March 2021, Volume 55, Issue 3
The COVID-19 pandemic has affected all of us, including early-career and postdoctoral researchers. While many have found ways to continue their research, networking opportunities have gone extinct. Three early-career professionals have taken the initiative and created Plan[t]ify—a platform intended to overcome the lack of networking opportunities and provide community support.
Demolition of the former APS Headquarters building began in January 2021. Many APS past presidents reflected on their memories of visiting HQ and working with colleagues and staff to guide the society and move it forward.
“OPRO meets…" is a series featuring outreach activities and events. Meet Maya Hayslett, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, and learn about the Iowa Youth Crop Scouting Competition for youth in grades 7–12.
This internship is open to APS early career members (current graduate students, postdoctoral associates, junior professionals). Application materials and a detailed description are available online. Application deadline: May 15, 2021.
Applications for several APS Foundation awards are due soon. Review the criteria for each award and submit your online application today!
The deadline is approaching for graduate students to submit applications for the Storkan-Hanes-McCaslin Foundation Awards. The foundation encourages research by offering financial assistance to graduate students working on soilborne diseases of plants.
Meet some of the amazing people who support the APS Foundation. Learn more about who they are and why they give their time and resources to support others.
Get to know our featured graduate student of the month!
For each issue of Phytopathology News, the APS Graduate Student Committee chooses a graduate student to be featured in a spotlight article. Submit your application for consideration!
Nebraska has been a breeding ground for the discovery of plant diseases. Haven Metcalf, a trained bacteriologist, was the first instructor of this subject at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln and introduced new bacterial techniques.
The 2021 Phytopathology focus issue is now available. Both Phytopathology and MPMI are accepting submissions for their 2022 focus issues.
In an effort to help professionals remain abreast of ever-evolving technologies, the Mid-Career Task Force is hosting a series of webinars and seeking speaker nominations whose research techniques are on the forefront of science.
Awards, Career Developments, Degrees, In Memoriam Notices, and Workshops