2017 OARDC Annual Research Conference
Dr. David Benfield would like to invite and encourage everyone to attend the 2017 OARDC Annual Research Conference: “Biological Resistance: Opportunities and Challenges for Agriculture and Society.”
This year’s conference will be held Thursday, April 20, 2017 , at the Nationwide and Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center, in Columbus Ohio.
We will have over 80 posters displayed from Students, Research Assistant/Associates and Post Docs.
Guo-Liang Wang, from the department of Plant Pathology, will be the Steven A. Slack Lecture of Innovative Research in AgBioscience speaker presenting, “Understanding Rice and Wheat Blast Diseases for Food Security”.
Our other keynote speakers include:
Lonnie King, Acting Vice President for Agricultural Administrative and Dean of CFAES, presenting “Combatting Antibiotic Resistance: The Need for a one Health Approach”.
Patrick Tranel, Professor, Molecular Weed Science, University of Illinois, presenting “Herbicide Resistance: What Have Weeds Taught us About Evolution?”
OARDC Krauss Directors Award for Excellence in Graduate Research Winner, Lin Jin, Department of Horticulture and Crop Science, “Direct and indirect Targeting of PP2A by Conserved Bacterial Type-III Effector Proteins”. Presented by David Marthey (Advisor)
We have reserved the OSU charter bus again this year for people that need transportation from Wooster to Columbus and ask that you take advantage of this resource by signing up for transportation during the registration process. No Motorpool cars will be available this day without prior approval.
For a full agenda and to register for the conference go to: http://www.oardc.ohio-state.edu/annualconference. Registration is required.