Posted 11/3/15 by . Filed under Featured News, News and Updates.

We invite you to take a look at selected books and journal articles the Laureates have published with Springer. All journal articles have been made freely available until December 12th.

In addition, the Journal of Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology is publishing a special issue, “Natural Product Discovery and Development in the Genomic Era,” dedicated to Professor Ōmura in recognition of his outstanding contributions to the discovery of microbial natural products over a research career spanning 50 years.

As a part of our celebration, we invite you to read all already published articles for free until December 12th. Enjoy!

Read Free Articles.

Posted 10/23/15 by . Filed under Featured News, News and Updates.

Please note dates for the 2016 SIMB Annual Meeting:
Meeting Dates: Sunday, July 24 – Thursday, July 28, 2016
Call for Abstracts: Opens November, 2015
Location: Sheraton New Orleans Hotel, New Orleans LA
Exhibit Dates Sunday, July 24 – Wednesday, July 27
Exhibit Prospectus available November 2015.

Please note this is a correction to the previously published annual meeting dates.

Posted 10/20/15 by . Filed under News and Updates.

SIMB welcomes Ramon Gonzalez, Rice University, as new Editor-in-Chief for the Journal of Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology (JIMB). Ramon has served as a senior editor for JIMB and is currently serving a term as Director on the SIMB Board.

Posted 10/16/15 by . Filed under News and Updates.

More information including deadlines, past winners and forms for the C.D. Scott, Rafael Katzen, and Bioeconomy Leadership awards may be found at Nominations submitted will be reviewed by the SBFC Awards Committee and winners will be announced on the website. Awards will be presented at the annual banquet, Thursday evening, April 28.
Deadline for Nominations: February 29, 2016.

Posted 10/13/15 by . Filed under News and Updates.

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 at the SIMB Annual Meeting. More information about this award and about the new Diversity Committee can be found on the Diversity Committee section of our website.

The inaugural SIMB Diversity Travel Awards have been chosen. The winners will receive cash awards and certificates of recognition at the SIMB annual banquet during the 65th SIMB annual meeting in Philadelphia August 2-6.

The winners are:
Olivia Thompson, University of Georgia
Elise Hope, University of Washington