Category: Issue 54-4 October-December 2020
2020 continues to be a year of challenges with the largest challenges all being driven by scientific needs. At times like this, scientific societies – especially the Society for In Vitro Biology – need to step up and speak out.Read More
The Society for In Vitro Biology is pleased to announce that Dr. J. Keith Joung will be presenting the Keynote Address titled “CRISPR-based technologies for targeted genome editing and gene regulation” at the 2021 In Vitro Biology Meeting (June 5-9, Norfolk, VA).Read More
Each year, the Society for In Vitro Biology looks to honor our best and brightest. You know your colleagues best, so we reach out to our membership to help us identify and celebrate those who have achieved significant accomplishments in their career. Now is the time to nominate your SIVB colleagues for a 2021 SIVB Awards.Read More
The SIVB 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 novel technologies that have advanced in vitro biology. The Society for In Vitro Biology honored Dr. Fredy Altpeter and Dr. Michael J. Fay as recipients of the Distinguished Scientist Award at the 2020 In Vitro Biology Meeting.Read More
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 Mr. Michael Dame, Dr. Lucy Lee and Dr. William Gordon-Kamm with Fellow Awards at the 2020 World Congress on In Vitro Biology.Read More
One of the joys of the SIVB presidency is the ability to nominate individuals who have served the society in some special capacity for a distinguished service award. Normally these awards are presented at the opening awards ceremony. For 2020, the virtual meeting format meant that we could not make the normal presentations. I would like to take this opportunity to recognize them here.Read More
The following student awards were presented at the 2020 World Congress on In Vitro Biology Virtual Pre-recorded Meeting held from June 6-10, 2020. Information on additional awardees at the 2020 World Congress was presented in the previous issue of the In Vitro Report. Information related to the available specific student awards can be found on the SIVB website or by contacting the SIVB Business Office.Read More
This year’s In Vitro Biology meeting featured a virtual prerecorded oral presentation competition for Plant Biotechnology Students.Read More
Continuing to stay engaged, inspiring each other, and learning from each other is now more important than ever for our Society. We hope that this new “You’ve Got This!” section will become a successful platform to share your stories about the challenges that you face due to this pandemic and the “new normal”, as well as ideas about how to overcome them.Read More
- I write this report with a lot more hope that we are making progress against the pandemic, while things are getting under control in the ...
- The Society for In Vitro Biology (SIVB) annual meeting is going to be a virtual event (SIVB 2021: In Vitro OnLine) and will be offered ...
- SIVB 2021: In Vitro OnLine will a fully interactive virtual meeting available in the palm of your hand. We can’t wait to share this year’s ...
- The 2020 Annual Report is now available online. This is a comprehensive report on the Society’s activities throughout 2020.
- The International Association of Students in Agricultural and Related Sciences (IAAS) is the world’s largest Student Association in The Field of Agriculture and Related Sciences. ...
- 3D organ-like culture models are a rapidly advancing area of in vitro biological science, in contrast to monolayer cell culture in the beginning of in ...
- Dr. Matthew R. Willmann, served as Editor for the book titled “Genome Editing for Precision Crop Breeding”; Dr. John Finer will retire.
- Welcome New SIVB Members! Give a warm welcome to the new Society for In Vitro Biology members who joined in the past few months!
- Looking for a convenient, pain-free way to support SIVB? Now you can support SIVB when you go shopping. Amazon will make a donation to the ...
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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