Sigma Xi Distinguished Lecturer

Irwin Goldman
department of horticulture at the University of Wisconsin-Madison

"Take Two Onions and Call Me in the Morning: The Human Health Potential of Vegetables"
7:30 p.m.
April 19
Magruder Hall 2001

Goldman is associate professor of horticulture and chair of the Plant Breeding and Plant Genetics Program at the University of Wisconsin. His research interests include vegetable breeding and genetics, the human health attributes of vegetable crops and the history of plant breeding and genetics. He is associate editor of the Journal of Heredity and on the editorial board of Plant Breeding Reviews. His many honors include the B.Y. Morrison Medal from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the Jung Teaching Award from the UW College of Agricultural and Life Sciences and a “Best Paper” award in the education category from the American Society for Horticultural Science. Goldman chairs the USDA Root and Bulb Crop Germplasm Committee and the Vegetable Breeding Working Group of the American Society for Horticultural Science.

Contact Laura Fielden at 785.4624 for more information.

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