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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