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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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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Developing a Research Agenda for BE CCS Crops – AgBioFEWS Cohort 2 Group Project | GES Colloquium

January 3, 2022 | Patti Mulligan

An interdisciplinary agenda to studying the impacts of bioengineered crops for climate change mitigation...

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Chalkboard drawing of colloquium topics: research, communication, ethics, etc.

Welcome Back Lunch | GES Colloquium

January 3, 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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Jennifer Kuzma and Fred Gould – Ethical Dimensions of CRISPR Applications in Agriculture and the Environment | GES Colloquium

January 3, 2022 | Patti Mulligan

A discussion of the key ethical considerations in the governance of CRISPR technologies for agriculture and the environment, including for gene-edited plants and gene drive organisms....

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Heike Sederoff – Engineered Biology for Engineered Environments | GES Colloquium

January 3, 2022 | Patti Mulligan

Addressing the energy problem of greenhouse agriculture...

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Haydar Frangoul – CRISPR-Cas9 Gene Editing for Sickle Cell Disease and Transfusion Dependent β-Thalassemia | GES Colloquium

January 3, 2022 | Patti Mulligan

A presentation of data on using gene addition and gene editing technology to treat patients with sickle cell disease and transfusion dependent beta thalassemia....

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Adam Sychla – Genome Writers Guild: Promoting Responsible Genome Engineering | GES Colloquium

January 3, 2022 | Patti Mulligan

The Genome Writers Guild asks the question: How do we promote responsible use of genome engineering?...

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George Kennedy – Technology, Ag. Intensification, and the Future of Agriculture | GES Colloquium

January 3, 2022 | Patti Mulligan

This presentation will explore the challenges to agricultural sustainability associated with technology driven agricultural intensification....

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Steve Lindow – Understanding Microbial Life on Leaves | GES Colloquium

January 3, 2022 | Patti Mulligan

Bacteria that live on leaf surfaces play important roles ranging from global precipitation to plant health...

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Nicholas Jordan – Gene Editing for Agricultural Diversification? | GES Colloquium

January 3, 2022 | Patti Mulligan

Gene editing as a tool for agricultural diversification: perspectives from a multi-sector deliberative group....

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Becky Goldburg – Supporting Actionable Research That Informs Conservation | GES Colloquium

January 3, 2022 | Patti Mulligan

How Pew's approaches increase the likelihood that research is applied in real world conservation decisions....

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Ben Novak – Biotechnologies for Conservation and Their Intended Consequences | GES Colloquium

January 3, 2022 | Patti Mulligan

IN-PERSON COLLOQUIUM. Revive & Restore's "Intended Consequences" initiative aims at rebalancing the risk-benefit equation around the use of biotechnologies in conservation practices....

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