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2014 Girls in Science Scientist of the Year

The Science Center of Iowa (SCI) recently awarded Laura Higgins, DuPont Pioneer research director and board-certified entomologist, their Girls in Science Scientist of the Year award.

DuPont Pioneer sponsors successful plant breeding symposia

To help build agricultural scientific literacy and promote interest in pursuing careers in plant breeding, DuPont Pioneer has sponsored a graduate symposia series for several years around the world.

DuPont Pioneer scientist recognized by the Rapeseed-Mustard Research Society in India

Dr. Rakesh Arora, principal research scientist, Mustard Research, at DuPont Pioneer India, was recognized as a Research Fellow of the Society for Rapeseed-Mustard Research at the recent National Brassica Conference in India.

Training to support pearl millet breeding and seed production in eastern and southern Africa

The International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) regional office for eastern and southern Africa, organized a training course on pearl millet improvement and improving seed production at Moshi, Tanzania in November 2011. Among those invited to speak at the workshop was Dr. RS Mahala, Research coordinator from DuPont Pioneer India,, who formed part of the ICRISAT delegation of speakers from India.

Researcher Gregory May Elected AAAS Fellow

Gregory May, senior research manager for Pioneer, was named a Fellow with the American Associate for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) in 2012.

Barbara Mazur speaks at the Rosalind Franklin Society Annual Board Meeting

DuPont Agricultural Biotechnology Strategy vice president Barbara Mazur spoke at the Rosalind Franklin Society Annual Board meeting in 2011. Mazur highlighted the role that science plays in meeting the needs of a changing society, and shared her experience as a female scientist in DuPont.

Senior Research Manager nominated for Iowa Women of Innovation Award

The Iowa Women of Innovation Awards nominated Research Director Hillary Sullivan as a finalist for the 2011 year and Research Director Laura Higgins was a finalist for this award in 2010.

Scientific paper shows benefits of research on maize productivity for growers

To better understand the differences between maize yield in the United States and China, scientists collaborated on a research project that compared yield rates from U.S. and Chinese germplasm widely grown in either country between 1960 and 2001.

Researcher wins Excellence in Industry award

The American Phytopathological Society (APS) recognized DuPont Pioneer research fellow Bill Dolezal with its 2011 Excellence in Industry award.