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Documents for the Judicial Commission (From Monday)

The following documents were provided by Brian Tindall after Monday's JC Meeting:

[Opinion 75 Supp. Info (PDF)]

[Opinion 79 Supp. Info (PDF)]

[Opinion 83 Supp. Info (PDF)]

[Opinion 88 (PDF)]

[Opinion 89 (PDF)]

[Opinion 90 (PDF)]

[Opinion 91 (PDF)]

[Opinion 92 (PDF)]

[Opinion 93 (PDF)]

[Opinion 94 (PDF)]

[Opinion 95 (PDF)]

[Opinion 96 (PDF)]

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Documents for the Judicial Commission (From Sunday)

The following Opinions 79 and 89 will be discussed at the end of the “Requests for Opinion” session of the Judicial Commission.

[Opinion 79 Supp. Info (PDF)]

[Opinion 89 (PDF)]

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Comparison of Current and Proposed Statutes

As discussed in the Plenary Session, here are the proposed statutes with comparisons to the original.

The revised ICSP Statutes proposed by the Publications Committee:

Publications Committee; Statutes of the International Committee on Systematics of Prokaryotes. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol November 2013 63:4361‐4369; doi:10.1099/ijs.0.058438-0

An inline comparison of the statutes proposed by the Publications Committee (above article) as a set of revisions to the Statutes published in the 1992 book edition of the Code are available as a [Microsoft Word DOCX].

The edits supplied by Barny Whitman are available as a [PDF Document].

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CVs of nominees for upcoming elections in the ICSP

[Nominees for JC (via Whitman)]

[Parker CV]

We are replacing a class of four Commissioners (22nd class) as well as Jean Euzéby (24th class), who has retired, so we need a minimum of five candidates. Additional nominations are still being accepted.

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Report of the ICSP Chairman

The report of the Chairman of the ICSP for the term from 2008 to 2014 is available. Download PDF


2014 IUMS Meeting and ICSP Plenary Session

The meeting of the IUMS will be held in Montreal from July 27 to August 1, 2014. Please refer to the official IUMS 2014 Meeting site and the schedule of business meetings for updates.

IUMS Bacteriology and Applied Microbiology (BAM) Division Meeting Schedule
BAM Division Meeting
Wednesday, July 30 11:00—13:00 Room 520C
 
ICSP   Room 520E
Sunday, July 27 09:00—11:30 Judicial Commission (1)
  14:00—15:00 ICSP Executive Board
  15:00—17:30 ICSP Plenary (1)
 
Monday, July 28 09:00—12:00 Judicial Commission (2)
  13:00—15:00 ICSP Plenary (2)
 
Tuesday, July 29 09:00—11:00 ICSP Subcommittee on the Taxonomy of Aeromonadaceae, Vibrionaceae and related organisms
  11:00—13:00 ICSP Subcommittee on the Taxonomy of suborder Micrococcineae
  13:00—18:00 IJSEM editorial board
Wednesday, July 30 09:00—11:00 ICSP Subcommittee on the Taxonomy of Bacillus and related organisms
  11:00—13:00 ICSP Subcommittee on the Taxonomy of Flavobacterium and Cytophaga-like bacteria
  14:00—17:00 Judicial Commission (3)
Thursday, July 31 09:00—09:15 ICSP Subcommittee on the Taxonomy of the family Halobacteriaceae (closed meeting)
  09:15—09:30 ICSP Subcommittee on the Taxonomy of the family Halomonadaceae (closed meeting)
  09:30—11:00 ICSP Subcommittee on the Taxonomy of the family Halobacteriaceae and ICSP Subcommittee on the Taxonomy of the family Halomonadaceae (joint open meeting)
  14:00—16:00 ICSP Plenary (3)
 
International Subcommittee for Bacterial Systematics
Friday, July 25 08:00—17:00 Room 448
Saturday, July 26 08:00—17:00 Room 448

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About the ICSP

The ICSP, formerly the International Committee on Systematic Bacteriology (ICSB), is the body that oversees the nomenclature of prokaryotes, determines the rules by which prokaryotes are named and whose Judicial Commission issues Opinions concerning taxonomic matters, revisions to the Bacteriological Code, etc.

The Role of the ICSP, by H.G. Trüper and B.J. Tindall.

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Officers of the International Committee on Systematics of Prokaryotes

The current term is 2008‐2014. Elections of new officers will occur at the Plenary Session of the ICSP in Montreal. For a list of past officers from 1939 to present, please see the complete history of ICSP and Judicial Commission.

Chairman

Vice-Chairman

Executive Secretary-Treasurer

Secretary for Subcommittees

Editorial Secretary

Executive Board, Members-at-Large

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Officers of the Judicial Commission of the ICSP

The current term is 2008‐2014.

Chairman

Vice-Chairman

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Taxonomic Subcommittees

Some subcommittees have home pages listing their current membership (together with information on meetings, minutes, minimal standards papers and other subcommittee activities) and lists of taxa covered.

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Publications

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