ICSPInternational Committee on Systematics of Prokaryotes

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.

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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Other Information

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