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2018 Election Results
APS Election Results Announced
Congratulations to Mark Gleason, elected as incoming vice president, and Katherine Stevenson, elected as councilor-at-large. These new officers will take their positions at the end of ICPP2018 in Boston. Thank you to all who voted!
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SCIENCE
Phytopathology Editor's Pick
Schlatter et al. use the “green bridge” concept and next-generation sequencing to unravel the microbiome of the succession of fungi and oomycetes in plants’ roots after herbicide application. Open access for a limited time.
Phytopathology Review Article
 
Khanal et al. discuss the importance of the reniform nematode in limiting the production of upland cotton, particularly in the southern United States, and the difficulties of and potential for developing resistant cultivars. Open access for a limited time.
MPMI Editor's Pick
 
García-Cano and colleagues provide new insights into the mechanisms through which the Agrobacterium F-box protein VirF destabilizes the Arabidopsis transcriptional regulator VPF4, thereby repressing immune system functionality. Open access for a limited time.
New Journal Issues Online
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MEETING
ICPP2018 Registration
Be a part of ICPP2018, the once every five-year global event for discussing and solving plant health problems! Register by June 21 to get the best rates. 
ICPP2018 Mobile App
The ICPP2018 mobile app is now available for your smartphone or tablet. Browse the program and exhibitor list, customize your schedule, connect with other attendees, or even make an appointment with a poster author. The ICPP Mobile App is a must if you will be attending! Download the app and start setting up your schedule ahead of time!
ICPP2018 Closing Party
 
Join your colleagues at the iconic House of Blues, where music and food will feed your soul. For a limited time, attendees can bring up to three students/post-docs to the closing party for 50% off the regular ticket price! Take advantage of this deal by June 25 when you register or update your existing registration.
APS Foundation
The APS Foundation has awarded more than 60 individuals with travel awards to present their research at ICPP2018. Read about all the student travel awardees and other 2018 APS Foundation awardees online.
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ENGAGE
Early Career Professionals
Election Results: Early Career Professional Category Adopted
APS membership voted to change the Postdoc membership category to Early Career Professional, a move which is designed to enrich the member experience for those just beginning their career in plant pathology. Stay tuned for more information!
APS OPRO
The Office of Public Relations and Outreach (OPRO) seeks an APS graduate student member to join the OPRO Board. Educate K-12 students about the importance of plant pathology! Apply by June 30.
APS PPB
Announcing the availability of multiple positions on the APS Public Policy Board (PPB) for members who are enthusiastic to help provide scientific input into public policy! Apply by July 6.
Idea Café 2017
APS was recently informed by the organizer of last year’s Idea Café on the topic that researchers at Washington State University are conducting a study on imposter phenomenon among individuals in STEM and medical/biomedical fields in the United States. Take the survey now and share your experience!
Funding Opportunity
The APS Public Policy Board was recently informed that the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is seeking applications for a cooperative agreement to fund a program entitled Feed the Future Innovation Lab on Food Safety. Apply by June 22.
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RESOURCES
APS Webinars
Teachers get better by using assessments, which are a great start toward self-improvement. It's not too late to register!
Get Your Books at ICPP2018!
The APS Bookstore is ready for ICPP! Order titles that you are interested in before ICPP and they will be given to you when you arrive! Now save 20% on all Compendia titles. Use Promo code ICPPmtg at checkout To receive your books shipped free to ICPP, choose "ICPP Boston Pick-Up" as your shipping method.
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RECENT JOBS
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NEWS
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DEADLINES
July 15, 2018 — Submissions due for Phytopathology and MPMI focus issues
Upcoming Events
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