6
Oct
Loftet auditorium, Ultuna

Lectures by this year's honorary doctors

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This year's honorary doctors will give their lectures on Friday, 6 October 2017. The lectures are open to the public, and will also be webcast at www.slu.se. Coffee/tea and lunch will be served, but to avoid food waste we kindly ask you to register in advance.

Lunch wil be served to all registered participants. Please note that the number of participants is limited.

Last date for registration: 29 September (for lectures and lunch)

Programme

09.00

The urban landscape as a place to flourish – green space, health and quality of life
Catharine Ward Thompson
Professor, Honorary Doctor of Agriculture

09.30

Biotech oilseeds – a path toward environmental and economic sustainability and rural vitality
Edgar B. Cahoon
Professor, Honorary Doctor of Agriculture

10.00

Coffee/Tea

10.30

Dissecting and exploiting plant immune receptor diversity
Jonathan Jones
Professor, Honorary Doctor of Agriculture

11.00

Östad foundation - at your service, SLU
Patrik Alströmer
Honorary Doctor of Forestry

11.30

Lunch for all registered attendants in Stora salen, Loftet

13.00

A story of genetics
Lawrence R. Schaeffer
Emeritus Professor, Honorary Doctor of Agriculture

13.30

Cancer in pet animals – should we neuter?
Erik Teske
Professor, Honorary Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

For more information, please contact Jenny Sälgeback (contact details below).

Facts
Time: 2017-10-06 09:00
City: Ultuna
Location: Loftet auditorium
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Contact

Jenny Sälgeback, Academy Steward
Vice-Chancellor's Office, SLU
jenny.salgeback@slu.se, +46 18 67 10 74+46 70-676 65 96

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