Month: March 2011

President’s Report

Fellow SIVB Members, I cannot explain the excitement I feel for the upcoming SIVB Annual Meeting in Raleigh. The Program has come together beautifully. It certainly will not be difficult finding sessions to your liking. Much more difficult might be having to decide when to take a little time away from the meeting to enjoy your friends or to see the sites around Raleigh. I am extremely proud of all the hard work put forth by the Program Committee. This will be a great experience for all of us. I look forward to your comments both at the meeting...

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2010 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 recommended by the Awards Committee.  The Society for In Vitro Biology honored Dr. Donald Ingber, Dr. Wilf Keller, and Dr. Peggy Lemaux with SIVB Lifetime Achievement...

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2011 Keynote Speaker

The SIVB keynote speaker will be Dr. Gale Buchanan giving a presentation entitled “Agricultural Research and the Next Green Revolution: Increased Productivity and Food Security”. He has a very interesting career as described below. Gale A. Buchanan was born in Madison County, Florida, where he spent his first 18 years on a general farm that produced crops and livestock.  He received the B.S. and M.S. degrees in Agronomy (minor in Biochemistry) from the University of Florida.  He received the Ph.D. from Iowa State University where he majored in Plant Physiology with minors in Agronomy and Botany.  Dr. Buchanan spent...

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2011 Meeting Update

Present your research! The Program Committee requests abstracts of your research for presentation at the 2011 In Vitro Biology Meeting. Don’t miss out on your chance to share your scientific research with hundreds of scientists working in the fields of in vitro tissue culture and biotechnology. Deadlines are fast approaching! The abstract submission deadline is March 31! Come learn the latest advances in plant and animal biotechnology Come learn the latest advances in plant and animal biotechnology with informative sessions focusing on the science, novel technologies, and advances of in vitro biology for both plants and animals presented by...

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In Vitro – Animal Announces a New Editor-In-Chief

The January issue of In Vitro Cellular and Developmental Biology – Animal is the first under the new editor-in-chief Dr. Tetsuji Okamoto. Dr. Okamoto is the Professor and Chairman of the Department of Molecular Oral Medicine and Maxillofacial Surgery in the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at Hiroshima University in Hiroshima, Japan. He is also the Executive Vice President of Hiroshima University. Dr. Okamoto has been a member of the Society for In Vitro Biology (formerly the Tissue Culture Association) since 1987, and he is a longstanding member and former President of the Japanese Tissue Culture Association (JTCA). Dr....

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  • President’s Report

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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.

Sylvia Mitchell

Michael Fay

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