News & Updates

  • DARPA Announces Cornucopia Program
    On December 10, the Defense Sciences Office (DSO) at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) released a broad agency announcement (BAA) for its Cornucopia program.  Cornucopia is a funding opportunity focused on how to produce palatable food from microorganisms such as bacteria, microalgae, and fungi using minimal inputs. The program... Read more
    Source: ASPB Blog Feed - News Page Published on: 2021-12-16
  • Nominations Opening Soon for 2022 ASPB Awards!
    The Time to Recognize and Honor Excellence Among Our Fellow Plant Scientists Is Approaching The 2022 Call for Award Nominations will be sent to ASPB members on January 3, 2022, and nominations will be due by Friday, February 25. ASPB encour­ages you to participate in the 2022 awards program by... Read more
    Source: ASPB Blog Feed - News Page Published on: 2021-12-14
  • Introducing: The Newly Revised Principles for Teaching Plant Biology
    The 12 Principles of Plant Biology are a widely used resource for teaching and learning plant biology, especially within the K-12 educational community. On the eve of the 25th anniversary of their development, the Education Committee would like to share with you a revised, expanded set of Principles for Teaching... Read more
    Source: ASPB Blog Feed - News Page Published on: 2021-12-09
  • Applications Open for CourseSource Writing Faculty Mentoring Network
    Have you developed new evidence-based teaching activities and/or lessons for online learning in biology undergraduate education? Are you interested in working with a group of peers to write and prepare your Lesson manuscript for submission to the journal CourseSource? CourseSource is partnering with BioQUEST and QUBES to offer semester-long Faculty... Read more
    Source: ASPB Blog Feed - News Page Published on: 2021-12-09
  • ASPB/AAAS 2022 Mass Media Science & Engineering Fellows Program
    Are you interested in science writing? Do you want to help people understand complex scientific issues? Apply for the ASPB/AAAS Mass Media Science & Engineering Fellows Program and learn how to increase public understanding of science and technology. Fellows in the 10-week 2022 summer program will work as reporters in... Read more
    Source: ASPB Blog Feed - News Page Published on: 2021-12-02
  • Announcing the Update Your ASPB Profile Raffle Winners
    As you may have heard, ASPB has implemented a new database to track memberships and other activities within ASPB. This database is also the source for our member-facing directory, so it’s a vital tool in ensuring society members can find each other. To make this database as accurate and useful... Read more
    Source: ASPB Blog Feed - News Page Published on: 2021-11-29