Agenda for WSU/USDA Plant Metabolomics Celebration Pullman, Washington March 21, 2017
• 9 a.m., Welcome and Introductions at 402 Biotechnology Life Sciences Building by David Weller, Research Leader, Wheat Health, Genetics and Quality Research Unit, ARS-USDA.
• 9:15 a.m., Corporate Strategy and Collaboration Philosophy, Mike Harrington, Senior Vice President for Global Markets, Waters Corporation.
• 9:30 a.m., General Overview of Metabolomics System Workflow, Ken Rosnack, Principal Business Development Manager, Food & Environmental Markets at Waters Corporation.
• 9:50 a.m., Wheat Rhizosphere Metabolomics … » More …
David Weller, Research Leader, Wheat Health, Genetics and Quality Research Unit
Dr. David Weller is Research Leader of the USDA-ARS Wheat Health, Genetics and Quality Research Unit at Pullman, and adjunct professor of plant pathology at Washington State University.
Weller received his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in plant pathology from Michigan State University. His research focuses on the control of soilborne pathogens, the rhizosphere microbiome and metabolome, and disease-suppressive soils. In 2003-05 and 2013, he was the Willie Commelin Scholten (WCS) Endowed Professor of Phytopathology and OECD Fellow at Utrecht University, The Netherlands.
Dr. Weller is a Fellow of the American Phytopathological Society … » More …
In 2016, 28 CAHNRS undergraduate and graduate students in Crop and Soil Sciences, Horticulture, Agricultural and Food Systems, and Biological Systems Engineering attended the annual Tilth Conference in Wenatchee, Wash. There, they met hundreds of Northwest farmers and producers and learned about sustainable farms and food.
Since then, students have written about their Tilth discoveries and topics of interest in a series of blog posts on the Center for Sustainability and Natural Resources‘ Perspectives on Sustainability blog.
Recent articles by Crystal Allen, Corina Serban, Janel Davisson, … » More …
Nearly 100 producers, industry, agency, and university representatives gathered at the historic Hartline School January 26 for the year’s first WSU oilseed workshop.
The one-day event featured a wide range of sessions that encompassed beginning and more advanced information about canola and other oilseed production and marketing.
Hope Hui Rising, assistant professor of Landscape Architecture with Washington State University’s School of Design + Construction, moderated and presented in a panel entitled “Water Urbanism: Water as a Driver for Urban Design and Landscape Architecture,” at the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) Annual Conference, Oct. 21-24 in New Orleans.
Her panelists included Dennis Carmichael, an ASLA Fellow and a former president for the society, and Prisca Weem, Stormwater Manager from New Orleans’ Office of Mayor.
“Delta cities will continue to be vulnerable to the impacts of climate change and sea level rise even after having maximized their water retention capacity,” said Rising. “Promoting upstream … » More …