Online Program and Personal Scheduler

View the preliminary program schedule online. Program schedule is subject to change. You can browse events scheduled for this meeting, create your own schedule of events, check it for conflicts and record notes.

Science Slam

The Science Slam will be a a short presentation competition in which scientific topics, research results, latest technologies, etc. are presented via visual and other means. Each presenter will have 3 minutes total to enter the stage and fascinate, captivate, stun, or otherwise impress the audience. The audience will judge the presentations and at the end, someone will be crowned the “Master of SIMB Slam.” This Rapid Fire Science Slam will be composed of 25 presenters who will be chosen from accepted poster submissions to present their work on three slides, in three minutes. There will be no questions and no comments. This is an opportunity to preview your poster to the entire meeting and get your colleagues excited to see your work.
Sunday, August 2, 2:30-4:30 pm

Annual Meeting News

SIMB archive booth to focus on fermentation

In addition to celebrating the Society’s 65th meeting, the SIMB archive committee is focusing its booth this year on fermentation. We are also recognizing David Perlman, and the fermentation award named in his honor. The […]

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The inaugural SIMB Diversity Travel Awards have been chosen

The SIMB Diversity Travel Award has been established to promote diversity and to increase the participation of underrepresented minority groups in the Society of Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology (SIMB) amongst the graduate students making presentations […]

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Tom Jeffries awarded 2015 Charles Porter Award

Dr. Jeffries is a microbial biochemist and physiologist with forty years of experience in biofuels. He is recognized internationally for expertise in pretreatment and saccharification of cellulosics and metabolic engineering of yeasts. He is the […]

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Richard Baltz awarded 2015 Charles Thom Award

Talk Title: The life and times of an industrial microbial geneticist: engineering actinomycetes and other subjects

Biography
Richard H. Baltz received a B.S. degree in Microbiology from The Ohio State University in 1966 and Ph.D. in Microbiology […]

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