ICSPInternational Committee on Systematics of Prokaryotes

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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


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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 2014‐2017. 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

Executive Board, Members-at-Large

The position of Editorial Secretary is now defunct.

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Officers of the Judicial Commission on Prokaryote Nomenclature

The current term is 2014‐2017.

Chairman

Vice-Chairman

Secretary

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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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