CFAES scientist Katrina Cornish presents “Why is Rubber Ohio’s ‘Gold’? Dandelion as a New Rubber” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 31, at Spoon Market and Deli, 144 W. Liberty St., in downtown Wooster to start the 2017-2018 Wooster Science Café series.
Cornish is a professor, Ohio Research Scholar and Ohio State’s Endowed Chair in Bio-Based Emergent Materials. She has appointments in CFAES’s Department of Horticulture of Crop Science and Department of Food, Agricultural and Biological Sciences.
The series is a forum for discussion of current topics in science. Co-sponsors are the College of Wooster and Ohio State, and specifically, CFAES’s Wooster campus. The format is a presentation by a local scientist followed by a discussion with the audience.