Keystone: Free talk on climate change, plant biology on Thursday |

Keystone: Free talk on climate change, plant biology on Thursday

Keystone Symposia on Molecular and Cellular Biology invites the public to attend a free talk on climate change and plant biology on Thursday, from 7:30-9 p.m. at the Keystone Conference Center, Grays Peak I Room. The talk will be approximately 45 minutes, followed by Q&A.Julian I. Schroeder, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of Biological Sciences at University of California, San Diego, will address the question: “Making Plants More Resilient to Drought and Climate Change: Are We There Yet?” Dr. Schroeder studies environmental (“abiotic”) stresses in plants, including drought, salinity stress, responses to elevated CO2 and heavy-metal stress.Dr. Schroeder will be in Summit as one of the co-organizers of Keystone Symposia’s scientific conference on “Plant Abiotic Stress Tolerance Mechanisms, Water and Global Agriculture.” Free parking is available across Highway 6 from Keystone Lodge and Spa.

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