News & Updates

  • Meet the ASPB President-Elect Candidates for 2019
    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.  You can ... Read More >
    April 2, 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 ... Read More >
    March 26, 2019
  • 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 ... Read More >
    March 20, 2019
  • ASPB Member Julian Schroeder Awarded Khalifa International Award
    Media Contact: Mario Aguilera 858-822-5148; 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 ... Read More >
    March 11, 2019
  • 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 ... Read More >
    March 11, 2019
  • 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, ... Read More >
    March 5, 2019
  • President’s Letter—March/April 2019
    Gazing into the Crystal Ball: Next-Gen Careers By Rob Last, Michigan State University, ASPB President. Co-authored by Laura Grapes, Bayer Crop Sciences, and Andrew Hanson, University of Florida. We continue the experiment of expanding participation in ASPB started with the last President’s Letter (…). This letter is part of a ... Read More >
    March 1, 2019
  • Apply for the 2019 CourseSource Writing Studio Workshop
    Editorial board members for the journal CourseSource are hosting a Writing Studio workshop starting with dinner on Wednesday, July 24th- lunch on Friday, July 26th in Minneapolis, MN, just ahead of the Society for the Advancement of Biology Education Research (SABER) meeting.  Faculty, graduate students, and postdocs who are interested in attending ... Read More >
    February 28, 2019