The Future of the Experimental Biology Meeting

William B. Coleman, PhD Executive Officer * Experimental Biology 2020 Canceled In the Spring of 1993, in New Orleans, Louisiana, a new multi-society, interdisciplinary, collaborative scientific meeting was held for the first time as Experimental Biology. The meeting consisted of the co-located Annual Meetings of five scientific societies affiliated with the Federation of American Societies for Experimental [...]

Recap of USCAP for the ASCP & ASIP Companion Meeting

At the 2020 USCAP Annual Meeting in Los Angeles, CA, the ASIP collaborated with the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) to develop a highly informative companion meeting session on the clinical pathology practice of CAR-T therapy and therapeutic vaccines (including tumor vaccines), including the current state of the field and scientific advances coming down [...]

Dr. Xiao-Ming Yin Named Chair of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Tulane University School of Medicine

Long-time ASIP member, Dr. Xiao-Ming Yin has been named Chair of the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Tulane University School of Medicine, (New Orleans, LA). Dr. Yin assumed his new position on February 1, 2020. Prior to taking this position at Tulane, Dr. Yin was the Louis Y. Mazzini Professor of Pathology in [...]

Congratulations to ASIP Member Cecelia Yates, who was awarded funding for a Pulmonary Fibrosis Research Grant

SL Behring and the University City Science Center awarded $250,000 each to Cecelia Yates, PhD, from the University of Pittsburgh Dr. Yates received funding for her research into innovative therapies for specific disease areas, including pulmonary fibrosis (PF). Cecelia C. Yates, PhDUniversity of PittsburghPittsburgh, Pennsylvania  Yates’ project focuses on FibroKine biomimetic peptides (BPs) that target the underlying causes of fibrosis. BPs are [...]

ASIP Member Christi Kolarcik Receives the Chancellor’s Distinguished Public Service Award from the University of Pittsburgh

We would like to congratulate ASIP Member Christi Kolarcik who is the recipient of the Chancellor’s Distinguished Public Service Award from the University of Pittsburgh.  This award is one of the highest honors bestowed to a faculty member at the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Kolarcik was recognized for her work in research and advocacy on [...]