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With Jennifer Kahn (Contributing Writer, NY Times Magazine & Lecturer Magazine Program, UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism).
Thursday, August 15, 2019 at 06:00 PM   $10
The Commonwealth Club, 110 The Embarcadero
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Jennifer Kahn, Contributing Writer, New York Times Magazine; Lecturer, Magazine Program at UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism; Former Visiting Ferris Professor of Journalism, Princeton
Jennifer Kahn will update attendees on gene editing & gene drive technologies, which arequickly evolving. She will also discuss their implications for society, extending from their usein areas such as human fertility, agriculture & pharmaceuticals. Recent developments in China, where this technology was used onembryos, has raised concerns globally on the use of these technologies. Kahn is returning to the Club after her sold out program on this topic in Novemberto update members on recent developments. Gerald Harris, chair of the Technology & Society member-led forum, will interview her; thediscussion will be followed by a question & answer session.
Location:110 The Embarcadero, Toni Rembe Rock Auditorium, San Francisco Time:5:30 p.mcheck-in,6 p.m. program MLF:Technology & Society Program organizer: Gerald Harris
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