On September 23, 2015, Nine Network of Public Media’s broadcast of Science Matters featured St. Louis native, Dr. Eric Green, Director of the National Human Genome Research Institute of the National Institutes of Health, on the promise of genomics and precision medicine. In town as the featured Keynote Speaker for An Evening with the Experts: DNA, Personalized Medicine and You!, a special public forum partnership presentation of The Academy of Science – St. Louis and the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI), with support from the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (FNIH), his message on the promise of personalized medicine is still relevant today.
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Featured Speaker: Nadia Shakoor, Ph.D., Senior Scientist, Associate Director, TERRA-REF, Donald Danforth Plant Science Center; Co-Founder/CEO, Agrela Ecosystems Working with experts from fields including remote sensing, engineering, computer and plant science, research scientist, Nadia Shakoor, is designing smart farm technology like PheNode and the solar-powered FieldDock drone to drive advances in crop breeding and automate farming tasks to help researchers and farmers bring food from the farm to the family table. Smart Farm Technologies is a Science in St. Louis Series partnership of the The Academy of Science – St. Louis and St. Louis County Library presented in collaboration with the Girls Can STEM Series initiative of The Academy of Science – St. Louis and the Zonta Club of St. Louis.