AgBioFEWS Project Update | Final Spring GES Colloquium!

January 3, 2024 | Patti Mulligan

The Genetic Engineering and Society Colloquium is a seminar series that brings in speakers to present and stimulate discussion on various topics related to existing and proposed biotechnologies and their place within broader societal changes....

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Barbara Herr Harthorn – NSF Cell Studies: Implications for Society and Governance [Zoom Only] | GES Colloquium

January 3, 2024 | Patti Mulligan

ZOOM ONLY. The Genetic Engineering and Society Colloquium is a seminar series that brings in speakers to present and stimulate discussion on various topics related to existing and proposed biotechnologies and their place within broader societal changes....

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Eric Hallerman – AquaBounty Salmon | GES Colloquium

January 3, 2024 | Patti Mulligan

The Genetic Engineering and Society Colloquium is a seminar series that brings in speakers to present and stimulate discussion on various topics related to existing and proposed biotechnologies and their place within broader societal changes....

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Steve Heine – Genetics’ Role in Eugenics and GMO Perspectives [Zoom Only] | GES Colloquium

January 3, 2024 | Patti Mulligan

The Genetic Engineering and Society Colloquium is a seminar series that brings in speakers to present and stimulate discussion on various topics related to existing and proposed biotechnologies and their place within broader societal changes....

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Anna Krome-Lukens – Gender, Eugenics, and the Welfare State in North Carolina | GES Colloquium

January 3, 2024 | Patti Mulligan

The Genetic Engineering and Society Colloquium is a seminar series that brings in speakers to present and stimulate discussion on various topics related to existing and proposed biotechnologies and their place within broader societal changes....

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Jen Rowland – The USDA’s Role in Regulating Biotechnologies [Zoom Only] | GES Colloquium

January 3, 2024 | Patti Mulligan

The Genetic Engineering and Society Colloquium is a seminar series that brings in speakers to present and stimulate discussion on various topics related to existing and proposed biotechnologies and their place within broader societal changes....

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GES Colloquium - March 5, 2024, 12 PM - Zoom only Caring for the Enemy, Killing the Ally: The More-than-Human Politics of Transgenic Mosquitoes in Brazil Luísa Reis-Castro, PhD, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, University of Southern California

Luisa Reis-Castro – Transgenic Mosquitoes in Brazil [Zoom Only] | GES Colloquium

January 3, 2024 | Patti Mulligan

ZOOM ONLY. This talk, based on ethnographic research with scientists and technicians working with transgenic mosquitoes in Brazil, examines the class, gender, and regional issues present in the efforts to transform the mosquito from a “problem” into a “solution.”...

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Helen Anne Curry – Local seeds, global needs, and the history of agrobiodiversity conservation | GES Colloquium

January 3, 2024 | Patti Mulligan

This talk will explore how insights from Indigenous agricultural practices, both past and present, can inform global efforts to conserve diverse crop varieties and bridge the gap between local practices and broader sustainability goals....

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Kirsty Wissing – Indigenous Perspectives on Synthetic Biology for Conservation [Zoom Only] | GES Colloquium

January 3, 2024 | Patti Mulligan

[Zoom Only] A discussion of synthetic biology and Torres Strait Islanders, bringing their perspectives into conversation to explore cultural implications for future island-bound applications of genetic biocontrol technologies, such as gene drives....

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David Andow – Ecological and evolutionary perspectives on genetic engineering | GES Colloquium

January 3, 2024 | Patti Mulligan

Ecological and evolutionary perspectives have greatly influenced the development of genetic engineering as exemplified by significant events from history....

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Grace Wiedrich – From Plants to People: Mendelian Eugenics in NC in the 20th Century | GES Colloquium

January 3, 2024 | Patti Mulligan

The Mendelian eugenics movement in NC provides a useful case study into the lasting impact of over-generalized genetic theory on governments, medical professionals, and activists....

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GES Colloquium, 1/23/24 Using Agbiotech To Cool the Climate by Removing Gigatons Of Methane: A Start-Up Story Eli Hornstein, PhD Founder and CEO, Elysia Creative Biology Details at https://research.ncsu.edu/ges/event/colloquium-2024-01-23/

Eli Hornstein – Using Agbiotech to Cool the Climate by Removing Gigatons of Methane | GES Colloquium

January 3, 2024 | Patti Mulligan

Animal feed is our number one use of agriculture; Elysia engineers all of those feed crops to vastly suppress carbon emissions from the animals that eat them. Note: There will be no Zoom option for this week's colloquium. Please plan to attend in person....

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Katie Barnhill – Public Engagement: Missing the Mark? | GES Colloquium

January 3, 2024 | Patti Mulligan

Scholars and funders alike have increasingly recognized engagement as an important dimension of innovation, but is engagement accomplishing what we think it is?...

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[CANCELED due to inclement weather] Welcome Back Lunch | GES Colloquium

January 3, 2024 | Patti Mulligan

IN-PERSON - Enjoy a complementary lunch from Neomonde while you catch up on what everyone’s been up to! There will be NO ZOOM option for the welcome back lunch....

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Riley Taitingfong – An oceanic approach to gene drive governance | GES Colloquium (ZOOM)

August 14, 2023 | Patti Mulligan

ZOOM. An exploration of the containment paradigm in gene drive research and discourse, drawing on feminist and Indigenous science studies, and proposes a connectivity-based approach to gene drive governance....

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