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Traveling to PB19 - Day 2!

Packing and getting ready for #PlantBio19 Im so excited! — Will Hinckley (@will_hinckley) August 2, 2019 Just passing through Palo Alto on CalTrain on my way to #PlantBio19. Hello Stanford! Hello Carnegie Plant Science! pic.twitter.com/gbSnEIPBVp — mary williams (@PlantTeaching) August 2,…

Traveling to PB19

Did you know that the full schedule for the Plant Synthetic Biology meeting is up? https://t.co/aW9zTFTqE1 This conference overlaps with #PlantBio19 August 7-9. It's not too late to extend your stay in San Jose if you're interested! — mary williams (@PlantTeaching) July 23, 2019 It's only 2 weeks…

PB19 Scavenger hunt!

This year marks the 30th anniversary of The Plant Cell journal! There are 15 posters with cover images hanging at the convention center. To participate in our scavenger hunt, visit each of the posters. There are two options to complete the scavenger hunt. You may enter both. After you visit each of…

Balance Under Stress: A Case of Mixed Signals

Plants may appear to be sitting ducks to whatever pest, pathogen or bad weather assaults them, but they are far from defenseless. In fact, plants are artful masters of war, armed with elaborate physical and chemical defense systems. But, in many cases, optimizing growth and defense is like running a…

Plant Science Research Weekly: July 26th

Review: Sulfated plant peptide hormones It’s hard to believe that when I was a student we were taught that “plants don’t have peptide hormones”. Since then we’ve discovered many diverse families of plant peptide hormones (see the Teaching Tool on peptide hormones for an excellent overview).…

A First-timers Guide to Plant Biology 2019

Plant Biology 2019 is fast approaching! If you’ll be attending for the first time, don’t worry—you’re in good company! You’ll be among 1400+ other plant biologists from nearly 40 countries, from grad students to professionals with 20+ years of experience, so no matter what you do, you’re…

Interviews with Synthetic Biologists: Cathie Martin

Synthetic biology is a set of tools, a way of thinking, the integration of engineering principles into biological sciences, and potentially the biggest opportunity for advances in plant sciences since PCR. Yet many struggle to define it, and fewer still grasp its full potential. In August 2019, a Plant…

Celebrating the Plant Cell's 30th Anniversary at Plant Biology 2019

This page is a collection of news, information and events about the Plant Cell's 30th anniversary, or #ThePlantCELLebration30! Join us in a scavenger hunt! There are 15 posters with cover images hanging at the convention center. To participate in our scavenger hunt, visit each of the posters. There…