Nobel Laureate Dr. Phillip Sharp to headline Stewards of the Future Conference at NC State University

Nobel Laureate and distinguished MIT professor Dr. Phillip A. Sharp and Juan Enriquez, best-selling author and leading authority on the global impact of life sciences, will headline the conference “Stewards of the Future: Research for Human Health and Global Sustainability” at North Carolina State University.

The public event, which is designed to foster research collaborations in the agricultural and life sciences to meet urgent challenges to human health, the environment, social well-being and the global economy, takes place April 17,2012, at the Jane S. McKimmon Center in Raleigh. In addition to keynote addresses by Sharp and Enriquez, the conference will include a panel discussion with corporate and public sector leaders, an Innovation Fair showcasing examples of and opportunities for research collaboration, and ample time for networking. Tickets are $95; there is no charge for faculty or students to attend. To register, visit: www.cals.ncsu.edu/researchconference

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