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Thursday, February 14, 2019 at 12:20pm to 1:10pm
Program in International Nutrition Seminar with Dr. Kathleen Hefferon. Kathleen Hefferon completed her PhD from University of Toronto and her postdoctoral studies from the Department of Food Sciences, Cornell University. She has been the Fulbright Canada Research Chair of Global Food Security at the University of Guelph, Canada. She is currently developing assessment tools for a large microbiology course at Cornell University and is writing a second edition to her book “Biopharmaceuticals in Plants.” Kathleen is an editor of the Encyclopedia on Food Security and Sustainability for Elsevier Press, and is now an editor for Frontier’s Journal of Nutrition. Kathleen recently received an AWARE travel award and will teach in rural Botswana this spring. Her research interests include the relationship of biotechnology to food and energy security as well as its impact on public health.