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Expert Is In: Botanist Mohammad Vatanparast

WhenThursday, August 17, 2017 - 11:00am
Venue

Natural History Museum

Event Location

Ground Floor, Q?rius

Cost

Free

Description

Dr. Mohammad Vatanparast sequences the DNA of important domesticated bean crops, such as soybeans, common beans and cowpeas, and their wild relatives to unlock their past history and reveal useful information for their future cultivation.

This program provides opportunities for museum visitors to have informal conversations with the scientist, and is not a formal lecture. Dr. Vatanparast speaks Farsi, Azerbaijani, Japanese and English.