2019

2019 Presentations

July 11, 2019

Invited Awardee Presentation, Rockefeller Prentice Award in Animal Breeding and Genetics. The importance of genetic improvement to the sustainability of animal agriculture 
American Society of Animal Science Meeting, Austin, TX

July 9, 2019

What’s a nice girl like you doing in a documentary movie about GMOs
American Society of Animal Science Meeting, Austin, TX

June 25, 2019

Invited Keynote Speaker. Importance of Innovation to Agricultural Sustainability
University of Guelph Agri-Food Excellence Symposium, Guelph, Canada

June 19, 2019

Invited Plenary Speaker. Update on Gene Editing in Cattle
Beef Improvement Federation Annual Meeting and Research Symposium, Brookings, South Dakota

June 12, 2019

Invited Keynote speaker. Genome Editing in Agriculture: Prospects and Potential Pitfalls
Ospraie Management Biennial Symposium, Deer Valley, UT

June 11, 2019

The Social Challenge - Communicating the role of technology to the public
Western Section of American Society of Animal Science Annual Meeting, Boise, ID

June 6, 2019

Comparative Evaluation of the Phenotype, Genome and Animal Products Derived from Offspring of a Genome Edited, Hornless Bull and Controls
USDA Biotechnology Risk Assessment Grants Program PD Meeting, Washington, DC

May 29, 2019

CRISPR and Genetics and Welfare
Dairy Cattle Welfare Symposium, Orlando, FL

May 23, 2019

Gene editing for Polled
Nuffield Council on Bioethics fact-finding meeting, Internet conference

May 20, 2019

Status of Genome Editing in Food Animals
National Coalition Food and Agricultural Research (NCFAR) Lunch and Learn Session to both Senate and House staff, Washington, DC

May 1, 2019

Global Roundtable for Sustainable Beef Update
2019 U.S. Roundtable for Sustainable Beef General Assembly Meeting, Fresno, CA

April 30, 2019

Enabling Innovation in Agricultural Breeding Programs: Promises and Policy
One Health Symposium, University of Delaware, Newark, DE

April 25, 2019

Regulation of genome editing in animal agriclture: Promises and Policy
PBS (Program for Biosafety Systems), Internet video conference to Kenya

April 25, 2019

Genome Editing in Food Animals: Prospects, Public Engagement, and Policy
UC Davis College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences (CAES) Dean’s Advisory Council Meeting, Davis, CA

April 18, 2019

Does the Animal Drug Rubric Make Sense?
University and Industry Consortium, Madison, WI

April 17, 2019

Genetic Improvement in Food Animals: Prospects, Policy, and Public Engagement
University and Industry Consortium, Madison, WI

April 16, 2019

Gene Editing in Cattle: Recent developments and prospects
Innovative Genomics Institute, UC Berkeley, Berkeley

April 12, 2019

Genetics, genomics and transgenesis: Impact in Animal and food productions
How biotechnology can vanish world hunger workshop: Great challenges to Science, Pirassununga, São Paulo, Brazil

April 4, 2019

Enabling Innovation in Agricultural Breeding Programs: Promises and Prospects
The International Society for Biosafety Research Conference, Tarragona, Spain

April 1, 2019

Risk Assessment vs Precautionary Principle, Putting Hazard and Perception in their Proper Place for GE Organism Assessments
The International Society for Biosafety Research Conference, Tarragona, Spain

March 29, 2019

Gene Editing in Cattle: Recent Developments and Prospects
Invited Lecture, INRA, Jouy-en-Josas, France

March 28, 2019

Gene Editing in Food Animals: Prospects and Policy
French Academy of Agriculture, Paris, France

March 26, 2019

Genome editing approaches to augmenting livestock breeding programs
JEB symposium on ‘Genome editing for comparative physiology', Massa Marittima, Italy

March 21, 2019

Gene Editing in Agrifood: Its Promises and Prospects
The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF) Hill Class: Tech Policy 202, Internet Presentation

March 20, 2019

Genetic Improvement of Beef Cattle: Current Practice and Future Prospects
2019 March Cattlemen's Meeting - Placer County, Lincoln, CA

March 19, 2019

A Deep Dive into Next Generation Breeding Technologies
Panel, World Agri-Tech Innovation Summit, San Francisco, CA

March 18, 2019

Gene Editing: Designing the Farm Animals and Fish of Tomorrow
Panel, Animal AgTech Innovation Summit, San Francisco, CA

March 15, 2019

The importance of genetic innovations to sustainability
The Next New Food Panel, 42nd Annual National Food Policy Conference Consumer Federation of America Conference, Washington DC

March 7, 2019

Genetic Improvement of Beef Cattle: Current Practice and Future Prospects
2019 UCCE Southern San Joaquin Livestock Symposium, Oakdale, CA

March 5, 2019

Were Those the Days? Animal Agriculture Then and Now
Northeast Agribusiness and Feed Alliance 2019 Annual Meeting and Forum, Orlando, FL

February 28, 2019

Genetic Improvement of Beef Cattle: Current Practice and Future Prospects
2019 UCCE Southern San Joaquin Livestock Symposium, Bakersfield, CA

February 27, 2019

Genetic Improvement of Beef Cattle: Current Practice and Future Prospects
2019 UCCE Southern San Joaquin Livestock Symposium, Visalia, CA

February 27, 2019

Genetic Improvement of Beef Cattle: Current Practice and Future Prospects
2019 UCCE Southern San Joaquin Livestock Symposium, Cathey’s Valley, CA

February 26, 2019

Dairy – where biology meets social science
2019 Western Dairy Management Conference, Reno, NV

February 22, 2019

Veterinarian’s role in Future Genetic Improvement Programs
2019 Midwest Veterinary Conference, Columbus, OH

February 22, 2019

Understanding Genomics, Genetic Engineering, and Gene Editing
2019 Midwest Veterinary Conference, Columbus, OH

February 21, 2019

Genetic Testing in Bovine Practice
2019 Midwest Veterinary Conference, Columbus, OH

February 21, 2019

The Role of Genetic Improvement on the Sustainability of Animal Agriculture
2019 Midwest Veterinary Conference, Columbus, OH

February 15, 2019

Food Animal Species: The Importance of Product Risk-based Regulation of Breeding
Session on Gene Edited Livestock and Regulatory Stalemates. American Associaton for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Annual Meeting, Washington DC

February 12, 2019

Communicating Science in a Networked World
AARES Pre-conference Workshop on Evidence-based Farm and Food Policy in an Era of Fake News University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

January 23, 2019

Were Those the Days? Anima Ag Then and Now
Iowa Pork Producers Association Annual Meeting, DesMoines, IA

January 22, 2019

Food Myths
Iowa Soybean Producers Association Public Influencers Meeting, Urbandale, IA

January 22, 2019

Science and Public Perception About Technology and Food Production
Iowa Soybean Producers Association Annual Meeting, Altoona, IA

January 16, 2019

What are Genetically Modified Foods (GMOs)? And why are they so controversial?
"Our World" Lecture Series, Casa de las Campanas Retirement Community, San Diego, CA