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

    The importance of mentors: The annual meeting presentations of the lifetime achievement awards are an opportunity to reflect on the successful careers of our fellow ...
  • 2019 In Vitro Biology Meeting Update

    WELCOME TO THE 2019 IN VITRO BIOLOGY MEETING We are excited to welcome you to the 2019 In Vitro Biology Meeting, which will be held from ...
  • 2019 Meeting News

    There are so many exciting events happening during this year’s meeting.  Check out what’s new: Saturday, June 8: Advanced Flow Cytometry Applications and Data Analysis Tuesday Evening, ...
  • Education Committee Update – Issues in Biotechnology

    The SIVB is proud to announce that it has hosted a video recorded Lecture Series titled Issues in Biotechnologyon their website under the Education Tab; ...
  • In Memoriam

    Dr. Arthur McIntosh, Insect Cell Culturist and Virologist Dr. Art McIntosh, a pioneer in insect cell culture, passed away peacefully at his home, after a long ...
  • UN Biodiversity Conference Recap

    Explaining “Synthetic Biology” and defending Plant Science at the 2018 United Nations Biodiversity Conference While most of the US was focused on mid-term elections, Washington politics, ...
  • Journal Highlights

    Butyric acid induces spontaneous adipocyte differentiation of porcine bone marrow-derived mesenchymal stem cells Butyric acid (BA) affects the differentiation of mesenchymal stem cells (MSC) through the activation of different transcriptional pathways. The aim of ...
  • Member News

    Title of the volume: Transgenic Plants. Methods in Molecular Biology, vol 1864. Humana Press, New York, NY Editors : Sandeep Kumar, Pierluigi Barone, Michelle Smith https://link.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-1-4939-8778-8 This book ...
  • New Members

    SIVB Welcomes New Members in 2019 Huda Abmed Alzahrani, Eastern Illinois University Angelo Alvarez, Pierce College Jesse Argueta, California State, San Bernadino Mohammad Fazle Azim, Arkansas State University Richa Bajaj, ...
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