Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Filipino professor at NYU is guest in June researchers' lunch

Young IRRI researchers with NYU genomics professor Michael Purugganan (rightmost).

IRRI's budding scientists had a lively discussion with Michael Purugganan during the IRRI Young Researchers Lunch (YRL) held on Wednesday, 27 June 2012.

Dr. Purugganan is professor of genomics and associate director of the Center for Genomics and Systems Biology at New York University.

Participants during the June meeting were Ebna Syod, Md. Harunur Rashid, Sumanth Kumar Mutte, Adithi Ravikumar Vardarajan, Rowena Oane, Jeanaflor Crystal Tahir Concepcion, Dennis Lozada, and Amelie Gaudin.

The YRL is a monthly meeting for NRS and AFSTRI scientists who are in the early stages of their careers. The purpose is to provide an opportunity for discussions with senior scientists on a range of topics including science and career paths.

For more information, please contact Joy Sagabay (M.Sagabay@cgiar.org) or Amelia Henry (A.Henry@cgiar.org).

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