Welcome to Headlines and Deadlines! Every month, we'll post a quick reminder of the news you need to know.


CLOSING SOON - Have you checked out the Conviron Seeding Discovery Competition? It's an amazing opportunity to WIN A GROWTH CHAMBER for your lab!  Closes June 7: Apply today!

Fascination of Plants Day 2019 is May 18! Check out the activities, especially the #PlantSciArt competition!

CLOSING SOON - Are you an ASPB member? Elections are happening now! Meet the candidates and voteVoting closes on May 24, so please don't delay.

Going to Plant Biology 2019?  Let us know in the Roll Call!

Got a need for an image or an animation? Post your request in the brand new Visual Communicators Network!

The Plant Cell is 30! Check out our growing series of reflections on Plant Cell classics.


Check the Global Plant Science Events Calendar for upcoming events!


Taproot Podcast Season 3 has finished, but you can still listen to all the episodes! [Subscribe!]: 


Next Plantae Webinars:  

Did you miss our recent Plantae Webinars? Check them out here:


... and DEADLINES!

  • Other important stuff:
    • CALL FOR PAPERS - Upcoming Plant Physiology Focus Issues - 2020 Focus Issue on RNA Biology - Deadline for Submission: July 1 (anticipated publication date January 2020)
    • CALL FOR PAPERS - Plants Special Issue on Nitrogen Fixing Plants - deadline August 31
    • The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) has opened the application period for the AAAS IF/THEN Ambassadors program, which will bring together 100 women from a variety of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) careers to serve as high-profile role models for middle school girls. Learn more and apply before July 21.


Are you connected to any companies looking to reach the plant science community?  Tell them about ASPB's sponsorship opportunities!  We are looking specifically for companies who want to collaborate on educational programs and new project ideas that can be hosted in Plantae. But we are also happy to engage with companies interested in other sponsorship, exhibiting, and/or advertising opportunities. 

Help us spread the word!