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December 10, 2019 | Patti Mulligan

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December 3, 2019 | Patti Mulligan

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EUDAIMONIA - Biotechnologization of the Soul?

Emilia Tikka – EUDAIMONIA (Art’s Work/Genetic Futures) | GES Colloquium

November 26, 2019 | Patti Mulligan

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Cami Ryan on being a social scientist in the Ag industry | GES Colloquium

November 12, 2019 | Patti Mulligan

Cami Ryan joins us from Bayer CropScience and explores the challenges of food, technology, and societies through the lens of a “boundary spanning” personal narrative: a social scientist working in the ag industry....

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October 29, 2019 | Patti Mulligan

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Brandon Hollingsworth on Preventing dengue using Wolbachia infected mosquitoes | GES Colloquium

October 29, 2019 | Patti Mulligan

Dengue is estimated to infect 390 million individuals a year worldwide, with around 3.9 billion people at risk of infection. Currently, there are no licensed vaccinations or therapeutic treatments for the disease and control of the vector species through conventional methods has proven inefficient and costly. One possible novel vector control technique to prevent outbreaks relies on infection with the bacterium, Wolbachia....

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Lyubov Kurkalova – North Carolina crop rotations and cropland use intensity | GES Colloquium

October 22, 2019 | Patti Mulligan

North Carolina is one of the most physio-geographically diverse states in the southern U.S, resulting in the majority of the state’s crop production the eastern Coastal Plains. We analyze the dynamics of cropland use intensity here, and are developing tools to improve the precision of environmental assessments of crop production in NC....

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Modeling the impact of GM insect releases on resistance management and yields in GM crop fields | GES Colloquium

October 15, 2019 | Patti Mulligan

A novel proposed strategy combines the traditional planting of non-insecticidal refuge with releasing GM insects that are Bt-susceptible and have a repressible, female-specific lethal gene....

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CALS Spotlight on Fred Gould: How Do We Communicate Genetic Engineering?

October 15, 2019 | Guest Author

Dee Shore, Fall 2019 | NC State professor and genetic engineer Fred Gould is focused on clear communication and the public good....

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Federico Ciliberto – Valuing product innovation: genetically engineered varieties in US corn and soybeans | GES Colloquium

October 1, 2019 | Patti Mulligan

Dr. Federico Ciliberto, an economist from of the University of Virginia, will discuss the welfare impacts of genetically engineered (GE) crop varieties of corn and soybeans....

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