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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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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