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

    President's ReportThis is the time to finalize plans to attend the 2019 annual meeting in Tampa, Florida. The scientific program is complete and the social activities ...
  • 2019 In Vitro Biology Meeting – Final Program Update

    2019 In Vitro Biology Meeting – Final Program UpdateThe Society for In Vitro Biology (SIVB) is excited to welcome you to sunny Central Florida to participate in the 2019 In Vitro Biology Meeting ...
  • Things to Know for the 2019 Meeting

    Things to Know for the 2019 Meeting Before you arrive in Tampa for the 2019 Meeting… We hope you are as excited as we are about the 2019 In Vitro Biology Meeting. Before ...
  • Journal Highlights

    Journal HighlightsA submerged culture system for rapid micropropagation of an ornamental aquarium plant ‘Amazon sword’   The production of aquarium plants via tissue culture has emerged as a ...
  • 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

    2018 Annual ReportThe 2018 Annual Report is now available online. This is a comprehensive report on the Society’s activities throughout 2018. Click on the image of the ...
  • Member News

    Member News Postdoctoral opportunity in regulation of in vitro plant morphogenesis and integrated plant propagation A postdoctoral opportunity is currently available for a talented individual to join the ...
  • New Members

    New Members SIVB Welcomes New Members in 2019 Janetsy Borroto, Florida Crystals Corp Della Fetzer, Walter Gardens, LLC Terrence Frett, Sun World Innovations Jeff Habig, J. R. Simplot Company Brian M. Hauge, ...
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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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