News & Updates

  • DARPA BTO Announces Proposers Day for Advanced Plant Technologies Program
    Lewis-Burke Associates LLC – November 21, 2017 On November 17, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s (DARPA) Biological Technologies Office (BTO) announced a Proposers Day for the newly created Advanced Plant Technologies (APT) Program. The Proposers Day, in support of a planned Broad Agency Announcement (BAA), will be held on ... Read More >
    Source: ASPB Blog Feed – News PagePublished on 2017-11-21
  • Nominations Opening Soon for 2018 ASPB Awards!
    The Time to Recognize and Honor Excellence among Our Fellow Plant Scientists is Approaching The 2018 Call for Award Nominations will be sent to all ASPB members on January 3, 2018, and nominations will be due by Wednesday, February 14. ASPB encourages you to participate in the 2018 awards program ... Read More >
    Source: ASPB Blog Feed – News PagePublished on 2017-11-20
  • Agency Update: NSF Seeks Members for STEM Education Advisory Panel
    Lewis-Burke Associates, LLC – November 10, 2017 On November 8, the National Science Foundation (NSF) announced that it is accepting recommendations for members of a new STEM[1] Education Advisory Panel.  This panel will provide input to the interagency Committee on Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Education (CoSTEM), which is made ... Read More >
    Source: ASPB Blog Feed – News PagePublished on 2017-11-17
  • Research Coordination Networks in Undergraduate Biology Education (RCN-UBE): Call for Proposals
    RCN-UBE (NSF 18-510) is designed to enhance undergraduate biology education using networks of faculty and professionals to communicate and coordinate their research, training, and educational activities. The theme of RCN-UBE proposals can be on any topic likely to enhance undergraduate biology education. RCN-UBE provides opportunities to: foster new collaborations address ... Read More >
    Source: ASPB Blog Feed – News PagePublished on 2017-11-15
  • Action Alert – Contact Congress to Prevent Major Tax Increase on Graduate Students
    Please read the urgent request below and contact your Member of Congress regarding a harmful provision in a piece of legislation under consideration by Congress. The situation: The U.S. House of Representatives is currently considering tax reform legislation, H.R. 1, that would change the way graduate student income is considered ... Read More >
    Source: ASPB Blog Feed – News PagePublished on 2017-11-13