar to the Jared Purton Award. Application rounds for the following ...
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Tuesday September 08, 2020

  Introducing the new ASI Carer Awards - COVID support Application round:  September 8th - October 5th 2020 to support caring costs in 2020 or 2021 ASI is acutely aware of the pressure that COVID-19 restrictions have placed on carers, limiting access to care support from both formal and informal mechanisms. To support members of our community whose carer responsibilities have impacted or will impact on their career progression, we invite applications to the 2020 ASI Carer Awards- COVID support.  We have created these awards by repurposing ...
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Wednesday September 02, 2020

We welcome our new ASI Sustaining Member: Nanostring   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: Nanostring. About Nanostring NanoString Technologies (NASDAQ: NSTG) is a publicly held provider of life science tools for translational research. The company's technology enables a wide variety of basic research and translational medicine applications.   Nanostring's commitment to research The Singapore Immunology Network (SIgN) & NanoString, in collaboration with Illumina, co-sponsor a research award ...
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Thursday August 06, 2020

Are you interested in receiving a shortlist of quality COVID papers? Courtesy of Christian Hoffmann & Bernd S. Kamps & DGfI Dear ASI members, There is a great resource available called the COVID Reference Top 10 by DGfI member Christian Hoffmann & Bernd S. Kamps.  Hoffman and Kamps have compiled a shortlist of quality COVID-19 papers from the available literature and made it available here (you may wish to bookmark this link). Instead of visiting the link above, you may prefer to receive a regular email in your inbox.  If ...
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Monday August 03, 2020

Like last year, we are celebrating National Science Week with our our "I Am An Immunologist" social media campaign! I Am An Immunologist We’ve made it through 6 months of the pandemic and we want to touch base with you all! For those new to ASI, the ‘I Am An Immunologist’ social media campaign was conceptualised by Gabriela Khoury and launched in mid-2018.  The aim of the series is to showcase our members and help the public become more familiar with what an ...
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Friday July 10, 2020

ICB Cover Competition for 2021 Could your scientific image be our next cover?    It's that time of year again! ICB is looking for exciting and eye-catching images to use for its 2021 cover. We are offering the opportunity for your image to be the one selected for 2021. The winning entry will also receive a $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 31st August 2020.  Helpful advice: We need high ...
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Monday July 06, 2020

Join us on Twitter | @ClinTransImmuno | #ClinTransImmunol Clinical & Translational Immunology is excited to announce the launch of our Twitter account this week.  Follow us on Twitter at @ClinTransImmuno and #ClinTransImmunol You can still enjoy our past twitter content via @ASImmunology and  #ClinTransImmunol Share Tell your colleagues and collaborators about CTI on Twitter (click here).  
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Thursday June 25, 2020

Please click here to visit our Newsletter page and download your copy of the June 2020 ASI Newsletter.
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Tuesday June 23, 2020

It's a little known fact - that we offer AUD 200 cash prizes for written / editorial-style contributions to our Quarterly Newsletters*. This is another benefit you have as an ASI member so be sure to keep your membership up-to-date. Renew now if you haven't already, because our deadline is June 30.     Email Angelica Lau, ASI Newsletter Editor, on [email protected] with a brief (1-2 sentence) description of your proposed editorial contribution to find out if your idea is a good fit for the next ...
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Monday June 22, 2020

Notice is hereby given that there will be an online ballot for members to vote on proposed changes to the ASI Constitution.  This will be open for 21 days and take place online.  Details are as follows: Open Date Monday 22nd June 2020 Close Date Sunday 12th July 2020 at 23:59:00 AEST Location Online   Please see below for key information and note we have 2 proposed changes to the ASI Constitution.   2020 Proposed Constitution Changes & explanatory notes - please read before you vote 2020 Online Ballot - accessible to current ASI members ...
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Wednesday June 17, 2020

In Dec 2019, the following four changes were made to the ASI Constitution.  1. To make it clear that we are also committed to immunology education Section 2.1 Currently states: The purpose of the Society is: The advancement of the science of immunology. This has changed to: The purpose of the Society is: The advancement of the science and education of immunology.   2. To allow people to join and pay after June 30th Section 9.2 Currently states: The annual subscription will be decided upon from time to time at a general meeting and ...
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Tuesday June 16, 2020

The DGfI - ASI 4th Joint Workshop in September 2021 The Australian and New Zealand, and the German Societies for Immunology (ASI and DGfI) are pleased to announce the fourth joint DGfI-ASI workshop to be held as a satellite meeting attached to the European Congress of Immunology in September 2021 Belgrade. The workshop will run over two nights (before or after ECI) and will be held in a venue TBA in Germany. Don't miss this great opportunity Approximately 15-20  ASI members will travel to Germany to participate in ...
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