REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Come try a selection of GE foods, such as the Pinkglow pineapple, and join us for a panel discussion on what stuff you should know about the next generation of genetically engineered foods.
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SPECIAL GUEST: Dominique Brossard’s research agenda focuses on the intersection between science, media and policy with the Science, Media and the Public (SCIMEP) research group, which she co-directs. A fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and of the International Communication Association, Brossard is an internationally known expert in public opinion dynamics related to controversial scientific issues.
Leveraging computational scale data, studies show that socioeconomic, psychological, and biological factors contribute to immune weathering in young adults, and recent research suggests that violence and other adverse experiences may be affecting biological stress responses in African Americans. Hosted in collaboration with BAA (Being an Ally in Academics).
As part of a two-day engagement, Jackson will join us for a “fireside chat” and Q&A session to answer your questions about her research on the effect of sexual and racial discrimination on human health, her work with the 1,000 African-American Genomes Project, her career path, and more. Hosted in collaboration with BAA (Being an Ally in Academics).
Travel back in time, from the Arctic Ocean to Pacific tide pools, with a pioneering group of scientists who make surprising discoveries that transform human understanding of nature and ecology. Based on a book by Sean B. Carroll of the same name, the film will be introduced by Dr. Fred Gould, Co-Director of the Genetic Engineering and Society Center.