The popular public series Davis Science Café will serve up a conversation on “Organic Farming, Genetics, and the Future of Food” at its next event on December 10th.
“Tomorrow’s Table: Organic Farming, Genetics, and the Future of Food”
Davis Science Café
Wednesday, December 10th, 2014
5:30 – 7:00 p.m.
VENUE CHANGE: de Vere’s Irish Pub in Davis, CA 95616
Free to attend
Complimentary soft drinks
(Courtesy UCD Department of Math and Physical Sciences)
The conversation will be led by Professor Pamela C. Ronald with the Department of Plant Pathology and the Genome Center at UC Davis. She also serves as Director of Grass Genetics at the Joint Bioenergy Institute, and is an author of the book Tomorrow’s Table: Organic Farming, Genetics, and the Future of Food.
Beth Ruyak interviewed Dr. Ronald on Wednesday morning’s edition of Insight to preview the evening’s event. Listen here: www.capradio.org/news/insight/2014/12/10/insight-121014b.
Dr. Ronald’s lab is best known for their innovations in developing rice strains for disease and flooding resistance. A long-time science communicator, Ronald has written commentary for the Boston Globe—a piece that won her a Science in Society Journalism Award from the National Association of Science Writers—and for The Economist, New York Times, and Scientific American Blogs. She tweets at @pcronald.
Keep up with the Davis Science Café on Facebook at www.facebook.com/groups/davissciencecafe, browse past café topics at www.capscicomm.org/local-science-cafes/davis-science-cafe, and check out other local science cafés at www.capscicomm.org/local-science-cafes!