College of Forestry

Forest Biotechnology Laboratory

Presentations


Altruistic use of Agrobacterium morphogenic genes to aid transformation of difficult plant species
USDA ARS Plant Gene Expression Center, Albany/Berkeley, CA. November 2023
Strauss, SH and G Goralogia

Altruistic transformation with novel Agrobacterium genes: A model for advancing transformation of recalcitrant plant species? 
PlantGene Network Annual Meeting (online), October 2023
Strauss, S.H. and G. Goralogia

Potential for CRISPR/gene-editing in hop breeding
Master Brewers National Meeting, Seattle, WA, October 2023
Strauss, SH and C Willing

Back to the future: Innovations to overcome transformation and gene editing bottlenecks  
New Phytologist Conference on Transformative Plant Biotechnology, September 2023, Edinburgh, Scotland  
SH Strauss and G Goralogia

Leveraging developmental genes from a shooty Agrobacterium strain for altruistic transformation  
Department of Energy Conference on Transformation of Bioenergy Crops, September 2023 (online)  
G Goralogia and SH Strauss

Gene editing as a powerful tool to advance hop research and agriculture 
Hop Research Council Meeting, August 2023, Boise, ID 
Chris Willig

The bumpy road of DEV-gene-assisted transformation of trees    
Baer Crop Science / Plant Biotechnology Academy, May 2023, St. Louis, MO, USA    
Steven Strauss

Off-target mutations in CRISPR/Cas9-expressing transgenic trees engineered for containment    
International Society for Biosafety Research Congress – May 2023, St. Louis, MO, USA    
Greg Goralogia and Steven H. Strauss

Recombinant biotechnology for enhancing climate adaptation and productivity in forest trees: Essential biological and governance innovations    
International Society for Biosafety Research Congress – May 2023, St. Louis, MO, USA    
Steven H. Strauss

Pair of publications on in vitro biology of poplars highlighted in Society for In Vitro Biology Reports    
January-March 2023    
Cathleen Ma, Amanda Goddard, Steve Strauss, Michael Nagle, Ekaterina Peremyslova, Chenyang Duan, and Yuan Jiang

Toward Gene Editing in Hop: Application of a Cutting-Edge Tool for Accelerating Breeding and Improving Traits 
Hop Research Council Meeting, January 2023, Santa Rosa, CA 
Chris Willig

Gene Expression – Phenotype Relationships in a Field Study of Photorespiration-Suppressed Transgenic Poplars    
Plant and Animal Genome Conference, Forest Trees Session, San Diego, CA, January 2023    
Chaney Hart, Amanda Goddard, Li-Wei Chiu, Karli Rasmussen, Yumin Tao, Christopher Still, and Steven Strauss

GWAS with high-throughput machine vision phenomics uncovers genetic regulators of in vitro transformation and regeneration in Populus trichocarpa    
Plant and Animal Genome Conference, Forest Trees Session, San Diego, CA, January 2023    
Michael F. Nagle

Populus RNAi Transgenes Targeting the Leaf-Spot and Stem-Canker Pathogen Sphaerulina musiva Lack Non-Target Effects on Foliar Endophyte Communities in a Field Trial    
Poster presented at the Oregon State University College of Agricultural Science, Microbiome Strategic Initiative Symposium, December 2022    
Michael I. Gordon, Jared M. LeBoldus, Posy E. Busby, and Steven H. Strauss

Strauss laboratory work – past and present    
Overview presented to biotechnology start-up company visiting OSU, November 16, 2022    
Steven H. Strauss

Importance of transformation research for science, application, and biosafety    
“USDA-NIFA Listens” online session, November 2, 2022    
Steven H. Strauss

Low rates of non-target mutations in field and greenhouse-grown CRISPR/Cas9 expressing transgenic trees    
Poster presented at American Society for Plant Biology Annual Meeting, Portland, Oregon, 2022    
Greg S. Goralogia, Isabella M. Andreatta, Qin Xiong, Kelly J. Vining, Estefania Elorriaga, Cathleen Ma and Steven H. Strauss

“Gene Editing for Brewers”    
Master Brewers Podcast, October 2022    
Professors Steve Strauss and Tom Shellhammer, Oregon State University

Genetic modification methods: Basics and application to hops    
Brewing Summit 2022 (ASBC​ a​nd Master Brew​er​s joint meeting), Convention Center, Providence, Rhode Island, August 2022    
Steve Strauss, Chris Willig, Michele Wiseman, David Gent, John Henning, and Tom Shellhammer

Gene Editing in Hops: Methods, Possibilities, and Progress    
Poster presented at: Brewing Summit 2022 (ASBC​ a​nd Master Brew​er​s joint meeting), Convention Center, Providence, Rhode Island, August 2022    
Christopher J. Willig, Michele S. Wiseman, John A. Henning, David H. Gent, Tom Shellhammer, and Steven H. Strauss

