Month: March 2005

New Members

  SIVB Welcomes Its New Members in 2005! Wissam Abou-Alaiwi, University of Toledo Diaa Al-Abed, The University of Toledo Magnolia Ariza-Nieto, University of Arkansas Marina Ayrapetov, University of Rhode Island Tia Baker, Tennyson High School Rosario Baltazar, Insituto de Ecologia, A.C. Sean Bertain, Verdia Inc. Neelima Bhargava, Nanoscience Technology Center Monica Britton, University of California, Davis Ilona Bruggeman, Keygene N.V. Roxana Cabos, University of Hawaii at Manoa Judith Campbell-Washington, Wyle Life Sciences Rebecca Cebula, UCSF Sharmila Chattopadhyay, Indian Institute of Chemical Biology Grace Chen, USDA, ARS Raymond Chui, Xenon Genetics, Inc. Jason Cook, University of Wisconsin Karelyn Cruz Audrey...

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President’s Report

Dear Colleagues, January is the time for New Year’s resolutions to become commitments reflecting on life’s priorities and making changes in what we do. One of my resolutions is to work harder to pass on a vibrant and flourishing Society to the next generation of scientists by spending more energy for SIVB. My rationale is simply that a non-profit, professional society is critical for helping to steer our science on the course to serve, not only some of our own interests, but more importantly all of humankind. I’d like to ask each of you to join me in being...

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Journal Highlights

Cell Line Cross-contamination HeLa was the first human cell line established (1952), and became one of the most frequently used lines due to its hardiness and rapid growth rate. During the next two decades, the development of other human cell lines mushroomed. One reason for this became apparent during the 1970s, when it was demonstrated that many of these cell lines had been overgrown and replaced by fast growing HeLa cells inadvertently introduced into the original cultures. Although the discovery of these “HeLa contaminants” prompted immediate alarm, how aware are cell culturists today of the threat of cell line...

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Lifetime Achievement Award

Walter Nelson-Rees wins Lifetime Achievement Award The highest honor given by the Society for In Vitro Biology is the Lifetime Achievement Award. It is presented to scientists who are considered pioneers or highly influential researchers to the science and art of cell culture. They are men and women who have devoted their careers to exemplary research and/or teaching. The recipients of the Lifetime Achievement Award are selected by vote of the Board of Directors from a list of nominations received and recommendation by the Awards Chair. Eugene Elmore was the chairperson for 2004. The Lifetime Achievement Award was presented...

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  • President’s Report

    President's ReportThis is the time to finalize plans to attend the 2019 annual meeting in Tampa, Florida. The scientific program is complete and the social activities ...
  • 2019 In Vitro Biology Meeting – Final Program Update

    2019 In Vitro Biology Meeting – Final Program UpdateThe Society for In Vitro Biology (SIVB) is excited to welcome you to sunny Central Florida to participate in the 2019 In Vitro Biology Meeting ...
  • Things to Know for the 2019 Meeting

    Things to Know for the 2019 Meeting Before you arrive in Tampa for the 2019 Meeting… We hope you are as excited as we are about the 2019 In Vitro Biology Meeting. Before ...
  • Journal Highlights

    Journal HighlightsA submerged culture system for rapid micropropagation of an ornamental aquarium plant ‘Amazon sword’   The production of aquarium plants via tissue culture has emerged as a ...
  • The Changing Landscape of Ag Biotech

    The Changing Landscape of Ag BiotechAnd Then There Were 4: A Changing Landscape Impacting the Society and Its Members Over the past 2-3 years, the agricultural biotech and seeds industry has ...
  • 2018 Annual Report

    2018 Annual ReportThe 2018 Annual Report is now available online. This is a comprehensive report on the Society’s activities throughout 2018. Click on the image of the ...
  • Member News

    Member News Postdoctoral opportunity in regulation of in vitro plant morphogenesis and integrated plant propagation A postdoctoral opportunity is currently available for a talented individual to join the ...
  • New Members

    New Members SIVB Welcomes New Members in 2019 Janetsy Borroto, Florida Crystals Corp Della Fetzer, Walter Gardens, LLC Terrence Frett, Sun World Innovations Jeff Habig, J. R. Simplot Company Brian M. Hauge, ...
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