OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY

Presentations

UnDisciplined: The Wetland Ecologist And The Forest Biotechnologist
UnDisciplined, Utah Public Radio
Interview with Steve Strauss, October 2018

 

Knockout of Meiosis Gene in Eucalyptus using CRISPR/Cas9 for Genetic Containment
Poster presented at Center for Genomics and Biocomputing Fall Retreat, Oregon State University
Bahiya Zahl and others, October 2018

 

Ten big things about GE/GMO crops and foods
Science Pub hosted by Salem Environmental Education Organization, Salem, OR
Steve Strauss, October 2018

 

Genetically Modifying Trees
Think Out Loud, Oregon Public Broadcasting
Interview with Steve Strauss, August 2018

 

Modifying Reproductive Traits of Forest Trees
Keynote lecture given at International Symposium on Forest Tree Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Harbin, China
Steve Strauss, July 2018

 

Phenomics pipeline for high-throughput image analysis of in vitro plant development
Poster presented at Annual Society for Plant Biology National Meeting, Montreal
Anna Magnuson and others, July 2018

 

LEAFY knockouts in Eucalyptus have normal vegetative growth and lack stamens and carpels
Poster presented at Annual Society for Plant Biology National Meeting, Montreal
Estefania Elorriaga, Steven H. Strauss and others, July 2018

 

Toward Optimization of in vitro Regeneration and Transformation in Wild Black Cottonwood (Populus trichocarpa)
Poster presented at Society for In Vitro Biology National Meeting, St. Louis, MO.
Cathleen Ma, Steven H. Strauss and others, June 2018

 

CRISPR-Cas9 mutagenesis for genetic containment of forest trees
Poster presented at USDA Biotechnology Risk Assessment Grantee Meeting
Ritesh Mewalal, Steven H. Strauss and others, June 2018

 

Project Overview: Analysis of genes affecting plant regeneration and transformation in poplar
Presentation to SMILE teachers at Teachers Conference, OSU
Steven Strauss, January 2018

 

Cross-suppression of AG and AGL11 genes gives sterility in field grown poplar
Development and Application of Genome Engineering and Transgenic Technology to the Agriculture Workshop, Plant and Animal Genome XVI, San Diego, CA
Haiwei Lu and Steven Strauss, January 2018

 

RNAi suppression of AGAMOUS-like genes causes field sterility in Populus
Forest Tree Workshop, Plant and Animal Genome XVI, San Diego, CA
Haiwei Lu and Steven Strauss, January 2018

 

Identifying the genomic basis of adventitious rooting in Populus
Genomics of regeneration in plants and animals workshop, Plant and Animal Genome XVI, San Diego, CA
Steven Strauss, January 2018

 

Why Biotech Solutions are Needed to Address Forest Health
National Academy of Sciences, Washington DC
Steve Strauss, December 2017

 

Analysis of Genes Affecting Plant Regeneration and Transformation
Poster presented at the NSF PGRP Awardees Meeting, Arlington, VA
Steve Strauss, Brett Pierce, September 2017

 

GWAS Identification of Loci Associated with Rooting in Populus
Poster presented at the IUFRO Tree Biotechnology conference in Conception, Chile, as well as the Society for In Vitro Biology annual meeting in Raleigh, NC
Steve Strauss, Anna Magnuson / Cathleen Ma, June 2017

 

High rate of mutagenesis in gene-edited poplars and eucalypts
Poster presented at the IUFRO Tree Biotechnology conference in Conception, Chile, as well as the Center for Advanced Forestry Systems annual meeting in Portland, OR
Steve Strauss / Michael Nagle, June / May 2017

 

RNAi suppression of AGAMOUS causes sterility without impacts on vegetative development in field-grown poplars
Poster presented at the IUFRO Tree Biotechnology conference in Conception, Chile.
Steve Strauss, Haiwei Lu, June 2017

 

GMO crops - The science vs. the controversy
Urban Farm Program at College Hill, Corvallis School District
Steve Strauss, June 2017

 

RNAi and genome editing for modifying reproductive traits in forest trees
Beijing Forestry University, Beijing, China
Steve Strauss, June 2017

 

A perfect storm: Lessons from two decades of field trials with GE trees
IUFRO Tree Biotechnology Conference, Concepcion, Chile
Steve Strauss, June 2017

