ASPB Member Spotlight – Craig Schenck

Craig Schenck NSF Postdoctoral Fellow, Treasurer ASPB Early Career Plant Scientist Section, Early Career Representative ASPB Publications Committee How or why did you get into plant science?  Growing up, we always had a garden and I liked to be outside getting my hands dirty. I loved the manual aspect of working outside and also the … Read more ASPB Member Spotlight – Craig Schenck

ASPB Member Spotlight – Erin Friedman

Erin Friedman ASPB Education Committee Chair Note: This interview was originally published in Judy Callis’ President’s Letter “The New Normal” To help members get to know you, how did you get into plant science? My dad, Steve Browder, has a PhD in plant physiology and taught biology at Franklin College, a small primarily undergraduate institution … Read more ASPB Member Spotlight – Erin Friedman

ASPB Member Spotlight – Lincoln Taiz

Lincoln Taiz ASPB Founding Legacy Society Member How did you spend your career? A scientific career typically begins in graduate school, when one earns a first paycheck as a teaching or research assistant. Mine began in the summer of 1967, when I joined the Botany Department at the University of California, Berkeley, as a PhD … Read more ASPB Member Spotlight – Lincoln Taiz

ASPB Member Spotlight — Lucas Vanhaelewyn

Lucas Vanhaelewyn Title: Doctoral Researcher Place of Work or School: Laboratory of Functional Plant Biology, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium Member Since: 2017 Research Area: Ultraviolet-B radiation in relation to plants: phototropism, defense, and secondary metabolites  What would you tell colleagues to encourage them to join ASPB?  ASPB is a very diverse plant science community. It … Read more ASPB Member Spotlight — Lucas Vanhaelewyn

ASPB Member Spotlight – Beverly Agtuca

Title: Visiting Assistant Professor at Adams State University, ASPB Intern Conviron Scholars Program Teaching Assistant Place of Work or School: Legume–Microbe Interactions Laboratory, University of Missouri Member Since: 2017 Research Area: Interactions of nitrogen-fixing bacteria in legumes and nonlegumes Note: This interview was originally published in the July/August 2019 Edition of ASPB News What would … Read more ASPB Member Spotlight – Beverly Agtuca

ASPB Member Spotlight – Deborah Delmer

Deborah Delmer ASPB Founding Legacy Society Member How did you spend your career? After getting a BA in bacteriology at Indiana University, I obtained a PhD in biology at the University of California San Diego, a campus so new that there were only six grad students in my cohort. We were pampered students, taught in informal … Read more ASPB Member Spotlight – Deborah Delmer

Announcing our 2020 Class of Plantae Fellows

As part of our ongoing commitment to creating a vibrant and engaging community for plant scientists, we launched the Plantae Fellow Program in 2016. With over 80 applicants from all over the world, we are proud to announce the people accepted into this year’s class. The role of the Fellows is to help nurture and … Read more Announcing our 2020 Class of Plantae Fellows

ASPB Member Spotlight – Katy McIntyre

Katy McIntyre Title: PhD Candidate, Vice Chair of the ASPB Ambassador Alliance, and NSF Graduate Research Fellow  Place of Work or School: Colorado State University  Member Since: 2016  Research Area: Molecular Plant Pathology      What would you tell colleagues to encourage them to join ASPB?  ASPB is one of the only scientific societies for … Read more ASPB Member Spotlight – Katy McIntyre

Submit Your Plant Biology 2020 Abstract by February 20th to be Considered for a Talk

Registration is open for Plant Biology 2020! And if you would like your work to be considered for a concurrent symposium presentation, you must submit your abstract by February 20. Plant biologists at all career stages are encouraged to submit. This year, ASPB’s annual meeting will be July 25–July 29 in Washington, DC, marking a … Read more Submit Your Plant Biology 2020 Abstract by February 20th to be Considered for a Talk

Registration is now open for Plant Biology 2020

Registration is now open for Plant Biology 2020, which will be held July 25-29 in Washington, DC. Mark your calendars: early bird rates will end on April 17, 2020.   Did you know? ASPB members get heavily discounted registration rates (learn more and join here); and members of underrepresented minority groups may apply for a … Read more Registration is now open for Plant Biology 2020

Applications now open for the 2020 Plantae Fellows program

Are you a creative, articulate and web-savvy plant scientist looking to connect with other like-minded folks? We need your help to nurture and grow Plantae, the online community for the global plant science community.  We are looking for individuals who are interested in becoming highly engaged by creating and curating content, facilitating and hosting discussions and … Read more Applications now open for the 2020 Plantae Fellows program

Conviron Scholars 2020 – Applications Now Open

ASPB and Conviron are delighted to announce an exciting opportunity to nurture the next generation of plant scientists. Open to exceptional undergraduate and graduate students studying plant biology, the ASPB Conviron Scholars program delivers an experience intended to serve as a foundation for a career in plant science. Applications welcome from any country.  Students who … Read more Conviron Scholars 2020 – Applications Now Open

Press Release – Blake Meyers Appointed Next Editor of The Plant Cell

Rockville, Maryland, October 21, 2019 – The American Society of Plant Biologists (ASPB) is pleased to announce the appointment of Blake C. Meyers to serve as editor-in-chief of The Plant Cell beginning January 1, 2020. The Plant Cell publishes novel research of particular significance in plant biology, especially in the areas of cellular biology, molecular … Read more Press Release – Blake Meyers Appointed Next Editor of The Plant Cell

Registration and Abstracts Are OPEN for Phenome 2020!

The survey results are in, and over 88% of Phenome 2019 attendees would recommend this conference to their colleagues! So we are pleased to invite you to the fourth annual Phenome conference, Phenome 2020, which will be held from February 24-27, 2020 at the Tucson Convention Center in Tucson, AZ. You asked and we listened: … Read more Registration and Abstracts Are OPEN for Phenome 2020!