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BES 1979 - 2014


Foundation in 1979, registered in 1981 (Créteil, France)
refounded and reregistered in 1999


Founding members:

Giulio Milazzo (1912-1993);
Hermann Berg (1923-2010);
Martin Blank;
Arthur Pilla;
Isreal R. Miller;
Hans-Wolfgang Nürnberg (1930-1985);
René Buvet (†1992);
Eberhard Neumann
David F. Wilson
Mitsugi Senda


Giulio Milazzo

Official BES Journal:

  • “Bioelectrochemistry and Bioenergetics” 1974-1999,
    since 2000 “Bioelectrochemistry”

Symposia

  • 1971 Start of the Biannual Symposium series of the Society on Bioelectrochemistry and Bioenergetics
  • In 1980 Start of the Gordon Research Conference series on “Bioelectrochemistry”

Year President Secretary-General Treasurer
1979 Giulio Milazzo (1979-1988)
HonoraryPresident(1988-1993)
Hans-Wolfgang Nürnberg
(1979-1985)
René Buvet (1979-1991)
1985 Helmut Metzner (1985-1988)
1988 Martin Blank (1988-1992) Bruno Andrea Melandri
(1988-1996)
1992 Eberhard Neumann (1992-1996) Jean-Michel Kauffmann
(1991-1999)
1996 James C. Weaver (1996-2003)
1997 Miguel A. de la Rosa
1997-2001)
1999 Formal (Re-)Foundation of BES LluisM. Mir (1999-2003)
2001 James C. Weaver (1996-2003) Tibor Hianik(2001-2009)
2003 Miguel A. de la Rosa (2003-2007) Justin Teissie (2003-2011)
2005
2007 Ana Maria Oliveira-Brett (2007-2011)
2009 Eugenia Kovacs (2009-2012)
2011 Ana Maria Oliveira-Bret (2011-2015)
2012 Alexander Kuhn (2012-2019)
2013 Fred Lisdat (2013-2019)
2014
2015
2016 Lo Gorton (2016-2017)
2017

References:

  • Obituary G. Milazzo(1912-1993), Bioelectrochem. Bioenerg. 31 (1993), 1-3
    Obituary H. Metzner (1925-1999), Bioelectrochemistry 51 (2000), 105
  • Obituary H. Berg (1923-2010), Bioelectrochemistry81 (2011), 1-3


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