2月7日召开庆祝乔治·华盛顿雕刻的创造精神

2020年1月31日

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亚博国际在线塔斯基吉大学的乔治·华盛顿雕刻集会上周五,2月7日将尊重这个国家最丰富的农业研究人员之一的创新和创造精神。 The convocation begins at 11:10 a.m. in the University Chapel and will feature keynote speaker Dr. Clayton Yates, who as a member of the Tuskegee faculty emulates Carver’s pioneering spirit through his own comprehensive research program.

乔治·华盛顿·卡弗评议会致力于加强大学的询价,信仰和知识,追求真理,服务,科研能力与道德成熟的承诺 - 所有特质卡弗生前效仿。 During his nearly 50-year career at then-Tuskegee Institute, he conducted groundbreaking plant biology research and developed new uses for crops — including peanuts, sweet potatoes, soybeans and pecans.

克莱顿博士耶茨
耶茨

耶茨,两年时间塔斯基吉毕业,在卡佛的亚博国际在线足迹如下成为国际公认的研究人员专门研究癌症,健康差距,细胞生物学,分子生物学和病理学领域。 After completing bachelor’s and master’s degrees at Tuskegee, he earned a doctorate in molecular pathology from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and completed a postdoctoral fellowship in urology at Emory University’s School of Medicine.

他回到他的母校,2007年作为一名教师,现在在生物学系正教授,他认为与材料科学与工程系联合任命,并指导生物医学研究中心。 He also is the principal investigator of Tuskegee’s Research Centers at Minority Institutions (RCMI) and lead PI for research partnerships that include Tuskegee, the Morehouse School of Medicine and the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

卡弗一样,耶茨是一位多产的研究员。 His findings are employed in labs across the world to further study the causes, detection and treatment of prostate and breast cancers in African Americans. He and his research teams have garnered more than $25 million in grant funding, and his efforts have resulted in numerous research honors and awards, the publication of 65-plus peer-reviewed publications, and his participation in numerous Department of Defense and NIH study section panels.

乔治华盛顿卡弗博士在他的实验室
卡弗在他的实验室工作

卡弗,出生在19世纪60年代在密苏里州的奴隶,开始了他的塔斯基吉研究所的职业生涯于1896年在塔斯基吉的创会会长,布克华盛顿的邀请。亚博国际在线 At Tuskegee, as head of the institute’s agricultural department, Carver went on to become a world-renowned botanist and educator, and one of the most prominent scientists and inventors of his time.

通过他的研究,设计雕刻师数百名从包括食品,医药产品,塑料制品,家用清洁剂和油漆和染料花生和红薯产品。 His expanded uses for peanuts, soybeans and sweet potatoes provided struggling sharecroppers in the South plagued by declining cotton production with new crop alternatives. By offering these alternative crops, Carver contributed to rural economic improvement benefiting farmers and their land.

1943年在他死后,他被安葬旁边华盛顿在塔斯基吉的理由。亚博国际在线 Carver’s epitaph reads: “He could have added fortune to fame, but caring for neither, he found happiness and honor in being helpful to the world.” Known for his frugal nature, Carver used his savings to establish the George Washington Carver Foundation at Tuskegee, which continues to support agricultural research at the university.

目前,乔治·华盛顿雕刻博物馆,位于大学的理由,是由美国国家公园管理局管理。 It highlights Carver’s research accomplishments, as well as features his geological and mycological specimens, traveling “show-and-tell” displays, artwork and crafts.

更多关于卡弗遗产的信息,请访问该大学的网站

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