ASPB’s 2020 Election Results

Many thanks to those members who took the time to vote this spring; and hearty congratulations to our newly elected Board of Directors member: Katayoon (Katie) Dehesh (incoming president-elect) and Program Committee member and future Board of Directors member Stacey Harmer (incoming secretary-elect)! Additionally, the recognition of Asaph Aharoni, Hsou-min Li, and Hitoshi Sakakibara as … Read more ASPB’s 2020 Election Results

Meet the ASPB President-Elect Candidates for 2020

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, … Read more Meet the ASPB President-Elect Candidates for 2020

We Need to Hear Your Voices

In support of #ShutDownSTEM, an initiative from a multi-identity, intersectional coalition of STEM professionals and academics that is taking action for Black lives, ASPB suspended its operations on Wednesday, June 10. Our websites did not function or allow financial transactions, and our journals did not process manuscripts. The Society’s governance, journal editorial boards, and staff … Read more We Need to Hear Your Voices

ASPB Welcomes Our New Members Who Joined in March 2020

ASPB welcomes all the new members that joined in March 2020.  The many opportunities ASPB provides the plant science community would not be possible without our member, so thank you for joining. Learn more about the opportunities powered by ASPB and the benefits of membership. Join ASPB in welcoming our new members: Juan Arbelaez, University of Illinois … Read more ASPB Welcomes Our New Members Who Joined in March 2020

ASPB Names 2020 Award Recipients

ASPB Names 2020 Award Recipients ROCKVILLE, MD – The American Society of Plant Biologists (ASPB) is pleased to announce the recipients of its 2020 awards, which honor distinction in research, education, outreach, and service. Charles Albert Shull Award Zachary Lippman, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Cold Spring Harbor Charles F. Kettering Award Donald Bryant, The Pennsylvania … Read more ASPB Names 2020 Award Recipients

Welcome New Ambassadors

ASPB Ambassadors are early career scientists (students and postdocs) and industry employees enlisted to communicate the mission and vision of the Society to other plant biologists and to the general public, to help ensure the ongoing vitality of the Society.  These young leaders engage their campus communities in outreach activities, represent ASPB at section conferences, … Read more Welcome New Ambassadors

ASPB Welcomes Our New Members Who Joined in January/February 2020

ASPB welcomes all the new members that joined in January and February 2020.  The many opportunities ASPB provides the plant science community would not be possible without our member, so thank you for joining. Learn more about the opportunities powered by ASPB and the benefits of membership. Join ASPB in welcoming our new members: Modesta Abugu, University … Read more ASPB Welcomes Our New Members Who Joined in January/February 2020

ASPB Welcomes Our New Members Who Joined in 2019

ASPB welcomes all the new members that joined in 2019.  The many opportunities ASPB provides the plant science community would not be possible without our member, so thank you for joining. Learn more about the opportunities powered by ASPB and the benefits of membership. Join ASPB in welcoming our new members: Ammad Abbas, University of Edinburgh Patrick … Read more ASPB Welcomes Our New Members Who Joined in 2019

Travel Awards for Plant Biology 2020 from the Primarily Undergraduate Institutions Section a Possibility

The American Society of Plant Biologists (ASPB) is a leader in developing and supporting professional development opportunities for members at all career stages and who are at different types of institutions. In an effort to boost research engagement at Primarily Undergraduate Institutions (PUIs) for current and prospective faculty, ASPB is offering a PUI workshop on … Read more Travel Awards for Plant Biology 2020 from the Primarily Undergraduate Institutions Section a Possibility

Announcing the 2020 Travel Grant Winners

The Travel Grant Program aims to increase attendance of early career scientists at the annual meeting by providing travel funds for those in financial need. Increasing diversity among the annual meeting attendees is another primary goal. Undergraduate students, graduate students, postdocs, faculty, and professionals beginning their careers in plant science are strongly encouraged to apply. … Read more Announcing the 2020 Travel Grant Winners

