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GROW Webinar: Responsive Agriculture – What Do We Want From The Food System?

Presented by Patrick Stover, Director of the Institute for Advancing Health Through Agriculture at Texas A&M AgriLife

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Virtual 23 Feb 2023 15:00

Patrick Stover, Ph.D., is the director of the Institute for Advancing Health Through Agriculture (IHA) at Texas A&M AgriLife. The IHA is the world’s first research institute to bring together precision nutrition, responsive agriculture, and behavioral research to reduce diet-related chronic disease in a way that considers environmental and economic effects.

As an international leader in biochemistry, agriculture and nutrition, Stover’s research focuses on the biochemical, genetic and epigenetic mechanisms that underlie the relationships among nutrition, food fortification and human pathologies. He is the former president of the American Society for Nutrition and has served two terms on the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine’s Food and Nutrition Board. He received the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers from President Clinton, the government’s highest honor bestowed on outstanding scientists and engineers beginning their independent careers.

 He has over 23 years of academic leadership experience, serving as vice chancellor and dean for agriculture and life sciences at Texas A&M AgriLife, director of Texas A&M AgriLife Research, and director of the Division of Nutritional Sciences at Cornell University.


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Genebank Resources on the Web (GROW) webinars are presented through a partnership between the Crop Trust and CGIAR Genebank Initiative to provide thought-provoking discussions within the genebank community.

The webinar series explores topics ranging from emerging technologies, operational efficiency, collecting to seed longevity, policy, and use. GROW aims to tackle difficult questions and provoke discussion on important genebank- related details and themes.

Webinars are bi-monthly and pre-registration is required to attend.

Categories: Genebanks, Food Security, Sustainable Agriculture

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