On June 2, 2016 scientists and researchers from the University of Chicago, Argonne and Fermilab gathered at The Promontory to discuss global issues related to food production and research about allergies and gut microbiome . Speakers include: Joshua Elliott Research Scientist and Fellow, Computation Institute, University of Chicago and Argonne National Laboratory (Predicting impacts of global “food shocks” and extreme climate events) Kathleen D. Morrison Neukom Family Professor; Chair, Department of Anthropology; Chair, Committee on Southern Asian Studies, University of Chicago (The expansion of rice farming) Cathryn Nagler Bunning Food Allergy Professor, Department of Pathology, Department of Medicine (Food allergies, gut microbiome) Cristina Negri Principal Agronomist and Environmental Engineer, Argonne National Laboratory; Senior Fellow, Energy Policy Institute at Chicago; Fellow, Institute for Molecular Engineering, The University of Chicago (Thinking holistically about provisioning food, bioenergy, water and conservation)


Published: July 7, 2016
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