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Monday June 03, 2019

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Wednesday May 15, 2019

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Friday May 10, 2019

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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.
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Tuesday April 30, 2019

Holly Groome from the Robinson Research Institute and University of Adelaide was interviewed by David Bevan. Click here to listen.
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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.
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Tuesday April 16, 2019

Are you interested in engaging the public with your knowledge of immunology? Why not sign up to be a volunteer organiser of a Day of Immunology event in 2019. Please contact your ASI Branch to join the local organising committee. Remember you need to be a financial member to participate, so renew your membership today! For more information contact Dr Gabriela Khoury, Day of Immunology Coordinator.
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Monday April 01, 2019

Registration and Abstract Submission is now open for the 2019 NZ Branch Meeting in Wellington. We have an excellent line up of invited speakers including: Professor Ruth Ganss             Vascular Biology and Stromal Targeting Professor Axel Kallies             Regulation of Lymphocyte Differentiation Dr Joanna Groom                    Mechanisms of Immune Diversity Dr Rob Weinkove                    CAR-T cell Therapy  Registration deadline: 30th April 2019 Click here to register now.
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Monday March 18, 2019

Is there an Immunologist you would like to meet? A key benefit to being an ASI member is the opportunity to nominate a prominent international Immunologist whom you'd like to meet and possibly collaborate with. There are 2 opportunities every year for ASI members to nominate international speakers to visit Australia and New Zealand, funded by ASI. The first 2019 nomination round closes March 29th 2019. The second 2019 nomination round will open on September 2nd and close September 27th 2019. For time and venue details of ...
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Thursday March 14, 2019

Please click here to visit our Newsletter page and download your copy of the March 2019 ASI Newsletter.
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Thursday March 07, 2019

ASI Awards Judging Panel This year we introduce 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 judging panel, ...
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Tuesday March 05, 2019

Special Invitation for ASI Members The Editors of Immunology & Cell Biology are looking for ASI members to act as Guest Editors for Special Features to be published in 2020. This invitation is open to all ASI members, but we particularly encourage early and mid-Career scientists to apply. Special Feature Reviews in ICB offer a unique way to cover recent developments and evolving knowledge in specific areas of immunology and cell biology and greatly help to increase our impact in the field. ICB Special Features in ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Wednesday November 28, 2018

Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting of the Australasian Society for Immunology will be held as follows: Date Tuesday, 4th December, 2018 Time 12.45pm - 2pm Location Pan Pacific Hotel, Perth, WA Please refer to the email sent on 12/11/18 for more information.
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Tuesday November 06, 2018

Now there are even more reasons to publish in Clinical and Translational Immunology! Did you know? ASI has their very own journals, Immunology and Cell Biology (ICB) and Clinical and Translational Immunology (CTI) Several years ago ASI launched ICB’s sister journal, CTI, to publish articles with a strong clinical or translational focus CTI has grown quickly with over 150 papers published in the last few years! 4 Fantastic Reasons to Publish in Clinical and Translational Immunology: Receive a 20% discount off the cost of publishing in ...
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Wednesday September 26, 2018

Nominations are called for positions on ASI council, commencing at the Annual General Meeting in Brisbane in November. Please complete the nomination form and return to Elissa Deenick, ASI Honorary Secretary, by COB Wednesday 7th of November, including a 200 word biography. The following positions are open for nominations: All positions are three-year positions and will run from 2019-2021 Voting Council: Branch / Regional Representative for WA Branch / Regional Representative for ACT Represent the members on Council, organise local branch activities, financial reporting to Treasurer. If ...
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Monday September 24, 2018

Is there an Immunologist you would like to meet? There are two opportunities every year for ASI members to nominate international speakers to visit Australia and New Zealand, funded by ASI. The second 2018 nomination round  is now open: September 3rd - 28th 2018. Please click here for more information. Upcoming ASI Visiting Speakers: Uri Hershberg | Sep 2018 | Visiting WA, VIC/TAS, NSW, NZ | Hosted by Kim Jacobson Joel Ernst | Oct 2018 | Visiting NSW, NZ, QLD, VIC/TAS | Hosted by Antje Blumenthal Bob ...
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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 ~ ...
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Tuesday July 31, 2018

The Editorial Board of Clinical & Translational Immunology is looking for Guest Editors (especially Early and Mid Career scientists). Guest Editors will be responsible for coordinating theme-specific Special Features of Clinical & Translational Immunology for 2018-19 which can include primary research papers and/or comprehensive reviews. If you are interested in acting as Guest Editor, please email the Clinical & Translational Immunology Editorial Office ([email protected]) with the potential title of the theme and a list of potential contributors to this Special Feature ...
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