Submission Portals for both AATB Abstracts and Awards will Close: Monday, June 6, 2016 at 5:00 PM (PT). Awards and Abstracts will be presented at the 2016 AATB Annual Meeting to be held September 20-23 in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Extraordinary People: Saving and Improving Lives through the Gift of Cells and Tissues
Tissue Bank Specialist Certification
The American Association of Tissue Banks has been a proud sponsor of the Donate Life Rose Parade Float since its inception in 2004. This year, the AATB is accepting nominations from accredited banks for one tissue recipient to represent the AATB on the Donate Life Rose Parade Float.
This webinar will explore current issues regarding emerging infectious diseases as they relate to donor screening, such as zika, chikungunya, and dengue viruses, as well as touch on MRSA and VRE screening. The program will also discuss positive clostridial stool cultures, and will re-visit an old favorite: mad cow disease. This webinar will be held on Thursday, May 26 from 2:00 - 3:15 PM (ET). Read more and register below.
Prepare for the Certified Tissue Bank Specialist (CTBS) Exam through the official AATB CTBS Exam Prep Course Series. Starting on June 7th, the AATB will offer 11 webinars designed to prepare candidates for the 2016 CTBS Exam, scheduled for September 24th. The webinar format allows candidates to interact with presenters while preparing for the exam. Sessions are based on the 13th Edition of Standards for Tissue Banking.