Plant Outreach Discussion (POD) at Carnegie Plant Biology starting on Tuesday, October 9th

Author :: icultiver         Posted on :: October 9, 2018

Plant Outreach Discussion (PUD) is a new series of panel discussions at Carnegie Plant Biology, in collaboration between the Department of Plant Biology andi-Cultiver.

The first PUD will be on Tuesday, October 9th, with Todd Des antis (Second Genome) and Ben Elliott (Insights Bio Ag). The POD panel will be moderated by Heather Kandinsky. These series will be held periodically.

Why PUD series?

  1. Academia has a wealth of basic knowledge, access to technology, and expertise. PUD is the channel to figure out how best to apply academic tools to solve today’s real world problems.
  2. Agricultural and food industry professionals will share their field knowledge and expertise with academic researchers to find points of intersection and collaboration.
  3. PUD series will identify future needs where new opportunities may exist for plant and environmental scientists.


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