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Here's your News Capsule for October 18...
APS Foundation Awards
Application periods for several APS Foundation awards are open until December 1. Funding is available for international collaboration and travel, graduate student travel in the United States and South America, educational outreach and exploration, and student research.
      
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SCIENCE
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Liang and Rollins propose a two-phase model of the infection process that begins with stealth and counteraction of the host defenses followed by killing of the host cell.
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Read the latest issue of Phytobiomes Journal, now available online. All the articles in this groundbreaking, transdisciplinary journal are fully open access.
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MEETING
 
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We're going to Cleveland, Ohio, to celebrate applied aspects of plant pathology for Plant Health 2019! Reconnect with colleagues and advance your science at next year's meeting. Watch the Plant Health 2019 website for more information.
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Abstracts are now online of the 1,118 poster presentations and 369 concurrent session presentations given at ICPP2018. See the supplement to the October issue of Phytopathology, provided in two parts and available open access (with DOI numbers for citations). Most of the oral presentations are also available for viewing online.
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ENGAGE
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To meet the demands of a changing workforce, the Plant Science Research Network (PSRN), of which APS is a Steering Committee member, is shifting the focus to enable trainees to take ownership of their training experiences. Learn more online.
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The deadline has been extended for the free, 2-year trial APS memberships for new members in countries with developing economies. Application information is available online. Encourage your qualified colleagues to apply by October 29 at 5:00 p.m. CDT. (Preference will be given to those who applied by the original deadline of September 25.)
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Now that the dust has settled from ICPP2018 in Boston, you will want to hear about the next congress sponsored by the International Society for Plant Pathology (ISPP). When you sign up for the ISPP email list, you will get timely and important information from the society's newsletter about ICPP2023, along with a variety of updates.
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This is the final call for all 2019 APS award nominations; the application deadline is November 1. View the awards and nomination guidelines online.
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RESOURCES
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The first submission period for Vol. 13 of PDMR runs from November 5 to December 10. See the simplified submission, formatting, and payment directions online, along with samples of tables and reports. Get ready to submit your paper!
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Among the current top-selling APS PRESS titles are A Farmer's Guide to Corn Diseases (Wise et al., eds.) and A Farmer's Guide to Soybean Diseases (Mueller et al., eds.). Both books provide nontechnical guidance for diagnosing and managing common diseases and disorders.
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Turn your book idea into a reality with the guidance and support of APS PRESS. Take the first step by submitting a publication proposal! Learn about the many author benefits offered by APS PRESS, the world leader in plant pathology publications.
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Put your position in front of the top plant pathologists in the world. Members receive a $50 discount on all posting levels; simply log in with your APS username/password. Post a job in the APS Job Center today! Click here.
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NEWS
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DEADLINES
November 1, 2018 — Nominations due for APS awards
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