June 28, 2017

2009 University of Minnesota Plant Breeding Symposium

 Plant Breeding in a Changing World: Overcoming Environmental Challenges

March 20, 2009, Cargill Center for Microbial and Plant Genomics, University of Minnesota, St. Paul 


  • Dr. Geoff Graham, Pioneer Hi-Bred
  • Dr. Mark Cooper, Pioneer Hi-Bred
  • Dr. Steve Knapp, University of Georgia
  • Dr. John Navazio, Organic Seed Alliance
  • Dr. Lewis Liska USDA-ARS, Belsville
  • Dr. Jim Coors, University of Wisconsin, Madison
  • Roundtable discussion


Thanks to generous sponsorship from DuPont Pioneer, the graduate students of the Applied Plant Sciences graduate program have put on a plant breeding symposium each spring since 2008.


Student Organizing Committee:

  • Co-Chairs: Edmund Quirin and Veronica Justen
  • Adolar Freitag, Jr., Jennifer Flynn, Jonathon Hensley, Laci High, Alexander Kahler, Michael Kantar, Jon Massman, Carol Powers, Katie Rock, Christopher Schaefer, and Summer St. Pierre