The Nobel Laureates' Campaign to Support GMOs

Sir Richard Roberts
21 Jan 2020
7:00 PM
Great Hall, Memorial Union
  • Agronomy Graduate Students
  • Dr. Walter Suza (faculty host)
  • CALS
  • Seed Science Center
  • Office of Biotechnology
  • Committee on Lectures (funded by Student Government)

Sir Richard Roberts is an English biochemist and molecular biologist. He, along with Dr. Phillip Allen Sharp, won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1993 for the discovery of gene splicing. Today he is one of 129 Nobel Laureates contributing to a campaign to convince governments and the public to support the use of GMOs in order to increase food production, reduce dependency on insecticides, and end hunger in developing countries.