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Pamela Ronald

Plant Biologist. Professor. Geneticist. Author.

In 2015, Prof. Pamela Ronald was selected by Scientific American as one of the "Worldview 100", a list of the world's 100 most influential people in Biotechnology. In 2011, she was selected by Fast Company as one of the 100 most creative people in Business. Bill Gates called her book "Tomorrow's Table" a "fantastic piece of work." Her 2015 TED Talk on plant genetics and food security has been viewed more than 1.2 million times.

Her book "Tomorrow's Table" (co-authored with organic farmer and her husband Raoul Adamchak) describes farming practices and genetic methods that enhance local food security, reduces the application of harmful inputs, enhances soil fertility, and provides safe, abundant, and nutritious food to consumers. "Tomorrow's Table" was selected as one of the best books of 2008 by Seed Magazine and The Library Journal. In 2012, the book was selected by The New Earth Archive as one of the 25 most powerful and influential books with the power to inspire college readers to change the world.

Prof. Ronald has written for The New York Times, The Boston Globe, Forbes Magazine, Scientific American, The Harvard International Review, The Economist, The Boston Review, and MIT Technology Review. Her research has been published in science, science advances, nature, and other leading peer-reviewed scientific journals.