Upcoming Speakers

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Colloquiums are held at 12 PM in the 1911 Building, Room 129. If you would like to attend lunch with speakers, contact Fred_Gould@ncsu.edu.

Past Speakers

Fall 2016

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  • Aug. 23 – Lunch and review of GES participant activities
  • Aug. 30 – Scott Johnson (NCBC): A California Convert in King Fraley’s Court, observations on a lifetime of ag biotech business activity
  • Sept. 6 – GES particpants: Continuation of review of GES participant activities
  • Sept. 13 – Nick Storer Dow Agro: Resistance Management for GE Crops (Nick is also speaking on the 12th in Entomology)
  • Sept. 20 – Terry Medley (Dupont): Emerging Technologies: Regulatory and Public Policy Impacts
  • Sept. 27 – TBD
  • Oct. 4 – Doug Gurian-Sherman: Genetic Engineering Past and Future: Asking the Wrong Questions, Missing Opportunities
  • Oct. 11 – Zack Brown and others (NCSU): Discussion of OECD-sponsored workshop on gene drive.
  • Oct. 18 – Kent Redford (Archipelago Consulting): Ethics of genetic engineering in wildlife conservation.
  • Oct. 25 – Elizabeth Pitts and Megan Serr (NCSU): Teaching about Ethics of Biotechnology Communication
  • Nov. 1 – Katie Davis & Tiche Munyikwa (Syngenta): Industry approaches to risk assessment.
  • Nov. 8 – Michael Doyle (recently Director of Florida Keys Mosquito Control District): Public engagement about potential US release of GE mosquitoes: Lessons Learned
  • Nov. 15 – Tim Schwab (Food & Water Watch): Conflicts of Interest in GMO Science

Spring 2016

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  • Jan. 19 – Joseph Herkert: Ethics Education in Science and Engineering
  • Jan. 26 – Craig Yencho: Sweet Potato Breeding for Developing Countries
  • Feb. 2 – Javier Lezaun and Christiaan de Koning: Governance of GE insects
  • Feb. 9 – It’s Practically Impossible to Define GMOs
  • Feb. 16 – Gregor Wolbring: From Precision Knowledge to Precision Genetic Interventions
  • Feb. 23 – Todd Kuiken
  • Mar. 1 – Karl Campbell: Island Conservation
  • Mar. 15 – Laura Privalle: Ag Biotech Crops – Are They Worth the Hype – a Retrospective
  • Mar. 22 – Students in our program
  • Mar. 29 – Heike Sederoff
  • Apr. 5 – Ignite Talks – Cohort 1
  • Apr. 12 – George Hess: Killing for Conservation
  • Apr. 19 – Ignite Talks – Cohort 2
  • Apr. 26 – Ignite Talks – Cohort 3

Fall 2015

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  • August 25 – Lunch and review of coming year
  • Sept. 1 – Eric Sachs: Monsanto
  • Sept. 8 – Sarewitz article discussion
  • Sept. 15 – Open Discussion
  • Sept. 22 – Carla Barbieri
  • Sept. 29 – Michael Waltzkin: Duke Science and Society Program
  • Oct. 6 – Greg Jaffe
  • Oct. 13 – Paul Thompson: Michigan State University
  • Oct. 20 – Seralini Paper: Jason, Matthew, Andy
  • Oct. 27 – Pam Marrone
  • Nov. 3 – Gene Drive Discussion: Jennifer, Caroline, Johanna
  • Nov. 10 – Gene Drive Discussion: Jennifer, Carolina, Johanna
  • Nov. 17 – John Ryals
  • Nov. 24 – TBD

Fall 2014

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Recent Colloquiums

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