Engineered Crops – Nov 18

Genetic engineering and editing allow us to modify plants in various ways. Questions have been raised about the environmental and human-health effects of these technologies to modify the genetic information in crops and foods. What is the history of genetic modification of plants, and what impact might these technologies have on the future of foods?

Our speaker, Dr. Peggy Lemaux, is Cooperative Extension Specialist at UC Berkeley. She, also, was the chair of UC's Agricultural and Natural Resources Biotechnology Workgroup.


Dr. Peggy Lemaux

WHAT: Engineering and Editing of Crops and Foods
WHO: Dr. Peggy Lemaux, Chair, UC Agricultural Biotechnology Workgroup
WHERE: HopMonk Tavern, 224 Vintage Way, Novato, CA 94945 [https://www.hopmonk.com/novato/]
WHEN: 2019-11-18 — 6pm, Monday, Nov 18 (1.5 hrs)
Add to Calendar YYYY-MM-DD 2019-11-18 18:00 2019-11-18 19:30 Wonderfest, Engineering and Editing of Crops and Foods Speaker: Dr. Peggy Lemaux, Chair, UC Agricultural Biotechnology Workgroup
Description:

Genetic engineering and editing allow us to modify plants in various ways. Questions have been raised about the environmental and human-health effects of these technologies to modify the genetic information in crops and foods. What is the history of genetic modification of plants, and what impact might these technologies have on the future of foods?

Our speaker, Dr. Peggy Lemaux, is Cooperative Extension Specialist at UC Berkeley. She, also, was the chair of UC's Agricultural and Natural Resources Biotechnology Workgroup.

Location: HopMonk Tavern, 224 Vintage Way, Novato, CA 94945
HOW:

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