Announcing the 2020 ASPB Sharon Gray Women’s Young Investigator Travel Award Winners

The goal of the ASPB Women’s Young Investigator Travel Award is to increase attendance at the Plant Biology annual meeting of young female investigators who are within the first five years of their appointment in academic faculty-level positions, government research positions, or industry research scientist positions, as well as experienced postdocs. By naming the 2020 … Read more Announcing the 2020 ASPB Sharon Gray Women’s Young Investigator Travel Award Winners

Support the Creation of an Early Career Researcher Section of ASPB

It is proposed that ASPB establish a new section that is organized around Early Career Researchers (students, post-docs, scientists in transition, and generally anyone who self-identifies as an Early Career Researcher). The creation of this section will benefit ECRs currently within the society by establishing a formal means of communication among the ECR leadership, as … Read more Support the Creation of an Early Career Researcher Section of ASPB

ASPB’s 2019 Election Results

Many thanks to those members who took the time to vote this spring; and hearty congratulations to our newly elected Board of Directors members: Maureen McCann (incoming president-elect) and Clint Chapple (incoming elected member)! Additionally, the election of Robert Furbank, Yi-Fang Tsay, and Andreas Weber as Enid MacRobbie corresponding members was endorsed by the ASPB … Read more ASPB’s 2019 Election Results

Meet the ASPB President-Elect Candidates for 2019

View the recording of this event. Join us for a live, online “meet the candidates” event and get to know the candidates for ASPB President-elect. Date and Time: *Monday, April 8, 8:30 AM PDT, 11:30 AM EDT; 4:30 PM BST  – Register today and be sure to bring your questions and ideas to the webinar.  … Read more Meet the ASPB President-Elect Candidates for 2019

Meet the Ambassador of the Year for 2019, Arif Ashraf

We are happy to announce that this year’s Ambassador of the Year award is presented to Arif Ashraf, who is currently in Japan, although will be moving to Michigan shortly.  Please read below to learn more about Arif, in his own words. I am Arif Ashraf. I graduated from the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular … Read more Meet the Ambassador of the Year for 2019, Arif Ashraf

ASPB Names 2019 Award Recipients

The American Society of Plant Biologists (ASPB) is pleased to announce the recipients of its 2019 awards, which honor excellence in research, education, outreach, and service. Honors to be presented at Plant Biology 2019 in San Jose, California Adolph E. Gude, Jr. Award Maarten Chrispeels, University of California, San Diego ASPB Innovation Prize for Agricultural … Read more ASPB Names 2019 Award Recipients

ASPB Member Julian Schroeder Awarded Khalifa International Award

Media Contact: Mario Aguilera 858-822-5148; maguilera@ucsd.edu Julian Schroeder Awarded International Prize for Advances in Plant Research Khalifa International Award recognizes agricultural innovation Division of Biological Sciences/University of California San Diego UC San Diego Distinguished Professor Julian Schroeder has been awarded a prestigious international prize for his research achievements in plant drought and salt tolerance, as … Read more ASPB Member Julian Schroeder Awarded Khalifa International Award

Welcome to the New Early Career Representatives on ASPB Committees

As part of the #ASPBForward movement, five of the ASPB committees have added an Early Career Representative (ECR) to their committee rosters: Education Committee, International Committee, Minority Affairs Committee, Publications Committee and the Women in Plant Biology committee (Membership Committee and Science Policy Committee already had ECR positions).  ASPB is happy to introduce these exceptional … Read more Welcome to the New Early Career Representatives on ASPB Committees

Welcome the New ASPB Ambassadors

ASPB Ambassadors are early career scientists (students and postdocs) and industry employees enlisted to communicate the mission and vision of the Society to other plant biologists and to the general public, to help ensure the ongoing vitality of the Society.  These young leaders engage their campus communities in outreach activities, represent ASPB at section conferences, … Read more Welcome the New ASPB Ambassadors