Message from the Chairman:
The first full 'ImmInst' event in Europe is happening in
Brussels, Belgium next month. Confirmed speakers include Michael Rose, Aubrey de Grey,
Stephen Spindler, Leonid Gavrilov, Steven Coles, Paul McGlothin,
and Stephen Spindler.
If you can't make it to Europe, maybe you are interested
in the conference on 'Personalised Life Extension' in San Francisco:
During the Month of August ImmInst Members rallied to fund a research
project on mitochondrial uncoupling.
We are incredibly proud to announce that the threshold amount has been
raised! Thanks to everyone who donated, and made this fundraiser a success.
In the past, this slot in the newsletter was reserved for announcing the winners of the volunteer prize system, randomly drawn each month. See this topic for all past volunteer prize winners.
That system was, by its nature a bit random and maybe not the fairest. So
this month, ImmInst has established a new system to recognise and reward
volunteers based on individual efforts. In fact, all Members can help with
this: users have 'Thank You' or '₮' points, a kind of virtual 'currency'
that they can either donate to others in appreciation, or redeem these
points at a 'virtual
store' for some small prizes or fun items.
If you have other ideas or suggestions regarding new initiatives, please visit the ACTION forum to share your thoughts.