Call for nominations for ISPP Fellows: Closes on 31 May

01 Apr 2018

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At the 2018 International Congress of Plant Pathology (ICPP) in Boston, USA, the International Society for Plant Pathology (ISPP) intends to recognise the outstanding contributions of individuals to plant pathology, the aims of the ISPP, or both, as Fellows of the ISPP.   

A call for nominations is now open. Nominations will close on 31st May 2018.   

Nominations should be sent with name and contact details of the nominee and the nominator. The nominator should state the rationale for the nomination by outlining in 500-700 words (Helvetica 9 point single-spaced text) how the individual nominated has made an outstanding contribution to plant pathology, the aims of ISPP, or both. A more detailed CV may also be sent with the nomination. Individuals cannot nominate themselves.   

Nominations (and enquiries) should be sent to the ISPP President, Dr Greg Johnson, gregh4d@gmail.com with the subject heading “ISPP Fellow Nomination”. Nominations and deliberations of the Fellow's Selection panel will remain confidential.   

ISPP Fellows:  

Elected by Council on 20 August 1988 in Kyoto:- Arthur Kelman dec.; RKS Wood dec.

Elected by Council on 14 August 1998 in Edinburgh:- Johannes Dekker dec.; Chiu Wei Fan dec.

Elected by Council on 26 August 2008 in Torino:- Chuji Hiruki; Wenhua Tang; Peter Scott; Brian Deverall dec.; James Cook; Charles Delp.

Elected by Council on 27 August 2013 in Beijing:- Richard Falloon; Richard Strange; Yaacov Katan.

(Greg Johnson, ISPP President)