Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Plant Sciences
University of California Davis
Kent J. Bradford is a Distinguished Professor Emeritus in the Department of Plant Sciences at the University of California, Davis. He earned his B.S. in Biochemistry and M.S. in Horticulture from Michigan State University and his Ph.D. in Plant Physiology from the University of California, Davis in 1981. After a postdoctoral fellowship at the Australian National University, he joined the faculty at UC Davis in 1982. He has received various awards and was elected a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in 2003. He co-founded the UC Davis Seed Biotechnology Center in 1999 and served as its director until his retirement in 2019. Dr. Bradford’s research interests spanned diverse areas of seed science from seed germination and conservation to molecular biology and mathematical modeling. He has published more than 190 articles, co-edited three books and co-authored a textbook on seed development, germination, dormancy and storage.
Monday, July 27, 2020
10:10 AM – 10:40 AM EDT