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Clemson University Herbarium (CLEMS) Curator and Lecturer

The Department of Biological Sciences at Clemson University (Clemson, South Carolina, U.S.A.) seeks applicants for a 12-month, full-time Herbarium Curator and Lecturer. This is a renewable, non-tenure track position with opportunity for promotion. The regionally focused collection includes approximately 90,000 specimens of vascular plants and lichens that is the second largest herbarium collection in South…

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Minutes of 2019 Council meeting posted

Minutes of the council in Madrid are now available. Go to About IAB and select Minutes in dropdown menu.

New issue of BDE

The latest issue of BDE appeared end of December 2019, with the following articles. To access these publications, visit the journal’s website. HIROYUKI AKIYAMA: Phylogenetic re-examination of the “Gammiella ceylonensis” complex reveals three new genera in the Pylaisiadelphaceae (Bryophyta) RICHARD H. ZANDER, BRUCE H. ALLEN. A New Genus and Species of Pottiaceae (Bryophyta) from Guam…

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IAB 2019 Election Outcome

Dear IAB members, IAB recently held 2019 elections to fill the presidency, vice-presidency, secretary-treasurer, and several council officer positions. The election was a success in terms of voter participation with 174 members casting a vote.  Before I share the outcome of the elections, I want to thank all candidates for their willingness to be on…

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Next IAB meeting in 2021

The next IAB meeting is scheduled for July 6–8th 2021 in Québec, Canada, and will be hosted jointly with ABLS, iMOSS, Marchantia and EMBO. Mark your calendars!

IAB awards 2019

Spruce award: for important contributions to bryology in first 25 years of professional career Dr. Matt Renner (Royal Botanic Gardens and Domain Trust, Sydney, Australia) Dr. Renner has made extraordinary contributions to our knowledge of bryology, extending to evolutionary biology in general. His main focus has been on systematics and taxonomy and evolutionary biology, as…

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Travel award to IAB 2019

The competition for travel awards for students to actively participate in the IAB meeting in Madrid in July 2019, is now open. To apply.

IAB 2019 Madrid

The next meeting is 9-12 July 2019 in Madrid, Spain. The meeting will be a joint conference between the International Association of Bryologists (I.A.B.),  iMOSS and the Sociedad Española de Briología (S.E.B.).  Please visit bryology2019.com for more information about the conference, registration, abstract submission and more. This meeting will also celebrate the 50th anniversary of I.A.B and the 30th anniversary for…

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Call for proposals for IAB 2021

The IAB council seeks proposals to host the biennial IAB meeting in 2021. IAB promotes holding the conference on a rotating basis on different continents. The preceding three meetings were held in South America (Chile), Asia (China) and Europe (Spain). Ideally, we seek proposals from Africa, Central and North America or Australasia but the council…

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Archives of Bryological Times available

Dear Bryology Friends and Colleagues,On behalf of the International Association of Bryologists and after broad consultation, it is with great pleasure to announce that the entire series of The Bryological Times is now online, openly available to the public – except the latest issue that is locked for I.A.B. members only.Please enjoy this new and treasured resource at:http://bryology.org/publications/bryological-times/ There is…

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