Month: December 2006

President’s Report

Fellow SIVB Members, With our finances moving in the right direction, the Executive Committee and the Board of Directors has been wrestling with membership retention, increasing membership and annual meeting attendance. The scientific sessions and our education initiatives at our annual meetings have been excellent. In spite of this the average attendance at each meeting over the past 9 years has been a little under 50%. Attendance percentage usually peaks at the World Congress (2002 being an exception) and then tapers off. Society membership has shown the same curve, but our membership numbers continues to drop. Even with 2...

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Meet the SIVB Experts

The In Vitro Report co-editors would like to introduce a new idea for a recurring article. This new article will feature members from the In Vitro Animal Cell Sciences and Plant Biotechnology Sections of the Society. The featured SIVB experts will answer a set of standard questions that address topics such as the member’s research expertise and career path. The goals of this new feature are to provide student members of the Society with information about the diverse types of jobs that are available in the life sciences, and to promote networking and collaboration within the Society. Please contact...

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Meeting Update

Race You to Indianapolis! The 2007 In Vitro Biology Meeting is fast approaching. This year the meeting will be held in The Circle City, Indianapolis, Indiana from June 9-13, 2007. The Program Committee has assembled a superb scientific program. With symposia topics ranging from Stem Cell Technology to Vaccine Development to Gene Expression, the 2007 Meeting clearly offers something for everybody. The sessions will feature presentations from speakers on the absolute forefront of scientific discovery and technological advances. We are especially pleased to be able to announce that David A. Wolf, American astronaut and a veteran of three space...

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Fund for the Future

2006 Fund for the Future Contributors The following members are acknowledged for their contributions for the future endeavors to the Society for In Vitro Biology Dr. Jameel M. Al-Khayri Dr. Glenn Allison Dr. David W. Altman Dr. Sara Amancio Dr. Shin-Ichi Amino Dr. Maigull M. Appelgren Dr. Raymond Atilano Dr. Nelly Auersperg Mr. Jacob B. Bade Dr. Joanne E. Barton Ms. Lou Ann Batts Dr. Erica E. Benson Ms. Libby M. Bernal Dr. Raj P. Bhatt Dr. Carl F. Blackman Dr. Ronald H. Blackmon Dr. Niels C. Bols Dr. Amy Boros Mr. Michael J. Bosela Dr. Constantin Botez Dr....

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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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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.

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