Month: March 2005

IAPTC&B Update

Happy New Year! The 11th IAPTC&B Congress will be held from August 13-18, 2006 in Beijing, China. If you would like to view the scientific program for this meeting, you can visit our website at Registration and travel information are included on the website. The United States region of the IAPTC&B will be offering $1,000 travel fellowships to attend the 2006 meeting in China. Only members of the IAPTC&B-US will qualify for one of the more than 15 fellowships. Stay tuned this year for more information on the application process. By the time you receive this Newsletter, you...

Read More

Meeting Updates

Animal Program Updates: There are two more Animal Symposia that have been finalized for the 2006 In Vitro Biology Meeting: 3D Cell Constructs for Tissue Engineering and Stem Cells. 3D Cell Constructs for Tissue Engineering is being convened by Robert Tranquillo, PhD, University of Minnesota. The symposium focuses on how the success of tissue engineering hinges on an appropriate combination of cells, polymer scaffolds, and culture conditions, often involving controlled mechanical and chemical signals. This session will provide state-of-art studies among a range of key applications that explore these critical factors. Talks will included Engineering large, mineralized bone tissue...

Read More


      Phyton Biotech Inc. has now relocated to NJ from Ithaca. The company address is now 279 Princeton-Heightstown Rd., E. Windsor, NJ 08520. Joining Michael Horn (new Director of Cell & Molecular Biology) are Dr. Gerald Hall as Scientific Advisor (Manager) of TransProtein Production, Shoshana Pofelis as Senior Research Scientist in the same group and Tiffani Larrimore has moved over to the TransProtein Production group from Strain Development. Dr. Weiming Wang is Manager of Cryobiology and Jayraj Muni is a Research Associate in Cryobiology. Mary Ann Lila is traveling 9-19 January 2006 to Nigeria, Cameroon, Senegal, and...

Read More
  • 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, ...
Read more

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.

Sylvia Mitchell

Michael Fay

Upcoming Events

  1. Methods in Molecular Biology

    November 19 - November 22
  2. Project Management Training for Scientists

    December 2 - December 3
  3. MATLAB Fundamentals

    December 3 - December 5