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Friday June 17, 2022

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Tuesday March 22, 2022

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Monday February 21, 2022

ASI Education SIG Mentoring Program Submit your EOI before March 4th 2022 Are you looking to improve or streamline your teaching activities? The ASI Education Special Interest Group are pleased to offer an Immunology Teaching Program that will link mentees with experienced teaching academics to help you get the best out of your teaching practices. The focus of 2022 is in the following areas: Designing & delivering teaching content  Online teaching strategies Pedagogical practices for undergraduate teaching Open to all current ASI members from ‘new to teaching’ to seasoned ...
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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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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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Thumbnail for The ASI Newsletter December 2021 edition is out now!

Friday December 17, 2021

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Friday September 17, 2021

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

Friday June 18, 2021

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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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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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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

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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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Thumbnail for The ASI Newsletter December 2020 edition is out now!

Friday December 18, 2020

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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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Wednesday December 09, 2020

Many congratulations to the following people for receiving our prestigious ASI Awards and Special Honours. ASI AWARDS AND SPECIAL HONOURS Margaret Baird Women in Immunology Lectureship Award Michelle Boyle, QIMR-Berghofer Medical Research Institute Jared Purton - ASI Awards 1st Prize: Camille Guillerey, Mater Medical Research Institute, University of Queensland 2nd Prize: Junyun Lai, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre International Travel Award - Jacques Miller Barbara Fazekas de St Groth, University of Sydney Career Advancement Awards - Gordon Ada Fernando Guimaraes, University of Queensland Diamantina Institute Sumaira Hasnain, Mater Medical Research Institute, University of Queensland Farzaneh Kordbacheh, Australian ...
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Wednesday December 09, 2020

ASMR wishes to pass on the following message to ASI members. Dear Affiliate Members, “#advanceaustraliacare” campaign Funding of NHMRC grants is at an unprecedented low, and the health and medical research sector is unstable and on the brink of collapse. The ongoing lack of investment into the NHMRC grant schemes has highlighted that Australia is missing out on the benefits of a lot of great research. Help us show Australians and our government what we could achieve if the NHMRC had greater investment. We ...
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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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Thursday October 22, 2020

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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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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