His research interests include the effect of RNA silencing on growth, development, evolution and defense in plants, and the development of virus-resistant crop plants.
Baulcombe is a Fellow of the Royal Society and a foreign associate member of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences. His awards include the Royal Medal, the Massry Prize, the M. W. Beijerinck Virology Prize, the Wiley Prize in Biomedical Science, the Ruth Allen Award and the Kumho Science International Award in Plant Molecular Biology and Biotechnology.
The symposium is free; however, seating is limited and registration is required. To register, visit the symposium Web site at [www.dbi.udel.edu/smallRNAsymposium.html]. Also, students and postdocs may apply via the Web site to join the speakers for lunch.
Minivans will be available to help shuttle registrants from the SEPTA station to the event if needed. Check the box on the registration page to request this service.
Sponsors include The Franklin Institute and the University of Delaware Office of the Provost and the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Delaware Biotechnology Institute, IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE) and the Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR). Awards week symposia are underwritten by Cephalon.
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