Dr. Grace Miller was recently nominated to be on the Women in Plant Biology Committee for the American Society of Plant Biology (ASPB). She is one of six members and represents PUIs (Primarily Undergraduate Institutions). The other women are from MSU, UCDavis, Monsanto, and Dow. She will serve a three-year term. They will be planning a luncheon and workshop for the ASPB annual meeting in Montreal July 2018. She is excited to represent the PUIs.
Dr. Miller is co-chair for the PUI committee for the ASPB, which will also sponsor a workshop and undergraduate poster sessions for the Montreal meeting. The purpose of the Women in Plant Biology Committee is to showcase women in the world of plant biology and recognize their accomplishments while aiming to be more inclusive as more women enter this field.
This society has a main focus of advancing the plant sciences. Its goal is to develop research in plant biology in six different continents with many members all working towards this goal. It focuses on both basic plant science as well as the more specific biologies of cells and molecules.
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