Community Updates:

Human Networks, Thinking Broadly and Solving Problems A new collection related to Rob Last's fifth ASPB president's letter has been posted 

Articles in the collection include: 

Why, how and where to talk to talk about science - Slides from a one-hour lecture by Mary Williams to encourage people to engage with the public.

Introducing a new and original outreach video series: How Do Plants Do That? If you would like to contribute to this series, join our outreach network and message Ana Valladares

How Do Plants... Attract Pollinators? by Rebecca Hayes

How did Plants Evolve? by Ana Valladares 


ASPB's Annual Plant Biology Meeting will be held August 3-7,  2019 in San Jose, California. Join the Plant Biology 2019 Network to find travel tips for plant biologiststips for first time conference attendees, a list of major symposia, information about onsite childcare, the Plant Biology 2019 roll call and more! 

  • Plant Synthetic Biology Meeting will be held in in San Jose immediately after Plant Biology, August 7-9. Join the Synthetic Biology Network to find more information about this conference, watch interviews with plant synthetic biologists, and browse collections of plant synthetic biology resources

Interesting Reads:

Unite, Inspire, Enable: The Future of Plant Science  - by JP Dundore-Arias, Jacque Fletcher, and Brett Tyler

Collection of Reflections on Plant Cell Classics

In 2019, The Plant Cell celebrates its 30th anniversary. In recognition of this milestone, the journal solicted a series of reflections by members of the editorial board and others. Authors were asked to write about one or more memorable and exciting articles published in The Plant Cell, and how this work has influenced our current understanding. Follow  #ThePlantCellebration30 on Twitter for additonal updates. 

Plant Science Research Weekly  - This week: High-speed breeding, Clamydomonas as a reference organism, combinatorial nutrient stresses, how drought affects below-ground herbivores, awaking the sleeping carboxylase, greener opiate antagonists, RopGEFs and root hairs, and ABCB21. Read the latest edition here


Join the 2019-2020 PlantingScience Master Plant Science Team - Apply by Aug 11

Register for our next Plantae Seminar: Addressing fundamental questions in plant science through synthetic biology - Tue, Jul 9, 2019 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM EDT

Looking for a career in plant science? Browse Plant Science Jobs and Internships here and attend the Career Fair at Plant Biology 2019

Are you actively on the academic job market and interested in faculty positions in China? If your answer is yes, consider attending the recruiting event being organized by the Chinese Society for Plant Biology and ASPB on August 3, 2019, in conjunction with Plant Biology 2019 in San Jose, CA. A number of positions are — or will soon be — available at several participating institutions across China. More info

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