11th Annual Soybean Biotechnology Symposium

Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Christopher S. Bond Life Sciences Center


8:00 - 9:00 a.m.

Registration / Welcome Reception: Monsanto Auditorium (Foyer Area)

9:00 - 10:30 a.m.

Opening Remarks: Monsanto Auditorium - Life Sciences Center

Dr. Daniel Voytas, Ph.D.; Professor, University of Minnesota
Title: “Engineering plant genomes with sequence-specific nucleases”
Monsanto Auditorium - Introduction by Gary Stacey

10:30 - 11:00 a.m.

Mid-Morning Break - (coffee and punch)
Monsanto Auditorium (Foyer Area)

11:00 - 12:00 p.m.

Dr. Paul Chomet, Ph.D.; Marker Discovery and Development Lead, Monsanto
Title: “Partnering for Solutions in Agricultural Technology”
Monsanto Auditorium - Introduction by Theresa Musket

12:00 - 2:00 p.m.

Lunch Break. (NCSB Lunch - Invited guests only)

2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Dr. Roy Scott, Ph.D.; National Program Leader, Crop Productions and Protection
Title: “National perspectives on setting priorities for public research and impacts on the American public”
Monsanto Auditorium - Introduction by Jason Gillman

3:00 - 3:30 p.m.

Mid-Afternoon Break - (coffee and punch)
Monsanto Auditorium (Foyer Area)

3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Dr. George Graef, Ph.D.; Professor, University of Nebraska, Poehlman Lecturer
Title: “Evolution of Plant Breeding”
Monsanto Auditorium - Introduction by J. Grover Shannon

4:30 - 5:30 p.m.

Closing Reception and Poster Session - (refreshments)
McQuinn Atrium - Life Sciences Center