Month: September 2013

President’s Report

WOW! This is the reaction I heard from many people that attended the SIVB meeting in Providence. It started with the Keynote Speaker, Steve Briggs, and his message regarding the maize proteome and understanding protein networks in assessing the proteotype in relation to phenotype. Steve’s presentation dove tailed nicely with last year’s presentation by Lee Hood from a systems biology focus. I was very impressed by the number of presentations on gene/genome editing at this year’s meeting. Last year, when the plant and IVACS programs were in the planning stage, the focus was not specifically on a meeting highlighting...

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2013 Meeting Recap

As the Program Chair for the recently concluded SIVB annual meeting in Providence, RI, I thank the nearly 400 presenters, exhibitors, and participants for their enthusiasm in making the meeting a success. Thanks go to Drs. Zheng-Yu Wang and Addy Alt-Holland, the program chairs for the Plant Biotechnology and In Vitro Animal Cell Sciences sections, respectively, and their conveners for putting together a varied and very interesting scientific program that included workshops and interactive poster sessions as well as a keynote address, four plenary sessions and twenty-two scientific symposia. I also thank Drs. Pam Weathers, Bob Lawrence and Barbara...

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Acknowledgement of 2013 SIVB Supporters

The 2013 SIVB Program Planning Committee acknowledges the support received from the following companies and organizations for the scientific and educational programs at the 2013 In Vitro Biology Meeting. Meeting Distinguished Contributors   Meeting Keynote Contributors   Meeting Symposium Contributors Robert and Gale Lawrence   Meeting Contributors Barbara Doonan   For additional information on sponsorship, to express your interest, or to have your questions answered, please contact the SIVB Business Office: Marietta Wheaton Ellis, World Forum Secretariat SIVB Business Office 514 Daniels St., Suite 411 Raleigh, NC 27605 Phone: (919) 562-0600 Fax: (919) 562-0608 Email:...

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Nominations for 2014-2016 SIVB Officers

The SIVB is a volunteer scientific society with elections to be held during the fall of 2013 for the 2014-2016 Officers, Board Members, Section and Committee Chairs. Executive Board and Committee Officer Positions include: President Elect, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, Public Policy Committee Chair, Publications Committee Chair, Awards Committee Chair, Constitution and Bylaws Committee Chair, Education Committee Chair, IVACS Section Member-at Large, and Plant Biotechnology Section Member-at-Large. Section officer positions include: In Vitro Animal Cell Sciences (IVACS) Chair, IVACS Co-chair (Meeting), IVACS Co-chair (Membership), IVACS Secretary, Plant Biotechnology Chair, Plant Biotechnology Co-chair and Plant Biotechnology Secretary. A final slate...

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SIVB 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. Paul J. Price and Dr. William J. Smith with SIVB Lifetime Achievement Awards...

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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

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  • Things to Know for the 2019 Meeting

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  • 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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