Plenary Lecture: Alison van Eenennaam

Dr. Alison Van Eenennaam is an animal genomics and biotechnology researcher and Cooperative Extension Specialist in the Department of Animal Science at University of California, Davis. She received a Bachelor of Agricultural Science from the University of Melbourne in Australia, and both an MS in Animal Science, and a PhD in Genetics from UC Davis. In addition to her research into animal genomics, her active outreach program focuses on the development of science-based educational materials on breeding innovations including the controversial biotechnologies of genetic engineering (GE) and cloning. She has served on several national committees including the USDA National Advisory Committee on Biotechnology and 21st Century Agriculture, (2005-2009), and as a member of the 2010 FDA Veterinary Medicine Advisory Committee meeting on the AquAdvantage salmon, the first GE animal to be evaluated for entry into the food supply.
Date: Sunday, January 10, 2016
Time: 6:15 PM-7:00 PM
Room: Town & Country Ballroom
David Grant
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