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  • 2020 Presidential Election Opens

    Blog Entry

    Eligible voting member of the Society in good standing will have received a notice today that they are eligible to vote for the next President-Elect of the Society. This election closes on Friday, 15 May 2020. The President-Elect is elected by the membership and automatically ascends to the office of President after one year, serving a two-year read more

  • It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Professor Sue Wilson on March 16, 2020 in Sydney, Australia, just three days before her 72 nd birthday. In addition to her major scientific contributions in the area of statistical genetics, Sue served the broader biometrical community with exceptional leadership and generosity, especially in read more

  • Blog Entry

    Dear Colleague, The IBS Executive Board met this week and discussed, amongst other things, the global COVID-19 pandemic and its implications for IBC 2020, planned for early July in Seoul, Korea. In consideration of extensive travel restrictions being imposed by countries all over the world and with the health of our IBS community in mind, the board read more

  • IBS Releases New Website

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    19 March, 2020 In keeping with the needs of IBS members, while also desiring to offer new services to our Regions and network now and in the future, the International Biometric Society has launched a new website which is expected to serve as the new hub of activity for all IBS stakeholders worldwide. The Society is particularly pleased that it read more

  • Update in Light of COVID-19

    Blog Entry

    Dear IBS Members, Preparations continue for our biennial International Biometric Conference (IBC) to be held in Seoul, Korea on July 5-10 2020. It is shaping up to be an excellent meeting, but as you can imagine, news regarding the COVID-19 virus is an ongoing concern for those of us involved in the planning. At this point, our strategy is to keep read more