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Arie Havelaar, Min Li, and Nitya Singh, of the UF Instititute of Sustainable Food Systems, Emerging Pathogens Institute, and Animal Sciences are offering an intensive short course "Quantitative Microbial Risk Assessment of Pathogens in Food Systems", ANS 6637, June 5-16, 2017.
The 2017 UF/IFAS Extension Symposium April 17-19, 2017 at the UF Hilton Hotel and Conference Center in Gainesville, FL: "A Time, to Learn, Collaborate, and Discover New Opportunities" is now open for registration here. The plenary session topic is "Food Systems and YOU: What's Your Role?" - emerging themes and trends in food systems and what it means for UF/IFAS Extension.
Ravin Poudel and Karen Garrett of the Institute of Sustainable Food Systems, Plant Pathology, and the Emerging Pathogens Institute, are authors of the 2016 paper in Phytopathology which has been most frequently downloaded. Microbiome Networks: A Systems Framework for Identifying Candidate Microbial Assemblages for Disease Management. Open access link.
Pedro A. Sanchez has been appointed as a Member of the President's Committee on the National Medal of Science and will serve a 3 year term, beginning January 2017.
The Florida Entomological Society Annual meeting will be held jointly with the Caribbean Food Crops Society in Isal Verde Puerto Rico July 16-22, 2017.
Karen Garrett will be hosting a group from Cuba’s INISAV this spring, details pending travel arrangements.
Mark Masumba and Cheryl Palm were part of a team of co-authors who published recently in Agricultural Systems: "Evaluating agricultural trade-offs in the age of sustainable development", available here.
Florida A&M University's Energy Water Food Nexus International Summit 2017 will be in Orlando, FL September 21-22. Registration and information here.
UF’s Center for Latin American Studies presents its’ 66th Annual Conference: Cuba and the United States in the 21st Century – March 30-April 1, 2017 at Emerson Alumni Hall. More information here.
UF's Women in Science and Engineering (WiSE) group is hosting a spring break camp for middle school students to participate in hand-on learning activities. Contact Sienna Turner, Outreach Coordinator, if you would like to participate.