AgBioFEWS Cohort 2 Group Project | GES Colloquium (Zoom)

January 14, 2021 | Patti Mulligan

AgBioFEWS Cohort 2 Group Project - Understanding Biotech Controversy from a Moral Foundations Framework...

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Chalkboard drawing of colloquium topics: research, communication, ethics, etc.

Spring 2021 Virtual Welcome Lunch | GES Colloquium (Zoom)

January 14, 2021 | Patti Mulligan

The Genetic Engineering and Society Colloquium is a seminar series that brings in speakers to present and stimulate discussion on a variety of topics related to existing and proposed biotechnologies and their place within broader societal changes....

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Ricardo Salvador – Why the future of agriculture cannot be like the history of agriculture | GES Colloquium (Zoom)

January 14, 2021 | Patti Mulligan

The existential quiz that will tell us whether humanity deserves to survive on planet Earth....

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Angelika Hilbeck – The European discourse about GMOs – Risks, regulations and the transformation of agro-food systems| GES Colloquium (Zoom)

January 14, 2021 | Patti Mulligan

A European perspective on GMO risk and regulations and the larger contextualization of the GMO debate in Europe in the current public discourse about the transformation of our agro-food systems....

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Kaiping Chen – How deliberative designs empower citizens’ voices: A case study on Ghana’s Deliberative Poll on agriculture and the environment | GES Colloquium (Zoom)

January 14, 2021 | Patti Mulligan

Public deliberation designs for engaging and empowering the views of diverse publics in addressing complex policy issues...

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Adam Kokotovich – Unpacking the values-laden nature of risk assessment: The case of gene drive technology | GES Colloquium (Zoom)

January 14, 2021 | Patti Mulligan

While engagement and risk assessment are frequently discussed separately for gene drive technology, how do we incorporate engagement into risk assessment itself? ...

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Rubén Rellán-Álvarez – Drinking from the maize diversity firehose | GES Colloquium (Zoom)

January 14, 2021 | Patti Mulligan

A discussion of the current state of native maize varieties breeding; their agricultural importance to maintain food security in developing countries; how researchers are using them to understand maize genetic diversity; and how they can coexist with modern, genetically engineered varieties....

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Keerti Rathore – Engineering of Cotton Plant as a Safer Source of Protein and to Overcome Competition from Weeds | GES Colloquium (Zoom)

January 14, 2021 | Patti Mulligan

Cotton, the most important natural fiber crop, also produces enough seeds containing ~10 million tons of protein. A broader use of this resource for food and feed is hampered by the presence of toxic gossypol in the seed....

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The ‘Public Good’ of Controlling Mobile Pests with Genetically Engineered Crops

November 12, 2020 | Guest Author

Margaret Huffman, Nov. 11 2020 | Choosing to plant genetically engineered seed that will grow insect-resistant corn (Bt corn) is more expensive at the time of planting but is common practice in places like the United States and the Philippines. This study takes a closer look at those who do not plant genetically engineered seed because their neighbors use of Bt corn eliminated the local pest pressure....

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Samantha Thomas- Challenges of Global Vegetable Seed Production and Delivery | GES Colloquium (Zoom)

November 12, 2020 | Patti Mulligan

Last GES Colloquium of 2020! Sam Thomas joins us from Bayer Crop Science to discuss production and delivery challenges faced by the global vegetable seed industry in an increasingly complex regulatory environment...

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Student Spotlight: Jabeen Ahmad, AgBioFEWS Fellow

November 2, 2020 | Guest Author

CALS Magazine, Fall 2020 | AgBioFEWS Fellow Jabeen Ahmad's interdisciplinary journey from public defender to plant biologist. ...

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Martha Willcox – Native maizes and culinary markets: A route to conservation of biodiversity and traditional communities (Zoom)

August 11, 2020 | Patti Mulligan

Martha Willcox joins us from CIMMYT to share how their multidisciplinary group created a collective, named MILPAIZ, for native maize grown in the traditional milpa system of intercropping. ...

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GES Write-In (Zoom)

August 10, 2020 | Patti Mulligan

This semester, the GES Write-In will be held on Zoom. Join us Tuesday mornings for all or part of our 10-11:30 session. We'll say 'hi' then settle in for quiet work on our respective projects. Join us from wherever is comfortable for you!...

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GES Write-In (Zoom)

August 10, 2020 | Patti Mulligan

This semester, the GES Write-In will be held on Zoom. Join us Tuesday mornings for all or part of our 10-11:30 session. We'll say 'hi' then settle in for quiet work on our respective projects. Join us from wherever is comfortable for you!...

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GES Write-In (Zoom)

August 10, 2020 | Patti Mulligan

This semester, the GES Write-In will be held on Zoom. Join us Tuesday mornings for all or part of our 10-11:30 session. We'll say 'hi' then settle in for quiet work on our respective projects. Join us from wherever is comfortable for you!...

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