Kristina OwensRochester Institute of Technology | RIT · Government and Community Relations
Master of Science in Science, Technology, and Public Policy | Master of Science in Forestry
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Kristina Owens currently works at the Office for Government and Community Relations, Rochester Institute of Technology. Kristina worked as a Biologist for the US Department of Agriculture for over 10 years. She developed state of the art technological Molecular detection methods. Upon realization that policymakers rarely understand the value of science and technology, she returned to graduate school to get a degree in Science, Technology, and Public Policy. In her role as Associate VP, she works with RIT faculty to identify funding opportunities at the local, state and federal level. This includes building and maintaining positive relationships with elected officials, strengthening relationships with government leaders and facilitating collaboration and interdisciplinary research
The U.S. Culture Collection Network held a meeting to share information about how culture collections are responding to the requirements of the recently enacted Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and the Fair and Equitable Sharing of Benefits Arising from their Utilization to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD). The meeting inc...
Deaf women who use American Sign Language (ASL) exhibit disparities in health literacy when compared to hearing women; however, these differences are understudied. Accessibility to health information and services has an impact on the physical and mental health of Deaf women. A total of 23 Deaf and 23 Hearing female college students (46) aged 18-24...
TaqMan primer-probe sets were developed for the detection and identification of potato cyst nematodes (PCNs) Globodera pallida and G. rostochiensis using two-tube, multiplex real-time polymerase chain reaction (PCR). One tube contained a primer-probe set specific for G. pallida (pale potato cyst nematode) multiplexed with another primer-probe set s...