International Biometric Society News

  • 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

    Eligible voting member of the Society in good standing will have received a notice today that they are eligible to vote for the next President-Elect of the Society. This election closes on Friday, 15 May 2020. The President-Elect is elected by the membership and automatically ascends to the office of President after one year, serving a two-year 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

  • Blog Entry

    Dear Colleague, The IBS Executive Board met this week and discussed, amongst other things, the global COVID-19 pandemic and its implications for IBC 2020, planned for early July in Seoul, Korea. In consideration of extensive travel restrictions being imposed by countries all over the world and with the health of our IBS community in mind, the board read more