Month: March 2014

President’s Report

Here is wishing everyone in the SIVB a happy, rewarding and prosperous 2014! I write this knowing I’m in the last leg of my office as President of the SIVB. At our upcoming meeting in Savannah, I will hand over the reins to Dr. Gene Elmore to lead our society for the next two years. I am also very pleased that Dr. Dwight Tomes has been selected by his SIVB peers as President Elect and will replace Gene when his term ends in 2016. One thing I’ve shared with Gene and Dwight is that they can continue to count...

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2014 World Forum Update

Plans are being finalized for the 2014 SIVB Annual Meeting which is being held jointly with the Society for Cryobiology (SfC). This is the first time these two organizations have joined together and this World Forum on Biology promises to be an outstanding and memorable experience.         Tuesday Evening Event at Old Fort Jackson Plans are underway for a special evening on Tuesday, June 3 at Old Fort Jackson. Named after James Jackson, one-time governor of Georgia, Old Fort Jackson is a beautifully preserved fort along the Savannah River and is Georgia’s oldest standing brick fortification....

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2014 World Forum on Biology – Keynote Speaker

Conservation Biologist, Dr. Pierre Comizzoli, Will Deliver the Keynote Address at the 2014 World Forum on Biology in Savannah, Georgia The Society for In Vitro Biology and the Society for Cryobiology are pleased to announce that Pierre Comizzoli, DVM, Ph.D., will deliver the keynote address titled “Technology and Ecology Aspects of Genome Resource Banking” at the Opening Ceremony of the 2014 World Forum on Biology in Savannah, Georgia on June 1, 2014 from 3:15pm to 5:00pm. Dr. Comizzoli earned his DVM degree at the Veterinary School of Alfort (Paris, France). He then completed a Master’s degree in Reproductive Physiology...

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SIVB Awards Committee Update

2013 was a great year for the SIVB Awards Committee. Our committee members took the initiatives to set up guidelines for award nomination, to evaluate candidate awardees at the Society level, and also participated in the survey required by the board for new award category suggestions made by society members. All of these activities promoted the SIVB as a whole to award the outstanding new and longtime members of our Society. In 2013 two long-term outstanding SIVB scientists won the “Lifetime Achievement Award”, Dr. Paul Price and Dr. William Smith. From the Plant Biotechnology section Dr. Lisa Lee won...

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SIVB Young Scientist Award

The SIVB Young Scientist Award recognizes professionals who have contributed significantly to advancements of the In Vitro Sciences, generally within 10 years of completion of their terminal degree. The award consists of a certificate and a monetary honorarium. At the 2013 SIVB meeting in Providence, RI the In Vitro Animal Cells Sciences (IVACS) Section recognized Dr. Addy Alt-Holland with the Young Scientist Award. Dr. Addy Alt-Holland Dr. Addy Alt-Holland received her B.Sc. degree and her M.Sc. degree from the Department of Life Sciences at Bar-Ilan University (Ramat-Gan, Israel). She also earned her Ph.D. from the Department of Life Sciences...

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  • President’s Report

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • Member News

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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.

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