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

January 3, 2022 | Patti Mulligan

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

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

January 3, 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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John Field – Carbon Sequestration and GHG Mitigation in Carinata Cropping Systems | GES Colloquium

August 16, 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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AgBioFEWS Cohort 2: Perspectives of Eastern North Carolina farmers and the impact of biotechnology | GES Colloquium

August 16, 2021 | Patti Mulligan

The second AgBioFEWS cohort discusses lessons learned from visiting Eastern NC....

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Amy Huang – The Quest to Reimagine Meat | GES Colloquium

August 16, 2021 | Patti Mulligan

Explore the state of alternative protein research and learn how universities can accelerate our transition to a better food system....

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Julius Tillery – Cotton is our Culture | GES Colloquium

August 16, 2021 | Patti Mulligan

Julius Tillery, Founder of BlackCotton.Us, will discuss why cotton is our culture....

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Ross Sozzani - From basic science to engineering tools to translational research

Ross Sozzani – From basic science to engineering tools to translational research | GES Colloquium

August 16, 2021 | Patti Mulligan

Dr. Ross Sozzani, Director of Plant Improvement at NC PSI, on the multidisciplinary techniques contributing to knowledge and understanding of engineering agronomically enhanced plants for food production....

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Léa Paré – Stakeholder engagement in gene drive research: A Target Malaria case study | GES Colloquium

August 16, 2021 | Patti Mulligan

Target Malaria's approach to stakeholder engagement is an iterative process, constantly adapting and evolving based on the context and values of our stakeholders, as well as new guidance and recommendations developed in accordance with international best practice....

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David Berube – Hazard Communication | GES Colloquium

August 16, 2021 | Patti Mulligan

Hazard Communication refers to communication to a limited group of stakeholders and involves three variables: hazard data, dosage data, and exposure data....

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Sumit Dhole – The missing ecology in gene drive research | GES Colloquium

August 16, 2021 | Patti Mulligan

GES Fall Colloquium, details forthcoming...

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Daniela Jones – Precision agriculture to decarbonize our national energy needs | GES Colloquium

August 16, 2021 | Patti Mulligan

Developing data-intensive algorithms and applying diverse modeling and optimization tools to tackle the national grand challenge to decarbonize our energy needs while securing a sustainable and resilient supply chain infrastructure. ...

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Doria Gordon and Greg Jaffe – NGO perspective on governance of gene editing | GES Colloquium

August 16, 2021 | Patti Mulligan

This talk will describe six principles for the proper governance of gene editing, addressing issues such as transparency, stakeholder engagement, government oversight, and voluntary stewardship, that were adopted by six US non-governmental organizations....

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Panel: Considerations for adopting genetically engineered crops around the world | GES Colloquium

August 16, 2021 | Patti Mulligan

AgBioFEWS Cohort 3 Fellows bring together a panel of speakers to discuss how the emerging field of GE might influence international markets and impact society....

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Sam Weiss Evans – STS Roles in developing technologies of humility around gene drives | GES Colloquium

August 16, 2021 | Patti Mulligan

As different groups work out whether and how to pursue gene drive organisms, Sam Weiss Evans explores the ways STS researchers can enrich the attention to diverse perspectives, equity, vulnerability, and learning. ...

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Denise Costich – The role of germplasm banks in global food security | GES Colloquium

August 16, 2021 | Patti Mulligan

The Goal is to have fully secure and accessible Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture where there is the potential for a multi-lateral flow of germplasm and knowledge among the participants, basically, all human beings on Earth....

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