Tuesday, May 20, 2008

Greetings from Budapest

This year's ISAC meeting, held in Budapest, Hungary is well under way. I'll post some interesting tidbits of info as the meeting progresses. One interesting tidbit is that ISAC has changed it's name effective immediately. It will still retain the acronym ISAC, but the last two letters have been slightly modified. Previously, we were known as the International Society for Analytical Cytology. That name, analytical cytology, doesn't really fit with what the society does, so it was voted on and it was decided the new name will be "International Society for Advancement of Cytometry" Cytometry is what we do, that is, measure cells. Also, our goal is to advance the field of cytometry, so the name makes much more sense. More later.