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Membership and Marketing Committee

Membership and Marketing Committee Purpose:

Help increase Society membership and share ISBER’s voice globally.

More Information:

The Membership and Marketing Committee has many responsibilities, ranging from developing strategies to increase membership and member networking opportunities to assisting with the development and coordination of various activities involved in the planning and implementation of the ISBER Annual Meeting. The committee represents the diverse interests of the ISBER membership in all of its decisions and provides a forum for ISBER members from the for-profit sector to express concerns, seek information, and offer suggestions to the ISBER council. 


Committee Chair:

Committee Vice-Chair:


Debra Garcia
AIDS and Cancer Specimen Resource (ACSR)
California, United States 
  Piper Mullins, MS
Smithsonian Institution
Washington, DC, USA

Committee Members:

Phil Baird, MS
Daingerfield Consulting
Fairfax Station, United States
Luke Bradshaw
Taylor-Wharton Cryogenics
Theodore, United States
Johnny Greene
Brooks Life Science Systems
Chelmsford, Massachusetts, United States
Marianne Henderson, MS
National Cancer Institute
Bethesda, United States
Rick Michels
Dataworks Development, Inc.
Mountlake Terrace, United States
Alison Parry-Jones
Wales Cancer Bank - Cardiff University
Cardiff, United Kingdom
Heather Siefers, MS
Rockville, United States
Daniel Simeon-Dubach, MD MHA
Walchwil, Switzerland
Dominic Allen
Integrated BioBank of Luxembourg
Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Andy Zaayenga
SmarterLab, Laboratory Automation Consulting
Martinsville, United States
Melanie Pietras
Millville, United States
Barbara Glazer, MT(ASCP)
Biobanking Consultant
Roswell, United States
Cathy Seiler, PhD
Arizona State University, Biodesign Institute
Tempe, United States
Ayat Salman
McGill University Health Centre
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Xuexun Zhou
Shanghai Avantech Scientific Equipment Co., Ltd.
Shanghai, China
David Lewandowski, BS
Brooks Life Science Systems
Chelmsford, Massachusetts, United States

Richard Tsai
Fisher BioServices
Rockville, Maryland, United States 
Shonali Paul
Wilmington, Delaware, United States 
Alex Esmon
Thermo Fisher Scientific
Ashville North Carolina, United States


  Alexandra Lerch-Gaggl, PhD, MSc
Medical College of Wisconsin
Milwaukee, United States
  Nicole Sieffert
MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, United States



Sheila O'Donoghue - Vice Chair
BC Cancer Agency Tumour Tissue Repository
Victoria, Canada
Jane Carpenter, MAppSci, FIBMS
Westmead Millennium Institute
Westmead, Australia
Debbie Garcia, MPA
AIDS and Cancer Specimen Resource (ACSR)
San Francisco, United States
Judith Giri, PhD
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Atlanta, United States
Kristina Hill, MPH, MT(ASCP)
Department of Veterans Affairs
Washington D.C., United States
Lise Matzke, MSc, CCRP
Office of Biobank Education and Research
Vancouver, Canada
Sara Nussbeck
University Medical Center Goettingen
Goettingen, Germany
Integrated BioBank of Luxembourg
Shanghai Avantech Scientific Equipment Co., Ltd.
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