The Center dedication was tremendously successful, and we thank everyone who joined us in the celebration.
Below are some pictures from the dedication.
Leon V. Kochian (Center Director, ARS) delivering the opening remarks
Antoinette A. Betschart (Associate Administrator, ARS) delivering her remarks
The Honorable Maurice Hinchey (Member of Congress from the 22nd District of New York), delivering the keynote address
Wilda H. Martinez (North Atlantic Area Director (Retired)) and Representative Hinchey unveiling the new Center nameplate
Representative Hinchey and Center Director Kochian in front of the new Center nameplate
left to right: Stephen Kresovich (Vice Provost for Life Sciences and Director, Institute for Genomic Diversity, Cornell University), Judith St. John (Deputy Administrator, ARS), Antoinette A. Betschart, Wilda Martinez