The Science of GMOs- a KnowScience Talk by Kate Bredbenner

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Celebrate Thanksgiving and science with a talk by Kate Bredbenner

Is your Thanksgiving Turkey a GMO? Should you care?

Getting information on GMOs from the internet can be a scary experience.This talk will explain the what, why and how of GMOs in an unbiased, informative and scientifically accurate way. Kate will examine real-world examples of GMOs and give a scientist's perspective on the upsides and downsides of the technology.

Kate Bredbenner is a scientist at the Rockefeller University in the laboratory of Cellular Biophysics where she studies virus DNA engineering using fluorescence microscopy. She is a science communicator and blog editor for Know Science and an avid supporter of science outreach organizations.