IOWA CORN GROWERS ASSN.
Media Advisory Iowa State University Announces Endowed Chair in Genetics
Press Luncheon Monday, September 23, 2013 11:30 A.M.
Iowa State University Scherman Building-Room 004
When work began to sequence the corn genome, no one knew how many genes were in a corn plant. No one knew, at the time what the best method was to identify the genes in a corn plant. And, no one knew how much it would cost to sequence the corn genome. Find out more about the long-term investment in plant genetics at Iowa State University from Iowa's corn Farmers.
WHO: Bob Bowman, Farmer and Current President of the Iowa Corn Promotion Board
Wendy Wintersteen, Dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, ISU
Kendall Lamkey, Chair of the Department of Agronomy, ISU
WHAT: Endowed Chair Announcement and Luncheon
WHEN: Monday, September 23, 2013 at 11:30 A.M.
WHERE: Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa Scherman Building, Room 004
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Director of College Relations
ISU College of Agriculture and Sciences
Iowa Corn Promotion Board and
Iowa Corn Growers Association