The BioDiscovery Institute and COS will be hosting Dr. Pamela C. Ronald at the inaugural event for their new Distinguished Lecture Series on April 25, 2019 at 4 pm in ESSC 255. Moderate Q&A to follow. The event is free to the public and the College of Science community is encouraged to attend. Dr. Ronald has been published in Science, Nature, and other leading peer-reviewed scientific journals, and has also been featured in The New York Times, Organic Gardening Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, CNN, and National Geographic. In 2015 she presented a TED Talk titled, The Case for Engineering Our Food.
Dr. Ronald is an esteemed plant pathologist, geneticist, and the co-author of "Tomorrow's Table: Organic Farming, Genetics, and the Future of Food." She is currently at the University of California (Davis) working as a professor in the Genome Center and the Department of Plant Pathology and is the university's founding faculty director of the Institute for Food and Agricultural Literacy. Dr. Ronald also serves as Director of Grass Genetics at the Joint BioEnergy Institute in Emeryville, California.
Dr. Roland will also be presenting at UNT Biological Science's BioFrontiers Biology seminar on April 26 at 3 pm, also taking place in ESSC 255.