• 15th Annual Mtg

    April 22 & 23, 2020

    Our venue will be the lovely Stamford Brisbane Plaza Hotel located in the heart of Brisbane with beautiful river views.  Use the link below to access all of the information and registration forms.

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  • Important Info  
    Defra Date Change

    Defra has changed the date for implemen-tation to the new system.  Use the link below to get this latest information from Defra!
    Just announced: Webex Presentations for Dec. 10 & 11 sponsored by Defra.  They will cover "Smarter Rules for Safer Food".
    Also just released from Defra - Two New Regulations 

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  • FBS-Are There Alternatives?

    "Fetal bovine serum (FBS) has had a specific role in the culture of mammalian cells for over 60 years."  

    A recently published article by Jenny Murray discusses the challenges in using fetal bovine serum yet makes clear why it is still the best choice available for use in drug development.

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  • ISIA on

    LinkedIn will be our go-to place to post the latest regulatory updates and ISIA information.  Click on the link below to "follow us" on LinkedIn to ensure you get this important information!

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International Serum Industry Association

Members of the International Serum industry Association are collectors, processors and users of animal serum and animal derived products. These products are used extensively in the growth of cells in culture for research and in the production of diagnostic kits, vaccines and biotherapeutic molecules.

The ISIA Mission


ISIA shall establish, promote and assure compliance with uncompromised standards of excellence and ethics in the business practices of the global animal serum and animal derived products supply industry.

Safety and Safe Use

Our primary focus will continue to be on safety and safe use of serum and animal derived products through proper origin traceability, and truth in labeling, and appropriate standardization and oversight.


We will work to educate stakeholders on the scientific foundation of the safe use of serum and animal derived products.

Why Get ISIA Traceability Certification?

Dr. Rosemary Versteegen explains in this video.

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About ISIA

Want to know more about ISIA or attend important meetings where we will be presenting?  See the list below to see upcoming ISIA presentations world-wide.

Cell Series UK

Jenny Murray -attending
29-31 October, 2019 - London, England

BIT's 13th World Congress of Regernerative Medicine & Stem Cell

Rosemary Versteegen presenting
1-3 November, 2019 - Dalian, Liaoning, China

3rd Annual Biologics World Nordic 2020

Rosemary Versteegen presenting
17-19 March, 2020 - Copenhagen, Denmark

Cell & Gene Therapy Innovation Leaders Summit 

Jenny Murray presenting
5 and 6 February, 2020 - Berlin Germany

18th IDDST2020

Rosemary Versteegen presenting
15-17 July, 2020 - Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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