A genetically engineered (GE) American chestnut tree could soon be approved for planting in the wild in the United States and Canada. Join us for a discussion about the risks of GE trees, and learn about ongoing work to bring back the American Chestnut without genetic engineering.
Date and time: Sunday, April 30, 2:00 PM
Location: Simcoe Research Station, 1283 Blueline Rd, Simcoe, Ontario
Free admission, Refreshments provided
The speaker, Dr. Ricarda Steinbrecher, is a biologist and molecular geneticist. She has been examining the risks and impacts of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) on agriculture and the environment since 1995. She is involved in UN-led processes and has been appointed to international expert groups on the risk assessment of GMOs, as well as synthetic biology.
Presented by the Canadian Biotechnology Action Network and the Canadian Chestnut Council.
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