News & Updates

  • Early-Career Researchers: Make an Impact with DARPA’s New Innovation Fellowship
    The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) recently announced its Innovation Fellowship to recruit early career scientists and engineers to serve two-year positions at DARPA. Through the program, fellows will manage a research portfolio in collaboration with DARPA program managers and build relationships with DARPA performers in academia, industry, and... Read more
    Source: ASPB Blog Feed - News Page Published on: 2022-09-08
  • Green Career Week is October 3-7
    October 3-7 has been designated Green Career Week, a nationwide effort led by local horticulture, agriculture and floriculture businesses and organizations around the country designed to expose high school students to the outstanding career opportunities in these fields. During Green Career Week, participating businesses and organizations will connect with local... Read more
    Source: ASPB Blog Feed - News Page Published on: 2022-09-07
  • Green Career Week is October 3-7
    October 3-7 has been designated Green Career Week, a nationwide effort led by local horticulture, agriculture and floriculture businesses and organizations around the country designed to expose high school students to the outstanding career opportunities in these fields. During Green Career Week, participating businesses and organizations will connect with local... Read more
    Source: ASPB Blog Feed - News Page Published on: 2022-09-07
  • What is it Like to Serve as an Early Career Representative on an ASPB Committee
    Read these question and response documents to see what it is like to serve as an Early Career Representative on different ASPB Committees.  As you read these responses from ECR reps serving on various committees, you may find that the functioning and responsibilities of a specific committee “speaks to you”.... Read more
    Source: ASPB Blog Feed - News Page Published on: 2022-09-06
  • What is it Like to Serve as an Early Career Representative on an ASPB Committee?
    Read these question-and-response documents to learn what it is like to serve as an Early Career Representative (ECR) on different ASPB Committees. As you read these responses from ECRs serving on various committees, you may find that the function and responsibilities of a specific committee “speak to you.” Contemplate what... Read more
    Source: ASPB Blog Feed - News Page Published on: 2022-09-06
  • From Plant Biology 2022: Joint Genome Institute Covers the “Single Cell and Spatial Biology Across the Plant Kingdom” Symposium
    The US Department of Energy’s (DOE) Joint Genome Institute (JGI) released the latest episode of its “Genome Insider” podcast, “Better Crops With a Pointillist Approach to Plant Genomics,” featuring speakers from the “Single Cell and Spatial Biology Across the Plant Kingdom” concurrent symposium that took place on Sunday, July 10,... Read more
    Source: ASPB Blog Feed - News Page Published on: 2022-08-29
  • From Plant Biology 2022: Following the Light
    A Brilliant Summary of the “Responses to Light” Symposium By Guadalupe Fernández-Milmanda As explained by the symposium chair, Prof. Andreas Madlung (University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, Washington), summarizing the “Responses to Light” concurrent symposium, presented Sunday, July 10 at Plant Biology 2022, is quite challenging, as, in very simple words,... Read more
    Source: ASPB Blog Feed - News Page Published on: 2022-08-22
  • From Plant Biology 2022: How Plants Pave the Way for Human Space Exploration
    By Stefanie Wege Crop Harvest on the International Space Station “Space research breeds on earth innovation,” stated NASA researcher Dr. Howard Levin during his presentation “Current Capabilities for growing Plants in Space,” the first talk in the concurrent symposium “Plants for Space,” which took place Sunday, July 10, 2022 at... Read more
    Source: ASPB Blog Feed - News Page Published on: 2022-08-16
  • From Plant Biology 2022: Plants vs Insects Session Recap
    By Guadalupe Fernández-Milmanda In this session at Plant Biology 2022, a varied group of speakers presented the latest advances from one of the oldest wars that takes place in our world: Plants versus insects. Attendees heard news from multiple front lines: cotton, cowpea, and Arabidopsis, and I served as a... Read more
    Source: ASPB Blog Feed - News Page Published on: 2022-08-10
  • ASPB’s 2022 Election Results
    Many thanks to those members who took the time to vote this summer; and hearty congratulations to our incoming president-elect, Leeann Thornton, and secretary-elect, Ian Wallace! Additionally, the recognition of Tzyy Jen Chiou, Andreas Schaller, and Nicolas Smirnoff as Enid MacRobbie Corresponding members was overwhelmingly ratified by the ASPB membership.... Read more
    Source: ASPB Blog Feed - News Page Published on: 2022-08-05
  • From Plant Biology 2022: Creating an Inspiring Scientific Environment to Discuss Climate-Smart Agriculture
    Highlights of the ASPB African Researchers Network Workshop and Hackathon   By Sessen Daniel Iohannes and Modesta Abugu Current agricultural ecosystems are threatened by ongoing climate change and weather extremes that affect crop production, biodiversity, and dynamics of pests and diseases. We need to rethink how we do agriculture to... Read more
    Source: ASPB Blog Feed - News Page Published on: 2022-08-03