Month: May 2017

In Memoriam – Dr. Gordon H. Sato

Dr. Gordon H. Sato, Society for In Vitro Biology member and Lifetime Achievement Award recipient, passed away peacefully on March 31, 2017 at the age of 89.  Dr. Sato was born in 1927 and grew up on Terminal Island in Los Angeles, CA.  During World War II, Dr. Sato’s family was interned at the Manzanar Relocation Center for Japanese Americans in the Owens Desert of California.  He graduated from Manzanar High School in 1944, and attended Central College (Pella, IA) prior to enlisting in the U.S. Army.  Dr. Sato earned his Bachelor’s degree in biochemistry in 1951 from the...

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President’s Report

Earth Day is here as I write this report, a beautiful sunny spring day in the Midwest with showy trees and flowers and optimistic bird-song just outside the window.   A recent article by David Suzuki (http://www.davidsuzuki.org) and Facebook posts from SIVB members are some of the acknowledged sources of these comments. Although science isn’t everything, it sure is close.  SIVB and its mix of cutting edge science as well as scientific debate, complete with new generations of younger scientists is an inspiration beyond my expectations. In addition to my life-long colleagues, the enthusiasm of our students, postdocs, and newer...

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  • President’s Report

    The importance of mentors: The annual meeting presentations of the lifetime achievement awards are an opportunity to reflect on the successful careers of our fellow ...
  • 2019 In Vitro Biology Meeting Update

    WELCOME TO THE 2019 IN VITRO BIOLOGY MEETING We are excited to welcome you to the 2019 In Vitro Biology Meeting, which will be held from ...
  • 2019 Meeting News

    There are so many exciting events happening during this year’s meeting.  Check out what’s new: Saturday, June 8: Advanced Flow Cytometry Applications and Data Analysis Tuesday Evening, ...
  • Education Committee Update – Issues in Biotechnology

    The SIVB is proud to announce that it has hosted a video recorded Lecture Series titled Issues in Biotechnologyon their website under the Education Tab; ...
  • In Memoriam

    Dr. Arthur McIntosh, Insect Cell Culturist and Virologist Dr. Art McIntosh, a pioneer in insect cell culture, passed away peacefully at his home, after a long ...
  • UN Biodiversity Conference Recap

    Explaining “Synthetic Biology” and defending Plant Science at the 2018 United Nations Biodiversity Conference While most of the US was focused on mid-term elections, Washington politics, ...
  • Journal Highlights

    Butyric acid induces spontaneous adipocyte differentiation of porcine bone marrow-derived mesenchymal stem cells Butyric acid (BA) affects the differentiation of mesenchymal stem cells (MSC) through the activation of different transcriptional pathways. The aim of ...
  • Member News

    Title of the volume: Transgenic Plants. Methods in Molecular Biology, vol 1864. Humana Press, New York, NY Editors : Sandeep Kumar, Pierluigi Barone, Michelle Smith https://link.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-1-4939-8778-8 This book ...
  • New Members

    SIVB Welcomes New Members in 2019 Huda Abmed Alzahrani, Eastern Illinois University Angelo Alvarez, Pierce College Jesse Argueta, California State, San Bernadino Mohammad Fazle Azim, Arkansas State University Richa Bajaj, ...
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