• Important APHIS Update 

    APHIS Import and Export Animal Products

    There are upcoming changes to USDA import permits and export certificates for fetal bovine serum to and from Canada APHIS and CFIA.

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  • 14th Annual Meeting

    April 24th & 25th, 2019
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    *     When registration opens there will be a payment button here for your convenience and a link below to the registration forms.

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  • Geographic Testing

    Oritain and ISIA have teamed up to create an industry wide data-base for the geographic testing of bovine serum to help ensure product integrity in our industry.

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  • ISIA Traceability

    This program developed by ISIA now gives serum users confidence in the integity of the supply chain of that serum.  Only ISIA members are eligible to obtain this important certification trusted world-wide.

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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.

Learn More About ISIA

If you will be near  these venues and would like know more about ISIA, plan to attend the meeting.  Dr. Rosemary Versteegen, the ISIA CEO and other ISIA representatives, will be discussing the global use of serum, ISIA's mission, initiatives, and other important topics regarding our industry.

Links to these important meetings:

5th Annual Pathogen Clean Asia Forum - Shanghai China - August 31-September 1, 2018

Cell & Gen Therapy Bioprocessing & Commercialization - Boston -  September 4-7, 2018

9th World Gene Convention - Singapore - November 13-15, 2018

ISBioTech - The Waterside Conference/ Therapeutic Proteins - Norfolk VA USA - November 12-14, 2018

Pharmaceutical Microbiology - London UK - January 21-22, 2019

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