Lab automation Spotlight Series: opportunity for students interested in food and ag product R&D

Pioneer Hi-Bred and Syngenta Seeds, in partnership with the Association for Laboratory Automation (ALA), will be here on campus Wednesday, October 7 hosting the ALA Spotlight Series, a high-caliber scientific program and career networking opportunity. You and your students are invited! Register online at

This event is presented in conjunction with University of Wisconsin — Madison CALS Career and Internship Fair
and with the support of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE)

The afternoon program (2:30 to 6:00 p.m.) includes:

  • Concentrated scientific sessions, including:
    • “Taking Research and Development to the Next Level – An Overview of Pioneer’s Automation Development Efforts”
      Jason Cope, Enabling Technologies and Engineered Solutions Manager, Pioneer Hi-Bred
    • “Creating New Varieties with Marker Assisted Breeding”
      Etienne Kaszas, NAFTA Genotyping Manager, Syngenta Seeds
  • Life After Graduate School & Your First Year on the Job: Presented by the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE)
  • Pizza provided during a networking session with Pioneer Hi-Bred and Syngenta Seeds corporate recruiters
  • Complimentary one-year ALA membership, underwritten by Pioneer Hi-Bred and Syngenta

Seating is limited; online registration is required. There is no cost for attendees — Registration for this event has been underwritten by ALA, Pioneer Hi-Bred and Syngenta Seeds and is valued at over $250.00.

Visit the Spotlight Series Web site for complete details!

Don’t miss your opportunity to be discovered as one of the best and brightest upcoming talents by Pioneer and Syngenta scientists and career development specialists.

ALA Spotlight Series
Wednesday, October 7th
2:30-6:00 p.m.
1610 Engineering Hall
University of Wisconsin – Madison

For additional details and to register, visit

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