News & Announcements

You are viewing 92 posts in the category Announcements

Daniel Bertram Ward

  • 0
Daniel B. Ward, Florida Botanist, Professor Emeritus at the University of Florida, Gainesville, and ASPT member for 56 years, died in July of this year.  His immense botanical knowledge is…
Share |

ASPT Awards 2017--Calls for nomination and application

  • 0
31 Oct 2016 The call for nominations is now out for ASPT annual awards. The Peter Raven Award, Asa Gray Award, Innovations in Plant Systematics Education Prize (IPSEP…
Share |

Lawrence Memorial Award – 2017 Nominations

  • 0
The Award Committee of the Lawrence Memorial Fund invites nominations for the 2017 Lawrence Memorial Award.  Honoring the memory of Dr. George H. M. Lawrence, founding Director of the Hunt Institute…
Share |

Lawrence Memorial Award 2016 recipient

  • 0
Mr. Andre Hahn, a student of Dr. Michael A. Osborne at the School of History, Philosophy, and Religion at Oregon State University is the recipient of the 2016 Lawrence Memorial Award.…
Share |

Eagle Hill Institute’s Summer Field Courses -­ 2016

  • 0
Summer One-week field courses in botany taught at Eagle Hill, Steuben, Maine. See the PDF for details
Share |

Graduate Student Research Grant recipients for 2016

  • 0
We are pleased to announce the 2016 Graduate Student Research Grant (GSRG) awards. The ASPT Honors and Awards committee received 65 highly competitive proposals of which 24 were selected for funding.…
Share |

Symposia for Botany 2017

  • 0
Heads Up for Botany 2017!  As you are all getting prepared for Botany 2016 in Savannah, GA, please start thinking ahead to Botany 2017, June 24-June 28 in Fort Worth, TX.…
Share |

Pamela Soltis elected to National Academy of Sciences

  • 0
Pamela J. Soltis elected to National Academy of Sciences ASPT member, Council Member (1993-1996), and Asa Gray Awardee (2006) Pamela J. Soltis was elected to the National Academy of Sciences this…
Share |

Student Travel Lottery

  • 0
The ASPT Membership Committee is happy to announce that the popular student travel grant lottery from previous years will be continued this year. The ASPT Council approved awarding 45 travel grants…
Share |

Thomas Ledig

  • 0
Population geneticist and colleague F. Thomas Ledig died in May of 2015. A summary of his contributions to science was shared by his colleague and friend Dr. Bohun Kinloch, Jr.
Share |

Young Investigator Fellowship for botanical collecting expedition to Samoa with the National Tropical Botanical Garden (NTBG)

  • 0
The National Tropical Botanical Garden (NTBG) is organizing a six-week botanical expedition to the two largest islands in the Independent State of Samoa, Savai’i and ‘Upolu. The field work will focus…
Tags: Fellowship
Share |

13th annual Solanaceae Conference: SolGenomics 2016

  • 0
    • solgenomics 2016 1000pxwide2
Since 2003, the Solanaceae Genomics community meets annually to highlight scientific research progress in the Solanaceae species. This international conference brings together over 300 scientists and students to discuss the latest…
Share |

Tropical Botany course, Fairchild/Kampong Botanical Gardens 2016

  • 0
TROPICAL BOTANY, a course taught by Dr. Walter Judd will again be offered  (through Florida International University, with the collaboration of the Kampong Garden, Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, and the Montgomery…
Tags: Courses
Share |

Lamiaceae 2016, Antalya, Turkey

  • 0
It is our great pleasure to inform you that the Lamiaceae 2016 will be held on Antalya (Turkey), on 22th to 25th April 2016. Lamiaceae is an important family encompassing aromatic…
Tags: Lamiaceae
Share |

Recruiting PhD students: lichen biodiversity gradients & lichen genomics

  • 0
We are currently seeking applications for 2 PhD students -- one to be based at The University of Colorado, and one to be based at The New York Botanical Garden --…
Share |

Call for IBC Symposia

  • 0
The next International Botanical Congress will be held in Shenzhen, China from July 23-29, 2017. Planning for the meeting is progressing, and the organizers recently posted the call for symposium…
Share |

Rupert Barneby Award

  • 0
The Rupert Barneby Award of The New York Botanical Garden   The Rupert Barneby Award, named in honor of the late NYBG scientist and renowned legume expert, consists of US$2000 granted…
Tags: awards
Share |

Call for Botany 2016 Symposia

  • 0
The Botany conference program chairs have decided to move up the deadline for symposium proposals to help with their planning process. The new deadline for proposals is July 1st. This…
Share |

Faces of Biology photo contest

  • 0
Enter the Faces of Biology Photo Contest   Help the public and policymakers to better understand the breadth of biology by entering the Faces of Biology Photo Contest. The winner will…
Share |

Philosophy of Biological Systematics Course

  • 0
Registration for the course, Philosophy of Biological Systematics, taking place 7-11 September 2015 at the Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences, Brussels, will close on 1 June 2015. A description…
Share |