Phillips will speak on maize genetics Nov. 16

Ronald Phillips
Ronald Phillips

“Good science in maize genetics: Is serendipity involved?,” will be presented by member of the National Academy of Sciences, Ronald Phillips from the University of Minnesota. The lecture is part of the Center of Biotechnology/Life Sciences Big Ten National Academy of Sciences lecture series, and will take place on Nov. 16 at 4 p.m.

A philosophical look at the role that serendipity played in six research accomplishments in maize genetics along with a brief description of each. The areas will include molecular, in vitro, and cytogenetic advances.

A reception will be held at 3:30 p.m. The seminar is free and open to the public at the Beadle Center.

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