August 2017

The ILSI Research Foundation brings scientists together to improve environmental sustainability and human health globally. Discover in our monthly newsletter how we are advancing, disseminating and translating science into proactive solutions.

ILSI RF Co-Leads New Effort to Improve US Fruit and Vegetable Supply Chains 

Find out about the $3 million, four-year grant recently awarded to the ILSI Research Foundation and the University of Florida from the United States Department of Agriculture National Institute of Food and Agriculture. 

Gene Drive Symposium 2017: Recordings Now Available

Curious about our Gene Drive Symposium co-organized with the National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine? Watch the recorded webinar and individual presentations to learn more.

In case you missed it… How will we keep controversial gene drive technology in check? 

Did you know that Science Magazine recently published an article covering the Gene Drive Symposium 2017? Stay informed with what is happening. 
Speaker Lineup Announced for the South Asia Biosafety Conference 

Join us for the 5th Annual South Asia Biosafety Conference in India. SABC provides an opportunity to hear from leading scientists representing regulatory agencies, public sector research institutions, and the private sector in South Asia and internationally. Find out who will be speaking at this premier event.

World Bank Innovative Practice Summary on the CCDB

The World Bank recently published a book, Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in Agriculture. Learn about our Crop Composition Database (CCDB), an open access resource which is featured in Chapter 15: "Using ICT for remote sensing, crowdsourcing, and big data to unlock the potential of agricultural data."