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 ( 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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