Month: September 2006

ExPlants

News from the In Vitro Plant Cell Sciences Section Nancy Reichert Named Department Head Nancy Reichert was named Interim Head of the Department of Biological Sciences which is housed in the College of Arts and Sciences at Mississippi State University. The initial appointment starts August 15 and is for a year. Valerie Pence Receives Grant In April 2006 Valerie Pence and the staff at the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden CREW received notification of a 5th grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services for “Tissue Culture Propagation of Selected Species in the Center for Plant Conservation National...

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SciNews

News from the In Vitro Animal Cell Sciences Section Annual Meeting The 2006 SIVB Annual Meeting in Minneapolis provided a breadth of informative scientific sessions and the social interactions among senior and junior investigators which typify our society. In addition to our co-sponsorship with the Plant Biotechnology section of three interesting and provocative plenary sessions, we sponsored a diversity of “animal kingdom-focused” cell culture symposia, sessions in depth and interactive poster sessions. Awards Our section was pleased to present a SIVB Lifetime Achievement Award to Professor Wei-Shou Hu (U Minnesota). We also recognized four scientists who have contributed greatly...

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Student Awards Updates

New Guidelines for the Philip White Award – Training in Plant Tissue Culture Wayne Parrot and Carol Stiff have revised the language of the guidelines for the Philip White Award. Documentation on the original intent of the award was recently recovered and the Board agreed to bring the award back closer to its original intention. Below is our draft copy. Please look it over and route your comments to Carol Stiff at kck@turbonet.com Philip White Memorial Award – GUIDELINES FOR COMMITTEE The Philip White Memorial Award is a study award made in honor of Dr. Philip R. White, an...

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Not for Students Only

New Session Announced for 2007: Mentoring and Student Development Are you curious about the role of mentoring in your education, training, and career development and professional development? How about techniques to find, build, and sustain an effective mentor-mentee relationship? Interested in what your fellow students and professional colleagues have to say about the role of mentoring in student and career professional development? Then mark your calendars now and plan to attend the 2007 Society for In Vitro Biology Annual Meeting in Indianapolis, Indiana. A special session is being planned to address the role of mentoring in both undergraduate and...

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Education: Outreach Workshops

EDUCATING THE EDUCATORS: FURTHER ADVANCES THROUGH AGRICULTURAL BIOTECHNOLOGY EDUCATION ENRICHMENT FOR K-12 TEACHERS Drs. Anand Yadav and Nirmal Joshee, Fort Valley State University, Georgia July 10-14, 2006 The current educational program at Fort Valley State University of agricultural biotechnology for educating K-12 Georgia school teachers is completing Phase-II through a previously funded project. Educating the Educators: The Future is Now Through Biotechnology Education Enrichment for K12 Teachers, addresses a high-priority area in teaching agricultural biotechnology not only in college but also in the K-12 schools. The program is the result of efforts by the PI/PD Dr. Anand Krishna Yadav,...

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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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