2019 Fall Meeting November 02

DAY:  SATURDAY, November 02, 2019

Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm

WHERE: Maryland Department of Agriculture 50 Harry S Truman Parkway, Annapolis, MD (MAP)

WHAT:  MSBA will convene its 111th Annual Fall Meeting, Elections and 83rd Honey Show!

 KEYNOTE SPEAKER: GENE ROBINSON

 
Gene E. Robinson
Director, Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology
Swanlund Chair
Center for Advanced Study Professor in Entomology and Neuroscience
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

GENE ROBINSON

TOPICS:

(Details coming soon, but as sneak peek:  gentle africanized honey bees! And studying bee genomes to better understand aggression and population decline! )

 

BIO

(Wikipedia)

Gene Robinson is an entomologist, Director of the Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology and National Academy of Sciences member. He pioneered the application of genomics to the study of social behavior and led the effort to sequence the honey bee genome.

ACCOMPLISHMENTS

AuthorChemical Communication in a Post-genomic World: National Academies of Sciences and Engineering, Arnold and Mabel Beckman Center, Irvine, CA, January 17-19, 2003

AwardsWolf Prize in AgricultureGuggenheim Fellowship for Natural Sciences, US & Canada

EducationCornell University (1982–1986), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


 

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