Prusiner appointed to Board of the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research
Dr. Prusiner has been appointed to the Board of Directors for the Foundation of Food and Agricultural Research (FFAR). Newly created, FFAR aims to boost the US agricultural economy through private and publicly funded scientific research. Such programs include plant and animal health; food safety, nutrition and health; renewable energy, natural resources, and environment; agricultural and food security; and agriculture systems and technology.
The 15-member board includes many prominent professors and industry leaders, highlighting the private-public partnerships emphasized by FFAR.