Month: December 2014

Member News

In This Issue – 48.4 President’s Report 2015 Meeting Update Call for Nominations Fellow Award Student Awards PBS Student Competition Winners PBS Post Doc Competition Winners Student Poster Winners Fund for the Future Membership Matters SIVB Member Profiles Member News New Members Bio-Trac Events Journal Highlights   Raju Kandel, a Ph.D. candidate in the plant sciences program at University of Wyoming, received the 2014 Student Travel Award at the World Forum on Biology, held in Savannah, Georgia, USA as a joint meeting of the Society for In Vitro Biology and the Society for Cryobiology. Mr. Kandel is working on...

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Membership Matters –
Testimonials from Recipients of SIVB Student Initiatives

In This Issue – 48.4 President’s Report 2015 Meeting Update Call for Nominations Fellow Award Student Awards PBS Student Competition Winners PBS Post Doc Competition Winners Student Poster Winners Fund for the Future Membership Matters SIVB Member Profiles Member News New Members Bio-Trac Events Journal Highlights   The Society for In Vitro Biology has established several initiatives to support the professional development of our student members. These initiatives include: free registration at the annual meeting, travel awards, research presentation competitions, direct involvement with committees and program planning, and the inclusion of sessions at our annual meeting that promote student...

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New Members

In This Issue – 48.4 President’s Report 2015 Meeting Update Call for Nominations Fellow Award Student Awards PBS Student Competition Winners PBS Post Doc Competition Winners Student Poster Winners Fund for the Future Membership Matters SIVB Member Profiles Member News New Members Bio-Trac Events Journal Highlights   SIVB Welcomes Its New Members in 2014!   Roger Eric Dame, Western Kentucky University Steven Fogg Annette Gilchrist, Midwestern University Patrick J. Hayden, MatTek Corporation Kathryn M. Houk, San Diego State University Matthew Pytynia, Midwestern University Allison A. Snow, Ohio State...

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SIVB Member Profiles

In This Issue – 48.4 President’s Report 2015 Meeting Update Call for Nominations Fellow Award Student Awards PBS Student Competition Winners PBS Post Doc Competition Winners Student Poster Winners Fund for the Future Membership Matters SIVB Member Profiles Member News New Members Bio-Trac Events Journal Highlights   Joseph F. Petolino, Research Fellow, Dow AgroSciences Without advances in the in vitro manipulation of plant cells and tissues, there would be no agricultural biotechnology. Past and present members of the SIVB should take great pride in this fact. Moreover, current methods in genome manipulation are absolutely dependent on the ability to...

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Student Awards

In This Issue – 48.4 President’s Report 2015 Meeting Update Call for Nominations Fellow Award Student Awards PBS Student Competition Winners PBS Post Doc Competition Winners Student Poster Winners Fund for the Future Membership Matters SIVB Member Profiles Member News New Members Bio-Trac Events Journal Highlights   The following student awards were presented at the 2014 World Forum on Biology in Savannah, Georgia. Information on additional awardees at the 2014 World Forum were presented in the last issue of the In Vitro Report. Information related to the available specific student awards can be found on the SIVB website (www.sivb.org) or by contacting the SIVB Business Office at (910) 755-5431, sivb@sivb.org, or Dr. Pamela Weathers, Chair, Student Affairs and Awards Committee, at weathers@wpi.edu. 2014 SIVB STUDENT TRAVEL AWARD Over-expression of AsHSP17, a Creeping Bentgrass (Agrostis stolonifera) Small Heat Shock Protein, Increases Abiotic Stress Sensitivity in transgenic Arabidopsis thaliana Heat shock proteins (HSPs) are universal stress proteins that accumulate in response to heat and other abiotic stressors. Small heat shock proteins (sHSPs) are the most ubiquitous HSP subgroup with molecular weights ranging from 12 to 42 kDa. We have cloned a new sHSP gene, AsHSP17 from creeping bentgrass (Agrostis stolonifera) and studied the role it plays in plant response to environmental stress. AsHSP17 encodes a protein of 17 kDa. Its expression was strongly induced in both leaf and root tissues by...

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