Month: September 2019

President’s Report

As we reflect on a very successful 2019 annual meeting, it seems most appropriate to recognize and thank some of the pivotal members of the program planning committee for their leadership in preparing such an excellent program. While many people contributed to this success, I would like to focus on the leadership team; Fredy Altpeter (program chair), Pierluigi Barone (PBS, program chair), Mae Ciancio (IVACS program chair), Raj Deepika Chauhan (PBS Sr. co-chair), Angela Labrum (PBS Jr. co-chair), Albert Kausch (Education Chair), Adrianne Brown (PBS Student co-chair), Sepideh Mohammadhossinpour (IVACS Student co-chair) and Marietta Wheaton Saunders (Meeting Secretariat). With...

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2019 In Vitro Biology Meeting Summary

Attendees Enjoy Networking and Sharing Cutting-Edge Science in Tampa The 2019 In Vitro Biology Meeting this past June was a great success.  The number of paid registrations went up from last year and remains higher than the total paid registration during the last 4 years, including the 2016 World Congress. Downtown Tampa in Florida was the location for this year’s SIVB Annual Meeting which ran from June 8 – 12, 2019, at the Tampa Marriott Waterside. The focus on Genome Editing and Synthetic Biology was well received and included plenary sessions on Delivery of Genome Editing Reagents; Maximizing Gene...

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2019 Meeting Sponsors

The 2019 Planning Committee acknowledges the contributions and donations received from the following organizations and individuals for their support of the 2019 In Vitro Biology Meeting. Meeting Distinguished Contributors Meeting Symposium Contributors     Barbara and John Harbell Barbara B. Doonan Meeting Contributors ​ Delia R. Bethell Michael K. Dame Michael J. Fay Raziel Hakim J. Denry Sato Lifetime Achievement Award Contributors Functional Peptides Institute Maxillo-Facial Surgery Alumni, Hiroshima University Microplant Nurseries North American Plants PhytoTechnology Laboratories Hiroyoshi Hoshi Irina Kovalchuk Svetlana Kushnarenko Wallace McKeehan Randall Niedz Valerie C. Pence Sukalya Poothong Natalya Romandanova J. Denry Sato Sandra L....

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2019 SIVB Lifetime Achievement Award

The highest honor given by the Society for In Vitro Biology is the Lifetime Achievement Award. It is presented to scientists who are considered pioneers or highly influential researchers to the science and art of cell culture. They are men and women who have devoted their careers to exemplary research and/or teaching. The recipients of the Lifetime Achievement Award are selected by vote of the Board of Directors from a list of nominations recommended by the Awards Committee. The Society for In Vitro Biology honored Dr. Tetsuji Okamoto and Dr. Barbara Reed with SIVB Lifetime Achievement Awards at the...

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2019 SIVB Fellow Award

The Society for In Vitro Biology established the Fellow Award to recognize outstanding professionals who have made significant contributions to the field of in vitro biology and demonstrated service to the Society.  The Society for In Vitro Biology honored Dr. Jeffrey Adelberg and Dr. Neal Stewart with Fellow Awards at the 2019 In Vitro Biology Meeting in Tampa, FL.  This issue of the In Vitro Report will highlight Dr. Jeffrey Adelberg.  Dr. Neal Stewart will be highlighted in a future issue of the In Vitro Report.  2019 SIVB Fellow Award – Jeffery Adelberg Dr. Jeffery Adelberg became an SIVB...

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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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