Judith Batchelar, Director of Sainsbury’s Brand, gives keynote lecture at 2015 Oxford Interdisciplinary Bioscience Networking Event

Judith Batchelar, Director of Sainsbury’s Brand and co-chair of the Agri-Tech Leadership Council gave the keynote lecture at the 2015 Oxford Interdisciplinary Bioscience Event. In her lecture Judith highlighted the importance of interdisciplinary approaches in solving current challenges in food security and plant and animal health.

The event, hosted by the Oxford Interdisciplinary Bioscience DTP, was held on Thursday 26th March at the Mathematical Institute (Andrew Wiles Building). The meeting was attended by over 150 delegates from across the partnership, including researchers and students from the seven DTP partner organisations and representatives from Dstl and the industrial bioscience sector.

The Interdisciplinary Bioscience poster prize, sponsored by ISIS Innovation Ltd., was presented by Astrid Woollard to Christopher Schoene (Department of Biochemistry, University of Oxford).