The FDA just recently approved a genetically modified salmon for human consumption. This is a major milestone for genetic engineering and it's acceptance by the public! Check out the article here (http://www.nytimes.com/2015/11/20/business/genetically-engineered-salmon-approved-for-consumption.html?_r=0).
However, lots of emotions, fear, and misinformation still muddy the waters when trying to discuss the potential merits and pitfalls that this new technology can provide. Come to Open Bio Labs to have a cordial discussion on what GMOs are, the science behind them, and the potential merits and pitfalls. No matter what your opinion on GMOs are when you leave, we hope you leave with a more educated perspective and a broader world view.