Nobel Laureate Dr. Phillip A. Sharp and Juan Enriquez of Excel Venture Management will headline “Stewards of the Future: Research for Human Health and Global Sustainability,” a conference hosted by the N.C. Agricultural and Life Sciences Research Foundation and the N.C. Agricultural Foundation Inc., in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.
The public event, which is designed to foster research collaborations in the agricultural and life sciences to meet urgent challenges to human health, the environment, social well-being and the global economy, takes place April 17, 2012, at the Jane S. McKimmon Center in Raleigh.
In addition to keynote speakers and panel discussions, the conference will include an Innovation Fair that spotlights the latest projects of College researchers. Tickets are $95; there is no charge for faculty or students to attend.
To register, visit: www.cals.ncsu.edu/researchconference.