The Missouri Botanical Garden (MBG), the New York Botanical Garden (NYBG), and the Universidad Estatal Amazónica (UEA) are pleased to announce a 3-week training program in Tropical Field Botany in Ecuador for highly motivated early graduate students from American universities who are interested in pursuing a career in Plant Systematics.
The American Society of Plant Taxonomists (ASPT) has selected Dr. Rebecca Stubbs as its 2018 George R. Cooley Award recipient. Considered one of the most prestigious early-career recognitions in the plant sciences, the award is named for George R. Cooley, a successful banker who studied plants and worked in conservation in retirement.
The American Society of Plant Taxonomists (ASPT) has selected Dr. Vicki Funk as its 2018 Asa Gray Award recipient. The prestigious award—named after arguably the most influential North American Botanist of the 19th Century—recognizes lifetime achievement in plant systematics.
The American Society of Plant Taxonomists (ASPT) has selected Chris Martine, the David Burpee Chair in Plant Genetics & Research and the Director of the Manning Herbarium at Bucknell University, as its 2018 Peter Raven Award recipient.