The Elisabeth C. Miller Lecture
25th Annual Elisabeth Carey Miller Memorial Lecture
Thursday, September 12, 2019
Meany Hall for the Performing Arts, University of Washington
Dr. Peter Zale
Plant Exploration at Longwood Gardens: Past, Present, and Future
Peter Zale, Ph.D holds a Master’s degree and Ph.D. in plant breeding and genetics (2009, 2014) from The Ohio State University. He is currently Associate Director, Conservation, Plant Breeding, and Collections, at Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania where he leads curatorial activities and the plant breeding, plant exploration, and plant conservation programs. He has a special interest in domestic and international relationships and capacity-building to facilitate exchange of information, scientific collaboration, germplasm exchange, and plant conservation between public gardens and botanical institutes. This interest resulted in participation in over 25 plant exploration expeditions throughout the United States, Japan, Vietnam, Myanmar, the Republic of Georgia, Azerbaijan, Uzbekistan, and China.
See our list of previous Miller Lecture speakers here.