Podcast Ep. 31: Dr. Kevin Folta – Discussing Genetic Engineering and the Matoke Banana to solve vitamin deficiencies

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Our guest today is THE Dr. Kevin Folta from the University of Florida.  Dr. Folta is a professor in the Horticultural Sciences Department and spends his spare time advocating for genetic engineering and bridging the gap between science and consumers.  Dr. Folta will tell us about his research, how exactly scientists make GMO crops, issues facing genetic engineering, and the dangers of misinformation with genetic engineering.  This is a GREAT episode full of valuable lessons we all should take when it comes to battling misinformation.

Connect with Dr Folta:

Talking BioTech Podcast Website

iTunes for Talking BioTech

Dr. Folta’s Blog

Dr. Folta on Twitter

Additional Episode Links:

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Show Highlights:

  • GMO’s
  • Genetic Engineering
  • University of Florida
  • “Frankenfoods”
  • Editing Salmon Genes
  • Advocating for Science
  • Future of Genetically Engineered Crops
  • Fighting vitamin deficiencies in Uganda
  • Matoke Banana
  • Building Trust
  • NON-GMO Label

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