(Invited Speaker Session 1: Plant genetic resources and ornamental breeding)

Agnès Ricroch is a senior lecturer in evolutionary genetics and plant breeding at AgroParisTech (Palaiseau, France) and Adjunct Professor at Pennsylvania State University, College of Agricultural Sciences (USA) where she teaches biotechnology and bioethics since 2016.  She is a researcher in IDEST laboratory at Paris-Saclay University, Faculty Jean-Monnet, Sceaux (France) and her research focuses on benefits-risk assessment and regulation of green biotechnology (GMO, New Genomic Techniques).  She is an elected member of the Academy of Agriculture of France and chair of the Life Sciences section since 2016. She is a member of the management committee of the European “Cost PlantEd” scientific program (2019-2023). She was named to the International Directory of 23 women in biotechnology (Woman in Biotechnology Law and Regulation) in 2015. She is a Knight of the National Order of the Legion of Honour of France in 2019.

Title of the presentation: Biotechnologies and new genomic techniques for ornamental plant breeding

Program S06

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