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Upcoming Events

Aug 3
  • Aug 3
    Biolunch Seminar Series

    Time: 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Aug 10
  • Aug 10
    Biolunch Seminar Series

    Time: 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Sep 13
  • Sep 13
    Nick Storer Dow agro (also speaking on the 12th) - Resistance Management for GE Crops

    Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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Highlights

  • Fred Gould appeared on Radio in Vivo, a weekly science interview radio program that airs Wednesdays on community radio station WCOM-FM 103.5 in Carrboro, NC. In his interview with host Ernie Hood, Gould discusses GMO’s, gene drive technology, and the GES Center. Listen to the episode here.
  • We are honored and excited to announce that Dr. Todd Kuiken, Senior Program Associate for the Science and Technology Innovation Program at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, will be joining the GES Center’s executive committee on August 1st as a senior scholar. Read more about Dr. Kuiken.
  • Jennifer Kuzma’s contributor response to ‘Questions for a Resilient Future’ appeared on the Center for Humans and Nature website. The Center asks questions that explore our moral obligations to each other and the whole community of life. Invited contributors and readers can respond to the questions.  Read Jennifer’s response here, and contribute to the conversation on Twitter and Facebook by tagging @humansandnature.
  • This month’s issue of Bay Nature Magazine features an article with quotes by John Godwin and Matthew Booker. Read the article here.
  • Jennifer Kuzma is now serving on a new NRC committee, Future Biotechnology Products and Opportunities to Enhance Capabilities of the Biotechnology Regulatory System.
  • Dr. Jason Delborne was a member of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine (NAS) Committee which released the Gene Drives on the Horizon report on June 8, 2016. Video of presentation and Q& A at the event can be seen here. (Co-Director Jennifer Kuzma and Jason Delborne are quoted)
  • Click on titles to see articles about the Gene Drives on the Horizon report:  Science (Co-Director Jennifer Kuzma and Jason Delborne are quoted).  Washington Post and NY Times (Jason Delborne is quoted).
  • The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine recently released a report on the safety of GMO’s. Videos of presentations and Q&A from the release event can be viewed here. Fred Gould, chairman of the committee that released the report, provided quotes for several press articles about the report that appeared in NPR, the NY Times, and NBC News.
  • An article written by Jennifer Kuzma on the regulation of genetic engineering has recently been released on the digital magazine, Aeon. Read the article here.
  • David Berube has been appointed to the Risk Communication Advisory Committee of the US FDA through the year 2020.
  • David Berube gave an interview with Hawaii Public Radio on energy and public policy. Listen to the interview here.
  • Jennifer Kuzma was mentioned in Science Magazine about her participation at the Future of Biotech Products NAS Study Committee Meeting. Read the article here.