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Friday, October 17 • 11:00am - 12:00pm
Borlaug's Dream for Wheat: Technology and Collaboration to Confront Rust Disease

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Moderators
avatar for Dr. Ronnie Coffman

Dr. Ronnie Coffman

International Professor of Plant Breeding, Director of International Programs, Cornell University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Ronnie Coffman serves as International Professor of Plant Breeding and Director of International Programs of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Cornell University, and as Principal Investigator of the Agricultural Biotechnology Support Project, the Durable Rust Resistance in Wheat project, and the Agricultural Innovations Partnership. Previous positions include Associate Dean for Research and Director, Cornell University Agricultural... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Dr. Hans‐Joachim Braun

Dr. Hans‐Joachim Braun

Director, Global Wheat Program, CIMMYT
Hans‐Joachim Braun, a native of Germany has a background in wheat breeding and is currently based in Mexico. Since 2004, Braun has served as Director of CIMMYT’s Global Wheat Program, which develops and distributes wheat germplasm to more than 250 cooperators in around 100 countries. He previously lived in Turkey for 20 years, where he lead the TURKEY‐CIMMYT‐ICARDA International Winter Wheat Improvement Program. He contributed to... Read More →
avatar for Dr. Catherine Feuillet

Dr. Catherine Feuillet

Sr. VP Trait Research, Bayer CropScience
Catherine Feuillet has headed the Trait Research department at Bayer CropScience since July 2013. Previously, she was research director and leader of the group, “Structure, function and evolution of the wheat genomes,” at the INRA, Clermont-Ferrand (France). She received her PhD in 1993 at the University Paul Sabatier (Toulouse, France) working on genes involved in lignification in Eucalyptus In 2009, she received the "Prix Foulon... Read More →
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Dr. Indu Sharma

Project Director, Directorate of Wheat Research
Indu Sharma has been the integral part of the wheat-breeding program for several decades. Currently, she is working for the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) and has a position leading the All India Wheat and Barley Improvement Project which is being operated across 31 centres in the country. A special initiative was taken up in the Directorate of Wheat Research under her leadership for analyzing more than 5500 wheat grain samples... Read More →
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Dr. Mahmoud Solh

Director General, International Center for Agriculture Research in Dry Areas (ICARDA)
Dr Mahmoud Solh assumed office of the Director General of the International Center for Agricultural research in Dry areas (ICARDA) on 8 May 2006. He has been associated with international agricultural research and development in the dry areas since 1972 when he became a staff member of the Arid Land Agricultural Development (ALAD) Program of the Ford Foundation in the Near East, the predecessor of ICARDA. Dr Solh returned to ICARDA after serving... Read More →


Friday October 17, 2014 11:00am - 12:00pm
Iowa Ballroom Downtown Des Moines Marriott (2nd Floor)