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Food Security, Biotechnology and Genetic Modification-A Mature Conversation

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  • UserProfessor Ottoline Leyser (Director of the Sainsbury Laboratory) Professor Andy Stirling (Professor of Science and Technology Policy, University of Sussex) Doctor Emmanuel Okogbenin (Director of Technical Operations, African Agricultural Technology Founda World_link
  • ClockFriday 16 May 2014, 16:00-17:30
  • HouseAuditorium of The Sainsbury Laboratory (Bateman Street).

If you have a question about this talk, please contact Elisabeth Burmeister.

This event is free but ticketed. Tickets are available from http://food-security.eventbrite.co.uk

This event is free but ticketed. Tickets are available from http://food-security.eventbrite.co.uk

A panel discussion on the role of biotechnology and genetic modification in delivering food security. Brief introductory remarks from the panellists will be followed by a chaired discussion with the audience. After the event there will be a drinks reception.

The panel members are:

Professor Ottoline Leyser (Director of the Sainsbury Laboratory) Professor Andy Stirling (Professor of Science and Technology Policy, University of Sussex) Doctor Emmanuel Okogbenin (Director of Technical Operations, African Agricultural Technology Foundation)

The discussion will be chaired by Susan Watts, formerly Science Editor on BBC Newsnight.

This event is part of the Humanitarian Centre’s Global Food Futures Year and the Cambridge University Botanic Garden’s Festival of Plants. The event is co-hosted by the Sainsbury Laboratory, University of Cambridge.

This talk is part of the Sainsbury Laboratory Seminars series.

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