The International Association for Plant Tissue Culture & Biotechnology (IAPTC&B) is searching for candidates for the next US Correspondent. The new correspondent will take office at the next World Congress of the IAPTC&B which will be held in Beijing, China from August 13-18, 2006. The correspondent’s responsibilities are to maintain membership information, solicit dues, mail journals twice a year, and act as the liaison with the International office of the IAPTC&B. If you are interested in this position, or know of someone who may be interested, please contact me at


Mark Bridgen, US Correspondent