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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 members. The nominations tend to focus on the scientific and leadership achievements of the nominee which are always impressive. Just as interesting to me are the comments from the recipients. In their talks, there is a great focus on people, people who were early mentors, people who became collaborators and finally people who were students or other mentees of the recipient. The importance, the critical contributions of these individuals, as expressed by the recipients,...

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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 June 8–12, 2019 in Tampa, Florida at the Tampa Marriott Waterside Hotel & Marina. The program committee has worked extremely hard to make this a truly memorable and inspiring event. Synthetic biology and genome editing will be the focus of this year’s conference, highlighted by the keynote lecture of Prof. June Medford, who is a world leader in plant synthetic biology. We included several sessions that explore impressive technology advances in genome editing and their...

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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, June 11:  It’s a Whale of a Time: An Evening at the Florida Aquarium Wednesday Afternoon Scientific Tour, June 12: Conservation and Transformation in the Sunshine State Wednesday Afternoon Scientific Tour, June 12: Gulf Coast Research  and Education Center  Don’t forget your Hotel Reservations Saturday Advanced Flow Cytometry Applications and Data Analysis Saturday, June 8, 9:00 am – 4:30 pm In continuation of the success of Flow Cytometry workshop in the last...

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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; Educational Opportunities.  The applications and developments in biotechnology are among the most provocative and socially relevant topics today. This Lecture Series, Issues in Biotechnology, by Dr. Albert Kausch, Professor at the University of Rhode Island and Education Chair for the SIVB, is widely accessible and intended for a broad audience; including members of the general public, those involved in the associated industries (both scientists and non-scientists), teachers, students of all levels and majors and is free...

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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 illness, on January 12, 2019. He was born April 2, 1934 in Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas USVI, the youngest of seven siblings. Art earned a master’s degree at the University of Guelph (1962, Bacteriology) and at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1965, Food Science and Technology). He then went on to earn a Sc.D. at the Harvard School of Public Health (1969, Microbiology). After a post-doctoral fellowship at Stanford Research Institute, he began a...

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  • President’s Report

    The first annual meeting as the new society president was both exciting and humbling. Even after decades in the society, I never appreciated the full ...
  • 2018 In Vitro Biology Meeting Summary

    The 2018 SIVB Conference was held from June 2nd to June 6th, 2018, in Saint Louis, Missouri, at the Hyatt at the Arch in downtown ...
  • CAST Gene Editing Paper Presented at 2018 SIVB Meeting

    CAST officially rolled out its much-anticipated Issue Paper #60–Genome Editing in Agriculture: Methods, Applications, and Governance–on July 9 in Washington, D.C. On June 4 in St. ...
  • 2018 Meeting Supporters

    2018 Meeting SupportersThe 2018 Planning Committee acknowledges the contributions and donations received from the following companies, organizations and individuals for their support of the 2018 In Vitro ...
  • 2018 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 ...
  • 2018 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 ...
  • 2018 SIVB Distinguished Scientist Award

    The Distinguished Scientist Award recognizes outstanding mid-career scientists who have made significant contributions to the field of in vitro biology and/or in the development of ...
  • 2018 Distinguished Service Award

    Distinguished Service Awards have been chosen most years since 1993 by the President or Past President of the Society to members who have given extraordinary ...
  • 2018 Student Awards

    The following student awards were presented at the 2018  In Vitro Biology Meeting in Saint Louis, MO. Information on additional awardees at the 2018 Meeting ...
  • 2018 Plant Biotechnology Post Doctoral Oral Presentation Competition

    To support the Society’s vision to encourage education and scientific informational exchange and recognize outstanding post docs, the Plant Biotechnology Section held a Plant Biotechnology ...
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