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Dan Jenkins on Regulation of Gene-Edited Produce | GES Colloquium (Zoom)
March 23, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT
Regulation of Gene-Edited Produce
Speaker: Dan Jenkins, MS, JD, Regulatory Strategy and Quality Lead at Pairwise
Overview of Pairwise and their mission to build a healthier world through better fruits and vegetables by bringing new varieties to consumers.
Overview of Pairwise and their mission to build a healthier world through better fruits and vegetables by bringing new varieties to consumers. Insights into using gene-editing to make healthy produce a more attractive choice, and some of the regulatory considerations.
- Pairwise – pairwise.com
Dan Jenkins has 20+ years’ experience working in the food and agriculture industry and serves as the Regulatory Strategy and Quality Lead for Pairwise. Prior to this Dan was the Managing Director and Chief of Staff of the Agricultural Section of the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) trade association in Washington DC. Dan also lead Monsanto’s Regulatory team in Washington DC overseeing all domestic chemistry and biotech crop approvals across FDA, EPA and USDA, and at the beginning of his career, worked in pesticide commercial sales, as well as R&D, for Dow AgroSciences. Dan earned a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, a Master of Science degree in Entomology and Applied Ecology from the University of Delaware and his Juris Doctor from Loyola Law School.