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Here's your News Capsule for January 23...
New Editorial Boards: MPMI and Plant Disease
New editorial boards for Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions (MPMI) and Plant Disease  began their 3-year terms this month, guided by Editors-in-Chief Jeanne Harris and Alex Karasev, respectively. Watch for an article about the boards' goals for the future of these publications in the next issue of Phytopathology News. 
      
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SCIENCE
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MPMI's January focus issue explores diverse aspects of MTI and ETI, showing how mechanistic and evolutionary understanding of both processes is emerging rapidly.
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Botma Visser et al. support their hypothesis with three videos that illustrate how southern African wheat steam rust moved across the Indian Ocean to Australia. Look for the videos under the “e-Xtra" tab.
Meetings
MEETING
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Is your abstract ready? Starting the first week of February, you will be able to submit your abstract for this year's annual meeting. Would you like a few tips about writing an abstract? Read this short guide and pick up some pointers about what makes a great abstract.
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DIVISIONS
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The Potomac Division will celebrate its 75th anniversary at this year's meeting, to be held March 20–22 in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware. View the preliminary program, register for the meeting, and submit your abstract now!
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ENGAGE
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Are you a student or early career scientist looking for experience in the public or private sector? APS has gathered relevant opportunities now available in academic institutions, government agencies, and private companies. Just browse the APS Internship and REU Opportunities.
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The APS Outstanding Volunteer Award recognizes volunteers who go above and beyond in their service to the society. Nominate a volunteer for the award by May 15.
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Student Travel Award Application Submissions Open February 4
Watch for submission and award details in the next issue of Phytopathology News.
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Family Friendly APS will be back in 2019! Want to be a part of this year's planning and fun? Email <renee.rioux@bayer.com>. Help make Family Friendly APS 2019 a success!
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The Public Policy Board (PPB) encourages APS members to support their fellow scientists who are affected by the government shutdown. Consider how you might be able to help minimize the impact of the shutdown on careers, research progress, and the health and productivity of our growers and agribusinesses. 
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RESOURCES
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A Farmer's Guide to Corn Diseases, edited by D. Mueller et al., tops the APS PRESS best-sellers list for the second year in a row. See the other most popular titles!
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With the addition of Compendium of Strawberry Diseases, Second Edition, edited by J. L. Maas, 22 titles in the invaluable Compendium series are now online.
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RECENT JOBS
 
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