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SBI2 and SLAS 2021 HCS/HCA Data and Informatics Special Interest Group

For the 8th year the Society of Biomolecular Imaging and Informatics (SBI2) and SLAS will co-host the HCS/HCA Data and Informatics Special Interest Group (SIG). This year Society member Shannon Mumenthaler chairs the event :
High content imaging approaches to organs-on-chips: recent advancements and future prospects
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Upcoming Webinar Series

Please join us for our upcoming educational webinar series. Starts this October through to February 2021.

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SBI2 2020 Annual General Meeting

Please join us for The SBI2 Annual General Meeting on October 7 at 11:00am EDT.  SBI2, as a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, holds a business meeting every year to review major activities, financial details and outlook for the coming year.

The meeting is open to the public and we certainly would be glad if you can join.  For those of you that have interacted with SBI2 in the past, such as attending one of our annual meetings and have found your interactions with us beneficial and enjoyable, this meeting is a great opportunity to learn more about how to participate in the society.  This includes learning about open positions at the leadership level or in more targeted roles such as education, data standards, conference planning and other roles.

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SBI2 2020 Annual Meeting Announcement

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SBI2 is excited to announce that our 7th annual meeting will be held as a virtual conference. The 2020 conference will take place on the 16th-17th September, as in previous years.  We are also pleased to offer this virtual experience with free registration to attendees through LabRoots, a leading scientific social networking website. More information to follow on registrations, the virtual program and poster submissions. Please follow the link below to read the full announcement from the Society President Ann Hoffman

Virtual Meeting Announcement

2021 SBI2 Board Position Nominations Are Now Open

Positions available:

Nominations are now open for the 2021 board of directors. Descriptions of board member & committee positions are available in the link below. Please click through to nominate.

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SBI2 statement on COVID-19

The SBI2 leadership has been monitoring the 2019 coronavirus (COVID-19) situation over the past several weeks with the health and safety of our membership, students, exhibitors, partners, volunteers, and communities as the priority. We are considering information from many sources and are conscious of and support the strategy of social distancing that has been recommended/adopted to reduce unintended infection and community transmission of COVID-19 by minimizing the circumstances in which infected individuals may interact and transmit the disease.

The SBI2 BOD and Program Committee for the Annual September 2020 Conference is actively exploring resources to fulfill our mission of bringing the Conference to our members this year. As we continue to make preparations and take specific actions in this regard, we will communicate these updates to the membership.

2020 High Content Meeting Scientific Chairs and Keynote Speaker Announcement

SBI2 is excited to announce the keynote speakers for the 7th annual High Content Meeting:

Lina Nilsson Ph.D.
Senior Director of Data Science Product
Recursion Pharmaceuticals

Scott Fraser Ph.D.
Provost Professor of Biology & Bioengineering, Elizabeth Garrett Professor of Convergent Biosciences
Director of Science Initiatives, University of Southern California

Details on colloquium topics, program and session chairs to follow shortly. Click the 2020 Meeting page for latest information.

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2019 News Archive

Program Announced

SBI2 are excited to announce the keynote speakers for the High Content 2019 meeting: Aviv Regev and Chee-Yeun Chung. Details of the educational courses with topics including image analysis and machine learning have also been released. This years colloquium will be focused on Cell Painting for Drug Discovery. Click below for details

High Content 2019 Full Program

Voting Closed

Board positions with Society for Biomolecular Imaging and Informatics

Positions available: President-Elect, Treasurer-Elect, Councilors

Nominations have been sent to all members via email. If you have not received this notification please email
Voting deadline: December 9, 2019

The SBIsupported conference FHTTA, has now released its 2019 meeting program. The 10th annual meeting will be held on October 30-31st at the John Curtin School of Medical Research at the ANU in Canberra. Click website for registration details 

Guest Editors:
Myles Fennell, PhD and
Kaylene J. Simpson, PhD

The Society of Biomolecular Imaging and Informatics (SBI2) is an international community promoting high-content imaging at all stages of experimental development, technological advancement, and discovery. For the fourth year running, SBI2 has teamed up with ASSAY and Drug Development Technologies to publish a series of research articles on HCS and high-content analysis (HCA).

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Sponsors of The 2020 Meeting

SBI2 is pleased to announce the official sponsors and exhibitors of the 2020 Virtual High Content Meeting.

High-Content Imaging and Informatics: A Joint Special Issue with Society for Biomolecular Imaging and Informatics and SLAS

This special issue of SLAS Discovery contains 13 peer-reviewed papers, including 10 original research articles, 1 perspective, a technical note, and an application note. Many of these papers were recruited directly from the SBI2 membership and high-content screening (HCS) vendors. Read now

SBI2 annual meeting keynote alumni Brenda Andrews elected as a foreign associate of the National Academy of Sciences

SBI2 Congratulates the 2017 Annual Meeting keynote alumni Brenda Andrews who was elected as a foreign associate of the National Academy of Sciences. Click the link below for more information

University of Toronto announcement 

SBI2 and SLAS 2020 HCS/HCA Data and Informatics Special Interest Group

For the 7th year the Society of Biomolecular Imaging and Informatics (SBI2) and SLAS will co-host the HCS/HCA Data and Informatics Special Interest Group (SIG). SLAS 2020, Wednesday, January 29th, 2020

Click here for more info on the SLAS 2020 SIG