Month: September 2009

President’s Report

The 2009 In Vitro Biology meeting is now history.  And what a meeting it was!  Excellent, in-depth symposia and workshops, a fascinating keynote address from Russ Miller of the DOE, engaging student activities and the occasional fun social event or two.  Highlights for me include the two reports from the Sangamo/Dow collaboration on progress made using zinc-finger technology to specifically modify plant genomes and the June Bradlaw symposium on “Toxicology in the 21st Century”.  But most of all, I particularly enjoyed participating in the student networking symposium and student luncheon.  Talk about refreshing!  I also thought the newly instituted...

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2009 Society for In Vitro Biology Meeting

The 2009 Society for In Vitro Biology annual meeting in Charleston, South Carolina, was a resounding success.  This success is founded in the fact that the attendance was greater this year than what it was last year (370 attendees vs. 340 at the World Congress in Tucson).  Furthermore, this success was financially positive for the SIVB continuing the trend set in place by past Presidents David Altman and Paul Price and current President Todd Jones.  However, what excites me the most is that this success is sustainable for the future of the SIVB.  Our society is sustainable for two...

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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 or highly influential researchers to the science and art of cell culture. They are men and women who have devoted their careers to exemplary research and/or teaching. The recipients of the Lifetime Achievement Award are selected by vote of the Board of Directors from a list of nominations received and recommendation by the Awards Committee.   The Society for In Vitro Biology honored Christopher J. Bayne,Glenn B. Collins, Toyoki Kozai, and Masayoshi Namba with SIVB...

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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 Michael E. Kane, Lia H. Campbell, Daniel C. W. Brown, and Pamela J. Weathers with the SIVB Fellow Awards at the 2009 In Vitro Biology Meeting.This issue contains articles highlighting Dr. Lia H. Campbell and Dr. Pamela J. Weathers.  Lia H. Campbell One of the most...

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2009 SIVB Student Awards

The following student awards were presented at the 2009 In Vitro Biology Meeting, Charleston, South Carolina. Information on additional awardees at the 2009 Meeting will be presented in the next issue of the In Vitro Report.  Information related to the available specific student awards can be found on the SIVB website (www.sivb.org) or by contacting the SIVB Business Office at (919) 420-7940, sivb@sivb.org, or Dr. Pamela Weathers, Chair, Student Affairs and Awards Committee, at weathers@wpi.edu. 2009 WILTON R. EARLE AND STUDENT TRAVEL AWARD Analysis of Extracellular Matrix Synthesized by Human Bronchial Smooth Muscle Cells In Vitro The Extracellular matrix...

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