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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Elizabeth Jones – Searching for Ancient DNA: The Use and Abuse of Celebrity | GES Colloquium

August 5, 2022 | Patti Mulligan

Ancient DNA research has a short but sensational history, especially as the birth of the field coincided with the Jurassic Park craze. Find out how celebrity helped shape the science for better or for worse....

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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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Joe Herkert – Lessons from Engineering Ethics for Genetic Engineering and Society | GES Colloquium

August 5, 2022 | Patti Mulligan

ZOOM MEETING: A discussion of key concepts of engineering ethics scholarship and teaching that might be useful in thinking about ethics in the context of genetic engineering and society....

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Marlene Zuk – Dancing Cockatoos, Silent Sparks and the Future: Writing About Science for the Public | GES Colloquium

August 5, 2022 | Patti Mulligan

Writing about science for the public is fun, and hard, and requires some skills you may not regularly use as a scientist....

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Katie Barnhill-Dilling – Gene Editing for Agriculture in Latin America & the Caribbean | GES Colloquium

August 5, 2022 | Patti Mulligan

A broad overview of the GES Center project (funded by the InterAmerican Development Bank) that has explored the relevant policy and capacity for developing gene edited crops in Latin America and the Caribbean....

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