Tag Archives: Consortium for Plant Biotechnology Research

Happy anniversary Dr Dorin Schumacher!

One of the mildly entertaining things about having a blog is seeing what type of web searches lead people to my site.  For me, key search terms usually include “killing camel crickets”.  But “Dr Dorin Schumacher” is up there, too.  … Continue reading

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Psst — plant biotechnology researchers …

Anyone have the latest program announcement from The Consortium for Plant Biotechnology Research?  The title is “Bioenergy and Biomass Conversion From Plant-Based Research to Prototype Bio-Materials.” I’m hugely curious to know whether they have deleted the appendix on poster design … Continue reading

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False statement in Arnold & Porter letter?

Arnold & Porter LLP is threatening me with a big lawsuit, and I am wondering if anyone could help me parse a statement their lead lawyer made in a letter on behalf of The Consortium for Plant Biotechnology Research, Inc.: … Continue reading

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Desperately seeking CPBR “Call for preproposals” PDFs

If anyone happens to have archived versions of documents sent out by The Consortium for Plant Biotechnology, Inc., I’d be grateful to receive copies. They copied/pasted some text of mine into their guidelines on poster design, and I’d like to … Continue reading

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Bad PR day for The Consortium for Plant Biotechnology Research, Inc.

CPBR, based in St Simons Island, Georgia, is apparently in the process of registering a copyright on some of my text in “Designing conference posters,” and is in the process of preparing for litigation against me, claiming I infringed on … Continue reading

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