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Lisa Earle's Retirement Celebration Symposium and Reception

Friday, December 14, 2012 at 1:00pm to 5:30pm

Biotechnology Building, G10 Central Campus

Lisa Earle's Retirement Celebration Symposium and ReceptionOn the occasion of the retirement of Professor Elizabeth "Lisa" Earle, the Office of the Ronald P. Lynch Dean of the College of Agriculture & Life Sciences, the Department of Plant Breeding & Genetics, the Office of International Programs, and the Field of Plant Biology are hosting a retirement celebration symposium and reception.

Lisa’s long-term commitment and contributions to the Plant Breeding Department, and across the University deserve special recognition. For over forty years, Dr. Earle has played a significant role in plant breeding and biotechnology at Cornell, as a researcher, professor, and chair of the Department of Plant Breeding and Genetics.
The “Biotechnology and the World” Symposium will start at 1PM and will feature the following speakers:
1. Alan McHughen, D.Phil., Plant Biotechnologist, University of California at Riverside and author of “Pandora’s Picnic Basket”
2. Adelheid Kuehnle, PhD, President and CEO, Co-Founder of Kuehnle AgroSystems, Inc.
3. Tony Shelton, Professor and International Professor, Department of Entomology, Cornell University

The symposium will be followed by a reception from 3:30 –5:30, with remarks by Dr. Earle's colleagues and friends at 4:15. There will be drinks and hors d'oeuvres.

All members of the Cornell community are invited.


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Plant Breeding and Genetics

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