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Pamela Ronald, a plant pathologist known for developing a form of rice that tolerates prolonged flooding, will deliver the next Maury Strauss Distinguished Public Lecture at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 20 at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC in Roanoke.
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The 2022-23 series will highlight trending subjects from mindfulness during pregnancy to personalized cancer treatments, along with top-of-mind issues such as climate change and sustainability in fields such as biomaterials, food supply, and data science.
This is a free event hosted by Dr. Michael Friedlander and the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute. For more information, please call 540-526-2059.
About Maury Strauss
Maury Strauss is a longtime community benefactor and businessman who supports biomedical research with the goal of energizing the local economy and improving quality of life in our neighborhoods and around the world. In order to ensure the continued success of Roanoke’s biomedical research enterprise, as well as the free public seminars, Mr. Strauss has made a generous gift to the series. Read More.
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