Posted 6/21/22 by . Filed under Featured News, News and Updates.

The Society for Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology has announced the awardees and honorees who will be recognized at the 2022 SIMB Annual Meeting

Fairfax, VA (June 21, 2022) – The Society for Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology (SIMB) is proud to announce the awardees and honorees who will be recognized at the 2022 SIMB Annual Meeting!

This year’s awardees have distinguished themselves as exceptional members of the SIMB community, having made outstanding contributions to the industry and Society and demonstrated great promise in their work and careers.

To meet each awardee and help us celebrate them, please join us at the 72nd SIMB Annual Meeting and Exhibition being held in person August 7–10, 2022, in San Francisco, CA! Winners will be recognized and presented with their awards throughout the meeting, with a majority during the banquet on Tuesday evening, August 9.

You can learn more about the meeting and register to attend at simbhq.org/annual.

Posted 6/17/22 by . Filed under Featured News, News and Updates.

44th Symposium on Biomaterials, Fuels and Chemicals

Written by Davinia Salvachúa

Photo of session attendees at the 44th SBFC conference

After the cancellation of the 2020 SBFC and the virtual 2021 SBFC, it was a pleasure to hold the 2022 SBFC in-person in New Orleans, from May 1st to May 4th. Despite the current challenges with the pandemic, the symposium had a great attendance, 207 people from government, industry, and academia and from 14 different countries.

Posted 6/9/22 by . Filed under Featured News, News and Updates.

The Society for Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology (SIMB) has released the full program for the 72nd SIMB Annual Meeting and Exhibition in San Francisco, CA

Fairfax, VA (June 9, 2022) – The Society for Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology is pleased to announce the final slate of sessions and speakers for the 72nd SIMB Annual Meeting and Exhibition being held in person August 7—10, 2022, in San Francisco, CA!
The 2022 program committee has established a robust and cutting-edge scientific program featuring dozens of sessions focused on the society’s five key focus areas—biocatalysis, cell culture and fermentation, environmental microbiology, metabolic engineering, and natural products—plus several topical special sessions, workshops, and other exciting events, including a keynote by renowned leader, scientist, and Professor Jay Keasling.

Photo of Jay Keasling

Posted 4/22/22 by . Filed under Featured News.

James Earle joins the Society for Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology (SIMB) as the new Marketing and Communications Coordinator

Fairfax, VA (April 22, 2022) – The Society for Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology is pleased to announce the hiring of its new Marketing and Communications Coordinator, James Earle, on April 1.

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Posted 4/22/22 by . Filed under Featured News, News and Updates.

Fairfax, VA (April 22, 2022) – The 2022 SIMB Election for positions on the Board of Directors concluded on March 31, and the votes have been tallied. Thank you to each and every member who participated in this year’s election—as a candidate or as a voter. Your engagement is vital to ensuring SIMB leadership continually reflects the needs and priorities of the community.

With that in mind, let’s meet our future leaders!

Please welcome and congratulate the newest members of the SIMB Board of Directors: Michael Resch, President-Elect; Adam Guss, Director; and Brian Pfleger, Director!

Michael, Adam, and Brian will start their terms at this year’s Annual Meeting held in San Francisco, CA, August 7-10. But you don’t have to wait until then to get to know them! Read more about each of them below.