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THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

  • President:  Richard Dapson
  • Vice President:  Richard Horobin
  • Secretary:  John Kiernan
  • Treasurer:  Brendan Boyce

THE TRUSTEES

Currently there are 11 trustees of the Biological Stain Commission, along with 2 special advisors. The late Drs Robert Mowry, Frederick Kasten and Hans Lyon were trustees emeriti until July 2008, April 2014 and July 2018, respectively. The special advisors to the Board of Trustees are Dr Natalie Garton (Leicester, UK) and Dr Algy Kazlauciunas (Leeds, UK). Dr Thomas Wickersham (Milwaukee, WI) was a special advisor from 1988 until his death in 2016.

Current Trustees are:

  • Brendan Boyce  (Rochester, NY)
  • Richard Dapson  (Richland, MI)
  • Gayle M. Callis  (Bozeman, MT)
  • Maged Henary  (Atlanta, GA)
  • David Hicks  (Rochester, NY)
  • Richard Horobin  (Glasgow, UK)
  • John Kiernan  (London, Canada)
  • Lacey McNally  (Winston-Salem, NC)
  • G. Stephen Nettleton  (Louisville, KY)
  • Søren Nielsen  (Aalborg, Denmark)
  • Bradley Turner  (Rochester, NY)

Current trustees emeriti are:

  •         William Grizzle  (Birmingham, AL)
  •         David Penney  (Rochester, NY)
  •         Clive Taylor  (Los Angeles, CA)
  •         Sadly, Hans Lyon (Copenhagen, Denmark) died on 28th June 2018. Click on his name for an obituary and list of his publications.

PUBLICATIONS

Biotechnic & Histochemistry

Editor-in-Chief:   G.S. Nettleton, PhD (Louisville, KY, USA)

Associate Editor:  Richard W. Horobin, PhD (Glasgow, UK)

Assistant EditorBradley M. Turner, MD (Rochester, NY, USA)

Editorial Assistant:  Wendy Gensheimer (Louisville, KY, USA)  Editor@biotech-histochem.org

Editorial Board:

  • Suleyman Aydin, Ph.D. (Elazýg, Turkey)
  • Zahra Bathaie, M.Sc., Ph.D. (Tehran, Iran)
  • Lalit Batra, Ph.D. (Louisville, Kentucky, USA)
  • Brendan F. Boyce, M.D.  (Rochester, NY, USA)
  • Gerben Breimer, M.D., Ph.D. (Utrecht, Netherlands)
  • Richard Dapson, Ph.D. (Richland, MI, USA)
  • Michael G. Drage, M.D., Ph.D. (Boston, MA, USA)
  • Jorge Gomez-Gutierrez, Ph.D. (Columbia, MO, USA)
  • William E. Grizzle, M.D., Ph.D. (Birmingham, AL, USA)
  • Helen E. Gruber, Ph.D. (Charlotte, NC, USA)
  • Maged Henary, Ph.D. (Atlanta, Georgia, USA)
  • David G. Hicks, M.D. (Rochester, NY, USA)
  • Merrick Hope-Roberts  (Sheffield, UK)
  • Rie Ikeda, Ph.D. (Tokyo, Japan)
  • Kirby L. Johnson, Ph.D. (Boston, MA, USA)
  • John A. Kiernan, MB, ChB,  Ph.D. (London, ON, Canada)
  • Evangelou Konstantinos, Ph.D., M.D. (Athens, Greece)
  • Kristine Krafts, M.D. (Minneapolis, MN, USA)
  • Moira Lewitt, MB, ChB, Ph.D., M.Med.Ed. (Paisley, UK)
  • Faqian Li, M.D., Ph.D. (Minneapolis, MN, USA)
  • Daniel M. Lombardo, MV.Dr. (Buenos Aires, Argentina)
  • Lacey R. McNally, Ph.D. (Oklahoma City, OK, USA)
  • Soren Nielsen (Aalborg, Denmark)
  • David P. Penney, Ph.D. (Rochester, NY, USA)
  • Robert S. Redman, D.D.S., Ph.D. (Washington, DC, USA)
  • Eduardo Rosa-Molinar, Ph.D. (Lawrence, KA, USA)
  • Juan C. Stockert, Ph.D. (Madrid, Spain)
  • Kerry Thompson B.Sc., Ph.D. (Galway, Ireland)
  • Paul J. van Diest, M.D., Ph.D. (Utrecht, The Netherlands)
  • Haodong Xu, M.D., Ph.D. (Seattle, WA, USA)

Conn’s Biological Stains, 10th Edition.

ISBN 1859960995  Click here to read about this book.

 LABORATORY OPERATIONS

The Biological Stain Commission’s laboratory in Rochester, NY is currently directed by Dr David Hicks and managed by Chad Fagan.

Sadly, Charles T. (Chuck) Willis (1929-2022), who retired in 2020 after nearly 61 years of service to the BSC, died on 17th December 2022. He joined the BSC’s laboratory in 1959 and replaced Mary Darrow, the technologist who had served the Commission under its founder, Dr Harold J. Conn, since 1937.

(Last updated December 2022)