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Adaptive Peaks/Women in Scientific and Environmental Professions Speaker Series
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Thursday, March 22, 2012
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
5 Illick Hall

Event Description:

After retiring from UC-Davis (plant cellular biology), Dr. Deborah Delmer took on translational science as Associate Director for Food Security for the Rockefeller Foundation. There, she was charged with grant making and policy relating to the role biotechnology can play in advancing the improvement of crops for the developing world. Dr. Delmer retired again in 2007 and now serves on a number of advisory boards and works independently as a consultant to foundations, industry, and governments on developing world agriculture and on issues surrounding biomass production. Most notably: in 2009/10, she served as Program Director to help roll out a new program called BREAD that supports innovative research that addresses issues of importance to small-holder farmers in the developing world and is jointly funded by the US National Science Foundation and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. In 2010, she became a member of the Board of Governors of The International Center for Research on the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT), one of the 15 centers of CGIAR devoted to research that promotes agriculture in the developing world.

Contact:
Heather Engelman
engelman@syr.edu
315-470-4868

Sponsor: ESF Women's Caucus and Environmental and Forest Biology

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