Plant Sciences Institute

Department of Agronomy

Raymond F. Baker Center for Plant Breeding

2018 R. F. Baker Plant Breeding Symposium

Bridging the Gap: Creating Cross-disciplinary Scientists

Friday, March 2, 2018

Iowa State University Alumni Center, 420 Beach Ave, Ames, IA 50011

(Directions and parking information for the Alumni Center)

Workshop in Science Communication

                                                     Workshop #1: Interviewing skills
                                                           Workshop #2: How to communicate your science

Thursday, March 1, 2018


Reiman Gardens - GARDEN ROOM - Iowa State University, 1407 University Blvd. Ames, IA 50011

(Directions and parking information for the Reiman Gardens)

      Sponsors: DuPont Pioneer and ISU Department of Agronomy

      Organizers: ISU plant breeding graduate students  - Check us out on our Facebook page
Main PageRegistration Schedule Speakers Webinar Travel Grant Poster  CompetitionAbout us/ Past SymposiaDuPont Pioneer Symposia Series
 * Registration is required in order to prepare conference room, name tags, and lunch.


Dr. Jean-Marcel Ribaut
Integrated Breeding Platform
Dr. Reka Howard
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Dr. Mitch Tuinstra
Purdue University

Dr. Andrea Arias
DuPont Pioneer
Dr. Pat Schnable
Iowa State University

Daljit Singh
Kansas State University
Kyle Parmley
Iowa State University

The 2018 Organizing Committee

Committee members. From front left: Matt Breitzman (co-chair), Fernando Silva Aguilar (communications), Kevin Falk (fundraising), Danielle Dykema (co-chair), Edna Mageto (Poster). Back left: Henrique Trentin (venue/food), Daniel Kohlhase (speaker), Anderson Verzegnazzi (information technology).