In This Issue – 50.4
President’s Report 2017 In Vitro Biology Meeting Update Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient
Young Scientist Award Call for 2017 Nominations Student Awards
Plant Biotechnology Student Oral Presentation Competition Editor’s Corner Membership Matters
Member News Journal Highlights

Dear Colleagues,

Maria JenderekCall for Nominations 2017Please 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 2017. Below is a list of the awards available. Please take a moment to review the criteria and nomination processes including the simple and convenient form to complete for your nomination. Details can be found at sivb.org/awards.html.

Nominations are due February 1, 2017 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.

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 for 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.

Past awardees for each category can be found at http://sivb.org/awards.html. 

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

Submitted by
Maria Jenderek, Awards Chair