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GM and Famine - seminar on 28 October

last modified Oct 24, 2015 02:59 PM

On 28 October there will be a seminar on GM and famine, during which Luke Braidwood of the Department of Plant Sciences will address the question:

It may be possible to prevent maize lethal necrosis through genetic engineering. Do we face the possibility of a preventable famine in the horn of Africa in the next decade?

This is part of the CRASSH seminar series on Science Non-Fiction and the Bottom Billion: evolving fairer frameworks for the future.

The seminar takes place 12.00-14.00 on Wednesday 28 October. Seminar Room SG2, Alison Richard Building.

No registration is required.