News & Updates

  • A Day with a Plant Scientist: A report on a one-day session submitted by Amina Yaqoob: ASPB Ambassador in Pakistan
    I want to share an exciting experience of conducting my first seminar as an ASPB Ambassador at a local high school (Beacon house school system, Lahore) on 12th March, 2018. It was a beautiful sunny day when I visited a group of energetic young students at the high school. They ... Read More >
    July 2, 2018
  • Plant Biology 2018: Call for Volunteers
    Volunteer onsite and help the entire plant science community stay connected with Plant Biology 2018. Together, we can raise awareness, increase visibility around the amazing science, networking, and education happening during the meeting and beyond. Opportunities include: Event coverage via Twitter and Facebook: (see social media policy) Taking photos and ... Read More >
    June 28, 2018
  • Tell us what you’re thinking about ASPB
    ASPB is a society of professionals, a scientific publisher, a meeting organizer, and takes a leading role in communicating plant science more broadly. We want your feedback and input on how we can continue to improve in our efforts to support the cause of plant science and you as individuals ... Read More >
    June 22, 2018
  • Pitch Yourself & Your Science for #PlantBio18
    Your “elevator pitch” is how you present yourself and your science in an intriguing, attention-grabbing, and articulate way. When someone asks you about yourself or your work, being prepared with your “pitch” immediately catches their interest and opens the conversation so you can provide more detail. How to the contest ... Read More >
    June 19, 2018
  • Plant Biology 2018 in Montreal: Code of Conduct Roll-out
    With only three weeks until Plant Biology 2018 in Montreal, we would like to remind everyone to be kind and respectful toward each other during the conference, and always. ASPB is committed to ensuring that our meetings are welcoming and inclusive for everyone, so that we can be comfortable sharing ... Read More >
    June 18, 2018
  • ASPB: Evolving In A Digital Age
    BY THE ASPB DIGITAL TEAM Some of you may remember when academic correspondence took place by post. Authors sent manuscripts by mail to journals, which passed them on to reviewers, whose comments were ultimately returned to the authors, who then started the process again with a revised manuscript. ASPB published ... Read More >
    June 11, 2018
  • Policy Update: Senate Hearing on Student Visas and National Security
    Lewis-Burke Associates LLC – June 6, 2018 On June 6, the Subcommittee on Border Security and Immigration of the Senate Committee on the Judiciary held a hearing entitled, “Student Visa Integrity: Protecting Educational Opportunity and National Security.”  The hearing focused on the potential threats international students and academics, particularly those ... Read More >
    June 8, 2018
  • Join the 2018-2019 Planting Science Master Plant Science Team!
    ASPB invites members to join the 2018-2019 PlantingScience Master Plant Science Team. PlantingScience is a free online resource to teachers and schools. The program provides volunteer scientists, resources, and activities to support innovation in teaching, learning, and mentoring. PlantingScience is a learning community where scientists provide online mentorship to student teams as they design ... Read More >
    June 5, 2018
  • ASPB’s 2018 Election Results
    Many thanks to those members who took the time to vote this spring; and hearty congratulations to our newly elected Council members: Judy Callis (incoming president elect) and Wayne Parrott (incoming secretary elect)! Judy and Wayne will begin their next cycles of service to ASPB on October 1, 2018. Thanks, ... Read More >
    May 31, 2018