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Agricultural Research Service

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United Stated Department of Agriculture
Agricultural Research Service

A Commemorative Event
Renaming and Rededicating the
US Plant, Soil and Nutrition Laboratory
as the

ROBERT W. HOLLEY
CENTER FOR
AGRICULTURE AND HEALTH

May 12, 2008 - 2:00 pm
James Law Auditorium
College of Veterinary Medicine
Cornell University
Ithaca, New York

Tentative Schedule

2:00 pm
Welcome, Introduction and Pledge of Allegiance
Leon V. Kochian, Center Director
History of the Center and Robert Holley's Research
Leon V. Kochian, Center Director
Stephen Kresovich, Vice Provost for Life Sciences
and Director, Institute for Genomic Diversity, Cornell University
Antoinette A. Betschart, Associate Administrator
Agricultural Research Service
Gale Buchanan, Undersecretary
Research, Education and Economics, USDA
Keynote Address
The Honorable Maurice Hinchey,
Member of Congress from the 22nd District of New York
3:15 pm
Walk to Front of Holley Center for Unveiling of New Center Nameplate
Wilda H. Martinez, Area Director, Retired
North Atlantic Area, Agricultural Research Service
The Honorable Maurice Hinchey,
Member of Congress from the 22nd District of New York
3:30 pm
Refreshments and Tour of the Holley Center

Further details

Event location

Questions? Please contact,

Leon Kochian, Center Director & Research Leader
(607) 255-2454
Leon.Kochian@ars.usda.gov
Donna Gibson, Research Leader
(607) 255-2359
Donna.Gibson@ars.usda.gov
David Schneider, Research Leader
(607) 254-4510
Dave.Schneider@ars.usda.gov
FAX: (607) 255-2739

Last Modified: 5/13/2008
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