Archive for April, 2012

Posted 4/20/12 by . Filed under Featured News.

The Society for Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology (SIMB) has partnered with North Carolina State University’s Biomanufacturing Training and Education Center (BTEC) to offer discounted professional short courses to SIMB members. The biotech industry continues to grow and staying at the cutting edge of industry developments is a competitive advantage for professionals and companies alike. Download the BTEC brochure for a description of the 2012 short courses being offered. Visit web site for course offerings.

SIMB members from industry receive a 20% discount on course registration; SIMB members from academia receive a 50% discount on registration. To receive your discount as a SIMB member, you must register for BTEC short courses through the SIMB website member login.

Posted 4/17/12 by . Filed under Featured News.

Congratulations to the winners of the 2012 SIMB election for board of directors. The new board members will begin their terms of office with the annual business meeting to be held Wednesday, August 15, during the SIMB Annual Meeting at the Washington Hilton, Washington, DC

President-Elect:
Leonard Katz, Synthetic Biology Engineering Research Center, University of California

Secretary:
Robert Donofrio, NSF International

Director:
Jonathan Mielenz, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Many thanks to all of the nominees for their support of SIMB.