Annual meeting 2019 – Rochester, NY

The next annual meeting of the Biological Stain Commission will be held at the Hilton Garden Inn, which is beside the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC), on Friday and Saturday 14th and 15th June 2019.  The Friday scientific sessions on MEDICAL STAINING AND IMAGING will be held in the Flaum Atrium at URMC, and will include invited speakers, a poster session with prize money, and vendor displays, and also a social event in the evening – bring your spouse or a guest.

More information will be posted here, as it becomes available.

Click for this one-page PDF file (last updated 1st September 2018), which has more information. Put it on a nearby wall or  fridge door, and check here for updates every 2 weeks!

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