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Tales from the Biotech Trenches

January 30, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Genetic Engineering and Society (GES) Center Public Lecture Series

TitleTales from the Biotech Trenches

Speaker: Dr. Larisa Rudenko, 

​Animal b​

iotech regulation expert and MIT visiting scholar

DateTuesday, 1/30/2018

Time5:30 – 7:00 PM

Location: IEI Lecture Hall, 

​Room 4106, ​

Hunt Library, NCSU Centennial Campus (map)

DescriptionDr. Larisa Rudenko has worked at the intersection of biotech innovation and regulation for over 25 years. Most recently, she served as the Director of Animal Biotechnology at the FDA Center for Veterinary Medicine, and is currently on sabbatical at MIT with the Program on Emerging Technologies

What kinds of tales might we hear about? 

  • Navigating the uncharted policy terrain around products of biotechnology, both nationally and internationally.
  • Developing regulatory strategy for the first food from a genetically engineered plant – the now infamous Flavr Savr Tomato[imagine photo of tomato filled with giant syringes]
  • The process of approving AquaBounty Salmon – the first GE animal intended for food use

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January 30, 2018

5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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Hunt Library

1070 Partners Way




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