2017 SICB Newswise Press Releases
Check out the Newswise press releases
written by SICB members selected by the Public Affairs Committee, and the links to press pick-ups, that highlight presentations at the 2017 Annual Meeting.
2017 SICB Annual Meeting Highlights
New Orleans was the
largest SICB meeting ever with 2341 registered attendees and 1971
Skinner Award - presented to Dr.
Martina Müller, Nagoya University
Gans Award - presented to Dr.
Brooke Flammang, New Jersey Institute
A. Bartholomew Award - presented to Dr.
Michael Sheriff, Pennsylvania State University
A. Bern lecture - presented by Dr.
David Crews, University of Texas
Patricia Morse Award for Excellence and Innovation in Science
Education - presented to Dr. Chris Gillen,
A. Moore Lecturer - Rosalind
Reid, Council for the Advancement of
Science Writing, who also was presented with an Honorary
Broadening Participation Committee presented 21 travel awards
Student Support Committee announced
funding of 26 Grants in aid of Research (GIAR) and 8 Fellowships of
Graduate Student Travel (FGST) awards, which were granted to
students from all 11 SICB divisions.
Best Student Presentation Winners receive awards sponsored by Wiley/Blackwell. Congratulations to all winners!
French Quarter in New Orleans, site of the 2017 annual meeting.
Search now open for the Founding Editor-in- Chief of a new, all-open- access SICB journal, Integrative & Comparative Biology Open
. A complete description of the position and how to apply can be found here
. Applications are to be sent to the Chair of the Search Committee, Peter Wainwright at email@example.com
by March 1, 2017.