The Society for Plant Signaling & Behavior will meet for the first time in North America on July 8th – 10th, 2013 at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Read more
KAUST (King Abdullah University of Sciences and Technology) is a recently created University of Excellence in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Its Desert Biology Research Center's DARWIN-XXI Plant-Microbe Interaction Program is currently seeking candidates for the following positions:
April 2012 – Stefano Mancuso will speak at the Turing Memorial Institute on the Evolution of Consciousness at the Université du Québec (June 29-July 11 2012). View the program.
October 2011 – Event recap of "Smart Solutions from the Plant Kingdom" workshop. (PDF)
March 2011 – PNB2011 is postponed due to recent quakes, tsunamis, nuclear crises and other difficulties facing Japan. The organizers hope to reschedule for later this year. We send our Japanese colleagues and friends our best wishes.
April 2010 - Jacques Mitsch won the Best International Popular Science Documentary Award for his film Mind of Plants at the 45th International Festival of Science Documentary; Films Academia Film Olomouc. Some of this film was filmed at the 3rd International Symposium on Plant Neurobiology held in 2007 at Strebske Pleso.
March 2010 - Breezy Love, or the Sacking of the Bees - New York Times Opinionator article.
February 2010 - Fatal Attraction - Carnivorous Plants - National Geographic Magazine article.
February 2010 - Plant Switches Pollinators When Caterpillars Strike - New York Times Science section article.
January 2010 - Study hints plants have sensibilities - San Diego Union Tribune article.
January 2010 - Memories in Nature - interesting article from the New York Times Opinion section.
January 2010 - ARTE will broadcast the film 'Into the Minds of Plants' on Friday, 22 January, 10 pm. ARTE broadcasts in Europe.
December 2009 - New York Times article on the responses of plants to external dangers Sorry, Vegans: Brussels Sprouts Like to Live, Too.
November 2009 - Interesting article on the comparison between neuron and plant roof growth patterns in From Nerve Roots To Plant Roots: Research On Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia Yields Surprises.
May 2009 - members of the Society for Plant Neurobiology voted to change its name to the Society for Plant Signaling and Behavior.
1st Symposium on Plant Signalling & Behaviour
September 16-21, 2012 - Perth, Western Australia
5th International Symposium on Plant Neurobiology
2009 - Florence, ITALY
4th International Symposium on Plant Neurobiology
June 6-9, 2008 - Fukuoka, JAPAN
3rd International Symposium on Plant Neurobiology
May 14-18, 2007 - Strbske Pleso, SLOVAKIA
2nd International Symposium on Plant Neurobiology
May 22-27, 2006 - Beijing, CHINA
1st International Symposium on Plant Neurobiology
May 17-20, 2005 - Florence, ITALY