STUDENT AND POST-DOCTORAL ORAL PRESENTATION COMPETITIONS

SIVB is pleased to announce that the Post-Doctoral and Graduate Student Oral Competitions and and Student Poster Competitions will be held during this year’s meeting. SIVB believes that fostering the growth and professional development of its members to enhance their careers, including graduate students and Post-Docs, is essential to the continuing success of any organization. These competitions are held during the meeting to encourage the development of those members just establishing their careers.

All student posters are eligible to be part of the poster competition. Details about the poster competition will be updated as more information is available.

THE DEADLINE TO SUBMIT YOUR ABSTRACT FOR THESE COMPETITIONS IS JANUARY 31, 2024!

IVACS Student competition

The In Vitro Animal Cell Sciences Section (IVACS) of the Society for In Vitro Biology is pleased to announce the first 2024 Student Oral Presentation Competition during the SIVB Annual meeting in St. Louis, MO. This competition encourages the exchange of scientific information between the student presenters, attendees and judges. Additionally, it provides an invaluable opportunity for students to practice and improve their presentation delivery and public speaking skills. Students who wish to participate in this competition should check that option during the submission of their abstract to the 2024 World Congress of In Vitro Biology. Applicants should also e-mail a copy of their complete abstract and submission ID number to the session moderator, Dr. Addy Alt-Holland ([email protected]). The top three finalists will be selected for this competition based on the quality of their abstracts, as well as the merit of their research and scientific findings. The text of the abstract should include the following sections: Background, Objectives, Methods, Results, Discussion and Conclusions. Where appropriate, the Methods section should include relevant statistical analysis. The abstract text should not exceed 1800 characters and should not include references. The oral presentations will be presented in-person at the meeting and a panel of expert judges will select the top presentation. Evaluation criteria will include experimental design, data analysis, proper interpretation of the results, originality of the study, technical difficulty, professionalism, the ability of the finalist to explain the research and answer questions, and importantly, adherence to the allocated time for the presentation. The Student Oral Presentation Competition session serves to recognize and reward the research and achievements of outstanding students. The three finalists will be presented with a certificate and a cash award during the 2024 World Congress of In Vitro Biology. The DEADLINE for abstract submission for the Student Oral Presentation Competition is January 31, 2024. Should you have any questions, please contact the SIVB Office or the session moderators. We are looking forward to reviewing your abstract!

IVACS Post-Doctoral competition

 

The In Vitro Animal Cell Sciences Section (IVACS) of the Society for In Vitro Biology is pleased to announce the first ever 2024 Post-Doctoral Oral Presentation Competition during the SIVB Annual meeting in St. Louis, MO. This competition encourages the exchange of scientific information between the Post-Doctoral presenters, attendees and judges. Additionally, it provides an invaluable opportunity for post-docs to practice and improve their presentation delivery and public speaking skills. Post-docs who wish to participate in this competition should check that option during the submission of their abstract to the 2024 World Congress of In Vitro Biology. Applicants should also e-mail a copy of their complete abstract and submission ID number to the session moderator, Dr. Mae Ciancio ([email protected]). The top three finalists will be selected for this competition based on the quality of their abstracts, as well as the merit of their research and scientific findings. The text of the abstract should include the following sections: Background, Objectives, Methods, Results, Discussion and Conclusions. Where appropriate, the Methods section should include relevant statistical analysis. The abstract text should not exceed 1800 characters and should not include references. The oral presentations will be presented in-person at the meeting and a panel of expert judges will select the top presentation. Evaluation criteria will include experimental design, data analysis, proper interpretation of the results, originality of the study, technical difficulty, professionalism, the ability of the finalist to explain the research and answer questions, and importantly, adherence to the allocated time for the presentation. The Post-Doctoral Oral Presentation Competition session serves to recognize and reward the research and achievements of outstanding post-docs. The three finalists will be presented with a certificate and a cash award during the 2024 World Congress of In Vitro Biology. The DEADLINE for abstract submission for the Post-Doctoral Oral Presentation Competition is January 31, 2024. Should you have any questions, please contact the SIVB Office or the session moderators. We are looking forward to reviewing your abstract!

Plant Biotechnology Post-Doc Competition

We are delighted to present the 2024 Post-Doctoral Oral Presentation Competition for the Plant Biotechnology Section. This dynamic session brings together a diverse group of researchers who have recently completed their doctoral degrees and entered the exciting realm of postdoctoral research. The symposia aim to showcase cutting-edge advancements and discoveries in plant biotechnology, fostering a platform for insightful discussions, interdisciplinary collaborations, and networking opportunities. With ever-growing techniques and their applications in plant biology, these symposia promise to be both intellectually stimulating and inspiring. Please join us as we celebrate the outstanding contributions of these talented postdocs, as they present their innovative research in plant biotechnology during this enlightening session. Post-Doctoral candidates wishing to participate in this competition should submit a copy of their abstract with its title and submission ID number to Bin Tian ([email protected]) and check that option when they submit their abstract. Competition finalists will be selected based on the quality of the abstracts. The abstract should address the following: Background, Objectives, Methods, Results, Discussion and Conclusions. Where appropriate, the methods section should include a description of how reproducible results were ensured. The abstract must not include references. The abstract text must not exceed 1800 characters. A panel of judges will evaluate the presentations at the meeting. Criteria for the evaluation include experimental design, data analysis, proper interpretation of the results, originality of the study, technical difficulty, appearance and ability of the post-doctoral candidate to present it. Winners will be presented with a certificate and a cash award at the meeting. Please note that the DEADLINE to submit your abstract for the SIVB Oral Presentation Competition is January 31, 2024.

Bob V. Conger Plant Biotechnology Student Competition

The Plant Biotechnology Section is pleased to announce the 2024 Plant Biotechnology Student Oral Presentation Competition. Students wishing to participate in this competition should submit a copy of their abstract with its title and submission ID number to Dr. Andika Gunadi ([email protected]) and check that option when they submit their abstract. Competition finalists will be selected based on the quality of the abstracts. The abstract should address the following: Background, Objectives, Methods, Results, Discussion and Conclusions. Where appropriate, the methods section should include a description of how reproducible results were ensured. The abstract must not include references. The abstract text must not exceed 1800 characters. A panel of judges will evaluate the presentations at the meeting. Criteria for the evaluation include experimental design, data analysis, proper interpretation of the results, originality of the study, technical difficulty, appearance and ability of the student to present it. Winners will be presented with a certificate and a cash award at the meeting. Please note that the DEADLINE to submit your abstract for the SIVB Plant Biotechnology Student Oral Presentation Competition is January 31, 2024.