 

RNAi and gene editing as tools for containment of genetically engineered and exotic forest trees
Society for In Vitro Biology, Raleigh, NC
Steve Strauss, June 2017

 

22 years and 22,979 trees later: Lessons from field-testing GM trees in the USA
14th International symposium on the biosafety of genetically modified organisms, Guadalajara, Mexico
Amy Klocko, June 2017

 

Trees of the Future - Genetic Engineering as a Tool for Improving Feedstock
Webinar for Advanced Hardwood Biofuels Northwest
Amy Klocko, June 2017

 

Production and analysis of flowering-modified eucalypts
Center for Advanced Forestry Systems, Portland, OR
Steve Strauss, May 2017

 

Efficacy and Ecological Impacts of Transgenic Containment Technologies in Poplar
Poster presented at the Biotechnology Risk Assessment Grants Program annual project director's meeting, Riverdale, MD
Steve Strauss, Estefania Elorriaga, May 2017

 

Navigating the perfect storm? Biotech, society, and forest health
Video of talk (video starts at 18:50)
University of Florida
Steve Strauss, February 2017

 

GMO crops: The science, impacts, and controversy (pdf)
Video of Talk
Salem Public Library
Steve Strauss, February 2017

 

GMO crops: The science, impacts, and controversy
Sheldon High School Science Class, Eugene, OR (via Skype)
Steve Strauss, February 2017

 

CRISPR Technology and Gene Editing Possibilities
Invited lecture presented at the Mint Industry Research Council National Meeting, San Diego, CA
Strauss, Steve H.; Elorriaga, Estefania, January 2017.

 

Efficacy of RNAi and CRISPR Containment Technologies in Poplar
Poster presented at the Advanced Hardwood Biofuels meeting, Walla Walla, WA
Klocko, Amy L; Elorriaga, Estefania; Lu, Haiwei; Ma, Cathleen; Magnuson, Anna; Howe, Glenn; Strauss, Steve H. Sept 2016.

 

Sustainability of Hardwood Poplar Biofuel Plantations
Advanced Hardwood Biofuels, Walla Walla, WA
Klocko, Amy L. September 2016.


Genetically Engineered Trees
American Chemical Society, Philadelphia, PA
Strauss, Steve H. August 2016

 

Regulatory experiences and ideas | Genetically engineered trees: Rationale, Constraints,and Progress
Presentations to USDA Cochran Biotechnology Fellows, Michigan State University
Steve Strauss, June 2016

 

CRISPR/Cas9 Efficiency and Biological Impacts in Transgenic Poplars and Eucalyptus
Annual Society of Plan Biologists, Austin, Tx
Elorriage, Estefania; Strauss, Steve H. June 2016

 

Strauss presentation to National Research Council Committee on Biotech Regulation
San Francisco - June 2016
 

Extensive Natural Variation in Callus and Shoot Regeneration in relation to Agrobacterium - Mediated Transformation of Wild Black Cottonwood (Populus trichocarpa)
Poster presented at Society for In Vitro Biology Meeting, San Diego
Ma, Cathleen; Strauss, Steve H. June 2016

 

GMO crops: Their use, impacts, and evolution
Webinar presented to Regulatory Framework Information Forum of Biotechnology, Mexico
Strauss, Steve H. April 2016

 

GBS Analysis of aspen phylogeography
Willamette Valley Habitat and Restoration Annual Meeting, Corvallis Public Library
Strauss, Steve H. March 2016

 

Are we using GMOs wisely? 
Salem Chamber of Commerce monthly lecture
Strauss, Steve H. March 2016

 

Strauss, Powel, Pearson presentations to National Research Council on GE trees, March 2015
Slideshow

 

GMOs in Regulation & the Marketplace
American Association for the Advancement of Science, Washington DC
Strauss, Steve H. Feb 2016
Statement at Press Conference

 

Genetic Variation and Genomic Associations of Leaf Physiological Traits in an Association Population of Populus trichocarpa
Plant and Animal Genomes Conference, San Diego, CA
Ault, Kori K. Jan 2016

 

