News & Updates

  • $1.5 Billion Program Will Support up to 150 ECRs Advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
    The Howard Hughes Medical Institute made waves with the announcement of its Freeman Hrabowski Scholars Program, a new program supporting early career researchers (ECRs) who fulfill the program’s goals of not only advancing their fields of research but also “diversity, equity, and inclusion through their mentorship and understanding of the... Read more
    Source: ASPB Blog Feed - News Page Published on: 2022-06-27
  • Meet the ASPB President-Elect Candidates for 2022
    Belonging to ASPB brings more than discounts for attending Plant Biology meetings or publishing in the Society’s journals. Our members form a community of dedicated individuals who, like you, work together to support and nurture an engaged, vibrant, and thriving community of plant scientists. By getting involved in ASPB and... Read more
    Source: ASPB Blog Feed - News Page Published on: 2022-06-27
  • Funding Opportunity: USDA Releases FY 2022 Agricultural Genome to Phenome Initiative RFA
    The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) released a request for applications (RFA) for the fiscal year (FY) 2022 Agricultural Genome to Phenome Initiative (AG2PI). AG2PI aims to advance scientific understanding of genomes and phenomes of plants and animals of significance to American agriculture.... Read more
    Source: ASPB Blog Feed - News Page Published on: 2022-05-25
  • 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