News & Updates

  • President’s Letter—The Power of Communication
    The undeniable reality is that meaningful science cannot be siloed, and scientists cannot operate in a socioeconomic and political void. In principle, the success of science in society requires two pillars: scientific achievement and clear communication of outcomes to the public. The paramount importance of clear communication has been long... Read more
    Source: ASPB Blog Feed - News Page Published on: 2022-05-17
  • ASPB Signs Letter to Eliminate Barriers to FDA’s Draft Guidance on Gene Editing
    On April 19, 2022, the Ag Biotech Alliance, of which ASPB is a member, sent a letter to key members of Congress to include in the Fiscal Year 2023 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies (Agriculture) Appropriations bill to provide the U.S. Food and Drug Administration... Read more
    Source: ASPB Blog Feed - News Page Published on: 2022-04-28
  • 2022 Women’s Young Investigator Travel Award Winners
    Each year, ASPB’s Women in Plant Biology Committee makes travel awards to enable early career women investigators to attend the Plant Biology conference. The goal of the competitive process that underpins the Women’s Young Investigator Travel Award (WYITA) program is to increase the attendance of early career women investigators at... Read more
    Source: ASPB Blog Feed - News Page Published on: 2022-04-25
  • Congratulations to ASPB’s 2022 Award Recipients
    ASPB is pleased to announce the recipients of its 2022 awards, which honor distinction in service, outreach, education, and research.   Adolph E. Gude Jr. Award Beronda Montgomery, Michigan State University, East Lansing   Charles Albert Shull Award Lucia Strader, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina   Charles Reid Barnes Life... Read more
    Source: ASPB Blog Feed - News Page Published on: 2022-04-07
  • NAS and Office of Science offer Support for Ukrainian Scientists
    The Russian invasion of Ukraine has led to a refugee crisis in Europe, and many scientists and researchers are among the millions of Ukrainians who have fled their country. To assist these researchers in continuing their work in safety, the U.S. National Academy of Sciences (NAS) has launched the Safe... Read more
    Source: ASPB Blog Feed - News Page Published on: 2022-04-05