Could Gene Drive Protect Nature?June 23, 2021
ISAAA, in partnership with the Outreach Network for Gene Drive Research and the Biotechnology Information Centers, will be conducting the second session of the Gene Drive Webinar Series. The next session titled Could gene drive approaches be used to protect nature and recover biodiversity loss? will be held on June 24, 2021 at 2 PM Manila (7 AM London/4 PM Sydney) via Zoom.
The potential uses and impacts of gene drive technologies are a topic of growing interest at the international and national levels in many countries. The Gene Drive Webinar Series aims to help promote a productive and balanced conversation on the benefits and risks of possible gene drive applications, providing factual and accurate information that can help place the discussion under the Convention on Biological Diversity in context.
During the second webinar of the series, experts will walk you through:
- protecting biodiversity with gene drive
- what gene drive can do to prevent invasive alien species
- usefulness and limitations of gene drive approaches for conservation purposes
The webinar is hosted by the ISAAA SEAsiaCenter. Registration to the webinar is free and open to all. Register now to the webinar.
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