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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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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Rich Pell – CODEX ENTROPIA: An Experimental Sci-Fi Documentary | GES Colloquium (Zoom)

January 14, 2021 | Patti Mulligan

Screening the 3D anaglyph version of the 9 minute film CODEX ENTROPIA and discussing its implications and creation. (*3D glasses available in Hunt Library, on table across from elevator)...

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Dan Jenkins on Regulation of Gene-Edited Produce | GES Colloquium (Zoom)

January 14, 2021 | Patti Mulligan

Overview of Pairwise and their mission to build a healthier world through better fruits and vegetables by bringing new varieties to consumers....

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Science in the Cabinet: Implications for the Future of Biotech Research and Innovation | GES Colloquium (Zoom)

January 14, 2021 | Patti Mulligan

Hear a panel discussion from 3 experts on the future of biotechnology policy under the Biden administration. Panelists: Jennifer Kuzma, Robert Cook-Deegan, and Dan Levitan....

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Christopher Cummings – Gene-Edited Food: Trust and Media | GES Colloquium (Zoom)

January 14, 2021 | Patti Mulligan

How we communicate about gene edited food influences trust, acceptance, and regulation....

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Tenku Ruff: Ethics and GES: Exploring the ‘Right Use of Power | GES Colloquium (Zoom)

January 14, 2021 | Patti Mulligan

What steps can we take so our work is carried out in the best interest of all? This talk reviews a framework for scientists and lay people alike. ...

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AgBioFEWS Cohort 1 Group Project | GES Colloquium (Zoom)

January 14, 2021 | Patti Mulligan

Cohort 1 group project: A reliable public dataset for high-quality analysis of agricultural diversity, productivity, and biotechnology in the US...

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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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