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June 15, 2017 | Winnipeg, MB, Canada
Conviron is pleased to announce a partnership with the American Society of Plant Biologists (ASPB) in delivering the 2017-18 ASPB Conviron Scholars Program.
The ASPB Conviron Scholars Program is aimed at supporting the next generation of plant scientists by helping students build their foundation for a successful career. The program selects 20 exceptional Undergraduate and Graduate students studying Plant Biology and delivers a year-long experience which includes 1-year membership in ASPB, free registration to one ASPB regional section meeting, discounted registration to the Plant Biology Annual meeting, online access to ASPB research in The Plant Cell and Plant Physiology, as well as career mentoring and other career building opportunities. Applications for the program will be available starting from the upcoming annual Plant Biology meeting in Hawaii, June 24-28, 2017. “The next generation of researchers are critical to advancing the field of plant science and the ASPB Conviron Scholar’s Program is an excellent way for Conviron to play a role in their growth and development” said Steve Kroft, Conviron’s President & CEO.
The American Society of Plant Biologists was founded in 1924 to promote the growth and development of plant biology, to encourage and publish research in plant biology, and to promote the interests and growth of plant scientists in general. In 1926, Plant Physiology began publication and is one of the world’s oldest and most well-respected plant science journals. In 1989, The Plant Cell began publication and is ranked first in impact among journals publishing primary research in the plant sciences. Over the past decades, the Society has evolved and expanded to provide a forum for molecular and cellular biology as well as to serve the basic interests of and to promote the advancement of plant science.
Conviron is the world’s largest designer and supplier of plant growth chambers and rooms. Leading universities, government agencies and agricultural biotech companies around the globe rely on Conviron’s highly engineered controlled environments to solve many of today’s challenges in food production and safety. Headquartered with design and manufacturing facilities in Winnipeg, Canada, and wholly-owned Argus Controls in Surrey, BC, Conviron employs a global sales and distribution network with offices in the US, Europe, Australia and China.
Applications are now closed, the awards will be announced soon. For more information, about the ASPB Conviron Scholars Program, visit the ASPB website:www.aspb.org/conviron