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Northeast Section 2016 Meeting (80th Annual Meeting)

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Ithaca College, Ithaca NY 14850   April 23-24, 2016

Chair for 2016 meeting is Prof. Peter Melcher

Genetic and Physiological Responses of Plants to Stress [Water, Salinity, Mineral and Temperature, Herbivory]

Subheadings: Drought; Salinity; Mineral; Temperature; Herbivory

 We would like to invite you to attend the 2016 Northeast Section Meeting of the American Society of Plant Biologists (NEASPB) at Ithaca College on April 23 - 24.


Invited Speakers

Taryn Bauerle – School of Integrative Plant Science, Cornell University

Mehdi Kabbage – Plant Pathology, University of Wisconsin-Madison 

André Kessler –Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Cornell University

Colin Orians – Department of Biology, Tufts University 


Abstract submission for posters and talks are open now.  See other important dates as listed below. 

Registration is now open

February 15:  Online abstract submission opens

February 15: Online registration opens

March 20:  Deadline for Early Bird registration.

March 20:  Abstract submission deadline.

March 21 – April 1:  Late online registration ($10 late fee applied). 

April 1:  Hotel rooms at the Hotel Ithaca (Downtown Ithaca) and at the Country Inn and Suites (on top of South Hill at 1100 Danby Road), both are close (1-2 miles) from Ithaca College. and both are now available use PLANT BIOLOGY when making your reservation. Please reserve your room by March 20 for best rate and availability and by April 1st at the latest.




Peter Melcher (chair)
Ithaca College

Subhash Minocha (secretary/treasurer) 2011-2016


Executive Committee Members

John "Chip" Celenza (2015-2018)

Joshua Gendron (2016-2019)

Carolyn Lee-Parsons (2015-2018)

Peter Melcher (2015-2018) 

Rakesh Minocha (2013-2016

Page Owen (2014-2017)


Peter Melcher (NE section representative to ASPB Council) 2016-2018





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