Here are two upcoming talks that are certainly of interest:
What you need to know about GMOs
Tuesday, April 7 in Warch Campus Cinema. 7 p.m.
Explore the benefits and drawbacks of GMOs in a panel discussion led by Professors Beth De Stasio and Dave Hall. They will cover the facts and myths of GMOs and how they affect human health and the environment.
For a recent economics survey article on GMOs, see Geoffrey Barrows, Steven Sexton, and David Zilberman. 2014. “Agricultural Biotechnology: The Promise and Prospects of Genetically Modified Crops.” Journal of Economic Perspectives, 28(1): 99-120.
For Sale: Markets in Eggs, Sperm and Human Milk in Modern America
Kara Swanson, Associate Professor, Northeastern University School of Law.Thomas Steitz Hall of Science 102 – Lecture Hall. 4:30 p.m.
Here is a recent interview with Professor Swanson in The Atlantic Monthly. For a recent economics survey article on blood, see Robert Slonim, Carmen Wang, and Ellen Garbarino. 2014. “The Market for Blood.” Journal of Economic Perspectives, 28(2): 177-96.