Month: December 2007

President’s Report

Dear SIVB Members, By the time you receive this issue of the In Vitro Report, your Board of Directors (BOD) will have completed their Fall Board Meeting at the Hilton Tucson El Conquistador Resort. This meeting is extremely important as it is the only time the Board meets face-to-face, with the exception of the annual meeting. It is normally held at the site of the upcoming meeting, so that the Board can see that the space will indeed fulfill our needs. At other times issues of importance to the Society that need Board approval are conducted through conference calls...

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Election Reminder

If you are a Regular, Emeritus, Honorary, or Life member of the Society, you were sent an email with a link to vote for the 2008-2010 Election. Please remember, this election is electronic only, you will not receive a hard copy ballot. Please follow instructions on the email to vote. If you have problems voting, please contact our office at sivb@sivb.org or by calling 919-420-7940. The election closes on December 17, 2007. SIVB Business...

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2008 World Congress Update

The 2008 World Congress is fast approaching. This year, the World Congress will be held in the “Old Pueblo,” Tucson, Arizona, from June 14 – 18 at the Hilton Tucson El Conquistador Golf and Tennis Resort. The Program Committee has assembled a superb scientific program with symposia topics ranging from Stem Cell Plasticity to Glyco-Engineering of Pharma Proteins from Plant Cells and Student Professional Development – CV/Resume Writing and Interviewing Skills. The World Congress offers a diverse program of interest to national and international scientists and students in all fields of In Vitro and cellular Biology. The sessions will...

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In Memory of….

IN MEMORIAM Leonard J. Schiff, PhD 1938-2007 The Society For In Vitro Biology (SIVB) recognizes the life and achievements of Dr. Leonard J. Schiff who passed away on September 13, 2007 at his home in Denver, Colorado. Dr. Schiff was born and raised in Weatherford, Oklahoma and was a life-long and passionate fan of the Oklahoma Sooners football team. His undergraduate education began in biology and Medical Technology at Southwestern Oklahoma State University. After serving in the U.S. Army and assignments at the Fitzsimons General Hospital Army Medical Research & Nutrition Laboratory, he earned his Master’s degree in Microbiology...

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SIVB Fellow Awards

The Fellow Award recognizes current members of the SIVB who have been active members for at least 10 years. A Fellow has made outstanding contributions in their area of specialization or discipline to include research, teaching, and administration in public government, academic or private industry activities. The Society for In Vitro Biology honored Barabara B. Doonan, Todd J. Jones, J. Denry Sato, and Guy Smagghe, with the SIVB Fellow Awards. The last issue of the In Vitro Report featured J. Denry Sato, and this issue features Guy Smagghe and Barbara Doonan. The next issue of the In Vitro Report...

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  • President’s Report

    The first annual meeting as the new society president was both exciting and humbling. Even after decades in the society, I never appreciated the full ...
  • 2018 In Vitro Biology Meeting Summary

    The 2018 SIVB Conference was held from June 2nd to June 6th, 2018, in Saint Louis, Missouri, at the Hyatt at the Arch in downtown ...
  • CAST Gene Editing Paper Presented at 2018 SIVB Meeting

    CAST officially rolled out its much-anticipated Issue Paper #60–Genome Editing in Agriculture: Methods, Applications, and Governance–on July 9 in Washington, D.C. On June 4 in St. ...
  • 2018 Meeting Supporters

    2018 Meeting SupportersThe 2018 Planning Committee acknowledges the contributions and donations received from the following companies, organizations and individuals for their support of the 2018 In Vitro ...
  • 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award

    The highest honor given by the Society for In Vitro Biology is the Lifetime Achievement Award. It is presented to scientists who are considered pioneers ...
  • 2018 SIVB Fellow Award

    The Society for In Vitro Biology established the Fellow Award to recognize outstanding professionals who have made significant contributions to the field of in vitro ...
  • 2018 SIVB Distinguished Scientist Award

    The Distinguished Scientist Award recognizes outstanding mid-career scientists who have made significant contributions to the field of in vitro biology and/or in the development of ...
  • 2018 Distinguished Service Award

    Distinguished Service Awards have been chosen most years since 1993 by the President or Past President of the Society to members who have given extraordinary ...
  • 2018 Student Awards

    The following student awards were presented at the 2018  In Vitro Biology Meeting in Saint Louis, MO. Information on additional awardees at the 2018 Meeting ...
  • 2018 Plant Biotechnology Post Doctoral Oral Presentation Competition

    To support the Society’s vision to encourage education and scientific informational exchange and recognize outstanding post docs, the Plant Biotechnology Section held a Plant Biotechnology ...
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