Month: March 2012

President’s Report

Fellow SIVB Members, Time continues to fly past. Just three months remaining in my presidential term. Words cannot express the pleasure I have had serving as your SIVB president. The Board of Directors worked tirelessly on your behalf. The result is a strong society with a solid financial base, continually improving administrative processes, technological upgrades to enhance member-to-member and member-to-society communications, outstanding publications spanning our in-house newsletter, our two journals, and a number of book projects capturing major topics in our members’ fields of study, and a very proactive public policy stance. Foremost in your minds today should be...

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2012 Keynote Speaker

Local Seattle Pioneer in Systems Biology will be World Congress Keynote Speaker The Society for In Vitro Biology is pleased to announce that Dr. Leroy E. Hood (MD, PhD) will provide the keynote address at the 2012 World Congress on In Vitro Biology (June 3-7, 2012) in Bellevue, Washington.  Dr. Hood received a BS degree from the California Institute of Technology, an MD degree from The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, and a PhD in Biochemistry from the California Institute of Technology.  In addition, he has received 17 honorary degrees from prestigious Universities in the USA and abroad. Dr....

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Congress Update

2012 Keynote Speaker Learn more about the 2012 Keynote Speaker, Leroy E. Hood (MD, PhD), President and Co-Founder, Institute for Systems Biology. Don’t Forget to Register for the Special Events at the 2012 World Congress The Local Organizing Committee of the 2012 World Congress on In Vitro Biology’s Program Committee has arranged a number of special events for the enjoyment of the attendees. For more information on these events or to register, read here! An Evening at Chateau Ste. Michelle Winery Plans are underway for a special tour, tasting and dinner event at the Chateau Ste. Michelle Winery on...

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2012-2014 Election Results

The 2012 – 2014 elections are complete. Below are the results. All eligible members were sent an electronic ballot and received instructions on how to vote. All elected members will take office beginning at the SIVB Annual Meeting in June 2012: SIVB Officers and Committee Chairs: President Elect: Eugene Elmore Vice President: Theodore Klein Secretary: Lia H. Campbell Treasurer: Barbara B. Doonan Member-at-Large: Dwight Tomes Member-at-Large: Elizabeth J. Roemer Publications Chair: Barbara M. Reed Public Policy Chair: Nancy Reichert Awards Chair: Amy A. Wang Education Chair: Sylvia A. Mitchell Constitutions and Bylaws Chair: Linda B. Jacobsen In Vitro Animal...

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New Members

SIVB Welcomes Its New Members in 2011! Azman Abd Samad, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia Mohamed Helmy Allia Shehata, Institute for Advanced Biosciences Olalekan Oyeleke Banwo, Arkansas State University Theresa M Curtis, SUNY Cortland Phat Dang, USDA-ARS Jong-Yi Fang, National Pingtung University of Science and Technology Yannick Favre, Bayer CropScience Dora Janeth Garcia, UCR Loree C. Heller, Old Dominion University Mariya Vladimirovna Khodakovskaya, University of Arkansas at Little Rock Sandhya R. Kondabathini, Kakatiya University Slavko Komarnytsky, Plants for Human Health Institute, NCSU Lenka Langhansova, Institute of Experimental Botany ASCR Hongxing Lei, Chinese Academy of Sciences Heather Machovina, Agri-Starts, Inc. Adriana Pinheiro...

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  • President’s Report

    President's ReportThis is the time to finalize plans to attend the 2019 annual meeting in Tampa, Florida. The scientific program is complete and the social activities ...
  • 2019 In Vitro Biology Meeting – Final Program Update

    2019 In Vitro Biology Meeting – Final Program UpdateThe Society for In Vitro Biology (SIVB) is excited to welcome you to sunny Central Florida to participate in the 2019 In Vitro Biology Meeting ...
  • Things to Know for the 2019 Meeting

    Things to Know for the 2019 Meeting Before you arrive in Tampa for the 2019 Meeting… We hope you are as excited as we are about the 2019 In Vitro Biology Meeting. Before ...
  • Journal Highlights

    Journal HighlightsA submerged culture system for rapid micropropagation of an ornamental aquarium plant ‘Amazon sword’   The production of aquarium plants via tissue culture has emerged as a ...
  • The Changing Landscape of Ag Biotech

    The Changing Landscape of Ag BiotechAnd Then There Were 4: A Changing Landscape Impacting the Society and Its Members Over the past 2-3 years, the agricultural biotech and seeds industry has ...
  • 2018 Annual Report

    2018 Annual ReportThe 2018 Annual Report is now available online. This is a comprehensive report on the Society’s activities throughout 2018. Click on the image of the ...
  • Member News

    Member News Postdoctoral opportunity in regulation of in vitro plant morphogenesis and integrated plant propagation A postdoctoral opportunity is currently available for a talented individual to join the ...
  • New Members

    New Members SIVB Welcomes New Members in 2019 Janetsy Borroto, Florida Crystals Corp Della Fetzer, Walter Gardens, LLC Terrence Frett, Sun World Innovations Jeff Habig, J. R. Simplot Company Brian M. Hauge, ...
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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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