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Presented By: Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (50+)

Gene Editing and the Food We Eat

This study group will be online

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Calling all non-biologists interested in learning how gene editing technology will impact the food in our grocery stores. Make more informed decisions. Learn about GMO food. Understand the concerns about safety and security. Discuss controversial topics including how we feed a growing world population, how crops are developed, GMO labeling, the hope for gene editing, and the role of government regulation.

The course includes online video, articles, and TED talks viewed prior to class, followed by a Zoom conference to discuss controversial topics.

Instructor Bryan Mckersie has 40 years’ experience in leading plant biotechnology research programs.

The study group will meet Tuesdays from April 27 through June 1. Preregistration is required via the OLLI website or phone. A link to access the study group will be e-mailed to you approximately one week prior to the first session.
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  • $40

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April 27, 2021 (Tuesday) 1:00pm
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