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Ethics of Animal Biotechnology

Should Genetically Engineered Salmon Be Allowed?

Ethics of Animal Biotechnology

Should Genetically Engineered Salmon Be Allowed?

Alison Van Eenennaam is a Cooperative Extension Specialist in animal biotechnology and genomics at the University of California, Davis who has taken an active role in scientific and regulatory evaluations of a number of genetically engineered animals.

7:00p Wednesday 9 Nov 2011, OSU's LaSells Stewart Center


FFT November 2011 poster

Alison Van Eenennaam

Alison Van Eenennaam discusses the lengthy, tortuous path the company producing the salmon has taken as it has sought regulatory approval from the FDA. She also compares conventional and new forms of animal biotechnologies, focusing on the expected benefits, safety and social acceptance of fast-growing, genetically engineered salmon proposed for contained, land-based aquaculture systems.

  • lecture intro by ORB director Steve Strauss
  • public lecture slides (pdf version)
  • technical lecture slides (pdf version)
  • study guide (pdf version)
  • podcastAlison Van Eenennaam on iTunes U
  • the Bottom Line - A synopsis of the main lecture

 

 

  • streaming video of the full length lecture and Q&A

 

 

 

 


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