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Ron Sederoff

Dr. Ron Sederoff

Current Position

Distinguished Professor of Forestry and Co-Director Forest Biotechnology Group, North Carolina State University

Previous Position

Assistant Professor at Columbia, Associate Professor at Oregon, Senior Scientist for the Forest Service


BA (Zoology), MA, Ph.D.

Q & A

The science will be used to domesticate organisms to adapt to new and changing environments. A major dichotomy will occur between producing plants for products and using the technology for conservation purposes. It will provide an interface between molecular biology and ecology.
Balancing work with family. Also, believing in myself and that I was smart enough to belong
I like the elegance of genetics as a science. I like discovering things no one else has ever known before. I enjoy being a part of the scientific legacy of classical genetics