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GMO 2.0: Science, Society and the Future

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Free

Finding understandable science-based information on GMOs is challenging for the public. Our project goal is to bridge the information gap surrounding GMOs with farmers and the general public.

Moderator: Dean Indrajeet Chaubey, UConn CAHNR

Speakers:

  • Paul Vincelli, Extension Professor & Provost Distinguished Service Professor, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Kentucky (focus area: overview of risks and benefits of genetically engineered crops)
  • Robert C. Bird, Professor of Business Law and Eversource Energy Chair in Business Ethics, UConn School of Business (focus area: Ethical/Legal/Social Implications of GMOs)
  • Yi Li, Professor, Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture, UConn CAHNR, (focus area: GMO technologies/CRISPR)
  • Gerry Berkowitz, Professor, Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture, UConn CAHNR (focus area: GMOs and big agriculture in the US?)

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The event is free, but RSVPs are appreciated.

Details

Date:
Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Time:
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Website:
https://uconn.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_d6UuaXvmlD2J7r7

Organizer

UConn CAHNR GMO Working Group
Website:
https://gmo.uconn.edu/events/

Venue

Student Union, UCONN
Storrs,CT06269+ Google Map