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Hoboken, NJ, United States, 2017/05/03 - John Wiley and Sons, Inc. is delighted to announce its selection by the Australasian Society for Immunology, Inc. (ASI) as publishing partner for its prestigious scholarly journals in immunology - Immunology.org.au / Wiley.com. NYSE: JWa, JWb
With over 1000 members, the ASI is the major learned society for immunology in the Asia-Pacific region.
Beginning in January 2018, Wiley will assume publishing responsibility for the ASI’s two prestigious journals: Immunology & Cell Biology (ICB) and Clinical & Translational Immunology (CTI). These two titles will be hosted on Wiley Online Library, including back file content from the journals dating as far back as 1924.
Immunology & Cell Biology is Australia’s oldest biology journal (originally launched 1924 as the Australian Journal of Science), and is well respected with a rising Impact Factor of 4.5, ranking 35 out of the total 150 in the Immunology category.
Clinical & Translational Immunology (CTI) is a full open access journal, launched at the end of 2012 as a sister journal by the ICB editorial team. CTI enjoys a strong reputation and rising submissions, and has been accepted into the Emerging Sources Citation Index.
“ASI is delighted to be teaming up with Wiley. We are looking forward to continuing the proud history of Immunology & Cell Biology and our recent addition of Clinical & Translational Immunology. Wiley's expertise in publishing high quality journals, their advanced online systems and their dedication and expertise in working with academic societies will provide the perfect support to further extend the reach and the growth of our journals to the wider immunology community”, said Susanne Heinzel, President, ASI.
“Wiley is extremely proud to be partnering with the ASI and to welcome its journals to the prestigious portfolio of World-class immunology journals published by Wiley. Our team shares the ASI’s ambitions for development of ICB and CTI: we are committed to realizing ASI’s vision of expansion and growth, and to delivering excellent service to the global communities of authors, researchers and clinicians that engage with the journals every day”, said Mark Robertson, VP, Publishing Director, AsiaPacific Research and Executive Director, Australia, Wiley.
About The Australasian Society for Immunology (ASI)
The Australasian Society for Immunology Incorporated (immunology.org.au) is the major learned society for immunology in the Asia-Pacific region. The ASI was created in 1991 upon the amalgamation of the Australian Society for Immunology, formed in 1970, and the New Zealand Society for Immunology, formed in 1975. The society’s aim is to encourage and support the discipline of immunology in the Australasian region. ASI members have been prominent in advancing biological and medical research worldwide. It is a broadly based Society, embracing clinical and experimental, cellular and molecular immunology in humans and animals.
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