Discussion groups

IBMS discipline specific discussion groups organise scientific events, courses and discussion forums

IBMS discipline specific discussion groups are run by IBMS members for IBMS members.

IBMS discussion groups can be affiliated to IBMS regions or branches and are run by an elected committee made up of a Chair, Secretary, Treasurer. Members of the committee represent the discussion group to their affiliated IBMS region or branch.  

IBMS discussion groups cover specialist areas including: 

  • bacteriology
  • biochemistry
  • cellular pathology
  • haematology
  • histopathology
  • immunology
  • lab managers
  • microbiology
  • multidiscipline quality management
  • training officers
  • virology

To find your nearest local IBMS discussion group please visit our Discussion Groups page.  

All IBMS discussion groups have their own group on the IBMS website including a forum, news, events, documents and webpages. You can access your local discussion group group through the Discussion Groups page or through the link on your MyIBMS page.  

To set up a discipline specific discussion group in your local area please contact you local IBMS region or branch committee secretary.