High Incidence of Homozygous Mutation of Floral Genes in CRISPR-Cas9 Transgenic Poplars
Plant and Animal Genomes Conference, San Diego, CA
Elorriaga, Estefania. Jan 2016
 

RNAi Suppression of Two AGAMOUS Homologs in Sweetgum (Liquidambar) Impairs Male and Female Reproductive Development Under Field Conditions
Plant and Animal Genomes Conference, San Diego, CA
Klocko, Amy L. Jan 2016

 

Genetic Containment of Forest Trees by RNAi Suppression of LEAFY
Plant and Animal Genome Conference, San Diego, CA
Klocko, Amy L. Jan 2016

 

Low Frequency and Deleterious Impacts from Zinc Finger Nuclease Mutagenesis in Populus
Plant and Animal Genome Conference, San Diego, CA
Lu, Haiwei. Jan 2016

 

Tree Biotech 101
Pankow Foundation Workshop, Portland, OR
Strauss, Steve H. Jan 2016

 

CRISPR, Gene Drive, and Regulatory Perspectives
National Research Council Committee on Regulation of Gene Drives (webinar)
Strauss, Steve H. Dec 2015

 

GMO Crops
Oregon Statewide Extension Conference, Corvallis, OR
Strauss, Steve H. Dec 2015

 

Enabling GMOs in Forestry: CRISPRs as tools to promote coexistence
Plant Science Graduate Seminar, University of California at Davis
Strauss, Steve H. Nov 2015

 

Tree Biotech: Progress, prospects, and paralysis
Emerald Chapter of the Society of American Foresters, Eugene, OR
Strauss, Steve H. Oct 2015 

 

USDA Cochran Fellowship Training Program at the University of Missouri
Strauss, Steve H. Oct 2015 

Crop domestication, green revolution, and breeding

Genetic engineering methods

GMO crop pipeline

Regulatory experiences and ideas

 

Biotechnology Literacy Workshop at Oregon State University
Strauss, Steve H. Sep 2015

Overarching issues in the GMO debates

Breeding and Biotechnology Basics

GE crops and gene flow: roundup ready wheat and related problems

 

Efficacy and ecological impacts of transgenic containment technologies in poplar
Advanced Harwood Biofuels annual meeting,  Seattle, WA
Klocko, Amy L. et al. September 2015

 

Genetically engineered trees: rationale, constraints, and progress
Cornell Alliance for Science, Ithaca, NY
Strauss, Steve H. Sep 2015 

 

CRISPR-Cas nuclease mutagenesis for genetic containment of genetically engineered forest trees
American Society of Plant Biologists annual meeting,  Minniapolis, Minnesota
Elorriaga, Estefania et al. July 2015 

 

RNAi of apple AGAMOUS genes leads to increased floral attractiveness and decreased fertility
American Society of Plant Biologists annual meeting,  Minniapolis, Minnesota
Klocko, Amy L. et al. July 2015 

 

The How, Where, and Why of Genetically Engineered Plants
Apprenticeships in Science and Engineering (ASE) midsummer symposium, Corvallis, OR
Strauss, Steve H. July 2015 

 

Efficacy and ecological impacts of transgenic containment technologies in poplar
USDA Biotechnology Risk Assessment Grants Program annual project director's meeting, Riverdale, Maryland; and
Tree Biotechnology Conference 2015, IUFRO, Florence, Italy
Klocko, Amy L. et al. June 2015 

 

The science and debates of GMO crops and trees
Regional workshop for Ag Science, Campeche, Yucatan, Mexico
Strauss, Steve H. June 2015 

 

GMO crops and trees: New products, new regulatory issues
Meeting of Regulators at CBIOGEM, Mexico City, Mexico
Strauss, Steve H. June 2015 

 

The global debate over GMO crops: putting the pieces together
Independent University of Mexico (UNAM), Mexico City, Mexico
Strauss, Steve H. June 2015 

 

The Science and debates over GMO crops and trees
USA-Mexico Joint Extension Conference, Mexico City, Mexico
Strauss, Steve H. June 2015 

 

Biotech (GMO) Crops: What they are, why the disputes?
Keizer Rotary Club, Keizer, OR
Strauss, Steve H. June 2015 

 

Ballot Measure 2-89: My views & potential impacts on OSU
Gazette Times forum on Ballot Measure 2-89, Corvallis, OR
Strauss, Steve H. April 2015 

