Congratulations to the winners for the 2018 Board of Directors election. The incoming officers are:
President-elect – Jan Westpheling, University of Georgia
Secretary – Betty Elder, Georgia Southwest University
Director – Tiffany Rau, BioProcess Technology Consultants
SIMB Member Deb Graves, Dow Chemical, Collegeville, PA participated in the annual Montgomery County Science Research Competition on March 8. Winners received Amazon gift cards and certificates from SIMB.
$100 Gift Card – Arcola Intermediate School, Eagleville, PA
$50 Gift Card – Cedarbrook Middle School
Certificates went to Wundcroft School, Pottstown, PA, Arcola Intermediate School, Eagleville, PA and St. Teresa of Calcutta School, Schwenksville, PA
SIMB is now accepting nominations for annual awards to be presented at the annual meeting banquet in Chicago on August 14. Deadline for submissions is March 31, 2018.
The 2018 SIMB Board of Directors Election will begin on March 1, 2018 and will end on March 31, 2018, noon EST.
Ballots must be cast no later than noon EST on March 31, 2018 for ballots to be included in the count. Members must be current in order to participate. Members will receive an email with instructions on how to access the voting module. Instructions are also posted on the member area of the SIMB website. To access the voting site, click here.
Results will be published on the SIMB website and in the April-June issue of SIMB News.
Members will be voting for the following open positions:
Director (one position)
Candidate biographies and photos have been published in the October-December issue of SIMB News and can also be downloaded here.
For questions about voting or about your membership status, contact Jennifer Johnson, Director of Member Services.
SIMB is pleased to announced the 2017 awardees. Awards will be presented during the annual banquet Tuesday evening, August 1 in Denver.
Meet this year’s awardees:
Charles Thom Awardee: Kristala J. Prather
Charles Porter Awardee: Paul Cino
SIMB Fellowships: Brian Davison and Nasib Qureshi
Waksman Outstanding Teaching Awardee: Raj Boopathy
Young Investigator: Fuzhong Zhang
Diversity Awardees: Amanda Williams-Rhaesa and Allison Werner
Learn more about the SIMB awards