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

    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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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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