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CBC welcomes Jim Birchler (University of Missouri) as a new external member (November 25, 2019)

The CBC is pleased to welcome Dr. Jim Birchler, Curators’ Professor in the Division of Biological Sciences at the University of Missouri, as a new external member. Dr. Birchler is known for many contributions to maize genetics, cytology, engineering minichromosomes, and developing fast-flowering mini-maize lines. He is a member of the National Academy of Sciences (2011), member of the National Academy of Inventors, and fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.