2017 Fellow Award
Professor Kan Wang graduated with her BS in Biochemistry from Fudan University in Shanghai, China. She was sponsored first by the Chinese government then by the Rockefeller Foundation to conduct her graduate research under the supervision of Drs. Marc Van Montagu (2013 World Food Prize Laureate) and late Jeff Schell..…..>

2017 Distinguished Service Awards
At the Opening Ceremony of the 2017 In Vitro Biology Meeting (Raleigh, NC), Dr. Dwight Tomes (SIVB President) honored the following SIVB members with a Distinguished Service Award: Vadim Beilinson, Vivian Dayeh, Michael J. Fay, Ted Klein, Sergei Krasnyanski, Qiudeng Que, Pon Samuel, and Mary Welter.  The recipients of the SIVB Distinguished Service Award are selected by the SIVB President to honor members of the Society who demonstrated exemplary Service to the Society for In Vitro Biology…>

President’s Report
On this bright and clear mid-January day it’s practically a spring thaw with temperatures already in the mid 20’s—a positive sign during a usually cold Midwestern spell.  I know I’ll enjoy being outside later today, if for no other reason than celebrating a friend’s winter admonition “A sunny day is a good day”.   Just as a cold wind can be a sobering moment, the days are longer and spring is just around the corner.     …..>
Election Results
The 2018 – 2020 elections are complete. Below are the results. All eligible members were sent an electronic ballot and received instructions on how to vote. All elected members will take office beginning at the SIVB Annual Meeting in June 2018....>

Editor’s Corner

Academic publishing has undergone a plethora of changes in the last few years, including the rise of open access and online publishing.

Member’s News

Catch up on the latest news from members Joshua Gasiorowski, Paula Pijut, Valerie Pence Laruen Alt, Nalini Chandar, Michael Fay, and Hyeyoung Lee.

New Members

SIVB welcomes its new members in 2018!

Journal Highlights
Check out these recommended articles from recent In Vitro – Animal and – Plant issues.


In This
Issue – 52.1
President’s Report 2017
Fellow Award
Distinguished Service Awards
Meeting Update
Journal Highlights