Posted 7/26/23 by . Filed under Featured News, News and Updates, Uncategorized.

Fairfax, VA (July 26, 2023) – The Society for Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology’s flagship journal for the community, the Journal of Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology (JIMB), will soon have new leadership!

Posted 7/10/23 by . Filed under Featured News, Meeting Calendar, News and Updates.


Fairfax, VA (July 10, 2023) – It was a pleasure to host the 2023 SBFC in Portland, Oregon, from April 30th to May 3rd, 2023. The symposium had a fantastic attendance of 306 attendees from government, industry, and academia representing 18 different countries.

We opened the symposium with an inspiring talk from our Keynote Speaker, Dr. John McGeehan from the World Plastics Association, who discussed how we as scientists can work together globally to accelerate technologies to address plastic pollution by recycling, upcycling, and redesign.

Posted 6/23/23 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 2023 SIMB Annual Meeting

Fairfax, VA (June 23, 2023) – The Society for Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology (SIMB) is proud to announce the awardees and honorees who will be recognized at the 2023 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 73rd SIMB Annual Meeting and Exhibition from July 30 – August 2, 2023, in Minneapolis, MN! Winners will be recognized and presented with their awards throughout the meeting, including an awards ceremony during the Tuesday evening banquet on August 1.

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

Posted 4/12/23 by . Filed under Featured News, News and Updates.

Fairfax, VA (April 12, 2023) – The 2023 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: Ramon Gonzalez, President-Elect, Katy Kao, Treasurer, and Jennifer Headman, Director!

Ramon, Katy, and Jennifer will start their terms at this year’s SIMB Annual Meeting to be held in Minneapolis, Minnesota, July 30 – August 3. But you don’t have to wait until then to get to know them! Read more about each winner below.

Posted 4/3/23 by . Filed under Featured News, Meeting Calendar, News and Updates.

Fairfax, VA (April 3, 2023) – We were lucky to hold the 3rd Natural Products Conference in January 2020 just as COVID-19 was about to sweep the globe. Three years later, we were so pleased to welcome the 4th International Conference on Natural Product Discovery and Development in the Genomic Era back to San Diego on January 8 – 12, 2023, with a record-setting attendance of 297 participants from 20 countries. Like the previous meetings, the 4th Natural Products Conference was again jointly sponsored by SIMB, the Korean Society for Microbiology and Biotechnology (KMB), and the Society of Actinomycetes Japan (SAJ).

NPDD Awards
NPDD Diversity Award
Deadline: TBD 2024