Workshop | Gene Drives in Agriculture: Risk Assessment and Research Prioritization

April 21, 2022 | Patti Mulligan

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Gene Drives in Agriculture: Risk Assessment and Research Prioritization (USDA-NIFA Workshop)

March 24, 2022 | Patti Mulligan

This workshop is hosted by the Genetic Engineering and Society (GES) Center at NC State and funded by the US Department of Agriculture (Grant No 2020-33522-32269), under the Biotechnology Risk Assessment Grant program....

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Gene Drives in Agriculture: Risk Assessment and Research Prioritization (USDA-NIFA Workshop)

March 24, 2022 | Patti Mulligan

This workshop is hosted by the Genetic Engineering and Society (GES) Center at NC State and funded by the US Department of Agriculture (Grant No 2020-33522-32269), under the Biotechnology Risk Assessment Grant program....

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Gene Drives in Agriculture: Risk Assessment and Research Prioritization (USDA-NIFA Workshop)

March 24, 2022 | Patti Mulligan

This workshop is hosted by the Genetic Engineering and Society (GES) Center at NC State and funded by the US Department of Agriculture (Grant No 2020-33522-32269), under the Biotechnology Risk Assessment Grant program....

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CRISPRcon 2020 – Equity, Environment, and Agriculture

July 14, 2020 | Patti Mulligan

CRISPRcon is a unique forum bringing diverse voices together to discuss the future of CRISPR and related gene editing technologies across applications in agriculture, health, conservation, and more. GES Center led webinars on Equity in Environment and Agriculture will be held on October 13 and 15. ...

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Sir Charles Godfray – Open Discussion | GES Colloquium

January 3, 2020 | Patti Mulligan

Discussion with students reflecting on Professor Godfray's 1/13 keynote address. No livestreaming. ...

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Kate Creasey Krainer, Grow More Foundation | GES Colloquium

August 20, 2019 | Patti Mulligan

Grow More Foundation is an NGO comprised of internationally-recognized scientists enabling science to solve global agricultural problems by bridging developed world resources with developing world orphan crop staples....

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

August 20, 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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USDA to biotech: Call your own compliance

July 30, 2019 | Patti Mulligan

Steven Suppan, July 30, 2019 | The U.S. Department of Agriculture wants agribusiness to sell more genetically engineered (GE) seeds and food products all over the world, as soon as possible. This rule would go beyond already controversial genetically modified organisms (GMOs) to encompass hundreds of new products of new gene and genome editing techniques. The fastest way to do that?...

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GES Center awarded half-million dollar grant to study responsible innovation of food nanotechnology

July 25, 2019 | Patti Mulligan

July 25, 2019 | Khara Grieger and Jennifer Kuzma will lead a two-year, USDA-funded study of responsible innovation of food nanotechnology....

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Figure 1 Summary of GE Plants Oversight in Proposed Rule - J. Kuzma

Biotechnology Oversight Gets an Early Make-Over by Trump’s White House and USDA: Part 2 – The USDA-APHIS Rule

July 2, 2019 | Jennifer Kuzma

Jennifer Kuzma, July 2, 2019 | USDA-APHIS has proposed an oversight process for GE crops that appears to be a significant departure from the current one. This article discusses the features of the proposed new rule, along with its strengths and weaknesses and my recommendations for how it should be amended. ...

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Biotechnology Oversight Gets an Early Make-Over by Trump’s White House and USDA: Part 1—The Executive Order

June 18, 2019 | Jennifer Kuzma

Jennifer Kuzma, June 18, 2019 | Last week, the Trump administration set the tone for its oversight of agricultural biotechnology (ag biotech) through two major actions: 1) Signing the Modernizing the Regulatory Framework for Agricultural Biotechnology Products Executive Order; and 2) Proposing a draft rule on the Movement of Certain Genetically Engineered Organisms (GEOs), changing how USDA reviews GE plants....

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Emerging Biotechnologies in Agriculture

February 28, 2019 | Patti Mulligan

Emerging Biotechnologies in Agriculture | April 2, 2019, 5:30PM, Duke Energy Hall, Hunt Library - $10-$35 | Join the GES Center, industry and government experts, and the Triangle BABCNC as we discuss genetic approaches to agricultural pest management and crop science and explore the myths and realities of the GMO debate in the US and Europe....

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AgBioFEWS Response Form

February 19, 2019 | Patti Mulligan

Please complete this application in its entirety and remember to click ‘Submit Application’ at the end. If you need any assistance, please contact us at gesocietycenter@ncsu.edu or (919) 515-2596.  ...

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GES Colloquium | Ross Sozzani and Cranos Williams on RiseEnAg for Systems Engineering and Agriculture

January 2, 2019 | Patti Mulligan

GES Colloquium, 4/16/18 - Dr. Ross Sozzani and Dr. Cranos Williams | RiseEnAg for Systems Engineering and Agriculture - Convergent research across engineering and the plant sciences...

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