On Thursday, April 14, two AIFS researchers, Prof. Gail Taylor and Prof. Md Shamim Ahamed, is taking part in Seed Central. This event focuses on indoor and vertical agriculture.


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AIFS has wrapped our Fall Speaker Series: “From seed to product: AI opportunities from industry and research perspectives.” You can find this past series on our YouTube channel

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December 8, 2021 at 10:00 A.M. – Speaker Series Panel and Dialogue

Moderated by Dr. Harold Schmitz, General Partner at the March Fund, Chair of the Industrial Advisory Board, featuring panelists Kimmo Makinen, Gail Taylor, and Abigail Stevenson. You can view videos of the past talks on our AIFS YouTube Channel if you missed one.

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October 27, 2021 at 10:00 A.M. Challenges in the discovery of new functional foods and ingredients for human health and how AI could change the game.

Speaker: Dr. Kimmo Makinen, Director of Innovation, Novozymes, AIFS Industrial Advisory Board





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November 10, 2021 at 12:00 P.M. AI challenges for fast development of high nutrition crops

Speaker: Dr. Gail Taylor, Professor Chair of Plant Sciences, UC Davis

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November 17, 2021 at 9:00 A.M. How AI can improve food safety helping to enable safe food for all

Dr. Abigail Stevenson, Vice President, Mars Advanced Research Institute, AIFS Industrial Advisory Board






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