News from the Society
Further details can be obtanied through the meeting website: https://www.fourwav.es/Biometals2018.
Biometals 2016The 10th International BioMetals Symposium (BioMetals 2016) was held on the city of Dresden in Germany, in July 2016 (10-15th) and was organized by Dr. Gerhard Geipel.
Further details can be obtained through the meeting web site: www.hzdr.de/biometals2016 and through the Newsletter 7 from the Society.
IBS General AssemblyAn IBS Executive Board Meeting was held in Dresden on July 14, 2016. The Board decided that the annual membership fee will remain in 50 EURO (or 50 USD) for regular members and 25 EURO (or 25 USD) for student members for a two-year membership.
New membership feesIn the last meeting of the Board of Directors (14th December 2015) it has been decided to reduce the membership fees to 50 EUR/USD (25 EUR/USD for student membership) for a two-years membership. This amount will be deducted from the registration fee of the next Biometals meeting.
New Vice-President and President ElectThe
IBS General Meeting in Durham decided that Prof. Alvin Crumbliss from
the Duke University at Durham (NC, USA) will be the next Vice-President
and President Elect of the Society in substitution of Prof. Pierre Cornelis that will be now
the President of IBS.
Obituary notice: Jorge H. Crosa (1941 - 2012)
Obituary notice: B. Rowe Byers (1936 - 2013)
On June 26, 2013 Benjamin Rowe Byers, passed away at Hospice Ministries after a long struggle with a prolonged serious illness. "Rowe" was professor at the University of Mississippi School of Medicine from 1967 to 2007 and frequently attended international meetings on iron metabolism by bacteria until he became ill. Rowe had just finished editing a book on Iron metabolism in Mycobacteria and this book will be available soon from Springer.
Obituary notice: Cécile Wandersman (1948 - 2014)
It is with great sadness that we inform that Professor Cecile Wandersman from the Institut Pasteur in Paris has passed away on December 21, 2014 at the age of 66.