June 2018
The ILSI Research Foundation brings scientists together to improve environmental sustainability and human health. Discover in our monthly newsletter how we are advancing, disseminating, and translating science into proactive solutions.
ICABR 2018: Disruptive Innovations, Value Chains, and Rural Development

At this year's International Consortium on Applied Bioeconomy Research (ICABR) Conference, Dr. Morven McLean, ILSI Research Foundation’s Executive Director, will be discussing the regulation of gene editing in a panel session titled "Country Perspectives on Gene Editing Regulation." Organized in partnership with the World Bank, the ICABR's theme this year is “disruptive innovations, value chains, and rural development.” The conference will facilitate interactions between leading academics, World Bank staff, policymakers, government experts, civil society, and private-sector representatives. More information about the panel session is available here .
Fruit & Vegetable Supply Chains: Climate Adaptation & Mitigation Opportunities

Learn more about our USDA NIFA funded project “Fruit and Vegetable Supply Chains: Climate Adaptation and Mitigation Opportunities”! Project co-lead, Dr. Senthold Asseng of the University of Florida, provides a clear and concise introduction to this collaborative effort by researchers at ILSI Research Foundation, U. Florida, International Food Policy Research Institute, U. Arkansas, U. Illinois, Washington State U., and World Agricultural Economic and Environmental Services.  
Career Opportunity at the
ILSI Research Foundation

We are looking for a Senior Scientific Program Manager (SSPM) to contribute to the continued development and implementation of our applied research and capacity building programs related to the safety assessment of foods developed with advanced technologies. The role involves working closely with multiple internal and external partners to ensure that programs are science-focused, have broad participation from multiple sectors, and are directed toward concrete and achievable objectives. 
Welcoming Our New
ILSI Global Colleagues

The ILSI Research Foundation team warmly congratulates Dr. Stéphane Vidry and Ms. Kristin DiNicolantonio on their appointments, respectively, as Director of Operations and Director of Communications of ILSI Governance and Coordination. We look forward to collaborating with them both to advance ILSI’s mission to provide science that improves human health and well-being and safeguards the environment.