The Arkansas Biosciences Institute will be holding its fall research symposium Oct. 25 at the just-opened Don Tyson Center for Agricultural Sciences.
The Arkansas Biosciences Institute, or ABI, was created following the Arkansas Tobacco Settlement Proceeds Act of 2000, whose funding supports its research. ABI is a partnership among scientists from Arkansas Children’s Research Institute, Arkansas State University, the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture, the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville and the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.
The Don Tyson Center for Agricultural Sciences is located at 1371 W Altheimer Drive.
“The symposium showcases the work of ABI researchers and stimulates collaboration among the member institutions,” said Nathan McKinney, a member of the Scientific Coordinating Committee of the Arkansas Biosciences Institute. McKinney is also interim director of the Rice Research and Extension Center in Stuttgart.
The symposium opens at 8:30 a.m. with registration, with the program beginning at 9 a.m. The science presentations begin at 9:30 a.m. and include:
The program will also include presentation of the Investigator of the Year Awards. A poster presentation session for research runs from lunch until 2:45 p.m.
About the Arkansas Biosciences Institute
In accordance with the Tobacco Settlement Proceeds Act, ABI conducts:
University of Arkansas, By: Mary Hightower
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