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Summer Exchange 2017

August 14th, 2017|Comments Off on Summer Exchange 2017

The US branch of the ICF Summer Exchange Program has come to a close for 2017. Thank you very much to the students who participated! Ms. Patrycja Domalik-Pyzik, PhD student in Materials Science at the [...]

Fellows Session at ESB 2017 – Important Biomaterials Science Controversies 

August 2nd, 2017|Comments Off on Fellows Session at ESB 2017 – Important Biomaterials Science Controversies 

We are excited to announce the Fellows Session at ESB 2017! It will be held Tuesday, September 5th 12-13:30 in Voudouri Hall The topic will be Important Biomaterials Science Controversies and will feature brief talks by [...]

Fellows Debate at SFB 2017

August 2nd, 2017|Comments Off on Fellows Debate at SFB 2017

  Pictured from L to R: Michael Sefton, Jack Ricci, Fred Schoen, Joachim Kohn, David Granger, Peter Ma and Paul Santerre A very successful debate was held at the Society for Biomaterials meeting in [...]

Hamish Named Mascot of WBC2020 in Glasgow

May 31st, 2016|Comments Off on Hamish Named Mascot of WBC2020 in Glasgow

Hamish, the highland cow, has been named the official mascot of WBC2020, to be held in Glasgow, Scotland. You can follow Hamish on Twitter here: https://twitter.com/Hamishthecow Please see below for more information from the organizers of [...]

New ICF-BSE Steering Committee Officers Elected

May 2nd, 2016|Comments Off on New ICF-BSE Steering Committee Officers Elected

On April 26th, 2016 an organizational meeting of the new ICF-BSE Steering Committee was held to determine the Chair, Secretary and Treasurer of the ICF from among the recently elected leadership. The officers were nominated and elected by simple [...]

Fellows Business Meeting Scheduled at the 2016 World Biomaterials Congress in Montreal

April 8th, 2016|Comments Off on Fellows Business Meeting Scheduled at the 2016 World Biomaterials Congress in Montreal

Fellows of the ICF-BSE are invited to participate in the upcoming Fellows Business Meeting at the World Biomaterials Congress Montreal. The meeting will be conducted on Thursday May 19th, from 3:30PM-5:00PM. An agenda with topics for discussion will be sent to [...]

New Steering Committee Elected

March 16th, 2016|Comments Off on New Steering Committee Elected

The election for the next Steering Committee of the ICF-BSE was held throughout the month of February, and results are now finalized. Please see below for the election results: Newly Elected ICF-BSE Steering Committee: Stuart [...]

ICF-BSE Steering Committee Elections in Process: Election Ends Feb 29, 2016

February 8th, 2016|Comments Off on ICF-BSE Steering Committee Elections in Process: Election Ends Feb 29, 2016

The ICF-BSE has announced the initiation of of election procedures for its Steering Committee. Fellows who would like to be considered for the Steering Committee are encouraged to nominate themselves, or to nominate other Fellows [...]

ICF-BSE Fellows Debate Session Topic: Nanotechnology is More Hype Than Hope

February 1st, 2016|Comments Off on ICF-BSE Fellows Debate Session Topic: Nanotechnology is More Hype Than Hope

ICF-BSE Fellows Session, WBC-Montreal 2016 Wednesday May 18th, 2016 16:30-18:30 “Is Nanotechnology More Hype Than Hope?” Speakers: Joelle Amedee, Antonietta Gatti, John Hunt, John Kao, Michael Sefton, Liping Tang" Moderator: Joachim Kohn The “Special Fellows [...]

ESB 2015 Fellows Session – Biomaterials education is not ready for the challenges of the future

September 2nd, 2015|Comments Off on ESB 2015 Fellows Session – Biomaterials education is not ready for the challenges of the future

This Fellows Session focused on the topic of biomaterials education. This is the 5th such session and the popularity of the event is ever-growing. Thank you to the speakers and the audience!   Speakers: David [...]