Month: March 2018

2017 Distinguished Service Awards

At the Opening Ceremony of the 2017 In Vitro Biology Meeting (Raleigh, NC), Dr. Dwight Tomes (SIVB President) honored the following SIVB members with a Distinguished Service Award: Vadim Beilinson, Vivian Dayeh, Michael J. Fay, Ted Klein, Sergei Krasnyanski, Qiudeng Que, Pon Samuel, and Mary Welter.  The recipients of the SIVB Distinguished Service Award are selected by the SIVB President to honor members of the Society who demonstrated exemplary Service to the Society for In Vitro Biology. SIVB congratulates the 2017 recipients and thanks them for their support of the Society. Pictured above, Dwight Tomes presents Distinguished Service Awards...

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2017 Fellow Award

The Fellow Award recognizes current members of the SIVB who have been active members for at least 10 years. A Fellow has made outstanding contributions in their area of specialization or discipline to include research, teaching, and administration in public, government, academic, or private industry activities. The Society for In Vitro Biology honored Drs. Miho Furue and Kan Wang with the 2017 Fellow Award at the 2017 In Vitro Biology Meeting in Raleigh, NC. This issue highlights Dr. Kan Wang’s career. Dr. Miho Furue’s career was highlighted in the past issue of the In Vitro Report Professor Kan Wang...

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2018-2020 Election Results

The 2018 – 2020 elections are complete. Below are the results. All eligible members were sent an electronic ballot and received instructions on how to vote. All elected members will take office beginning at the SIVB Annual Meeting in June 2018.       SIVB Officers and Committee Chairs: President Elect Allan Wenck Vice President Sukhpreet Sandhu Secretary Harold Trick Treasurer Barbara B. Doonan Member-at-Large (PBS) Kan Wang Member-at-Large (IVACS) Michael K. Dame Publications Chair Michael J. Fay Public Policy Chair Wayne A. Parrott Awards Chair Maria Jenderek Constitution and Bylaws Chair Ted Klein Education Chair Albert Kausch In...

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President’s Report

On this bright and clear mid-January day it’s practically a spring thaw with temperatures already in the mid 20’s—a positive sign during a usually cold Midwestern spell.  I know I’ll enjoy being outside later today, if for no other reason than celebrating a friend’s winter admonition “A sunny day is a good day”.   Just as a cold wind can be a sobering moment, the days are longer and spring is just around the corner. Yes, there are sobering trends for science professionals this season also.  On a national level the confirmed appointments and failed nominations for top federal science...

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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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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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