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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3/29 GES Colloquium Cancelled

January 3, 2022 | Patti Mulligan

Statement regarding cancellation of the upcoming Colloquium on March 29, Panel: Narratives and Storytelling in the Public Communication of Science and Technology...

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Faith Kearns – Getting to the Heart of Science Communication | GES Colloquium

January 3, 2022 | Patti Mulligan

A 21st century guide to communicating science on emotional and contentious topics...

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Florence Wambugu – Pioneering Work in Genetic Engineering of Crops and It’s Adoption in Africa | GES Colloquium

January 3, 2022 | Patti Mulligan

Factors influencing the adoption of GE crops in Africa, and Dr. Wambugu's pioneering work on GE sweetpotato and with the Africa Biofortified Sorghum (ABS) project. ...

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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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GES Zoom backgrounds

October 11, 2021 | Patti Mulligan

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Ross Sozzani - From basic science to engineering tools to translational research

Ross Sozzani – From basic science to engineering tools to translational research | GES Colloquium

August 16, 2021 | Patti Mulligan

Dr. Ross Sozzani, Director of Plant Improvement at NC PSI, on the multidisciplinary techniques contributing to knowledge and understanding of engineering agronomically enhanced plants for food production....

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Léa Paré – Stakeholder engagement in gene drive research: A Target Malaria case study | GES Colloquium

August 16, 2021 | Patti Mulligan

Target Malaria's approach to stakeholder engagement is an iterative process, constantly adapting and evolving based on the context and values of our stakeholders, as well as new guidance and recommendations developed in accordance with international best practice....

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David Berube – Hazard Communication | GES Colloquium

August 16, 2021 | Patti Mulligan

Hazard Communication refers to communication to a limited group of stakeholders and involves three variables: hazard data, dosage data, and exposure data....

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