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...

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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...

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      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...

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