2017 ASTC Annual Conference (October 21-24)

Opportunities for Biotechnology Engagement: Lessons Learned, Risks, and New Directions

Monday, October 23, 2017: 9:15 AM-10:30 AM
Convention Center
Session Leader:
David Sittenfeld, Museum of Science
Ali Jackson, Sciencenter, Caroline Lowenthal, Museum of Science, Carlin Hsueh, Association of Science-Technology Centers and Romie Littrell, Guerilla Science

New techniques including gene editing and real-time DNA sequencing are transforming biotechnology, but raise complex and controversial issues and challenges for engagement. What’s been tried, what’s been learned, and what should we try next?  Experience illustrative examples utilizing diverse formats, and suggest new experiments and opportunities for the field.