College of Natural Resources, UC Berkeley

Professor Lemaux Awarded Crop Science Fellowship

November 26, 2007

Peggy Lemaux, professor of Plant and Microbial Biology and cooperative extension specialist, has been selected to be a 2007 Crop Science Society of America fellow.

peggy%20lemaux.jpg
Nominated by colleagues within the society, Lemaux is one of ten fellows selected for 2007. Lemaux’s research focuses on developing and utilizing genetic engineering technologies to improve cereal crops, including her involvement in the nutritional improvement of sorghum for Africa through the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. She also participates in public outreach programs which address agricultural practices, food production, and the impact of new technology on agriculture.

The Crop Science Society of America (CSSA) is an educational organization dedicated to helping their 5,000+ members advance the disciplines and practices of agronomy, crop, and soil sciences by supporting professional growth and science policy initiatives, and by providing quality, research-based publications and a variety of member services.

Categories

CNR Calendar

Monthly Archives


Recent Posts

Partnership to Advance Cooperative Extension
Persistent methodological flaw undermines biodiversity conservation in tropical forests
Conservatives can be persuaded to care more about the environment, study finds
New gene found that turns carbs into fat, could be target for future drugs
Plants and soils could accelerate climate's warming, study warns
Estrogenic plants linked to hormone, behavioral changes
Scientists look to Hawaii’s bugs for clues to origins of biodiversity
New Wetland Design Shows Leap in Cleansing Toxins from Salton Sea
Arsenic-Tainted South Berkeley Lot Focus of Rehab Project
New Interview With Biochemist Andrew Benson Is Online

Syndication

Subscribe to this blog's feed