SICB - March for Science


Proposed changes to the SICB Constitution and Bylaws, Spring 2017


SICB 2019 Annual Meeting - Jan 3-7, Tampa, FL

Call for Symposia now open. Deadline: August 24, 2017

AIBS Letter to Trump Transition Team On Making Scientific Research and Education a Priority (signed by SICB and 58 scientific organizations)


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


French Quarter in New Orleans, site of the 2017 annual meeting.
  • New Orleans was the largest SICB meeting ever with 2341 registered attendees and 1971 abstracts submitted
  • Dorothy Skinner Award - presented to Dr. Martina Müller, Nagoya University
  • Carl Gans Award - presented to Dr. Brooke Flammang, New Jersey Institute of Technology
  • George A. Bartholomew Award - presented to Dr. Michael Sheriff, Pennsylvania State University
  • Howard A. Bern lecture - presented by Dr. David Crews, University of Texas Austin
  • M. Patricia Morse Award for Excellence and Innovation in Science Education - presented to Dr. Chris Gillen, Kenyon College.
  • John A. Moore Lecturer - Rosalind Reid, Council for the Advancement of Science Writing, who also was presented with an Honorary SICB Membership.
  • The Broadening Participation Committee presented 21 travel awards
  • The 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!

  • SICB Newsletter Fall 2016


    Results of the 2016 SICB Member Survey


    Oxford University Press offers a 25% discount to SICB members