Symposium on Risk Assessment of Plants Developed
Using New Breeding Technologies
Dr. Morven McLean, ILSI Research Foundation Executive Director, will be delivering a presentation on Environmental Risk Assessment of Gene Edited Plants at the
Symposium on Risk Assessment and Regulation of Genome Edited Plants
, which will take place on October 8-9, 2019 in Manila, the Philippines. The symposium is being convened by the Bureau of Plant Industry, Department of Agriculture, Government of the Philippines to provide an opportunity for Filipino scientists, risk assessors, and regulators to learn about the science of gene editing, as well as how risk assessment and regulation of products of new plant breeding techniques are being considered in key countries, such as Australia, Germany, Japan, and the United States.