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Science on Tap

A monthly lecture series at UMD that explores the latest discoveries in science and technology in a relaxed atmosphere with food and drink

"From Fields to Forks: The Journey of Pesticide Regulation"

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Niranjana Krishnan

Niranjana Krishnan
Assistant Professor of Entomology
University of Maryland

Monday, November 13, 2023
Doors open at 6 p.m.
Lecture begins at 6:30 p.m.

Ledo Pizza
4509 Knox Rd.
College Park, MD 20740

Paid parking is available in the attached city garage, which guests can enter on Yale Avenue. Guests may enter the event venue via the Ledo entrance on the corner of Knox Road and Yale Avenue.

Food and beverages will be available for purchase at the event. 

If you have any questions about attending this event, including disability accommodations, please contact Rena Surana-Nirula at rena@umd.edu or 301-405-6563.

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About the Speaker
Niranjana Krishnan is an assistant professor in the Department of Entomology at the University of Maryland. She also serves as Maryland's Pesticide Safety Education Program Coordinator. Her research is on insect toxicology and risk assessment and she looks at how pesticides impact non-target and pest species. In her spare time, Niranjana enjoys hiking and visiting National Parks.

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