Joseph F. Morgan, (1918 – 1976), a long-time member of the SIVB, was a Canadian scientist who contributed significantly to the art and science of in vitro biology. He pioneered research in the fields including defined media, cryobiology, amino acid and carbohydrate metabolism, the growth of viruses in vitro and the initial understanding of the post-World War II miracle – antibiotics. Although he missed being a founding member of the Tissue Culture Association by one year, his contributions to the SIVB (TCA), both personal and scientific, were lifelong.
The Joseph F. Morgan Award provides travel funds for Canadian students to attend the Annual Meeting of the SIVB in the amount of $100. Joseph F. Morgan, a long-time member of the SIVB, was a Canadian scientist who contributed significantly to the art and science of in vitro biology.
The SIVB Student Award Program provides recognition and financial support for student’s who have contributed and made outstanding achievements in the field of in vitro biology. Students applying for awards must submit:
1. An Official Meeting Abstract and Registration Form
2. A 4-page (maximum) letter indicating award(s) applying for, and narrative of methods, results, and supporting figures/tables as appropriate; and
3. Research director/supervisor certification that the work was performed by the student applicant.
Students competing for awards may apply for multiple awards, must satisfy specific award criteria, and must present their papers at the Meeting as scheduled. Winners will be notified prior to the meeting. The student awardees must present their submitted research papers and be present at the meeting award ceremony.
Your submission should be sent to:
Society for In Vitro Biology
514 Daniels St., Suite 411
Raleigh, NC 27605
Application Deadline is January 31.