Nina Fedoroff

Nina Fedoroff

Nina Vsevolod Fedoroff is an American professor known for her research in life sciences and biotechnology, especially transposable elements or jumping genes and plant stress response. In 2007, President George W. Bush awarded her the National Medal of Science in the field of Biological Sciences, the highest award for lifetime achievement in scientific research in the United States. Wikipedia*

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Nina Fedoroff has two videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2011 Forum.

Appearances by Title:c. January 1, 2011 - Present President, American Association for the Advancement of Science Videos: 2

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  • Regulation of Genetically Modified Food

    Regulation of Genetically Modified Food

    Nina Fedoroff talked about the growing global demand for food, and the potential shortages, and she responded to telephone…

  • Sustainable Agriculture

    Sustainable Agriculture

    Panelists talked about sustainable agriculture. Topics included organic food production, genetically modified crops and…

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