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October 2014 President's Blog

October 23 2014 by Jeanette Killius
October is a beautiful month – leaves change color, pumpkins decorate doorsteps, the air is crisp - and Local Affiliate Societies begin their fall meetings. Thirty-four Local Affiliate Societies (LAS) are listed on the MSA website, many of which feature upcoming programs on their own websites. Local societies provide quality presentations to area researchers who may not be able to attend the national meeting.

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September 2014 President's Blog

September 25 2014 by Jeanette Killius
September is a busy month. We wrapped up the M&M 2014 meeting and sent delegates and students to the International Microscopy Conference-18 (IMC-18) in Prague, CZ, September 7-12. We are putting the finishing touches on the program for M&M 2015 in Portland, OR, August 2-6, 2015 and asking for input for symposia for M&M 2016 in Columbus, OH, July 24-28, 2016. In addition, nominations are now being accepted for Fellows of MSA and for the major Society award categories.

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August President's Blog - M&M 2014 in Review

August 26 2014 by Jeanette Killius
The M&M 2014 conference in Hartford, CT, held in conjunction with IUMAS-6, was a rousing success! We had 1655 attendees and more than 1100 exhibitors, representing 115 companies for a total of 2782 registrants. This is 3% higher than last year and showed an increase of 5% for exhibitors. There were 42 symposia with 625 platform presentations and nearly 500 posters. This makes M&M 2014 the second most successful meeting ever!

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President's Blog: July 2014, M&M 2014 Highlights

July 10 2014 by Jeanette Killius
Welcome to the second issue of MSA Update, this one devoted to the Society’s annual meeting, M&M 2014, held in conjunction with IUMAS-6. These meetings take place August 2-7, at the Connecticut Convention Center in beautiful downtown Hartford. Hartford is an excellent location for a multi-national meeting. It is less than 2 hours away from New York City and Boston, Massachusetts, with many major universities nearby.

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President’s Blog – June 2014

June 12 2014 by Jeanette Killius
Welcome to the New MSA Update Newsletter. It is with great pleasure that I am introducing the new MSA Update newsletter. Monique Crowder, MSA’s Social Media and Communications Manager, has developed this periodical to keep members informed of what is happening in the Society. The format of the newsletter will contain Association News, Science News, Local Affiliate Society news, and Focused Interest Group news.

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