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Goggi's Research Highlighted on Plant Science Journal Cover

Plant Science JournalCongratulations to Agronomy Associate Professor Susana Goggi and her research team. Their article titled “Soybean proteins GmTic110 and GmPsbP are crucial for chloroplast development and function” (Vol 252: 76-87) was featured on the cover of Plant Science Journal. @ISUSeedSci

STB Hires New Seed Science Center Program Assistant

Cindy Robertson
STB Program Coordinator Lori Youngberg and Program Chair Gary Munkvold hired a new program assistant in June. Cindy Robertson will work with Youngberg and Munkvold to market and expand the STB program. She will also assist with administration of the National Seed Health System.

2016 Summer Shortcourse, Workshop Update

Summer Workshop AttendeesSeed Conditioning Specialist Alan Gaul and Seed Lab Manager Mike Stahr facilitate Seed Science Center shortcourses and workshops for seed industry professionals around the world each year from April through August.

Telangana Minister of Agriculture Visits Seed Science Center

Telangana DelegationSeed Science Center Director Manjit Misra, and Associate Dean of Extension Programs and Outreach John Lawrence, welcomed Telangana Minister of Agriculture Pocharam Srinivas Reddy (third from left) to the Seed Science Center in August of 2016.

ASTA Honors Owen Newlin with Lifetime Achievement Award 

Owen NewlinThe American Seed Trade Association (ASTA) honored seed-industry veteran Dr. Owen J. Newlin with its inaugural Lifetime Industry Achievement Award--hereinafter known as the Owen J. Newlin Lifetime Seed Industry Achievement Award--which recognizes exceptional professionals whose career contributions to the seed industry span more than 50 years. Dr.

Stahr Elected AOSA Vice President

Mike StahrSeed Lab Manager Mike Stahr was elected Vice President of the Association of Official Seed Analysts (AOSA)  in May and installed at their annual meeting with SCST (Society of Commercial Seed Technologists in Portland, Oregon in June.

ISU and Zamorano Sign Memorandum of Understanding

Wickert and Lansdale shake hands during MOU signingISU Senior Vice President and Provost Jonathan Wickert and President of the  Zamorano Pan-American Agricultural School Jeffrey Lansdale signed a Memorandum of Understanding to collaborate on future international development projects April 13, 2016,  during the Global Food Security&nbsp

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