International Biometric Society News

  • Blog Entry

    Greetings IBS members - Per the IBS Bylaws, Section 3.4, the Society cordially invites you to attend a meeting of the Membership. This meeting is to be held "in conjunction with each International Biometric Conference held at such location and on such date as may be designated by the Executive Board." Since the IBC has gone entirely online this read more

  • At its March, 2020 meeting, the Executive Board of the IBS reviewed the Society’s Bylaws and is now recommending amendments to Articles V and VI , primarily due to a proposed change in the leadership structure which is described below. Under the current IBS Bylaws, one officer serves in the combined role of Secretary/Treasurer. In the amendments read more

  • Blog Entry

    Dear IBS Members, Thank you for your outstanding participation in the recent Society-wide election for IBS President-Elect. More than 1,000 ballots were cast and the results are in! We are pleased to announce that José Pinheiro, Global Head of Statistical Modeling & Methodology at Janssen Pharmaceuticals, has been selected by the membership read more

  • 2020 Presidential Election Opens

    Blog Entry

    Update as of 24 April, 2020: Those eligible members who have not received a ballot or who have otherwise not been able to vote for some reason should contact Executive Director Peter Doherty at the International Biometric Office. Eligible voting member of the Society in good standing will have received a notice today that they are eligible to vote 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