Author Bio

Peter Goldsbrough has been a professor of plant biology at Purdue University for more than 30 years. During his time at Purdue GMOs have developed from a scientific breakthrough to an important tool for crop improvement. He has taught an undergraduate class on agricultural biotechnology for more than 20 years.   


Tuesday - 4:30 pm-5:00 pm - Rooms: Salon C and Salon D

Why we need GMOs and other new technologies for horticultural crops – Dr. Peter Goldsbrough

Genetically modified organisms have been one of the most controversial topics in food and agriculture over the last twenty five years. This presentation will discuss how GMOs are made and used, compare these methods to others that are used to develop new varieties, and present the case for why these and other new methods of