Library Issues Forum: Dr. Molly Jahn, “Food Security, 21st Century Agricultural Systems and Genomics”
Molly Jahn is a professor in the Laboratory of Genetics and Department of Agronomy at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She has a distinguished research career in plant genetics, genomics and plant breeding of vegetable crops focusing on molecular genetics of disease resistance and quality traits. Her research groups at UW Madison and Cornell University have produced crop varieties now grown commercially and for subsistence on six continents. She has also worked extensively in developing countries to link crop breeding with improved human nutrition and welfare. In 2011, she was selected to represent the U.S. on a 13-member high-level International Commission for Sustainable Agriculture and Climate Change.
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George Bush Presidential Library and Museum
The mission of the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum is to preserve and make available the records and artifacts of George H.W. Bush, 41st President of the United States. We promote civic literacy and increased historical understanding of our national experience, and foster a community of public service and volunteerism. Located on the campus of Texas A&M University – a premier public Tier 1 research university home to more than 50,000 students – the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum is part of the National Archives and Records Administration's Presidential Libraries system. For more information go to bush41.org