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New Teaching Tool, “The Floral Transition and Adaptation to a Changing Environment: from Model Species to Cereal Crops"

Meet the newest member of the Teaching Tools in Plant Biology family, The Floral Transition and Adaptation to a Changing Environment: from Model Species to Cereal Crops, by Michela Osnato. Freely available in the November 2022 issue of The Plant Cell. You can download the resources here, from the supplemental…

New Teaching Tool, "Plants and Python: a series of lessons in coding, plant biology, computation, and bioinformatics"

We’re excited to announce the publication of The Plant Cell’s latest Teaching Tool, "Plants and Python," by Robert VanBuren, Alejandra Rougon-Cardoso, Erik J. Amézquita, Evelia L. Coss-Navarrete, Aarón Espinosa-Jaime, Omar Andres Gonzalez-Iturbe, Alicia C. Luckie-Duque, Eddy Mendoza-Galindo, Jeremy…

Plant Cell Webinar: Celebrating the May 2022 Focus Issue on Plant Biotic Interactions (Part 2)

Plant Cell Webinar: Celebrating the May 2022 Focus Issue on Plant Biotic Interactions Plant Biotic Interactions (Part 2) Recorded May 24, 2022.  About This Webinar As much as half of all the calories produced by plant crops is lost to pathogens. Efforts to strengthen plant immunity have led…

Plant Cell Webinar: Celebrating the May 2022 Focus Issue on Plant Biotic Interactions (Part 1)

Plant Cell Webinar: Celebrating the May 2022 Focus Issue on Plant Biotic Interactions Plant Biotic Interactions (Part 1)  Recorded Tuesday, May 17, 2022   About This Webinar As much as half of all the calories produced by plant crops is lost to pathogens. Efforts to strengthen plant immunity…

Plantae Webinar: Highlighting Plant Cell Focus Issue on Cell Biology Jan 13

Recorded Thursday, January 13, 2022 About This Webinar In January 2022, The Plant Cell presents a Focus Issue on Cell Biology. In this Focus Issue, we go back to the “roots” of the journal, and the basis for its name, turning our attention to the many fascinating facets of plant cell biology.…

What are the Big Open Questions in Plant Cell Biology?

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As scientists, we are at least as excited about the open questions—the things we don’t know—as the discoveries. Science happens in the interface between known and unknown. In the review article Fifteen compelling open questions in plant cell biology, published in The Plant Cell Focus Issue on Plant…

Letter to the Editor: Recommendations for an inclusive undergraduate plant science classroom

This letter by Katelyn Butler, Carina Collins, and Jennifer Robison is the 5th in our series on diversity, equity, and inclusion in STEM disciplines. Read the editorial call for letters here: Sowing the seeds of equity and diversity in academia and STEM disciplines. Butler K, Collins C, Robison J…

The Plant Cell is accepting applications for Assistant Features Editors

  Are you an early career researcher passionate about plants, writing, and science communication? The Plant Cell is accepting applications for new Assistant Features Editors (AFEs) for 2022. AFEs provide a valuable service to the journal, our authors, and the scientific community. In return,…

Letter to the editor: Creating supportive environments in academia for Black scientists to thrive

This letter by Kevin Cox, Kiona Elliott, and Taylor Harris is the 4th in our series on diversity, equity, and inclusion in STEM disciplines. Read the editorial call for letters here: Sowing the seeds of equity and diversity in academia and STEM disciplines. Cox KL Jr, Elliott KR, Harris TM (2021) Creating…