Developing a Research Agenda for BE CCS Crops – AgBioFEWS Cohort 2 Group Project | GES Colloquium

April 19, 2022 | Patti Mulligan

An interdisciplinary agenda to studying the impacts of bioengineered crops for climate change mitigation...

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Florence Wambugu – Pioneering Work in Genetic Engineering of Crops and It’s Adoption in Africa | GES Colloquium

April 12, 2022 | Patti Mulligan

Factors influencing the adoption of GE crops in Africa, and Dr. Wambugu's pioneering work on GE sweetpotato and with the Africa Biofortified Sorghum (ABS) project. ...

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Faith Kearns – Getting to the Heart of Science Communication | GES Colloquium

April 5, 2022 | Patti Mulligan

A 21st century guide to communicating science on emotional and contentious topics...

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3/29 GES Colloquium Cancelled

March 29, 2022 | Patti Mulligan

Statement regarding cancellation of the upcoming Colloquium on March 29, Panel: Narratives and Storytelling in the Public Communication of Science and Technology...

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Ben Novak – Biotechnologies for Conservation and Their Intended Consequences | GES Colloquium

March 22, 2022 | Patti Mulligan

IN-PERSON COLLOQUIUM. Revive & Restore's "Intended Consequences" initiative aims at rebalancing the risk-benefit equation around the use of biotechnologies in conservation practices....

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Becky Goldburg – Supporting Actionable Research That Informs Conservation | GES Colloquium

March 8, 2022 | Patti Mulligan

How Pew's approaches increase the likelihood that research is applied in real world conservation decisions....

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Nicholas Jordan – Gene Editing for Agricultural Diversification? | GES Colloquium

March 1, 2022 | Patti Mulligan

Gene editing as a tool for agricultural diversification: perspectives from a multi-sector deliberative group....

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Steve Lindow – Understanding Microbial Life on Leaves | GES Colloquium

February 22, 2022 | Patti Mulligan

Bacteria that live on leaf surfaces play important roles ranging from global precipitation to plant health...

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George Kennedy – Technology, Ag. Intensification, and the Future of Agriculture | GES Colloquium

February 15, 2022 | Patti Mulligan

This presentation will explore the challenges to agricultural sustainability associated with technology driven agricultural intensification....

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Adam Sychla – Genome Writers Guild: Promoting Responsible Genome Engineering | GES Colloquium

February 8, 2022 | Patti Mulligan

The Genome Writers Guild asks the question: How do we promote responsible use of genome engineering?...

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Haydar Frangoul – CRISPR-Cas9 Gene Editing for Sickle Cell Disease and Transfusion Dependent β-Thalassemia | GES Colloquium

February 1, 2022 | Patti Mulligan

A presentation of data on using gene addition and gene editing technology to treat patients with sickle cell disease and transfusion dependent beta thalassemia....

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Heike Sederoff – Engineered Biology for Engineered Environments | GES Colloquium

January 25, 2022 | Patti Mulligan

Addressing the energy problem of greenhouse agriculture...

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Jennifer Kuzma and Fred Gould – Ethical Dimensions of CRISPR Applications in Agriculture and the Environment | GES Colloquium

January 18, 2022 | Patti Mulligan

A discussion of the key ethical considerations in the governance of CRISPR technologies for agriculture and the environment, including for gene-edited plants and gene drive organisms....

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

Welcome Back Lunch | GES Colloquium

January 11, 2022 | 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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John Field – Carbon Sequestration and GHG Mitigation in Carinata Cropping Systems | GES Colloquium

November 23, 2021 | Patti Mulligan

Ethiopian mustard (Brassica carinata) can produce substantial amounts of aviation fuel and soil carbon benefits when grown as a winter crop in the southeastern US. ...

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