News & Updates

  • PlantingScience Professional Development Workshop Strengthens Classroom + Early Career Scientist Connections
    In July 2017, PlantingScience hosted a professional development workshop at the Biological Sciences Curriculum Study (BSCS) in Colorado Springs, CO as part of the PlantingScience: Digging Deeper Together grant funded by NSF and lead by efforts from BSCS, BSA, and ASPB. The workshop included 24 high school teachers from around ... Read More >
    Jul 20 2017
  • ASPB / Conviron Scholars program: Supporting Students in Plant Science
    On June 24, 2017 ASPB began accepting applications for the ASPB Conviron Scholars Program. The year-long program is open to exceptional undergraduate and graduate students and will deliver an experience intended to serve as a foundation for a career in plant science. ASPB asked Steve Kroft, Conviron’s President & CEO, ... Read More >
    Jul 10 2017
  • Celebrating women in STEM through @365womeninSTEM
    From abstract algebra to zoology, women participate in science, technology, engineering and medicine (STEM), but sometimes their stories are not as well known as those of their male colleagues. To remedy this, PhD student Josie Maidment is conducting a one-year Twitter education campaign called “@365womeninSTEM,” in which every day she ... Read More >
    Jul 10 2017
  • #PlantBio17 Day 3 Recap
    Day 3 of Plant Biology for me can be summed up as informative and inspirational. The day began with a major symposium covering the chemical dictionary of plants. Plants make hundreds of thousand different compounds for a variety of purposes. Harro Bouwmeester shared his journey which began wondering how parasitic ... Read More >
    Jun 27 2017
  • What’s Happening on Tuesday at Plant Biology 2017
    Thank you for attending Plant Biology 2017– here’s your Tuesday meeting update! Here is your daily guide to activities curated by our team. Please check out our social media policy and hashtag #plantbio17 if you are using Twitter. When in doubt, you can also check the schedule and the conference app, ... Read More >
    Jun 27 2017
  • PlantBio17 Day 2 Recap
    Day 2 in Honolulu, Hawaii was full of hard choices.   The day started at 7 am with both the Women in Plant Biology breakfast and the Undergraduate Poster Session running concurrently. Both events were immensely successful. The quality of research presented by the undergraduates of ASPB is incredible! These ... Read More >
    Jun 26 2017
  • What’s Happening on Monday at Plant Biology 2017
    Thank you for attending Plant Biology 2017– here’s your Monday meeting update! Here is your daily guide to activities curated by our team. When in doubt, you can also check the schedule and the conference app, or stop by Registration and ask one of our friendly volunteers.   Monday Highlights To ... Read More >
    Jun 26 2017
  • PlantBio17 Day 1 Recap
    What a fabulous starting day for Plant Biology here in sunny Honolulu Hawaii! The day started bright and early with 3 concurrent workshops: Primarily Undergraduate Institute Workshop, A Discussion of the Future of Plant Science, Introducing RNA-Seq Data Analysis with R and Integrated Genome Browser, and Talk Story and Communication ... Read More >
    Jun 25 2017