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Welcome to the 2016 Annual Meeting

It is my pleasure to invite you to join us in New Orleans July 24-28, 2016 for the Annual Meeting of the Society for Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology. The meeting is an opportunity to hear about cutting edge science, present your own research, and network with old and new colleagues. The program committee has been working on a diverse set of scientific sessions in the five core focus areas of SIMB as well as special sessions on some new topics.

The meeting will start with a keynote address by Professor Christine Smolke from Stanford University followed by the second Science Slam…
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Annual Meeting News

SIMB archive booth to focus on fermentation

By |July 22nd, 2015|

In addition to celebrating the Society’s 65th meeting, the SIMB archive committee is focusing its booth this year on fermentation. We are also recognizing David Perlman, and the fermentation award named in his honor. The [...]

The inaugural SIMB Diversity Travel Awards have been chosen

By |July 2nd, 2015|

The SIMB Diversity Travel Award has been established to promote diversity and to increase the participation of underrepresented minority groups in the Society of Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology (SIMB) amongst the graduate students making presentations [...]

Tom Jeffries awarded 2015 Charles Porter Award

By |June 18th, 2015|

Dr. Jeffries is a microbial biochemist and physiologist with forty years of experience in biofuels. He is recognized internationally for expertise in pretreatment and saccharification of cellulosics and metabolic engineering of yeasts. He is the [...]

Richard Baltz awarded 2015 Charles Thom Award

By |June 18th, 2015|

Talk Title: The life and times of an industrial microbial geneticist: engineering actinomycetes and other subjects Biography Richard H. Baltz received a B.S. degree in Microbiology from The Ohio State University in 1966 and Ph.D. [...]