Owain Edwards – Accelerating evolution: Engineering resilience in corals to elevated sea temperatures | GES Colloquium (Zoom)

July 20, 2020 | Patti Mulligan

Coral bleaching can be prevented by replacing the coral's symbiotic microalgae with strains that have been made more heat tolerant using assisted evolution....

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CLASSES CANCELLED – Anna Stepanova rescheduled to Nov. 10

July 20, 2020 | Patti Mulligan

Dr. Stepanova rescheduled to Nov. 10...

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RaJade Berry James – Cultural Perceptions of GM Foods | GES Colloquium (Zoom)

July 20, 2020 | Patti Mulligan

Regarding Genetically Modified Foods, does historical reality and social skepticism still matter? It depends....

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Sarah Richardson – How to Win Friends and Influence Bacteria | GES Colloquium (Zoom)

July 20, 2020 | Patti Mulligan

Bacteria rule the planet and we are going nowhere without their blessing....

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Jeremiah Fasano – Regulatory Decision-Making Tools for Novel Food Technologies | GES Colloquium (Zoom)

July 20, 2020 | Patti Mulligan

While the sections of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act governing food ingredient regulation have remained largely unchanged since the passage of the Food Additives Amendment of 1958, the FDA has shown that it is able to effectively regulate ingredients manufactured using new technologies under these existing broad statutory authorities to ensure the safety of substances added to food....

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Rodolphe Barrangou – Catching up with the CRISPR craze | GES Colloquium (Zoom)

July 20, 2020 | Patti Mulligan

A discussion of the applications and implications of CRISPR-based technologies in Food, Ag, and beyond....

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Leo Fidjeland and Linnea Våglund – Pink Chicken Project | GES Colloquium (Zoom)

July 20, 2020 | Patti Mulligan

Pink Chicken Project suggests changing the color of the entire species Gallus gallus domesticus - using the recently invented CRISPR Gene Drive technique - coloring the geological trace of humankind, pink!...

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Andrew Flachs – Choices and performances in Indian GM cotton fields | GES Colloquium (Zoom)

July 20, 2020 | Patti Mulligan

Seeds are tools to ask how promising technology including GMOs and organic certification is used, learned, and adapted by farmers with consequences for rural wellbeing and sustainable agriculture....

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Louie Rivers – Decision Heuristics and Biases, Community Engagement and Justice | GES Colloquium (Zoom)

July 20, 2020 | Patti Mulligan

How our conceptualization of cognitive decision making biases and heuristics influences how we engage with underserved communities around issues of justice. ...

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Katie Barnhill-Dilling – Environmental Justice Reconsidered: Epistemic Dominance in the Governance of Environmental Biotechnologies | GES Colloquium (Zoom)

July 20, 2020 | Patti Mulligan

Dr. Barnhill-Dilling with a discussion on the critical importance of recognition of identity and worldview as foundational to broader environmental justice in the governance of environmental biotechnologies. ...

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