Molecular Medicine & Pathology seminar: Genetic Modification: What Are The Risks and Benefits in a Global Context? Event as iCalendar

20 August 2013

3:30 - 4:30pm

Venue: Seminar Room 501-505, Building 501, 85 Park Road, Grafton

Genetic engineering is a plant breeding technology that has seen unprecedented rates of uptake worldwide. Many benefits have come through for farmers, consumers and most importantly for the environment. Concerns about the technology are still held by some people despite the excellent track record of safety. The talk will briefly introduce the technology and discuss its perceived risks and demonstrated benefits, in the context of accepted agricultural and forestry practice.

Presented by: Dr Christian Walter , Forest Genetics, Rotorua


For more information or anyone wanting to meet with Dr Christian Walter should email Robyn McDonald email: r.mcdonald@auckland.ac.nz