2nd Annual BARC-UMD Fall Symposium
Trends in Agriculture
Feeding the Next Two Billion People
A Role for Advanced Genetic Technology
Thursday, October 18, 2012
National Wildlife Visitor Center
10901 Scarlet Tanager Loop, Laurel, MD 20708-4027
Early registration is encouraged as walk ins will not be guaranteed a lunch
The goal of the Annual Trends in Agriculture Fall Symposium series, sponsored jointly by BARC and UMD, is to provide a forum for discussions of current and future trends in agriculture, and how trends may impact scientific research, agriculture, the environment, and society. The Symposium will host internationally recognized speakers and bring together regional scientists, students, policy makers, and other interested parties for an exciting look at current and emerging issues in agriculture.
An Open Science Agenda for Sustainable Food Security
Dr. Catherine Woteki
Under Secretary for USDA's Research, Education, and Economics (REE)
Dual-use models to assess the effect of nutrition on immunity and inflammation; focus on porcine genomics and transcriptomics.
Dr. Harry Dawson - Home Page
Diet Genomics and Immunology Laboratory
Beltsville Human Nutrition Research Center
Genomics approaches to exploiting genetic diversity in barley
Dr. Gary Muehlbauer - Home Page
Department of Plant Biology
University of Minnesota
Improving Aquaculture Productivity One Gene at a Time
Dr. John Buchanan
CEO for the Center for Aquaculture Technologies
In any formal program or handout pertaining to this event, we would appreciate a note that indicates the event was supported in part by FAR-B. This notation helps FAR-B maintain its tax-exempt status. A copy should be sent to FAR-B; PO Box 1061; Beltsville, MD 20704. If the event consists of a reception or lunch, either an announcement or a poster should indicate participation by FAR-B.