ISBF Virtual Event: Enhancing Cross-disciplinary Biofabrication Approaches to Overcome the Challenges of Tomorrow

Tuesday, July 12, 2022
8:00am US EST/2:00pm European Summer/9:00pm Japan

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Call for Nominations: 2022 ISBF Election

The ISBF Executive Board is inviting nominations for seven (7) new Board Member positions (3 from Asia, 3 from the Americas, and 1 from Europe) this year. The terms of the Board Members are three (3) years. Reappointment is possible. The nominee must be an active member of ISBF in good standing.

Important Dates:

  • Nomination deadline: July 15, 2022
  • Online Election: August 1 – August 22, 2022

When providing your recommendations of nominees or self-nominate, please email Marcy Zenobi-Wong (marcy.zenobi@hest.ethz.ch) with the nominee’s contact information, as well as a brief statement on why you are proposing this person as a board member of ISBF.

The results will be announced at the Annual General Meeting during the 2022 Biofabrication Conference and posted on the ISBF website.


Solicitation of Proposals for the 2024 Biofabrication Conference

The International Society for Biofabrication (ISBF) cycles its annual meetings on different continents each year; Asia Pacific: Australia (2021), Europe: Italy (2022), Americas: Canada (2023). The 2024 meeting is planned to be held in the Asia Pacific region. The ISBF would like to announce the solicitation of proposals to host the 2024 Biofabrication Conference in the Asia Pacific location.

If you are interested in hosting the 2024 Biofabrication Conference, please contact Professor Juergen Groll, Chair of the Conference Committee (juergen.groll@fmz.uni-wuerzburg.de) to request a meeting host application form.
The deadline for submitting proposals for the 2024 Biofabrication Conference is July 31, 2022.


ISBF Award Opportunities at the 2022 Biofabrication Conference

The 2022 ISBF Awards will be presented during the 2022 Biofabrication Conference. The 2022 ISBF Awards program recognizes our society members with distinguished achievements in each award category. The ISBF award categories include: 1) Senior Investigator Award (1x), 2) Mid-Career Investigator Award (1x), 3) Early-Career Investigator Award (3x), 4) New Investigator Awards (3x), 5) Best Podium Presentation Awards (3x), 6) Best Poster Presentation Awards (3x), and 7) Travel Awards (12x).

In addition to the ISBF-sponsored awards, the following awards will also be announced at the 2022 ISBF Awards Ceremony: 8) the University of Pisa Biofabrication Laboratory (UPBL) Innovation in Biofabrication award (1x) and 9) the Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine (WFIRM) Young Investigator Award (1x). Both of these awards recognize early-stage researchers.

All eligible individuals are encouraged to apply. Details are posted on the ISBF and 2022 Biofabrication Conference websites.

Important Dates:

  • ISBF Investigator, UPBL, and WFIRM Award Application Submission Deadline: 8:59PM (US Pacific Time) August 5, 2022
  • Notification of Award: September 4, 2022
  • ISBF Travel Award Application Submission Deadline: 8:59PM (US Pacific Time) July 15, 2022 
  • Travel Award Notification: August 15, 2022

2022 ISBF Awards Program

 

Award

Prize

No. of Awards

Award Announcement & Application Form

1

ISBF Senior Investigator Award

Lifetime membership

1

Access and Download Nomination Form

2

ISBF Mid-Career Award

$1,000 USD

1

Access and Download Nomination Form

3

ISBF Early Career Investigator Awards (3x; one per geographical region)

$750 USD

3

Access and Download Nomination Form

4

ISBF New Investigator Award (3x; one per geographical region)

$500 USD

3

Access and Download Nomination Form

5

ISBF Best Oral Presentation (3x; one per geographical region)

$300 USD

3

 

6

ISBF Best Poster Presentation (3x; one per geographical region)

$200 USD

3

 

7

ISBF Travel Awards (12X across all regions)

$500

12

Access and Download Nomination Form

8

UPBL Innovation in Biofabrication Award

€1,000

1

Access and Download Nomination Form

9

WFIRM Young Investigator Award

$1,000 USD

1

Access and Download Nomination Form

 


2022 Biofabrication Conference – Registration OPEN NOW

The 2022 Biofabrication Conference will be hosted by the University of Pisa in Tuscany, Italy,
from September 25-28, 2022. The conference aims at bringing together leading academic
scientists and researchers to exchange and share their know-how and results on all aspects of Biofabrication. 

Click here to register NOW!

The Conference Registration is now open for the annual meeting of the International Society for Biofabrication. The deadline for Early Bird Registration is July 31, 2022.


 

2021 ISBF Election Results for the Board of Directors Positions

The ISBF Board of Directors would like to welcome the newly elected Board Members. In this year’s election, we have implemented the diversity and equality policy. Six (6) new Board Members, consisting of equal gender from Academia and Non-Academia, were elected to the Board of Directors. We are fortunate to have these distinguished leaders in the field join the BOD. The term of service is 3 years beginning on January 1, 2022 and ending on December 31, 2024.

Newly Elected Board Members:

Laura De Laporte, DWI, Germany Y. Shrike Zhang, Harvard Medical School, USA Itedale Namro Redwan, Cellink, Sweden
Jinah Jang, POSTECH, South Korea Wojciech Swieskosski, Warsaw University of Technology, Poland Yehiel Tal, Collplant, Israel

2021 ISBF Elections Update for the Board of Directors

The 2021 ISBF Election for the six (6) Board of Directors open positions (2 Female, 2 Academia, and 2 Non-Academia) will be conducted electronically from August 1 – August 15, 2021. All members will receive a separate email to cast vote. Each candidate information will be posted on the ISBF website. The results will be announced at the Annual General Meeting during the 2021 Biofabrication Conference, as well as posting on the ISBF website.

The list of candidates is as follows. Please click on the name of candidates to view their biographies.

Name  

Affilitation

Mathew Baker

Maastricht University, Netherlands

Giovanna  Brusatin

University of Padova, Italy

Serena Danti

University of Pisa, Italy

Laura de la Porte

DWI, Aachen, Germany

Mylene de Ruijter

Utrecht University, Netherlands

John Fisher

University of Maryland, USA

Debby Gawlitta

UMC Utrecht, Netherlands

Jinah Jang

POSTECH, South Korea

Monica Laronda

Northwestern University, USA

Koichi Nakayama

Saga University, Japan

Itedale Namro Redwan

Cellink, Sweden

Heungsoo Shin

Hanyang University, South Korea

Wojciech Swieskowski 

Warsaw University of Technology, Poland

Yehiel  Tal

Collplant, Israel

Paul Wieringa

Maastricht University, Netherlands

Stephanie Willerth

University of Victoria, Canada

Shrike Zhang

Harvard Medical School, USA

Note: Please register or renew membership online by July 31, 2021 to participate in the election.


Solicitation of Proposals for the 2023 Biofabrication Conference

The International Society for Biofabrication (ISBF) cycles its annual meetings in different continents each year; Americas: USA (2019), Asia Pacific: Australia (2021), Europe: Italy (2022). The 2023 meeting is planned to be held in the Americas. The ISBF would like to announce the solicitation of proposals to host the 2023 Biofabrication Conference in the Americas.

If you are interested in hosting the 2023 Biofabrication Conference, please contact Professor Juergen Groll, Chair of Meetings Committee (juergen.groll@fmz.uni-wuerzburg.de) to request a meeting host application form. 

The deadline for submitting proposals for the 2023 Biofabrication Conference is July 31, 2021.