SUNY College ofEnvironmental Science and Forestry

Academic Minute
5:00 am
Mon February 10, 2014

Dr. James Gibbs, SUNY ESF – Saving the Snow Leopard

In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. James Gibbs of the State University of New York’s College of Environmental Science and Forestry explains the plight of the snow leopard.

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Academic Minute
5:00 am
Wed November 6, 2013

Dr. William Powell, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry – Blight Resistant Trees

In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. William Powell of the State University of New York’s College of Environmental Science and Forestry explains how genetic modification can save trees from blight. 

William Powell is a professor of environmental and forest biology at the State University of New York’s College of Environmental Science and Forestry. His research is focused on restoring the American Chestnut tree through finding ways to combat the century-long blight, Cryphonectria parasitica.  He earned his Ph.D. at Utah State University.

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