ASPB Pioneer Members

Pioneer Members of ASPB provided the education and research training for many members of our community, and in some cases the leadership of the Society and its journals. Their recognition as a Pioneer comes from former graduate students, postdocs, colleagues, family members, and friends who collectively contributed $5,000 or more to honor them. Names of the contributors are listed beneath each Pioneer’s name, as well as links to available biographical information about the Pioneer and their contributions to plant biology.

If you would like to be included as a supporter of one of these individuals as a Pioneer of ASPB, fill out the donor commitment form and we will contact you with next steps. You can submit a testimonial to go with your donation on the form.

If you would like to submit a testimonial for a donation already made, please fill out the testimonial form.

And if you would like to initiate fundraising in support of a Pioneer not currently listed, please email Brian Larkins or Crispin Taylor.

Please note that testimonials will be held and not visible on the website until ASPB is ready to announce the new Pioneer. This may be several weeks from the time you submit the testimonial.