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Emerging Biotechnologies in Agriculture

Duke Energy Hall, Hunt Library 1070 Partners Way, Raleigh, NC, United States

Emerging Biotechnologies in Agriculture | April 2, 2019, 5:30PM, Duke Energy Hall, Hunt Library - $10-$35 | Join the GES Center, industry and government experts, and the Triangle BABCNC as we discuss genetic approaches to agricultural pest management and crop science and explore the myths and realities of the GMO debate in the US and Europe.

$10 – $35

‘Human Nature’ documentary at Full Frame Festival

Cinema 4 (Durham Convention Center) 301 West Morgan Street, Durham, NC, United States

Friday, April 4, 1:10 PM | Featuring GES Center affiliate, Dr. Rodolphe Barrangou - SYNOPSIS: From executive producer Dan Rather and director Adam Bolt, the co-writer and editor of the Oscar-winning film Inside Job, comes the story of the biggest tech revolution of the 21st Century. And it isn’t digital, it’s biological.

$14 – $16

Center for Oral History Training Institute 2019

James B. Hunt Library, Room 4101 (IEI area) 1070 Partners Way, Raleigh, NC, United States

Center for Oral History Training Institute | June 3 - 7, 2019 | Hunt Library | Interested in learning oral history and research interview methodologies? For one week, instructors from the Center for Oral History at the Sciene History Institute will work with scholars and researchers who are planning or have started research that has interviewing as a core component.

$150 – $500

Bespoke Conversation on Corn and Culture

NC Museum of Art 2110 Blue Ridge Road, Raleigh, NC, United States

Part of the Art's Work/Genetic Futures multi-site exhibit, join NC State ethnobotanist Jillian De Gezelle at the corn maze in the Museum Park for a conversation about identity and community and the food on our tables.

Free, tickets required

Webinar: The Secondary Risk Society – Risk and Decision-Making in the 21st Century

Virtual Event

Speaker: Christopher L. Cummings, PhD, Senior Research Fellow at the GES Center. This presentation reports on the new theoretical developments that founded Secondary Risk Theory which explains and predicts how risks are perceived today and provides contemporary examples and new data regarding COVID-19 vaccine responses.

Special guest Tanja Strive, CSIRO – Prospects for genetic biocontrol of vertebrate pests in Australia

1214 Jordan Hall Addition 2720 Faucette Drive, Raleigh, NC, United States

Special guest Tanja Strive of CSIRO in Canberra, Australia, joins us to discuss “Biological control of rabbits in Australia – 70 years of landscape-scale management of a vertebrate pest." Hosted by the STS and GBIRd programs, Thursday 12/8 at 3 PM in Jordan Addition 1214 seminar room.

The Macro-Dynamics of the History of U.S. Oversight for Biotechnology in Agriculture and the Environment

612 Conference Center Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 1206 West Gregory Drive | MC-195, Urbana, IL, United States

IBG Pioneers Series (University of Illinois) - Dr. Jennifer Kuzma on "The Macro-Dynamics of the History of U.S. Oversight for Biotechnology in Agriculture and the Environment: What have we learned?"

Global Film Series – The Serengeti Rules

Witherspoon Student Center 2810 Cates Ave, Raleigh, NC, United States

Travel back in time, from the Arctic Ocean to Pacific tide pools, with a pioneering group of scientists who make surprising discoveries that transform human understanding of nature and ecology. Based on a book by Sean B. Carroll of the same name, the film will be introduced by Dr. Fred Gould, Co-Director of the Genetic Engineering and Society Center. 


Dolphin Tank: Team-based innovation competition to win prizes!

BTEC 850 Oval Drive, Raleigh, NC, United States

Come join us for a team-based competition to develop pitches for biotechnology innovations that are socially responsible. Participants each receive a $30 Amazon gift card, Free Lunch & a chance to win a Wolfpack sweatshirt.