MSU Researcher Named American Society for Horticultural Science Fellow
Rebecca Grumet, professor in the MSU Department of Horticulture. Courtesy photo: MSUTODAY.
MSU AgBioResearch scientist Rebecca Grumet has been named a fellow of the American Society for Horticultural Science.
The ASHA is a network of national and international scientists whose research keeps crop producers competitive as they raise sustainable crops. The society was founded in 1903. It is represented by members from 60 countries and all 50 states.
Grumet, a professor in the MSU Department of Horticulture, is internationally recognized for using molecular techniques to address challenges in the field. Her research has improved world knowledge of cucumber and melon fruit development and disease resistance.
Grumet also is internationally recognized for her risk assessment research and international development work.
This work with a group of MSU researchers has played a critical role in the education of international scientists and regulatory agencies dealing with the safety of genetically engineered crops.
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