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Mangum Donations
SICB Meeting Dates
Affiliate Change
In Memoriam

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Dr. Charlotte Mangum Donation to Support Students

To help support students interested in attending the SICB Annual Meetings, Past President Charlotte Mangum has generously listed SICB as the beneficiary of her life insurance policy. This gift to SICB will be used to provide student support for the SICB Annual Meetings, particularly towards travel.

Dr. Mangum has contributed greatly to SICB/ASZ, holding positions on the Executive Committee and serving as President in 1994. In addition, she has been active in DCPB and is the journal editor-in-chief of Physiological Zoology.

The Society thanks Charlotte Mangum for her generous contribution to SICB and our future scientists.

SICB Annual Meeting Dates

Historically, SICB has held its Annual Meeting during the last week in December. Starting with the next meeting, all Annual Meetings will be held in early January versus right after the Christmas holiday. Because of this change in scheduling, there will not be an Annual Meeting held during the calendar year of 1997.

January 3-7, 1998
Boston Marriott Copley Place
Boston, Mass.

January 6-10, 1999
Adam's Mark Denver
Denver, Colo.

Divisional Affiliation Change

Please note that beginning with the 1998 renewal cycle this fall, SICB will be moving to a two-primary divisional affiliation system. Members will be allowed to choose up to a maximum of two (2) divisional affiliations. However, members may opt to choose only one (1) divisional affiliation if so desired. There will no longer be "secondary" affiliations. Members will be allowed to vote in both divisions of their choice.

Membership Update
SICB Renewal Policy

Beginning with the Boston 1998 meeting, SICB Annual Meetings will be moving to January. SICB's registration policy states that in order to qualify for member registration rates, SICB membership must be current for the year in which the Annual Meeting is being held. Therefore, beginning with the 1998 renewal cycle, members will need to be renewed for the following year at the time they register if they want to attend the January meeting at the member rate. If members have not renewed when they submit their registration, they will be informed that they need to remit membership dues before being allowed to register at the member rate.

Members who register on-site and who are not renewed will be directed to the membership booth where they can remit payment for their dues. They will receive a receipt to take to the registration desk to certify that they are a current member of the Society.

Please contact the SICB Business Office if you have any questions about these changes.

In Memoriam

We are saddened to learn of the deaths of four ASZ/SICB members.

    I. Chester-Jones, Honorary Member

    I. Alden Macchi, DCE

    Rondell H. Rhodes, DDCB

    Donald J. Zinn, Emeritus Member, DIZ

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