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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, ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Wednesday November 28, 2018
Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting of the Australasian Society for Immunology will be held as follows:
Tuesday, 4th December, 2018
12.45pm - 2pm
Pan Pacific Hotel, Perth, WA
Please refer to the email sent on 12/11/18 for more information.
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 ...
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
Branch / Regional Representative for WA
Branch / Regional Representative for ACT
Represent the members on Council, organise local branch activities, financial reporting to Treasurer.
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
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 ~ ...
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 ...
Monday July 30, 2018
Immunology & Cell Biology is looking for exciting and eye-catching images to use for its 2019 cover.
We are offering the opportunity for your image to be the one selected for 2019.
The winning entry will also receive an AUD 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 31 August 2018.
Helpful advice: We need high resolution images, but if your file size is to large to ...
Monday July 09, 2018
Immunology & Cell Biology
Immunology & Cell Biology is seeking applicants for the position of Deputy Editor to support the ICB Editorial Team.The primary responsibility of the Deputy Editor is to support the Editor-in-Chief in maintaining and building ICBas a definitive source of primary immunology research. The Deputy Editor will be part of an Editorial Team consisting of the Editor-in-Chief, two other Deputy Editors, two News & Commentary Editors, and an Editorial Assistant. She or he will ensure the highest ...
Tuesday July 03, 2018
Another fantastic reason to submit to ICB and CTI
Today we announce a brand new initiative, the ICB and CTI Altmetric Awards. There are two awards, each valued at AUD 500.
These will be awarded once a year for a paper published in either Immunology & Cell Biology or Clinical & Translational Immunology.
The Altmetric Award rewards the publication with the highest Altmetric Attention Score.
What are Altmetrics?
Good question. Altmetrics complement traditional, citation-based metrics by measuring how widely discussed a journal article is around ...
Monday May 28, 2018
At the ASCIA 2018 Conference in Canberra (4-8 September) there will be two sessions of short oral research presentations (on the afternoons of Thursday 6 and Friday 7 September), chosen from abstract submissions. This abstract submission round will be separate to the usual conference abstract submission round which opens in mid-May 2018.
The ASCIA 2018 Conference organising committee invites you to submit an abstract outlining your research for presentation in the oral research sessions, using the template on the ASCIA website ...
Wednesday May 23, 2018
Did you know?
Eligibility for ASI International Travel Awards and some Annual Meeting Awards requires membership in the preceding year. So to be eligible for 2019 awards, this requires 2018 membership.
Be a good lab citizen! Forward this information on to your new lab member, and ensure your own membership is up-to-date so you can be listed as one of their Nominators.
We offer a huge range of Membership Benefits. It’s a no-brainer really.
Click here to read more.
How much does it ...
Sunday April 29, 2018
2018 has been our biggest and best year yet for Day of Immunology in Australia and New Zealand.
This year has been a huge success due to the contributions from many.
With much gratitude we thank:
Dr Gabriela Khoury, ASI Day of Immunology Coordinator
Our Sponsors and Participating Institutes
Jie Zhou, creative mastermind behind our new DoI logo
Members of ASI DoI Committees around Australia and New Zealand
the many volunteers who organised and hosted our events
the public who came along to our events
For future Day of ...
Saturday April 28, 2018
ASI are currently inviting Expressions of Interest from ASCIA Members who are interested in the honorary roles of Deputy Editor and several Editorial Board Member positions for our journal Clinical and Translational Immunology (CTI).
We are looking for high-profile clinicians who are ready for an exciting new challenge or are interested in diversifying their skillset.
This will be a rewarding way to make a major editorial contribution to Clinical Immunology in Australia and New Zealand.
For more information, please contact Prof. Rajiv Khanna, ...
Sunday April 22, 2018
Prof Robyn O’Hehir (Monash University, The Alfred Hospital) discussed Thunderstorm Asthma with Dr Shane and the team on RRR Einstein A Go-Go for International Day of Immunology.
Listen in here
Tuesday April 10, 2018
“You’re a what?” “An Immunologist.” Whether it is a family member, friend, date, other acquaintance, we’ve all been there before.
Immunologists take all shapes and sizes. To help the public become more familiar with what an immunologist does, ASI will be running a social media promotional campaign to show case its members.
“I’m an Immunologist” will profile ASI members on twitter, facebook and Instagram. This will be a fantastic opportunity to engage with the public and will look great on your CV.
Monday March 26, 2018
Day of Immunology Logo Competition – winner announced!
With the International Day of Immunology approaching soon - 29th of April - it is with great pleasure that I announce the logo competition winner.
The new logo will be rolled out across Australia and New Zealand during our 2018 events. It will be used for Day of Immunology, flyers, merchandise and other resources.
I’d like to congratulate Jie and thank the other members who submitted entries. I’m really excited by the final end product ...