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President’s Report 2015 Meeting Update Call for Nominations Fellow Award Student Awards
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Dear Colleagues,

Please help the Society to recognize and celebrate scientific achievements of our members at all career stages. There are a number of opportunities for members to receive awards in 2015 including a new Distinguished Scientist Award. Below is a list of the awards available. The criteria and nomination processes have been updated on all of these awards including the creation of a quick and convenient form to complete for your nomination, so please take a moment to review the new criteria at https://sivb.org/mem_a_recipients.asp. Nominations are due February 1, 2015 so let us know if you know any eligible candidates!

Lifetime Achievement

The Society for In Vitro Biology established the Lifetime Achievement Award in 1989 to recognize outstanding late-career scientists who have made significant contributions to the field of in vitro biology and/or in the development of novel technologies that have advanced in vitro biology.

NEW: Distinguished Scientist

The Society for In Vitro Biology established the Distinguished Scientist Award in 2014 to recognize outstanding mid-career scientists who have made significant contributions to the field of in vitro biology and/or in the development of novel technologies that have advanced in vitro biology.

Young Scientist

The Society for In Vitro Biology established the Young Scientist Award in 2009 to recognize outstanding early-career scientists who have made significant contributions to the field of in vitro biology and/or in the development of novel technologies that have advanced in vitro biology.

Fellow 

The Society of In Vitro Biology established the Fellow Award in 2004 to recognize outstanding professionals who have made significant contributions to the field of in vitro biology and demonstrated service to the Society.

There are also a variety of Student Awards available. Criteria for those can be found on https://sivb.org/meetings/student-opportunities/sivb-student-award-program.html.

Submitted by

Kan Wang, Awards Chair
kanwang@iastate.edu