News & Updates

  • Department of Energy Announces Early Career Research Program for FY 2022
    Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced it is accepting proposals for the 2022 DOE Office of Science Early Career Research Program to support the research of outstanding scientists early in their careers. The program will support over 60 early career researchers for five years at U.S. academic institutions... Read more
    Source: ASPB Blog Feed - News Page Published on: 2021-09-09
  • Browse high impact research from The Plant Cell and Plant Physiology
    Since the beginning of 2021, ASPB has partnered with Oxford University Press in the publication of The Plant Cell and Plant Physiology (see ASPB welcomes Oxford University Press). Through this partnership we’ve been exploring new ways to share and highlight the exciting research published in these journals. We’d like to... Read more
    Source: ASPB Blog Feed - News Page Published on: 2021-09-04
  • Tribute—Chunhua Zhang
    1977–2021 ASPB and the international plant biology community have lost one of their brightest and best stars, Chunhua Zhang, assistant professor of botany and plant pathology at Purdue University. Chunhua was diagnosed with late-stage pancreatic cancer in February 2021 shortly after giving birth to her fourth child. She did everything... Read more
    Source: ASPB Blog Feed - News Page Published on: 2021-09-01
  • President’s Letter—Code Red
    United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres called the Sixth Assessment Report, released by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) in August, a “code red for humanity” (IPCC, 2021). With improved knowledge of climate processes, paleoclimate evidence, and increasing radiative forcing (change in the energy flux in the atmosphere caused by... Read more
    Source: ASPB Blog Feed - News Page Published on: 2021-09-01
  • ASPB and partners awarded $2 million NSF grant to advance diversity, equity, and inclusion in the plant sciences
    By Mary Williams and Crispin Taylor, with graphics designed by Siobhan Braybrook We are excited to announce that ASPB, along with our partners, has been awarded a five-year grant through the NSF’s LEAPS [LEAding cultural change through Professional Societies (LEAPS) of Biology] program. As the lead organization, ASPB has the... Read more
    Source: ASPB Blog Feed - News Page Published on: 2021-08-04