Science Café / Future of GMOs
29/11/2022 - 18:30

Science Café - Future of GMOs

Representation of the South Moravian Region to the EU, The Czech Centre Brussels and Czech Liaison Office for Education and Research are pleased to invite you to the next edition of the Science Café: Future of GMOs! This event will take place on 29 November between 18:30 and 20:00 at Troonstraat 130, 1050, Brussels. 

🌱 Genetically modified food - a topic that has been stirring the public sphere for the past two decades. Is it worth interfering with the genetic code of plants?
☕ This time we will be debating on the topic of GMOs with specialists from the Czech Republic and Belgium. Specifically, you can look forward to topics of sustainability, climate change and new gene technologies within the field of GMOs.

Science Café this time with 4 scientists will reflect on the current debate within the field of GMOs. The debate will be moderated by Gary Austin. 

Speakers

Veronique Bergougnoux  - leader of the Molecular Biology group in the CRH centre (CZ)

Vojtech Hudzieczek's research fellow at the Institute of Biophysics (CZ)

Filip Rolland - scientific interest, director of the KU Leuven Plant Institute (BE)

Michael Wrzaczek - director of the Institute of Plant Molecular Biology (CZ)

 

Please register for the event here.

 

The event is under the auspices of the Czech Presidency to the Council of European Union and Minister for European Affairs of the Czech Republic Mikuláš Bek.