 

My views on Benton Co. Ballot Measure 2-89
Benton County Democrats
Strauss, Steve H. April 2015 

 

GMO Crops: What are they, where are they, and why all the fuss?
OSU Alumni Association, Corvallis, OR
Strauss, Steve H. April 2015 

 

GMOs: What are they & why so controversial?
Annual Dairy Association of Oregon Meeting, Salem, OR
Strauss, Steve H. April 2015 

 

Structural polymorphisms as causes of heterosis in Populus
OSU Center for Genome Research and Biocomputing spring conference, Corvallis, OR
Devisetty, Upendra K. et al. April 2015 

 

Transgenic Trees
Presentation to National Research Council Committee on GMO Crops
Steve Strauss, March 2015

 

GMO's and herbicide resistance in trees: opportunities and drawbacks
Pesticide Applicators Training Conference, Albany, OR
Strauss, Steve H. March 2015 

 

GMOs and Benton Co. Ballot Measure 2-89
Corvallis Chamber of Commerce, Corvallis, OR
Strauss, Steve H. March 2015 

 

Targeted mutagenesis of Eucalyptus reproductive genes
Consortium for Plant Biotechnology Research (CPBR) annual symposium, Washington, DC
Klocko, Amy L. et al. March 2015 

 

Stepping Back: How can we improve regulatory reviews to promote innovative and safe uses of genetically modified trees?
ISBGMO, Cape Town, South Africa
Strauss, Steve H. November 2014

 

Transgenic trees: Remarkable progress, extraordinary constraints
Pretoria, South Africa
Strauss, Steve H. November 2014

 

Rowing against the tide: Passions, pains, and lessons from defending and developing GMO crops in agriculture and forestry
Horticulure Honors Society, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR
Strauss, Steve H. November 2014

 

Pros and cons of labeling genetically engineered (GE) crops
University of Northern Texas, Denton, TX
Strauss, Steve H. October 2014

 

GMO crops: what they are, how are they regulated, and should food get a GMO label?
U-Engage Course Lecture, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR
Strauss, Steve H. October 2014

 

GMOs and ballot measure 92
Lebanon Senior Center, Lebanon, OR
Strauss, Steve H. October 2014

 

GMO labeling: Science, safety, and ethics
Oregon Health and Sciences University, Portland, OR
Strauss, Steve H. October 2014

 

Biotechnology and biofuel trees
Lewis and Clark Biofuels Symposium, Portland, OR
Strauss, Steve H. October 2014

 

Genetic engineering of coexistence: Containment technology to enable transgenic innovations in trees
Biology Department, University of Northern Texas, Denton, TX
Strauss, Steve H. October 2014

 

Transgenic Trees: Remarkable progress, extraodinary constraints
APEC, Beijing, China
Strauss, Steve H. September 2014

 

Targeting floral development genes for genetic containment of forest trees: PtLFY-RNAi causes sterility while allowing vigorous tree growth in field-grown poplar
Americal Society of Plant Biologists annual meeting, Portland, Oregon
Klocko, Amy L. et al. July 2014 

 

Low frequency of heat-induced zinc finger nuclease mutagenesis of poplar floral genes
Americal Society of Plant Biologists annual meeting, Portland, Oregon
Lu, Haiwei et al. July 2014 

 

A tapetal ablation transgene induces stable male-sterility and slows field growth in Populus
Americal Society of Plant Biologists annual meeting, Portland, Oregon
Elorriaga, Estefania et al. July 2014 

 

AtFT accelerates flowering and leads to viable seed production in hybrid Eucalyptus
Americal Society of Plant Biologists annual meeting, Portland, Oregon
Klocko, Amy L. et al. July 2014 

 

Navigating the Controversies over GMO Crops: The good, the bad, and the righteous
Food Quality Assurance, Troutdale, OR
Strauss, Steve H. May 2014

 

Navigating the Controversies over GMO Crops: The good, the bad, and the righteous
West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV
Strauss, Steve H. April 2014

 

Finding Our Way Through the Controversy over Genetic Engineering in Agriculture
Nutrition 423, Oregont State University, Corvallis, OR
Strauss, Steve H. February 2014