BSC Annual Meetings

Biological Stain Commission Annual Meeting

Biomarkers and tissue applications; where do we go from here

2024 Biological Stain Commission Annual Meeting

November 8th, 2024

Ends October 15th, 2024

Poster & Oral Presentation: September 1, 2024

University of Oklahoma
Stephenson Cancer Center
755 Research Parkway
Oklahoma City OK 73104

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

2001 – Birmingham, AL

Romanowsky Stain Mixtures: From Romanowsky to Wittekind and Beyond, Dr. Alton Floyd, Edwardsburg, MI Mucins as Molecular Markers in Neoplasia, Dr. Upender Manne, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL Histochemical Studies on Kidney Glomerular...

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2000 – Rochester, NY

Applications of stains in clinical microbiology. Dr. Bereniece Madison, Centers for Disease Control, Atlanta, Georgia. Stains for gels. Dr. Lisa Williams, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY. Gram's: the mother of all stains. Dr. Terry Beveridge, University of...

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1999 – Long Beach, California

Imaging as a tool for standardization. Dr. K. Bauer, University of Pennsylvania. Dr. D. Harrington, University of Nebraska. ChromaVision Medical Systems, San Juan Capistrano, California. Spectral Karyotyping and Spectral Microscopy. Dr. G. McNamara, Spectral Imaging,...

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1998 – Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Molecular events during transendothelial migration: Can we see them? Drs. K. Rogers and M. Sandig, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario. Pathology of dementia. Dr. D. Munoz, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario. Fluorescent tracing techniques in...

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1997 – Rochester, New York

The Biological Stain Commission: 75 years. Dr. P. Penney, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY. Development of dye manufacturing in the United States. Dr. F. Green, Franklin, NC. Dye manufacturing in Europe and efforts toward standardization. Dr. H. Lyon, Hvidovre...

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1996 – Louisville, Kentucky

The use of biomarkers in neoplasia. Dr.W. Grizzle, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL. Biomarkers of cellular proliferation. Dr. J. Elias, State University of New York at Stonybrook, NY. Biomarkers in hematopoietic pathology. Dr. C. Taylor, University of Southern...

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1995 – Rochester, New York

Update on FDA regulation of immunohistochemical reagents. Dr M Robinowtiz. Food and Drug Administration. Washington DC. Techniques for microscopic evaluation of reinnervation and of trophic interactions of nerve on muscle. Dr J Kiernan. University of Western Ontario,...

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