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Seminars and Events

Mar 28
|
12:20 pm

Pulses as whole food solution to global health challenges

Millions of global populations are suffering from food caused health issues. Approximately 40% of the world’s population is facing with hidden hunger due to lack of essential micronutrients in...
Location:
Emerson Hall
Event type:
Seminar
Mar 29
|
10:00 am

Strategies to replace pesticides with biodeterrence: Modification of acylsugar chemistry to optimize natural pest control

Tomatoes are attacked by many pests, causing losses directly through feeding damage and indirectly through virus transmission. The control of insects relies heavily on pesticides, a practice that...
Location:
Emerson Hall
Event type:
Seminar
Apr 11
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12:20 pm

Characterizing and improving crop stress tolerance: Phenomics, genomics, and the environment

Prior to joining Cornell University, I was a senior scientist at International Potato Center (CIP), in Lima, Peru where my research focused on genetics of adaptation and abiotic stress tolerance in...
Location:
Emerson Hall
Event type:
Seminar
Apr 18
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12:20 pm

The development of transgenesis protocols for previously untransformed Oryza spp. inbred lines

Oryza sativa (Asian rice) was first transformed in 1988, five years after publications of the first transgenic plants. These initial protocols for making transgenic rice were protoplast-based, and...
Location:
Emerson Hall
Event type:
Seminar
Apr 25
|
12:20 pm

Breeding climate-resilient tomatoes: New approaches and challenges

A changing climate requires breeding for crop productivity under increasingly variable environments, including limited fresh water supplies in arid agricultural regions. Breeding crops for...
Location:
Emerson Hall
Event type:
Seminar