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    LinkedIn, Facebook and YouTube are our go-to places to post the latest regulatory updates and ISIA information!
    Do not miss all these posts!  Your serum business needs to have the most up-to-date information to ensure you can move your product around the globe!
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  • Annual Meeting 

    The videos and PowerPoint presentations from our 18th Annual Meeting, held in Athens on April 26th and 27th, 2023, are now available in the Member Center. These materials are exclusively available to our members and will serve as a valuable reference for years to come.
    Thanks to all the speakers, sponsors, and attendees who made our 18th Annual Meeting a grand success. Your presence and contribution were greatly appreciated. Guests can contact Kathryn Pagani-Lee for access to this material.
    We look forward to seeing you next year and continuing our tradition of providing the best educational and networking opportunities for the life science industry.
    Thank you for your ongoing support of the Association.

  • Is your Serum a

    We are excited to announce that Cell Culture Dish has published a thought-provoking article titled "Is your serum a forgery? The painful truth about the importance of the origin of Fetal Bovine Serum (FBS) in research."
    We hope that this article will stimulate important discussions within the scientific community and raise awareness about the critical importance of using high-quality FBS in cell culture experiments. We encourage researchers to read the full article and share their thoughts and experiences with us. Together, we can ensure that the integrity of scientific research is maintained and that the quality of FBS used in experiments is held to the highest standards.

    Click here to read the article!

  • FREE Educational Module
    Memo 590

    Registration is Open! Join the International Serum Industry Association (ISIA) Memo 590 Updates Educational Module
    Date: Wednesday, June 14, 2023
    Time: 12:00 PM Eastern Standard Time (EST)
    By participating in this educational module, you will:
    Gain a comprehensive understanding of Memo 590 and its significance
    Learn about the proposed quality control and assurance measures
    Explore regulatory compliance and industry standards

    Click here to Register!

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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