UA Scientists to Host Informal Discussion on GMOs and Food Security, Feb. 25

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm

EVENT:            Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) and Food Security discussion
Doug Taren, PhD, expert in international nutrition and food security programs, and Rod Wing, PhD, expert in using genome biology to feed the planet, are featured in the February session of the ongoing “Environmental Health on the Rocks” discussion series. This informal dialogue and social hour with University of Arizona scientists will address questions on food security and GMOs.

WHEN:            Wednesday, Feb. 25, 5:30-7:30 p.m.

WHERE:           Gentle Ben’s Brewing Company, 865 E. University Blvd., Tucson

WHAT:            What do current environmental issues mean to you? Converse with environmental health researchers and scientists from the University of Arizona at “Environmental Health on the Rocks” discussions. Explore vital issues that affect our health and livelihood. Visit information stations. Learn from experts and discover ways to make a difference.

SPONSORS:      Presented by the Southwest Environmental Health Sciences Center (SWEHSC), a unit of the Center for Toxicology at the UA College of Pharmacy, and the Student Environmental Health Sciences Association (SEHSA) at the UA Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health. Also sponsored by the City of Tucson and Tucson Water.

MORE:             Website and flier

About SWEHSC: The Southwest Environmental Health Sciences Center is a collaborative and interdisciplinary research center that is actively investigating the health effects of environmental agents and serving as a resource for the community.
About SEHSA: The Student Environmental Health Sciences Association provides community outreach, networking and learning opportunities in environmental health sciences for member students.