Dr. Kevin Folta at University of Vermont February 17

Dr. Kevin Folta, Chair and Professor in the Department of Horticulture at the University of Florida will present a seminar on Friday, Feb. 17 from 3:30-4:30 titled, “Communicating Science with the Public- A Focus on Genetic Engineering“. The lecture will be given in the University of Vermont Aiken Center Room 102 and is free and open to the public. Co-Sponsored By: UVM Departments of Plant & Soil Science, Microbiology & Molecular Genetics, Nutrition & Food Science, and Animal & Veterinary Science; Food Systems and Cellular, Molecular, & Biomedical Sciences Graduate Programs; and Apple and Grape Research and Outreach Program.

Dr. Folta has received numerous awards for his scientific and public outreach program including the 2016 Borlaug CAST Communication Award for outstanding achievement by a scientist, engineer, technologist, or other professional working in the agricultural, environmental, or food sectors for contributing to the advancement of science in the public policy arena. Information on Dr. Folta’s outreach program may be found at: www.talkingbiotech.com.

For more information, please contact Dr. Terence Bradshaw at:  (terence.bradshaw@uvm.edu).

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