Given on a biennial basis, it was designed for established scientists and graduate students from various disciplines. From the beginning it was attended by scientists from around the world.
The U of S was in a unique position to foster tissue culture studies.
Members of faculty in a variety of disciplines were using tissue culture techniques in the areas of human, animal and plant research. The concentration of tissue culture research created a hothouse environment where innovation could blossom.
In this photo from the first tissue culture course in August 1963, Morgan is seated next to Federoff (standing).