Month: December 2018

Fund for the Future

The following members are acknowledged for their contributions for the future endeavors to the Society for In Vitro Biology Dr. Chunsheng Lu Dr. Barry Flinn Dr. George Gomez Dr. Nelly Auersperg Dr. Cynthia L. Goodman Dr. Helga M. Ogmundsdottir Dr. John L Griffis, Jr. Dr. Arthur E. Greene Dr. Miho Kusuda Furue Dr. Richard Heller Dr. Todd J. Jones Dr. Yasuhiro Tomooka Dr. Allan R. Wenck Dr. Steve Michael Millett Dr. Raziel S Hakim Dr. Vladimir Sidorov Dr. Laura S. Rhoads Dr. Gertrude C. Buehring Dr. Niels C. Bols Mr. Jean J.F. Felix Dr. Bin Tian Dr. Yongjian Chang...

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New Members

SIVB Welcomes Its New Members in 2018 Paul Ingram, BASF Jennifer Raji, Inari Agriculture Vanga Siva Reddy, Biosafety Support Unit RCB Eddie Ross, University of Illinois Champaign IL Wenzheng Zhang, Calyxt Yuhua Zhang, Guilin Layn Natural Ingredients...

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Member News

Dr. Nancy Reichert has completed her term as President of CAST.  Pictured to the left, Gabe Middleton “takes the baton” from outgoing CAST President, Nancy Reichert. Please use this link to read her final “President’s Letter” that highlights the accomplishments of CAST under her leadership:   Research for Conservation.  Do you have a student working on developing an in vitro propagation protocol for a wild species or a protocol for cryopreserving shoot tips or somatic embryos of a wild species?  If so, they may be eligible to apply for the Exceptional Plant Research Award.  Never heard of an exceptional...

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Public Policy Committee Update

It has been said that those who don’t remember history are condemned to repeat it; those who do remember history are condemned to stand by and watch while everyone else repeats it. The advent of genome engineering has re-invigorated plant biotechnology.  There is excitement in the air accompanied by investment capital and new startup firms, reminiscent of the early days of genetic engineering.  Will editing be regulated into irrelevance? This clipping is from the Star Tribune, dated 4 Oct 1981.  At the time, the promise of biotech was to provide green, high-paying jobs in numerous communities.  Today, nothing of...

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Journal Highlights

Quercetin and silver nitrate modulate organogenesis in Carissa carandas (L.) Micropropagation is a commonly used method to conserve valuable plants of economic and commercial interest. Plant growth regulators like auxins and cytokinins are used at varying concentrations and combinations for successful initiation, multiplication, growth and rooting of explants in culture medium. However, growth of plants in in vitro conditions suffer due to the presence of inhibitors such as ethylene and auxin transporters. When an explant is inoculated in culture medium, ethylene is produced from cut edges and is responsible for shoot tip necrosis or it stops the growth of...

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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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