2024 Nebraska Plant Science Symposium

2024 NEBRASKA PLANT SCIENCE SYMPOSIUM

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Nebraska Plant Science Symposia Series

Innovating Plant Science: Where STEM Meets Stem

Nebraska Innovation Campus Conference Center, Lincoln

Monday, April 29th, 2024
8 am – 5 pm
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Symposium is free and open to the public.

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About the symposium

The Nebraska Plant Science Symposium is a part of a biennial series which began in 2012. In 2015, the Symposium became an annual event. It is affiliated with the Corteva Symposium Series spanning multiple universities, facilitated by Corteva Agrisciences.

The goal of the symposium series at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln is to enhance agricultural scientific literacy, stimulate collaboration, and help build interest in plant science careers. This one-day symposium is free, open to the public, and offered via webinar to the broader scientific community around the world.

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Invited Speakers

Analiza Piovesan Alves

ANALIZA PIOVESAN ALVES

Global Seeds Regulatory Sciences Leader, Corteva AgriscienceTM

DAVID BERTIOLI

DAVID BERTIOLI

Professor & GRA/GSD Distinguished Investigator, Peanut Genetics, Genomics and Evolution, University of Georgia

MARY KAY HAUSBECK

MARY KAY HAUSBECK

University Distinguished Professor and Extension Specialist, College of Agriculture & Natural Resources, Department of Plant, Soil and Microbial Sciences, Michigan State University

JASON RAUSCHER

JASON RAUSCHER

Academic Relations Manager, Corteva Agriscience™

CHRISTIAN STEPHENSON

CHRISTIAN STEPHENSON

Assistant Professor of Practice, Department of Agronomy and Horticulture, University of Nebraska–Lincoln

Speaker Bios

Workshops

Monday, April 29, 2024. There will be two sections between 3:00 to 5:00 pm.

CHRISTINE BOOTH

CHRISTINE BOOTH

Lecturer, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, and Coordinator, Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Science Communication Hub.

Workshop: From “Research Mode” to “Writing Mode” – Switching Gears To Help Others Understand Your Work

Dr. Christine Booth is a lecturer in the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and the coordinator of the IANR Science Communication Hub where she is focused mainly on graduate student communication development.

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JOY EAKIN

JOY EAKIN

NUtech Ventures Entrepreneurship Program Manager.

Workshop: Introduction to Entrepreneurship

Joy Eakin is the entrepreneurship program manager at NUtech Ventures, the technology transfer office for UNL and UNK. Joy is especially enthusiastic about helping graduate students enhance their professional development, self-confidence and sense of belonging through NUtech’s entrepreneurship training and connections with the broader startup community.

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Tours

Monday, April 29, 2024. There will be two sections between 3:00 to 5:00 pm.

Nebraska Innovation Campus Greenhouse tour our of the LemnaTec 3D High Throughput Scanalyzer

The Innovation Campus Greenhouse houses two image-based plant phenotyping systems. The tour will include up close views of both systems along with a walk through of the soil preparation, pot filling and wet lab areas.

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Nebraska Innovation Studio

Nebraska Innovation Studio (NIS) is a community-oriented maker space that serves as a hub for innovators, artists, and entrepreneurs.

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Student Competition Presentations

  • Preferred poster size 48 inches tall x 36 inches wide
  • Maximum 48 inches x 48 inches
  • Student Presentations will be 15 minutes
  • Lightning Talks will be 3 minutes with 1 slide (no animation)

Presentations from the Nebraska Plant Breeding Symposium, years 2012, 2014, 2016 and 2019, can be viewed on UNL Media Hub or on YouTube.Presentations from 2019 and 2020 are available at archive-plant-science-symposiums.

Nebraska Innovation Campus: Bus Routes and Parking

East campus to Nebraska Innovation Campus

First 25 and then 22. Other service: 23 (Van), every 20 min starting at 8 am from East Campus Dairy Store to NIC. For more information contact 402-326-8807.

East campus to Nebraska Innovation Campus bus route. Nebraska Innovation Campus Routes

City campus to Nebraska Innovation Campus: Bus 22.

City campus to Nebraska Innovation Campus: Bus 22. Nebraska Innovation Campus Routes

Parking at NIC

Those attending events at the NIC Conference Center are welcome to park in the lot north of Transformation Drive. Use the Passport Parking app (Zone 9900) to pay for parking. Paid parking is enforced from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Monday through Saturday

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Thank You For Your Support

Funding for this symposium was provided by Corteva AgriscienceTM and from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln Department of Agronomy and Horticulture, Agriculture Research Division, and the Dermot P. Coyne Distinguished Lectureship fund. Thank you to the faculty and staff within the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture for their support.

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