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  • 21 Mar 2022 16:38 | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Check out this seminar series presented by our Plant Canada partner organization the Canadian Association of Plant Biotechnology! All info can be found at the link below.

  • 16 Mar 2022 22:38 | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The Canadian Society of Plant Biologists
    ~presents ~
    a virtual workshop on
    Science Communication
    March 23rd 2022, 1-2:30pm (EST) 


    Dr. Elizabeth Brauer, Agriculture Canada

    ‘Beyond Neat: Plant-Based YouTube Content’

    Dr. Adam Oliver Brown, University of Ottawa

    The Art of Science and the Science of Art’

    Dr. Karl Haro von Mogel, University of California Riverside

    ‘The Glass Tower: Combining Science and SciComm

    For more information check out our Early Career Page!

    Register here

  • 10 Mar 2022 12:37 | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    If you are a student or a postdoc planning to attend and present at Plant Biology 2022 in Portland this July apply for travel support now!

    Check out the awards page for more details and to apply

  • 22 Feb 2022 12:38 | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The CSPB-SCBV relies on its members to volunteer in committees that carry out the business of the society. Below is a list of committees that have one or more vacancies due to be filled, starting in the Fall of 2022. 

    • Student/Postdoctoral Representative*
    • Western Regional Director*
    • CD Nelson Award
    • Communications
    • David J. Gifford Award in Tree Biology
    • Education
    • Ragai Ibrahim Award
    • Society Gold Medal Award
    • Carl Douglas Prize
    Check our About pages and apply here. For more information or to express interest in one of the *Executive positions please contact the senior director Dr. Mehran Dastmalchi
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June 22, 2022

Our CSPB/SCBV Society Awards were presented at the 2022 Virtual Annual Business Meeting this past week. A big congratulations to all of our awardees!

2022 David J Gifford Prize in Tree Biology: Dr. Annie DesRocher, Université du Québec en Abitibi-Témiscamingue

In recognition of outstanding research contributions in tree biology, primarily in Canada.

Special consideration for originality and independence of thought.

2022 Carl Douglas Prize: Dr. Lauren Erland, UBC Okanagan & UFV

In recognition of outstanding contributions to plant biology by a postdoctoral fellow, based on initiative and originality of the research, productivity of the individual, and leadership during their postdoctoral fellowship.

2022 Ragai Ibrahim Award for Best Student Paper

Excellence in publication by graduate students

Winner: Dr. Purva Karia (Yoshioka Lab, U of T) for the paper entitled “Multiple phosphorylation events of the mitochondrial membrane protein TTM1 regulate cell death during senescence" published in the Plant Journal.

Honorable mention: Samuel Livingston (Samuels Lab, UBC) for the paper entitled “Cannabis glandular trichome cell walls undergo remodelling to store specialized metabolites" in Plant & Cell Physiology.

Check out our awards pages for past winners.

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