American Society of Plant Biologists - ASPB -- Discussions ASPB is a professional society devoted to the advancement of the plant sciences. It publishes two world-class journals and organizes conferences, and other activities that are key to the advancement of the science. Plant Biology 2009 Meeting Updates Extended! The deadline for abstract submission to be considered for ASPB minisymposia or PSA talk is now February 27, 2009. ASPB 2009 Women's Young Investigator Travel Award Application Now Open. Plant Biology 2009 is please to present a Carbon Offset Program. Visit for more information. Jan 29, 2009 Plant Biology 2009 Save The Date! Plant Biology 2009 July 18-22, 2009 Hawaii Convention Center, Honolulu, Hawaii Joint Annual Meetings of the American Society of Plant Biologists and the Phycological Society of America Highlights Six Major Symposia in 2009 ASPB-CSPP Joint Symposium Crop Functional Genomics Jeffrey Bennetzen, University of Georgia and Xioaya Chen, Shanghai Institute of Plant Physiology ASPB-PSA Joint Symposium: Genomics Approaches for Systematics, Energy Metabolism and Acclimation in Algae Sabeeha Merchant, UCLA, and Alison Sherwood, University of Hawaii President’s Symposium Sarah M. Assmann, Pennsylvania State University Darwin’s Legacy: Evolution and Plant Biology Barbara Schaal, Washington University Illuminating Plant Photomorphogenesis Richard Vierstra, University of Wisconsin Plant Natural Products - Chemical Evolution in Time and Space Robert Last, Michigan State University Visit Nov 21, 2008