News & Updates

  • Submit Your Abstract for Plant Biology 2021
    The Plant Biology 2021 Worldwide Summit will be virtual again this year, taking place online July 19-23, 2021.  As always, the program will provide a rich mix of scientific content in plenary talks, concurrent symposia, virtual posters, professional development workshops, a virtual exhibit hall, and ample opportunities for small-group networking.... Read more
    Source: ASPB Blog Feed - News Page Published on: 2021-02-18
  • The announcement you have been waiting for: the Plant Biology 2021 Worldwide Summit
    Are you ready for the Plant Biology 2021 Worldwide Summit? As we completed the final session of Plant Biology 2020, our thoughts quickly turned to the following year and our excitement about gathering with you in Pittsburgh.  The 2020 Worldwide Summit was a resounding success, with 2,700 participants from 56... Read more
    Source: ASPB Blog Feed - News Page Published on: 2021-02-17
  • Advice from a Plant Biologist – A Video Series
    Looking for advice, but have no one to ask? Check out, Advice from a Plant Biologist, a new video series created by the ASPB Women in Plant Biology Committee, and the ASPB Early Career Researchers Section!  Watch these videos for advice on all things in life as a plant biologist... Read more
    Source: ASPB Blog Feed - News Page Published on: 2021-02-03
  • President’s Letter—Moving Forward
    There’s a carving of a crocodile on the walls of the old Cavendish Laboratory in Cambridge in honor of Ernest Rutherford, the father of nuclear physics. It was commissioned by Peter Kapitza, a Soviet Nobel laureate, and various legends attach to its significance. “The Crocodile” was Kapitza’s pet name for... Read more
    Source: ASPB Blog Feed - News Page Published on: 2021-02-01
  • Travel Awards for Plant Biology 2021 for Faculty from the Primarily Undergraduate Institutions Section
    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 inclusivity in research at Primarily Undergraduate Institutions (PUIs), ASPB is offering a PUI workshop... Read more
    Source: ASPB Blog Feed - News Page Published on: 2021-01-29
  • 2021 ASPB Ambassador Applications Now Open
    Apply Now: Deadline to apply:  February 28, 2021 Open to members: Not a member – JOIN NOW by creating an account and then clicking JOIN APPLICATION Program summary:  The ASPB Ambassador Program was established to involve students, post-docs and industry scientists in communicating ASPB’s mission to plant biologists and to... Read more
    Source: ASPB Blog Feed - News Page Published on: 2021-01-21
  • Introducing Changing Cultures and Climates, a new online resource for equity, diversity, and inclusion
    The American Society of Plant Biologists (ASPB), in partnership with the North American Arabidopsis Steering Committee (NAASC), is excited to announce the creation of an online hub for collecting resources aimed at improving diversity and inclusion in the plant sciences.  The mission of Changing Cultures and Climates is to provide... Read more
    Source: ASPB Blog Feed - News Page Published on: 2021-01-19