Date Correction PSLA Lecture Series: 3/27/13 Dr. Kristin Mercer, 4:00 pm, PLS 1130

When: Wednesday, March 27, 2013 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Plant Sciences : 1130
Event Type(s): Seminar

The Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture (PSLA) Lecture Series
Presents
Guest Speaker: Dr. Kristin Mercer, Ohio State University

Seminar Title: "Evolutionary Ecology in Crop-wild Hybrid Zones"

Dr. Kristin Mercer is an assistant professor in the Department of Horticulture and Crop Science at the Ohio State University. Her research program focuses on plant evolutionary ecology within agricultural systems. In general, Dr. Mercer takes an evolutionary perspective on problems facing agriculture, such as the conservation and use of crop genetic diversity in an era of climate change and risk assessment for genetically modified crops. She also engages with social scientists to explore the biological and human dimensions of these problems.

For more information or to meet with the speaker, please contact:
Dr. Jianhua Zhu, jhzhu@umd.edu
or Sue Burk, sburk@umd.edu

For more information, contact:
Susan E. Burk
+1 301 405 6244




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