The Annual Borlaug Memorial Lecture commemorates the contributions the University of Minnesota alumnus Dr. Norman Borlaug made to fighting world hunger and celebrates those who follow in Dr. Borlaug's footsteps.
Please join us on Tuesday, October 20 at 4 p.m. CT for the 14th Annual Borlaug Memorial Lecture, featuring keynote speaker Dr. Gurdev Singh Khush, 1996 World Food Prize Laureate.
Prior to the lecture, Emerging Leader in Plant Science Award recipient Dr. Michael Kantar will be recognized and speak briefly about his career in plant sciences.
October 15, 2020 at 11:08 PM
The 2020 BML Planning Committee is exuberant to announce that this year's Emerging Leader in Plant Sciences (ELIPS) award goes to Dr. Michael Kantar, 2011 UMN Plant Breeding and Genetics alumnus and current Assistant Professor at the University of Hawai'i at Manoa.
October 6, 2020 at 12:51 PM
Harvest season is just around the corner which means it is that exciting time to celebrate our bounty and honor the amazing, brilliant, and talented people who made it possible. Submit your nominations for The 2020 Emerging Leaders in Plant Sciences Award here! Nominations are due by September 11, 2020.
July 31, 2020 at 11:55 AM
October 25, 2019 at 4:03 PM
The 2019 Borlaug Memorial Lecture originally scheduled for October 21, 2019 has been postponed to a later date. Please continue to check this website for updates and new information.
October 14, 2019 at 4:00 PM