Seed Biotechnology Center
Seed Biotechnology Center
Seed Biotechnology Center
University of California
Seed Biotechnology Center

SBC 20 year Anniversary • 1999 - 2019

Date: September 12, 2019

Time: 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Contact: kjmaher@ucdavis.edu

Sponsor: Seed Biotechnology Center

Location: UC Davis

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SBC 20th Anniversary Celebration

The Seed Biotechnology Center is celebrating its 20th Anniversary this year! We’re appreciating the past and looking forward. On September 12, 2019 the SBC will host a day-long event with panels highlighting researchers, students, industry representatives and policy makers. The day will conclude with Seed Central’s monthly networking event.

SBC 20th Anniversary Celebration

Tickets for this free event available on-line @ https://ucdavis.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_9Eye8MP6xkRDYoJ

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AGENDA

9:00 — 9:15 am Welcome by Helene Dillard, CA&ES Dean

9:15 — 10:30 am RESEARCH PANEL ON CROP BREEDING
Introduction by Allen Van Deynze, SBC Director

Panelists
Richard Michelmore, UC Davis (Moderator)
Jeff Zischke, Sakata
Christine Diepenbrock, UC Davis
Cecilia Chi-Ham, Inari

10:45 am — 12:00 pm RESEARCH PANEL ON SEED QUALITY
Introduction by Kent Bradford, SBC Founder

Panelists
Derek Bewley, University of Guelph(Moderator)
Johan Van Asbrouck, Rhino Research, Thailand
Keith Kubik, HM Clause
Alfred Huo, University of Florida

12:00 — 1:00 pm LUNCH

1:00 — 3:00 pm EDUCATION PANEL
Introduction by Rale Gjuric, SBC Director of Education

Panelists
Gail Taylor, UC Davis (Moderator)
Laura Brown, Enza Zaden
Rita Mumm, SBC Africa PBA Lead Instructor
Claudia Germeshausen, HM Clause

3:15 — 4:15 pm OUTREACH PANEL
Introduction by Francois Korn, Executive Director of Seed Central

Panelists
Katie Murphy, UC Davis (Moderator)
Alison van Eenennaam, UC Davis
Peggy Lemaux, UC Berkeley
Sekhar Boddupali, Intrexon
Matthew Johnston, Syngenta
Andy Lavigne, ASTA

4:15 pm Closing by Jenny Lester Moffitt, CDFA

Tickets for this free event available on-line @ https://ucdavis.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_9Eye8MP6xkRDYoJ

Followed by SEED CENTRAL EVENT: 10th ANNIVERSARY
Separate registration is required for Seed Central event @
https://ucanr.edu/survey/survey.cfm?surveynumber=27908

4:30 — 6:00 pm Networking with start-up entrepreneur Alex Schultink, Founder & CEO Fortiphyte

6:00 — 7:00 pm Featured Speaker: Kent Bradford, Faculty and SBC Director, UC Davis.
Topic: The Past Is Prologue

 

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