Phil Howard – Consolidation in the Global Seed Industry: Drivers and Impacts | GES Colloquium

February 4, 2020 | Patti Mulligan

The seed industry has changed dramatically in recent decades, with >60% of global proprietary seed sales controlled by just four corporations—now facing increasing public opposition and the emergence of alternative sources. ...

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Beyond Burger vs. Impossible Burger Taste-Off | GES Colloquium

January 7, 2020 | Patti Mulligan

For lunch, we will be holding a tasting of two widely publicized 'plant-based meat' products, the Beyond Burger (courtesy of Hardee's) and the Impossible Burger (courtesy of Burger King). How is this related to Genetic Engineering & Society? Come to the Colloquium to find out....

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NextGenFood: Innovation You Can Eat – GES Panel: Gene Editing in the Food System

September 25, 2019 | Patti Mulligan

The latest installment in the virtual conference series pioneered by ISGP's "The Forum," #NextGenFood: Innovation You Can Eat is a half-day educational program on food technology and innovation....

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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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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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AgBioFEWS Application

October 29, 2018 | 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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From GMOs to Big Data: the curious disappearance of food politics - Kelly Bronson, 9/25/18 Colloquium

Kelly Bronson – ‘From GMOs to big data: the curious disappearance of food politics’

September 25, 2018 | Patti Mulligan

Kelly Bronson, uOttawa - Abstract: Many scholars have made sense of opposition to genetically engineered (GE) organisms as contextual: these tools are judged in their historical linkages with poisonous agricultural chemicals (like dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane/DDT), and with the corporations responsible for the production of such chemicals who now sell GE seed systems....

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