• SSIB 2016

    24th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Ingestive Behavior
    July 12 - 16, 2016
    Porto, Portugal

    A series of seminal papers in our field, selected and introduced by SSIB members and available to all. The “classics” provide important historical context, both on the concepts upon which their work and hypotheses were based and on the results and standards of interpretation that the authors considered critical.

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The Society for the Study of Ingestive Behavior (SSIB) is 501(c)(3) non-profit organization committed to advancing scientific research on food and fluid intake and its associated biological, psychological and social processes.

The Society provides a multidisciplinary environment for the free exchange of ideas and information, and serves as a resource for scientific expertise and education on topics related to the study of ingestive behavior.

Latest News

Call for Award Nominations
January 25, 2016

SSIB is now accepting nominations for the Distinguished Career Award, the Alan N. Epstein Research Award and the Hoebel Price for Creativity. Click here for additional information. The Nomination deadline is March 18.


Call for Board Nominations
January 7, 2016

The SSIB is seeking nominations for 4 Board Members as well as a President Elect who will serve as SSIB President following Patricia Sue Grigson. Please send nominations to Wolfgang Langhans at wolfgang-langhans@ethz.ch by March 1. Click here to view the current Officers and Board Members.


Abstract Submission Now Open!
December 18, 2015

The SSIB abstract submission system is now open. Click here to submit an abstract. The abstract deadline is March 18, 2016.


Call for Symposia Suggestions
October 27, 2015

The SSIB Program Committee invites you to submit symposia proposals for our 24th Annual Meeting to be held in Porto, Portugal from July 12-16, 2016. Please submit your ideas for symposia to the Program Committee Chair, Mitch Roitman at mroitman@uic.edu.


Training Program Directory
October 5, 2015

The SSIB Training Program Directory is now available. Click here to post information or to search the directory.



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