Ross Basset—Moore’s Law, Genetic Engineering and Historical Analogies | GES Colloquium

August 14, 2023 | Patti Mulligan

IN PERSON. A historical examination of Moore's Law, inviting audience comment on its relevance to genetic engineering....

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Welcome Back Lunch | GES Colloquium

August 14, 2023 | 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, Fall 2023

August 14, 2023 | 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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GGA Seminar with Dr. Latifa Jackson – Decolonizing Human Genetic Research Workshop Series

March 10, 2023 | Patti Mulligan

​Leveraging computational scale data, studies show that socioeconomic, psychological, and biological factors contribute to immune weathering in young adults, and recent research suggests that violence and other adverse experiences may be affecting biological stress responses in African Americans. Hosted in collaboration with BAA (Being an Ally in Academics). ...

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Fireside Chat with Dr. Latifa Jackson - 3/20/23 at DH Hill Library

Fireside Chat with Dr. Latifa Jackson – Decolonizing Human Genetic Research Workshop Series

March 10, 2023 | Patti Mulligan

As part of a two-day engagement, Jackson will join us for a “fireside chat” and Q&A session to answer your questions about her research on the effect of sexual and racial discrimination on human health, her work with the 1,000 African-American Genomes Project, her career path, and more. Hosted in collaboration with BAA (Being an Ally in Academics). ...

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Why do we love cats and hate rats?

March 6, 2023 | Guest Author

By NC State Libraries News | Why do we dote on parakeets but not pigeons? Why do we let cats curl up on our laps but catch rats in traps? Science writer Bethany Brookshire, author of the new book Pests: How Humans Create Animal Villians visits NC State on April 4th....

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Has the UN Biodiversity Convention been a force for ‘good’ or ‘evil’ in how biotech crops are regulated globally? GES Colloquium, 1/17/2023 via Zoom. Info at go.ncsu.edu/ges-colloquium

Has the UN Biodiversity Convention been a force for ‘good’ or ‘evil’ in how biotech crops are regulated globally? | GES Colloquium

January 5, 2023 | Patti Mulligan

AgBioFEWS Fellows Asa Budnick, Nick Loschin, Joseph Opoku Gakpo and Modesta Abugu will share their observations on and interrogate practices at the UN Biodiversity Conference (COP15) in Montreal, Canada that eventually lead to global decisions on the governance of biotech crops....

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The Challenges, Successes, and Sustainability of NRT FEWS programs | GES Colloquium

January 5, 2023 | Patti Mulligan

Panel: Drs. Karletta Chief (University of Arizona), Yael Perez (University of California-Berkeley), and Amy Sapkota (University of Maryland). Joining us from three different NSF research traineeships on food, energy, and water systems (FEWS), our panelists will share each programs' challenges, opportunities, and sustainability....

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Jonathan Allen and Rebecca Brown – Food sciences, technology, and globally sustainable food systems | GES Colloquium [In-Person]

January 5, 2023 | Patti Mulligan

Where the food science and nutrition communities have come and may be going in defining sustainable food systems with examples from research in the NC State Food, Bioprocessing and Nutrition Department. ...

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Karen Maschke – Nonhuman Animals Containing Human Cells: Ethics and Oversight | GES Colloquium, Spring 2023

January 5, 2023 | Patti Mulligan

This presentation focuses on ethical and oversight issues as they relate to the insertion of human cells into nonhuman animals, e.g., “chimeric research.” ...

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Fernanda Santos – GE Foods Regulation – The U.S. Way | GES Colloquium

January 5, 2023 | Patti Mulligan

This discussion aims to give participants some thought-provoking information on how food is generally regulated in the U.S., in addition to a general overview of the process utilized by the regulatory bodies to approve genetically engineered foods for human consumption. ...

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Jack Wang – Multiplex CRISPR-Editing of Wood for Sustainable Fiber Production | GES Colloquium, Spring 2023

January 5, 2023 | Patti Mulligan

The video and podcast of this colloquium will be embargoed until after the referenced research is published (date TBD)....

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Welcome Back Lunch | GES Colloquium, Spring 2023 – In-person, no Zoom

January 5, 2023 | Patti Mulligan

In-person, no Zoom this week. Happy new year! Our first class will be held in the 1911 Building, room 129 and lunch will be served! Come join us to catch up on one another's research and to hear about the Colloquium's new format and speaker list for Spring 2023....

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SPECIAL GUEST: Dr. Dominique Brossard – Why We Should (Still) Care About Communication and Genetics | GES Colloquium [In-Person]

January 5, 2023 | Patti Mulligan

SPECIAL GUEST: Dominique Brossard’s research agenda focuses on the intersection between science, media and policy with the Science, Media and the Public (SCIMEP) research group, which she co-directs. A fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and of the International Communication Association, Brossard is an internationally known expert in public opinion dynamics related to controversial scientific issues....

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SPECIAL GUEST: Dr. Latifa Jackson – Decolonizing Human Genetic Research Workshop Series | GES Colloquium [In-Person]

January 5, 2023 | Patti Mulligan

Multi-omic data has been used to create narratives about who we are as humans—are they correct or do they tell a very one-sided story? Hosted in collaboration with BAA (Being an Ally in Academics). ...

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