Month: June 2011

President’s Report

Fellow SIVB Members, We should all be in the final stages of planning for the 2011 SIVB Meeting in Raleigh in June. The Program Committee has done an excellent job preparing a Program that will have plenty for everyone. Numerous other committees have been working equally hard to provide a full spectrum of activities for all the attendees. While the scientific sessions and sidebar conversations are the reasons we come together each year, SIVB has always maintained critical investments in educational and student-based initiatives. These initiatives help us expand our influence throughout the scientific community and help secure future...

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2011 Meeting Update

The 2011 In Vitro Biology Meeting is coming up very soon.  On June 4-8, we will be convening at the Raleigh Convention Center in Raleigh, NC.  Our Annual Meetings provide us with an excellent way to connect with nationally- and internationally-recognized scientists from many different research areas including those involved in agriculture, biomedicine, pharmaceuticals and biotechnology.   Additionally, we will have speakers and attendees from academia, industry, and government.  This potpourri of participants allows us to offer meetings in which novel ideas, recent innovations, and state-of-the art technologies can be readily discussed to assist in the advancement of a variety...

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Education Workshop

Education Workshop being held during the 2011 In Vitro Biology Meeting To all members:   In collaboration with the Burroughs Wellcome Fund (BWF), the Society for In Vitro Biology (SIVB) invites you to a free interactive science workshop geared to high school and undergraduate educators.  This workshop is part of the SIVB 2011 In Vitro Biology Meeting and will be held on Saturday, June 4, 2011 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Raleigh Convention Center. The workshop will entail plant and animal-based kits that are commercially available which will be raffled off at the end of the workshop! ...

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

New Editor-in-Chief for In Vitro Cellular & Developmental Biology-Plant  In May 2011 after 4 years as Editor-in-Chief of In Vitro-Plant, Dr. Dwight Tomes will pass the position to Dr. John Finer of The Ohio State University. Dr. Tomes has been a member of SIVB for 29 years and was a founding editor of the journal. Prior to service as the Editor-in-Chief, Dr. Tomes served on the editorial board of In Vitro-Plant for many years as an Associate Editor. Dr. Tomes will assist Dr. Finer as Emeritus Editor-in-Chief of the journal. Submitted by Dwight T....

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New Members

SIVB Welcomes Its New Members in 2011! Dr. Lorenzo Aleman, Bayer CropScience Mrs. Lauren Alexander, Bayer CropScience Tacey Lynn Baker Dr. Jyothi Prakash Bolar, DuPont Wendy Cai, Bayer CropScience Rongxia Cui, Bayer CropScience Sohaila Dar, Bayer CropScience David Deppong, BASF Plant Science LP Jerson R. Dominguez, North Carolina State University Tiffanee Lee Hokel, Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc. James Robert Holm Yueh-Jiang Hwang, Intrexon Corporation Hee Kyung Lee, The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation Yufuko Nishimura, Bayer Crop Science Xiaoyun Qiu, Bayer CropScience Artesia M Stivison, J.R. Simplot Company LeShaun Swinton Kathleen A Turano, Plant Sensory Systems Ning Wang, Pioneer Hi-bred...

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  • President’s Report

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  • 2018 Annual Report

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  • New Members

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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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