Newsletter Spring 2015


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Special Features
  • Experiences in Integrative & Comparative Biology - How I became an insect evolutionary physiologist by Jon Harrison

  • Experiences in Science Education - Fifteen years of environmental biology training for Pacific Islanders by Michael Hadfield

  • Call for nominations and applications for SICB awards and lectures for 2016

  • List of SICB donors

  • Elections

  • Late Breaking News about the 2018 and 2020 SICB meetings: The SICB Executive Committee recently voted to hold the 2018 annual meeting in San Francisco, CA, and the 2020 meeting in Austin, TX.



SICB 2017 Meeting
January 4-8, 2017 - New Orleans, LA



SICB 2016 Meeting
January 3-7, 2016 - Portland, OR



SICB 2015 Meeting
January 3-7, 2015 - West Palm Beach, FL

Meeting Headlines
  • Annual meeting attendance was 1882.

  • Executive Committee Actions:

    • Lynn (Marty) Martin, currently Chair of DEDE, was appointed ICB Editor; his term starts January 2016.

  • SICB presents honorary membership to Moore lecturer John Jungck.

  • Jodie Rummer presents Bart lecture.

  • Randy Nelson presents Bern lecture.

  • Devaleena Pradhan wins Dorothy Skinner Award.

  • Linda Walters receives the second “M. Patricia Morse Award for Excellence and Innovation in Science Education.”

  • Best Student Presentation Winners receive awards sponsored by Wiley/Blackwell. Award winners are announced.

  • Eight talks were highlighted in Newswise press releases, thanks to the volunteer writers and the Public Affairs Committee.




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