BSC Annual Meetings

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2020 Annual Meeting

The next Annual Meeting will be in Atlanta, GA, on 19th June 2020. Information will be added to this page as soon as it becomes available.

The Annual Meeting includes a symposium with invited speakers, a business meeting with reports from the Commission’s officers and committees, presentations by members, and informal discussions and question and answer sessions on scientific and technical topics. Participants include users, manufacturers and vendors of stains, experts in dye analysis and testing, and other interested parties, such as representatives of scientific societies, the FDA and the ISO.

These Scientific Meetings usually are held in early June, often in or near Rochester NY, the site of the Commission’s testing laboratory, and also in other major North American cities.

OTHER RELEVANT MEETINGS: Watch this space! To submit a notice about a meeting, contact the BSC’s webmaster.

To review the proceedings of recent BSC meetings (since 1995), Click here.

Annual Meeting Archives

Annual meeting 2019 – Rochester, NY

The 2019 annual meeting of the Biological Stain Commission was on Friday and Saturday 14th and 15th June 2019, at the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC), near the Hilton Garden Inn, 30 Celebration Drive, Rochester, New York, 14620, USA.  The theme was “The...

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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....

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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