Yearly Archives: 2017

Saratoga Springs, NY, March 2018

The BSC’s annual meeting for 2018 was held on 16th and 17th March, jointly with the New York State Histotechnological Society (NYSHS), at the Holiday Inn Saratoga Springs, NY.

The schedule was:

Friday March 16.   BSC Membership, Business and Committee Meetings.

Saturday March 17.  Morning and Afternoon:  Joint Symposium with NYSHS.  Provisional timetable:

08:00-09:00  Brendan F. Boyce, MD, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY.  Whole slide imaging: what the future holds now that the FDA has approved a system for routine diagnostic pathology case reporting.

09:30-10:30  Richard Cartun, MD, PhD, Hartford Hospital, Hartford, CT.  Morphological Proteomics: a new frontier or an old friend?

10:30-11:30  Damien Laudier, BS, Laudier Histology, New York, NY.  Insect Histology: Historical Overview and Current Perspectives.

11:30-11:45  Joseph McInnis.  Infection of the honeybee hive with Iridovirus Six (IIV-6) as a possible explanation of Colony Collapse Disorder.

14:00-14:30  William E. Grizzle, MD, PhD, University of Alabama at Birmingham. The importance of fatty acids in prostate cancer: a challenge in immunohistochemical analysis and future therapy.

14:30-15:00  Dusan Stefanovic, MD, BioGnost, Zagreb, Croatia. Eriochrome cyanine R: a substitute for hematoxylin.

15:30-16:00  Maged Henary, PhD, Department of Chemistry, Georgia State University. Cyanine fluorophores for trafficking scaffold degradation.

16:00-16:30  Richard W. Dapson, PhD,  Dapson & Dapson, LLC. Amyloid from a histochemical perspective: new insights on its structure and mechanism of staining with Congo red.

16:30-17:00  Lacey McNally, PhD, Wake Forest University. Imaging of tumors using near infrared fluorescence.

17:00-17:30  Richard W. Horobin, PhD,  University of Glasgow, Scotland. In situ imaging of tumors: could fluorescent “smart-probes” do the job?

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2017 – Pittsford, NY

The 2017 meeting was held on 1st to 3rd June 2017 in Pittsford, which is near Rochester, NY, at the Del Monte Renaissance Hotel, Pittsford, NY. Themes for the scientific sessions on Friday 2nd June were “Fluorochromes” and “Autophagy and use of new techniques that can detect it in cancers.” There were also presentations from the University…Continue Reading

Have you paid your membership?

Have you paid your membership? Membership is ordinarily renewable at the beginning of January each year. To renew your membership  in the Biological Stain Commission and continue to have access to Biotechnic & Histochemistry, please renew before 1st February.  The easiest way to do this is online, by way of the B.S.C. Membership link on…Continue Reading

Annual meeting June 2017 in Pittsford, NY

The 2017 meeting was held on 1st to 3rd June 2017 in Pittsford, which is near Rochester, NY, at the Del Monte Renaissance Hotel, Pittsford, NY. Themes for the scientific sessions on Friday 2nd June were “Fluorochromes” and “Autophagy and use of new techniques that can detect it in cancers.” There will also be presentations from the…Continue Reading

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