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NAS Holds Workshop on Communicating about GMOs
Saturday, 2015/01/24 | 07:40:18

 

The National Academy of Sciences conducted a two-day workshop on how to communicate about genetically modified organisms (GMO) to the public. The workshop was held on January 15-16, 2015 in Washington, DC. The workshop was attended by life science researchers and featured speakers who are experts on science communication. The speakers, including Dietram Scheufele of University of Wisconsin-Madison, presented strategies on how scientists can improve engagement based on the findings of social scientists. Break-out sessions were also held to discuss different issues on GMOs such as GM corn and its effects on Monarch butterflies, American chestnut, and GM mosquitoes.

 

Read more at http://nas-sites.org/publicinterfaces/files/2014/07/PILS-02-GMO-Interface-agenda10.pdf

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