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Plantae Webinar: What Happens after Manuscript Submission?

Recorded Friday, March 6, 2020 In one of our recent webinars, Mary Williams discussed how to prepare your manuscript for publication. But what happens next?  In the second webinar of this series, Jon Munn, Jennifer Regala, and Mary Williams discussed how your manuscript is reviewed, from initial…

Plantae Webinar: Preparing your Manuscript for Submission

Recorded Tuesday, February 4, 2020 In this webinar, ASPB Features Editor Mary Williams will outline the key steps in writing a paper, preparing figures, and navigating the submission process. Topics include how to frame the significance of the question being addressed; how to put the results in context;…

Plantae Webinar - Transdisciplinary Plant Phenomics and Phenotyping for Maize Crop Improvement

When: Tuesday, January 21, 2020, at 12 PM PST (UTC-8) | 2 PM CST (UTC-6) | 3 PM EST (UTC -5) Emerging tools in plant phenomics and high-throughput field phenotyping are redefining possibilities for decisions in plant breeding and agronomy as well as discoveries in the plant sciences more broadly.…

Plantae Webinar - Functional Phenomics: Studying Root Physiology Using Affordable Open Source Tools with Larry York

Tuesday, December 17, 2019, at 11 AM PST (UTC-8) | 1 PM CST (UTC-6) | 2 PM EST (UTC-5) Functional phenomics is an emerging discipline that utilizes phenotyping, physiology, multivariate statistics, and simulation modeling to generate and test new hypotheses about how plant traits integrate to influence…

We Are Here and We Are Scientists! LGBTQ+ Perspectives and Topics in Plant Science

Thursday, December 12, 2019, at 9 AM PDT (UTC-8) | 11 AM CST (UTC-6) | 12 PM EST (UTC -5) Academic and industry work environments are becoming increasingly welcoming of out LGBTQ+ scientists at many career levels. Nevertheless, many members of the LGBTQ+ community find themselves lost as they try…

Plantae Webinar - How Top Scientists Use Twitter to Support their Research

Scientists are increasingly using social media as vehicles via which to communicate with other scientists and with the public. Social media platforms also provide excellent opportunities to build professional networks, learn about opportunities, and develop a sense of community.

Social Media for Scientists: What, Why, and How

Recorded: Friday, September 27 Scientists are increasingly using social media as vehicles through which to communicate with other scientists and the public. Social media platforms also provide excellent opportunities to build professional networks, learn about opportunities, and develop a sense of…

All aboard the mentor-ship: making and using an Individual Development Plan

When: Tuesday, September 10, at 1 PM EDT | 10AM PDT Individual Development Plans (IDPs) are a tool to facilitate student-trainer relationships and help students and post-docs of all levels to evaluate their project and career progress and set goals for the future. Katie Murphy and Laura Klasek are…

How to be an effective mentor

Being an effective mentor involves making yourself available to support and advise someone when they need it, delivering that support in a way that makes sense to them, and always keeping that person's best interests in mind. In this webinar we discussed methods of mentorship and how to become a better…