Life Sciences Initiative Information

Report from the Sept. 24, 2010 Faculty of Life Sciences Retreat

Life Sciences Initiative Report

A report to assess the role of the molecular life sciences in the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources (IANR) as well as other locations in the university, a team of land-grant university faculty and administrators reviewed the molecular life sciences at UNL with a goal of identifying areas of excellence for future growth and mechanisms by which IANR along with the university could further develop in these areas.

Life Sciences Initiative Report

Faculty of Life Sciences Executive Committee


Andy Benson, Professor
Food Science & Technology

Heriberto Cerutti, Associate Professor
School of Biological Sciences


P. Stephen Baenziger, Professor
Agronomy & Horticulture

David Berkowitz, Professor

Paul Blum, Professor
School of Biological Sciences

Concetta DiRusso, Professor
Nutrition & Health Sciences

Sheri Fritz, Professor

Richard Funston, Associate Professor
West Central Research & Extension Center

Ravi Saraf, Professor
Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering

Julie Stone, Associate Professor

Drew Tyre, Associate Professor
School of Natural Resources

Jim Van Etten, Professor
Plant Pathology

Faculty of Life Sciences Executive Committee