Month: December 2003

News from the International Association for Plant Tissue Culture and Biotechnology

The first issue of the journal In Vitro – Plant for 2003 was mailed out in early September. If you have not received your copy yet, please let me know. Plans for a Plant Micropropagation meeting in 2004 are beginning to form. Dr. Randy Niedz of the US Horticultural Research Laboratory in Ft. Pierce, FL has suggested a meeting near Orlando, FL at Leu Gardens in Winter Park, FL. It is about 16-20 miles from tourist attractions, close to the airport (30 minutes) and close to Apopka (40 miles) where there are at least 8 commercial tissue culture labs...

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2003 SIVB Student Awards

The following student awards were presented at the 2003 Congress on In Vitro Biology, Portland, Oregon. Information related to the available specific student awards can be found on the SIVB Website (http://www.sivb.org/meeting_awards.asp) or by contacting the SIVB Business Office at (301) 324-5054, sivb@sivb.org, or Dr. Gertrude Buerhing, Chair, Student Affairs & Awards, (510) 642-3870, buehring@uclink4.berkeley.edu. JOSEPH F. MORGAN AWARD and SIVB STUDENT TRAVEL AWARD Enhancing the Sensitivity of Rainbow Trout Cells in Culture to the Toxicity of Metals A gill cell line, RTgill-W1, from rainbow trout was used to investigate the toxic actions of 5 metals: Cu, Zn, Cd,...

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  • President’s Report

    The importance of mentors: The annual meeting presentations of the lifetime achievement awards are an opportunity to reflect on the successful careers of our fellow ...
  • 2019 In Vitro Biology Meeting Update

    WELCOME TO THE 2019 IN VITRO BIOLOGY MEETING We are excited to welcome you to the 2019 In Vitro Biology Meeting, which will be held from ...
  • 2019 Meeting News

    There are so many exciting events happening during this year’s meeting.  Check out what’s new: Saturday, June 8: Advanced Flow Cytometry Applications and Data Analysis Tuesday Evening, ...
  • Education Committee Update – Issues in Biotechnology

    The SIVB is proud to announce that it has hosted a video recorded Lecture Series titled Issues in Biotechnologyon their website under the Education Tab; ...
  • In Memoriam

    Dr. Arthur McIntosh, Insect Cell Culturist and Virologist Dr. Art McIntosh, a pioneer in insect cell culture, passed away peacefully at his home, after a long ...
  • UN Biodiversity Conference Recap

    Explaining “Synthetic Biology” and defending Plant Science at the 2018 United Nations Biodiversity Conference While most of the US was focused on mid-term elections, Washington politics, ...
  • Journal Highlights

    Butyric acid induces spontaneous adipocyte differentiation of porcine bone marrow-derived mesenchymal stem cells Butyric acid (BA) affects the differentiation of mesenchymal stem cells (MSC) through the activation of different transcriptional pathways. The aim of ...
  • Member News

    Title of the volume: Transgenic Plants. Methods in Molecular Biology, vol 1864. Humana Press, New York, NY Editors : Sandeep Kumar, Pierluigi Barone, Michelle Smith https://link.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-1-4939-8778-8 This book ...
  • New Members

    SIVB Welcomes New Members in 2019 Huda Abmed Alzahrani, Eastern Illinois University Angelo Alvarez, Pierce College Jesse Argueta, California State, San Bernadino Mohammad Fazle Azim, Arkansas State University Richa Bajaj, ...
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The In Vitro Report accepts submissions from members or interested scientists. Submissions must include author’s name, address, phone, or other number where you can be reached. For additional information regarding submissions to In Vitro Report, contact Sylvia A. Mitchell or Michael J. Fay, Editors-in-Chief, by phone or email or contact the SIVB office.

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