ASPB Webinar April 24: What I Wish I Had Known When I Started Grad School (2024 Edition)

A Panel Discussion by the ASPB Early Career Plant Scientists (ECPS) Section April 24, 2024 12 PM CST The ASPB Early Career Plant Scientists (ECPS) Section wants to help you succeed in graduate school. As you prepare for the next step in your professional career, ECPS will help guide you with our annual panel discussion … Read more

Meet the ASPB President-Elect Candidates for 2022

Belonging to ASPB brings more than discounts for attending Plant Biology meetings or publishing in the Society’s journals. Our members form a community of dedicated individuals who, like you, work together to support and nurture an engaged, vibrant, and thriving community of plant scientists. By getting involved in ASPB and by voting in our elections, you will be helping to shape the future of the Society and the plant science community as a whole.
On Monday, June 27, 2022 we held a live, online “Meet the ASPB President-Elect Candidates” event to get to know the candidates for ASPB president-elect. Before you vote, take some time to learn about the candidates for President-elect by watching the webinar recording and/or reading 2022 Election Brochure.
Voting is open until July 20, 2022 at Not a member yet? Join here! 
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ASPB’s elected officers represent your interests and priorities as members; they work for you!


Leeann Thornton

Leeann Thornton is a professor of biology at The College of New Jersey and the director of the first-year seminar program.

Laura Wayne
Laura Wayne is an Associate Laureate and the Oils Discovery Leader at Corteva Agriscience in Johnston, IA.



Deisiany Ferreira Neres
Deisiany Ferreira Neres is a PhD candidate in the Biological Systems Engineering department at Virginia Tech University. She has recently joined the ASPB’s Ambassador Alliance where she hopes to be in close contact with the scientific community and contribute to it.