Phytogen Blog

ASPS publishes a society newsletter, Phytogen, in order to reach our own members plus general readers with an interest in developments in Australian plant science. Phytogen is thus a vehicle for communicating new ideas, recent professional experiences, and forthcoming events. Routine items include: invitations to submit applications for Society awards that identify outstanding researchers, nominations for election of Corresponding members overseas, nominations for RN Robertson and JG Wood lectures, advance notice of plant science meetings and of course, reminders to renew subscriptions! Phytogen is published in electronic format as a blog, and is also summarised 2-3 times per year in a PDF and email newsletter format.  For content submissions contact Dr Janet Wheeler


Past Phytogen Editors: Dr Paul Kriedmann (1995-2001), Professor Helen Irving (2001-2013),  , Dr Gonzalo Estavillo, Adjunct Professor Tina Offler, Dr Christopher Cazzonelli (2013-2019), Georgia Koerber (2019-2023).


December Phyogen and deadline for International Botanical Congress symposium proposals

Dear colleagues,  The December issue of Phytogen is out now and can be accessed HERE. This is also a reminder that the deadline for submitting symposium proposals for the International Botanical Congress (IBC). Two years ahead of the XX IBC, we are pleased to launch the Call for Sympo
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December 2022 Phytogen

Welcome to Phytogen for December 2022 Below are reports from some of our award recipients in 2022. Over the summer break we hope you can recharge and be inspired to submit applications for when awards open in January 2023. There is also … a save the date for ASPS 2023!!! Please
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Phytogen out now

Hello ASPS members, November Phytogen is out now and can be accessed HERE. If you missed it the October Phytogen can be accessed HERE. The October Global Plant Council E-Bulletin can be accessed HERE.
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November 2022 Phytogen

Welcome to Phytogen for November 2022. Lots of Prizes and Grant Announcements ! Congratulations everyone and best wishes for those applying next time. There are announcements for Superstars of STEM, click on the image below to read about the amazing recipients. Australian Academy of S
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October Phytogen 2022

Welcome to Phytogen for October 2022. Last month was ComBio2022 in Melbourne. Below are some reports by students who received travel awards. We will chase the rest of you up in 2023 or please send reports as you wish. ComBio2022 had many great talks and posters across many disciplines
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August Phytogen, ComBio2022 preparations

Welcome to Phytogen for August 2022. It is getting closer now to ComBio2022 in Melbourne next month. Below are several wonderful reports from ASPS2021 to inspire your talk and poster preparations for ComBio2022. Also remember to book tickets for our dinner: Dear ASPS members, ASPS wil
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July 2022 Phytogen

Welcome to Phytogen for July 2022.   In this issue: ASPS Awards 2022 Science and Technology Annual Professional Scientist Employment and Renumeration Survey National ScienceWeek 2022 – 13th-21st August and National Science Quiz 7th August Next Superstars of STEM Plant Cell
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ComBio2022 registration and June Phytogen

Dear ASPS Members,  Hello ASPS members, The June edition of Phytogen is out now and can be accessed HERE. A reminder that the 2022 Annual Meeting for the Australian Society of Plant Scientists will be held in Melbourne (27-30 September) as part of ComBIO2022  (see ComBio2022 ). ComBIO
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June Phytogen 2022 – Lettuce prepare Abstracts :)

This Friday is the 24th June and hopefully you are managing to form together your abstracts and will be able to submit for the early bird registration. Here are some pointers from the ComBio 2022 website:   Abstracts cannot be accepted without prior registration and payment of a
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