Where are We in Recombinant Forest Biotech? Some Lessons about Science & Society in a Fractious and Changing World    
View the recording    
20th IUFRO Tree Biotech International Symposium, Harbin, China, July 2022    
Steven H. Strauss

HIGS for control of Sphaerulina musiva poplar leaf spot and stem canker disease: Efficacy, stability, and non-target impacts    
20th IUFRO Tree Biotech International Symposium, Harbin, China, July 2022    
Michael Gordon, Posy Busby, Steve Strauss, Jared LeBoldus

Reproduction control tools for Eucalyptus: Knockout of flowering and meiosis genes using CRISPR/Cas9 mitigates concerns about gene dispersal while maintaining normal vegetative development    
Society for In Vitro Biology Annual Meeting, June 2022, San Diego, CA    
Michael F. Nagle, Surbhi Nahata, Bahiya Zahl, Alexa Niño de Rivera, Xavier V. Tacker, Estefania Elorriaga, Cathleen Ma, Greg Goralogia, Amy Klocko, Ellis Kline, Michael Gordon and Steven H. Strauss. (Strauss was presenter)

Of media and miracles: Successes and frustrations in the search for efficient regeneration and transformation methods for trees and crops    
Society for In Vitro Biology Annual Meeting, June 2022, San Diego, CA    
Steven H. Strauss, Michael Nagle, Nathaniel Ryan, and Cathleen Ma. (Strauss was presenter)

Tree biotech for greenhouse gas mitigation: A confluence of urgency, technology, and social dysfunction    
Cosmos Club, Washington, D.C., May 2022    
Steven Strauss

CRISPR-modification of floral genes in Eucalyptus: Impacts on flower structure and pollen development    
Poster presented at MANRRS Natl Conference, March 2022    
Xavier Tacker

Overexpression of the GRF-GIF transcription factor chimera modifies transformation and regeneration efficiency in Populus and Eucalyptus    
Poster presented at Plant and Animal Genome Conference, San Diego, 2022     
Nathan Ryan, Greg Goralogia, Cathleen Ma, Michael Nagle, Steven Strauss

In planta transformation in Populus and Eucalyptus    
Poster presented at Society for In Vitro Biology Annual Meeting (online), 2021    
Greg S. Goralogia, Cathleen Ma, Henson Tran, Alexa Niño de Rivera, and Steven H. Strauss

Crop biotechnology for enhancing carbon uptake and greenhouse gas mitigation in plantation trees: Status and challenges     
Presented at Rockefeller Conference on “How can agrigenomics help to address climate change?,” Boston University, November 2021    
Strauss, Steven H.

Excisable gene editing systems: Generation of dwarf and sterile poplars using a developmental and chemical-controlled CRISPR/recombinase excision system    
American Society for Plant Biology Annual Meeting, 2021    
Goralogia, G.S. and Steven H. Strauss

Excisable gene editing systems: Generation of dwarf and sterile poplars using a developmental and chemical-controlled CRISPR/recombinase excision system    
Poster presented at: American Society for Plant Biology Annual Meeting, 2021    
Goralogia, G.S., et al.

Somatic Transgene Excision Strategies for Gene Editing in Clonally Propagated Plants    
Society for In Vitro Biology National Meeting, June 2021 (invited, online)    
Goralogia, G.S. and Steven H. Strauss.

Biological, regulatory, and market conditions affecting forest health improvement with recombinant biotechnology: Constraints of today, visions of a smart tomorrow    
USDA funded National Workshop on “Policy influences on biotechnology risk assessment for restoration of threatened forest tree species.”, April 2021 (invited, online)    
Strauss, Steven H.    
Transcript of Strauss lecture: pages 8-13

A developmentally timed transgene excision system for somatic removal of gene editing components in asexually propagated plants    
Presented at the American Society of Plant Biologists, Annual Meeting, 27-31 July 2020 (invited, online)    
Greg S. Goralogia, et al.

Analysis of Genes Affecting Plant Regeneration and Transformation in Poplar    
Presented at the NSF PGRP Awardees Meeting (online) 2020    
Steven H. Strauss, et al.

Recognition and quantitative analysis of transformation in tissue cultures using hyperspectral imaging and machine learning    
Society for In Vitro Biology National Meeting (online), June 2020    
Steven H. Strauss, et al.

