FOSEP/GPSS Panel Discussion on Monday 10/28 – Washington I-522: Labeling Genetically Modified Foods, Should you be concerned?

Posted: October 24, 2013 in Ethics, Events, Policy, Science Communication

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Panelists will include
1) Max Press, a graduate student in Genome Science.
Max Press is a graduate student in the Department of Genome Sciences at the University of Washington. He is a member of both the Queitsch Lab and the Borenstein Lab. He works with Arabidopsis.
2) Dr. Gene Nester, a Microbiology Researcher
Dr. Nester is Professor Emeritus of Microbiology at the University of Washington and the Washington State Academy of Sciences Committee Co-Chair for the White Paper on I-522-Labeling of foods containing genetically modified ingredients
3) Flavia Chen, a graduate student in Public Health Genetics
Flavia Chen has presented on how GM foods have been regulated in the United States, and is interested in how the public perceives risk.
4) Luke Esser, a former State Senator, speaking on behalf of “Yes” on I-522
Luke Esser is a former Washington State Senator (LD 48) and was chairman of the Republican Party of Washington from 2007 to 2011
5) A representative speaking on behalf of “No” on I-522
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