ISEV's Committees are led by tireless volunteers who dedicated time and energy to advancing ISEV's interests and programs. Through these committees, ISEV increases awareness about society and EV research. Getting involved in a committee is a great way to gain leadership skills and to give back to ISEV.

Science and Meetings Committee

Led by Metka Lenassi, the ISEV Science and Meetings Committee's portfolio of work includes ISEV Annual Meetings and Workshops.

Committee Members: 
Andreas Moeller
Houjian Cai 
Ken Witwer
Metka Lenassi
My Mahoney
Qing-Ling Fu

Rigor and Standardization Sub-Committee

Aligned as a sub-committee of Science and Meetings, this group continues to refine ISEV's standards on rigor and standardization in EV Research. Visit the Rigor and Standardization page to find out more about our wide range of task forces and activities!

Education Committee

Led by Rienk Nieuwland, the Education Committee programs ISEV's Education Day, has developed MOOCs I and II, and recently launched the ISEV Online Education Platform.

Committee Members: 
Edit Buzas
Joshua Welsh
Rienk Nieuwland
Sai Kiang Lim

The ISEV Education Committee initiates activities that provide structured, scientifically sound, and state-of-the-art information regarding extracellular vesicles (EVs) and EV research. The committee aims to facilitate these activities in a manner that can keep up with new development in the rapidly evolving field of EVs. 

Activities include:

  • Supporting development of the Education Day program held during the ISEV Annual Meeting
  • Developing free-of-charge and open access massive open online courses
  • Designing an online platform with peer-reviewed state-of-the-art information regarding detection and isolation methods in video and text formats
  • Co-organizing educational workshops

The Educational Committee is composed of an Executive Chair who serves on the ISEV Executive Committee, and members who are appointed from the ISEV Board of Directors. 

Communications and Membership Committee

Led by Ana Claudia Torrechilas, Communications and Membership oversees ISEV's various communication channels and membership development.

Committee Members:
Ana Claudia Torrecilhas
Deborah Goberdhan
Sujata Mohanty
Tom Driedonks

The ISEV Communications and Membership Committee plays a crucial role in overseeing internal and external communications, as well as marketing initiatives. This committee ensures the consistent implementation of communication and marketing strategies on an annual basis. The committee is also responsible for membership retention efforts and new member recruitment, as well as coordinating with the Science and Meetings Committee and relevant conference international organizing committees to develop meeting advertisements. The ISEV Communications team holds the responsibility of regularly updating the E-newsletter, maintaining the social media platforms and ISEV website, and enhancing the membership experience.