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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 publications.

PUBLICATIONS

Biotechnic & Histochemistry

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

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

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

Editorial Board:

  • Suleyman Aydin, PhD  (Elazýg, Turkey)
  • Zahra Bathaie, MSc, PhD (Tehran, Iran)
  • Brendan F. Boyce, MD (Rochester, NY, USA)
  • Gerben Breimer, MD, PhD (Utrecht, Netherlands)
  • Gayle Callis  (Bozeman, MT, USA)
  • Richard Dapson, PhD  (Richland, MI, USA)
  • Michael G. Drage, MD, PhD  (Rochester, NY, USA)
  • Jorge Gomez-Gutierrez, PhD (Columbia, MO, USA)
  • William E. Grizzle, MD, PhD  (Birmingham, AL, USA)
  • Helen E. Gruber, PhD  (Charlotte, NC, USA)
  • Maged Henary, PhD  (Atlanta, GA, USA)
  • David G Hicks MD  (Rochester, NY, USA)
  • Merrick Hope-Roberts  (Sheffield, UK)
  • Rie Ikeda, PhD  (Tokyo, Japan)
  • Kirby L. Johnson, PhD  (Boston, MA, USA)
  • John A. Kiernan, MB,ChB, PhD, DSc  (London, ON, Canada)
  • Evangelou Konstantinos, PhD, BSc, MD  (Athens, Greece)
  • Kristine Krafts, MD  (Minneapolis, MN, USA)
  • Moira Lewitt, MB,ChB, PhD. MMedEd  (Paisley, UK)
  • Faqian Li MD, PhD (Minneapolis, MN, USA)
  • Daniel M. Lombardo, MVDr   (Buenos Aires, Argentina)
  • Lacey R. McNally, PhD  (Oklahoma City, OK, USA)
  • Søren Nielsen  (Aalborg, Denmark)
  • David P. Penney, PhD  (Rochester, NY, USA)
  • Robert S. Redman, DDS, PhD  (Washington, DC, USA)
  • Eduardo Rosa-Molinar, PhD   (Lawrence, KS, USA)
  • Kjiana Schwab, PhD  (Clayton, VIC, Australia)
  • Masaki Shimono, DDS, PhD  (Chiba, Japan)
  • Juan C. Stockert, PhD  (Madrid, Spain)
  • Clive Taylor, MD, PhD  (Los Angeles, CA, USA)
  • Kerry Thompson, BSc, PhD  (Galway, Ireland)
  • Bradley M. Turner, MD, MPH, MHA  (Rochester, NY, USA)
  • Paul J. van Diest, MD, PhD  (Utrecht, The Netherlands)
  • Mark Wainwright, PhD  (Liverpool, UK)
  • Haodong Xu, MD, PhD (Seattle, WA, USA)
  • M. Yarmoluk, DrSci  (Kyiv, Ukraine)

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.

Chuck Willis retired in 2020 after nearly 61 years of service to the BSC. A presentation was made at Chuck’s home (with masks and distancing) and shared on Zoom.