CANCELED – Brian Donovan GES Colloquium to be rescheduled in Fall 2023

January 5, 2023 | Patti Mulligan

Note that the GES Colloquium on 4/18/23 with Brian Donovan of BCBS Science Learning has been canceled and will be rescheduled for the fall of 2023....

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AgBioFEWS Cohort 3 – Lessons teaching Responsible Research and Innovation principles | GES Colloquium [IN-PERSON]

January 5, 2023 | Patti Mulligan

Final GES Colloquium of the spring semester! AgBioFEWS students will discuss their experiences teaching Responsible Research and Innovation principles to undergraduates during a recent Dolphin Tank workshop. Note, this seminar will be held IN PERSON in 1911 Building, Room 129, and will not be recorded....

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Sebastián Zarate and Jill Furgurson – 4S 2022 Cholula: Reunion, recuperation, reconfiguration | GES Colloquium

January 5, 2023 | Patti Mulligan

The 2022 Annual 4S conference brought together researchers and practitioners to explore science, technology and innovation across different cultural, economic and social settings....

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Has the UN Biodiversity Convention been a force for ‘good’ or ‘evil’ in how biotech crops are regulated globally? GES Colloquium, 1/17/2023 via Zoom. Info at go.ncsu.edu/ges-colloquium

Has the UN Biodiversity Convention been a force for ‘good’ or ‘evil’ in how biotech crops are regulated globally? | GES Colloquium

January 5, 2023 | Patti Mulligan

AgBioFEWS Fellows Asa Budnick, Nick Loschin, Joseph Opoku Gakpo and Modesta Abugu will share their observations on and interrogate practices at the UN Biodiversity Conference (COP15) in Montreal, Canada that eventually lead to global decisions on the governance of biotech crops....

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Krystal Tsosie – Genes & Society: Decolonizing Human Genetic Research Workshop Series

September 27, 2022 | Patti Mulligan

Dr. Krystal Tsosie, Native BioData Consortium and Presidential Postdoctoral Fellow at Arizona State University. Presented by: Being an Ally in Academics (BAA), together with the Genetics & Genomics Academy (GGA), GES Center, and TriCem....

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Andrea Rissing – Diversification as Landscape Change: Understanding Cropping Trajectories in Eastern North Carolina | GES Colloquium

August 5, 2022 | Patti Mulligan

Preliminary findings from mixed-methods research that investigated why one county in Eastern North Carolina is trending strongly towards diversified cropping systems while its neighboring county is rapidly simplifying....

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Panel: Cinematic Narratives and the Construction of Science’s Public Image | GES Colloquium

August 5, 2022 | Patti Mulligan

Drawing on perspectives from rhetorical criticism and media studies, Drs. Leah Ceccarelli and David Kirby discuss the role of popular science-fiction films in shaping public perception of scientists and emerging biotechnologies....

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Jean Goodwin – What is “Denialism”? | GES Colloquium

August 5, 2022 | Patti Mulligan

What drives polarization on contested issues like GMOs? We'll discuss one potentially surprising factor....

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Panel: Edible South -The Cultural Politics of Food and Cuisine | GES Colloquium

August 5, 2022 | Patti Mulligan

AgBioFEWS Cohort 3 Organized Guest Panel with Drs. Marcie Cohen Ferris, Interim Director, Center for the Study of the American South at UNC-Chapel Hill and Michaela DeSoucey, Associate Professor of Sociology at NC State....

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

Welcome Back Lunch | GES Colloquium

August 5, 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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Paul Enriquez – Defining Genome Editing | GES Colloquium

August 5, 2022 | Patti Mulligan

This talk explores the fundamental question of what genome editing is and ought to mean....

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AgBioFEWS Cohort 3 – Loss and Resiliency in Eastern North Carolina Agriculture | GES Colloquium

August 5, 2022 | Patti Mulligan

Focusing on environmental pressures and changing social dynamics within agriculture, the 2022 AgBioFEWS Fellows reflect on their immersive summer field experience with farming communities in eastern North Carolina....

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Krystal Tsosie – Indigenous data ethics in genomics and health | GES Colloquium

August 5, 2022 | Patti Mulligan

Dr. Krystal Tsosie, Native BioData Consortium and Presidential Postdoctoral Fellow at Arizona State University. Our DNA, our data, our health, our rights: thinking beyond mere inclusion in genomics datasets and thinking about equity and Indigenous data sovereignty....

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Steven Prager – Innovation for Inclusive Agricultural Transformation | GES Colloquium

August 5, 2022 | Patti Mulligan

Understanding inclusive agricultural transformation through the lenses of climate adaptation and labor productivity. ...

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Discussion Session: The Biotechnology Executive Order | GES Colloquium

August 5, 2022 | Patti Mulligan

This Colloquium is dedicated to reviewing the recent Executive Order on Advancing Biotechnology and Biomanufacturing Innovation released on September 12, 2022....

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