Can Genetic Technologies Advance Sustainable Agriculture?

Date(s) - 05/03/18
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Pancoe-NSUHS Life Sciences Pavilion

Hosted by
Northwestern University

Can Genetic Technologies Advance Sustainable Agriculture? Perspectives from Research and the Farm (Chicago)

Northwestern University

Thursday, May 3, 2018 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

The Center for Genetic Medicine of Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine welcomes you to attend the Silverstein Lecture Series on May 2 (Chicago) and May 3 (Evanston), featuring Pamela Ronald, PhD and Jennie Schmidt, MS, RD, in a discussion titled: “Can genetic technologies advance sustainable agriculture? Perspectives from research and the farm.” Dr. Ronald is Distinguished Professor, Department of Plant Pathology and the Genome Center and Faculty Director, Institute for Food and Agricultural Literacy, University of California, Davis; and Director of Grass Genetics, Joint Bioenergy Institute. Ms. Schmidt is a farmer at Schmidt Farms Inc. and a Registered Dietician.