Annual Meetings

Download PDFs from June 2016

Download PDF files based on PowerPoint presentations given at the joint meeting of the Biological Stain Commission and Michigan Society of Histotechnologists, 3rd-4th June 2016

R. W. Dapson   Schiff’s Rainbow – The mechanisms and consequences of multi-colored Schiff reagents  –  Click here

J. A. Kiernan   Haemalum – Substrates and mechanisms of staining  –  Click here

S. Nielsen   Positive and Negative Controls in IHC  –  Click here 

B. M. Turner   Progress toward precision cancer therapy  –  Click here


MORE TO FOLLOW as they are made available

Annual Meeting 2016 in Grand Rapids, Michigan

BIOLOGICAL STAIN COMMISSION The annual scientific meeting for 2016 was held jointly with the Michigan Society of Histotechnologists.  Theme: AN EVENT TO DYE FOR! June 3rd – 4th 2016, Grand Rapids Double Tree Hotel, Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA. Program.      PDF files of some presentations are available on the BSC’s web site. Friday June 3 11:00–1:00  …Continue Reading

Annual Meeting 2015

___________________________________________________ There was no scientific meeting in 2015. The trustees met in Pittsford, NY on Friday 5th June 2015 for a facilitated discussion: Design for the future: Development of the next 5-year plan for the BSC. The Annual General Meeting was conducted by exchange of emails, for the purpose of electing trustees. (Each member in…Continue Reading

2009 – San Antonio, Texas

ANNUAL MEETING OF THE BIOLOGICAL STAIN COMMISSION FRIDAY  JUNE  5,  2009 HYATT REGENCY HOTEL, RIVERWALK SAN ANTONIO,  TEXAS   8:00 – 8:15    Gathering of Attendees  (with beverages, fruit and pastries) 8:15: -8:20       Welcome Alton Floyd, PhD  President, Biological Stain Commission SYMPOSIUM:  BREAST CANCER COMPENDIUM 8:20 – 8:30       Introduction to Compendium M. Lamar Jones, Program Chairperson…Continue Reading

2008 – San Diego, California

ANNUAL MEETING OF THE BIOLOGICAL STAIN COMMISSION FRIDAY  JUNE  6,  2008 MANCHESTER GRAND HYATT HOTEL SAN DIEGO,  CALIFORNIA SYMPOSIUM:  A SEMINAR ON DYES AND STAINING Introduction to the seminar. Co-chairmen:     Dr Richard W. Dapson Vice President, Biological Stain Commission Dr Richard W. Horobin Associate Editor, Biotechnic & Histochemistry Staining of macromolecules: possible mechanisms, examples, and…Continue Reading