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William J. Smith,
SIVB President

President's Report

Fellow SIVB Members,

As I go through this last year of my presidency, I take great joy in the growth, excellence, and activities of SIVB. As a member of three professional societies other than SIVB, I realize that I often take for granted that I’ll receive my journals, go to meetings, talk with colleagues in those societies, and occasionally sit on committees, but generally I just expect the societies to be there.  Having spent many hours over the past 15 years involved with Section or Board responsibilities in SIVB, one would think that I would have more respect and deeper involvement with my other societies. But in truth, I have many strings pulling on me from family, work, church, community and, yes, SIVB. In fact, submitting this letter to the editors of IVR is probably about two weeks late and I apologize to them because I know how much work they put into put out this Report. Continue Reading...

2011 Meeting

The 2011 In Vitro Biology Meeting, held in Raleigh, NC, was a resounding success thanks to the efforts of Kan Wang and Brad Upham, Program Chairs for the Plant Biotechnology Section (PBS) and In Vitro Animal Cell Sciences Section (IVACS), respectively. These Chairs, with their committees, worked together tirelessly to ensure the program fit together seamlessly. Through their efforts and that of the conveners, four substantive plenary sessions were organized: RNAi in Plant Biotechnology, Insect Control and Human Health (Mike Fay, Harold Trick, Guy Smagghe), Scientific and Regulatory Perspectives on Cellular Identity and Culture Contamination (Yvonne Reid, Eugene Elmore, Barbara Reed), Bioinformatics/Statistics Tools in Biological Continue Reading...

2012 World Congress

Join us at the Gateway to Puget Sound in the Pacific Northwest!

Have you ever wanted to try fresh Pacific Northwest Salmon right off the boat? Climb to the top of the Space Needle? Visit Nordstrom’s flagship store?  See Bill Gates house while floating on the water?  Well this may be your chance!  The 2012 World Congress on In Vitro Biology is headed west!  Join us in Bellevue, Washington, only minutes from Seattle, for the 2012 World Congress on In Vitro Biology from June 3 – 7, 2012. Continue Reading...


2011 Awards

Fellow Awards

Distinguished Service Awards

SIVB Student Awards

Plant Biotechnology Student Oral Competition Winners

Plant Biotechnology Postdoctoral Oral Competition Winners

ISEF High School Student Awards