Transformation Improvement in Poplar (Populus trichocarpa): Effects of antioxidant and auxin treatments    
Poster presented at: Society for In Vitro Biology National Meeting (online), June 2020    
Michael Nagle, Cathleen Ma, Ekaterina Peremyslova, and Steven H. Strauss

Transformation phenomics: Detection of transgenic tissues in plant tissue cultures by cross-referencing of RGB and hyperspectral image datasets analyzed by deep learning and regression     
Phenome 2020, Tucson, AZ, February 2020    
Michael Nagle

Gene editing in agriculture and forestry: Why the fuss?     
Academy for Lifelong Learning, First Congregational Church, Corvallis, OR, January 2020    
Steve Strauss

Sterile Eucalyptus for Ornamental and Forestry Uses through CRISPR Disruption of LEAFY function    
Ornamentals Workshop, Plant and Animal Genome XXVIII, San Diego, CA – January 2020 (invited)    
Elorriaga, E. and S.H. Strauss

Applying Genomic Knowledge to Forest Trees by Gene Editing and Transformation - Market and Regulatory Obstacles    
Genomics and Society Workshop, Plant and Animal Genome XXVIII, San Diego, CA – January 2020 (invited)    
Steve Strauss

Gene editing policy and application to flowering modification in Eucalyptus    
Beijing Forestry University, China, September 2019    
Steve Strauss

Gene editing in forest trees: Policies and progress to enable innovation    
11th National Poplar Symposium, Hebei, China, September 2019    
Steve Strauss

Analysis of Genes Affecting Plant Regeneration and Transformation     
Poster presented at the NSF PGRP Awardees Meeting, Arlington, VA    
Amanda Goddard, Steve Strauss and others, September 2019

Time for CRISPR? A look at the options for creating novel ornamentals with gene editing and genetic engineering (GE) techniques    
FarWest Nursery Science and Technology Show, Portand Convention Center, August 2019    
Steven H. Strauss, Ryan Contreras, Michael Nagle

Advanced phenotypic analysis of in vitro development and transformation for GWAS in Populus: Machine vision analysis of RGB and hyperspectral images    
Poster presented at Society for In Vitro Biology 2019 Meeting, Tampa, FL     
Michael Nagle and others

CRISPR/Cas9 mutagenesis for genetic containment of forest trees    
Poster presented at: USDA Biotechnology Risk Assessment Research Grantee Meeting, June 2019, Riverdale, MD    
Greg S. Goralogia and others

Web-based Annotation Tool for Image-based Phenotyping    
Computer Vision Problems in Plant Phenotyping (CVPPP 2019), Long Beach, CA.     
Jialin Yuan, Zheng Zhou, Michael Nagle, Peremyslova Ekaterina, Ali Behnoudfar, Nihar A. Doshi, Ritesh Mewalal, Cathleen Ma, Anna Carlina Magnuson, Yuan Jiang, Steven H. Strauss, and Fuxin Li.

Design of a self-excising CRISPR/Cas9 editing system for asexually propagated plants    
Poster presented at: Center for Genomics and Biocomputing 2019 Spring Conference, OSU    
Greg Goralogia, Estefania Elorriaga, Michael Nagle, Cathleen Ma, and Steven Strauss

CRISPR and better trees: Gene editing to promote containment of exotic and genetically engineered Eucalyptus    
Poster presented at: Center for Genomics and Biocomputing 2019 Spring Conference, OSU    
Surbhi S. Nahata, Michael Nagle, Estefania Elorriaga, Cathleen Ma, Steve H. Strauss

RNAi-mediated disease resistance against Sphaerulina musiva in Populus    
Poster presented at: Center for Genomics and Biocomputing 2019 Spring Conference, OSU    
Michael Gordon, Jared LeBoldus, Posy Busby, and Steve Strauss

Genome editing for biological containment in engineered tree crops: The miracle we have been waiting for?    
University of California Innovative Genomics Institute, Berkeley, CA    
Steve Strauss, April 2019

Massive Transcriptome Changes during Leaf Senescence in Field Grown Populus trichocarpa Nisqually-1 using KBase Tools - Presentation | Poster    
Plant and Animal Genome Meeting, San Diego, CA    
Haiwei Lu and Steve Strauss, January 2019

Web- Based Deep Segmentation Tools for Phenotyping    
Poster presented at: Plant and Animal Genome Meeting, San Diego, CA    
Jialin Yuan and others, January 2019

Genome-wide association studies of regeneration in Populus with machine vision and hyperspectral phenomics    
Poster presented at: Plant and Animal Genome Meeting, San Diego, CA    
Michael Nagle and others, January 2019

Next-generation phenomics in support of GWAS to Identify Genes Controlling Regeneration and Transformation in Populus trichocarpa    
Plant and Animal Genome Meeting, San Diego, CA    
Michael Nagle and others, January 2019

Biotech in agriculture and food: Science, status and new developments    
Young Farmers and Ranchers Conference, Oregon Farm Bureau. Eagle Crest, OR    
Steve Strauss, November 2018

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

Development of an imaging-based phenomics system for in vitro GWAS studies of plant regeneration and transformation    
Poster presented at the NSF PGRP Awardees Meeting, Arlington, VA     
Anna Magnuson, Steve Strauss and others, September 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