Posted 7/15/21 by . Filed under Featured News, News and Updates.

Editor-in-Chief: Ramon Gonzalez | Impact Factor: 3.346
Journal of Industrial Microbiology & Biotechnology (JIMB) now publishes all research open access and as soon as it’s available, ensuring that both theoretical and applied microbiologists can easily keep up to date in this fast-moving field.

JIMB provides reviews and reports of original research in the field of applied microbiology and biotechnology. An international journal JIMB covers all aspects relating to the study of microorganisms and the industrial application of microbiology.

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Posted 4/29/21 by . Filed under Featured News, News and Updates.

Please welcome our new officers:

Nigel Mouncey,
DOE Joint Genome Institute

Elisabeth Elder,
Georgia Southwestern State University

Ben Shen,
The Scripps Research Institute

Posted 1/12/21 by . Filed under Featured News.

DATE: Thursday, January 14, 2021
TIME: 2:00-4:00 PM Eastern Time (includes a 15 minute break)
LOCATION: Online via Zoom

The American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS), Natural Science Collections Alliance (NSCA), and Society for the
Preservation of Natural History Collections (SPNHC) are hosting a joint discussion with the Biodiversity Collections Network (BCoN) and the
National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) on the future of biological collections.

For more information and to register please visit the AIBS event page.

Posted 12/18/20 by . Filed under Featured News, News and Updates.

The SIMB Election for positions on the Board of Directors will commence March 1, 2021. The election will end at noon ET on March 31, 2021. Members must join/renew by March 30, 2021 by noon ET to be eligible to vote. Current members for 2021 will receive login instructions by email for accessing the voting module.

Results will be published on the SIMB website and in SIMB News.

**Student members are not eligible to vote.

Candidate Bios (PDF)

Posted 11/11/20 by . Filed under Featured News, News and Updates.

Dear Friends and Colleagues,
I began my term as SIMB President-elect at the end of the 2019 SIMB Annual Meeting in Washington D.C. as Jan Westpheling became SIMB President. This was the culmination of her decades-long history of service to the Society and I have never seen her so excited. Jan had been dreaming of this since she was seven years old. She couldn’t wait to preside over the conferences and meetings- seeing friends and colleagues old and new and learning about all the latest advances generated by our members. The Annual Meeting was a great start and was followed in turn with an outstanding Recent Advances in Fermentation Technology (RAFT®) conference in Bonita Springs, FL. That was my first RAFT® meeting, but I’ll guarantee it won’t be my last. Then, as we turned our focus towards the Symposium on Biomaterials, Fuels and Chemicals (SBFC) in New Orleans, we, like the rest of the world, were struck head-on with the COVID-19 pandemic.