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Feed 8 Billion

Jason Robert, Moderator

  • Franca Oreffice Dean’s Distinguished Professor in the Life Sciences, Lincoln Professor of Ethics in Biotechnology and Medicine, and Director, Bioscience Ethics, Policy, and Law Program, Arizona State University

Charles Arntzen

  • Co-Director of the Center for Infectious Diseases and Vaccinology, The Biodesign Institute, and Florence Ely Nelson Presidential Chair, Arizona State University

Ben Hurlbut

  • Assistant Professor, History of Science, School of Life Sciences, Arizona State University

Marci Baranski

  • Graduate Student, Biology and Society, School of Life Sciences, Arizona State University

Roberto Gaxiola

  • Assistant Professor, Cellular & Molecular Biosciences, School of Life Sciences, Arizona State University

Joseph Herkert

  • Lincoln Associate Professor of Ethics and Technology and Associate Professor, Consortium for Science, Policy & Outcomes, Arizona State University

Within the next two decades the population of the world is expected to climb to 8 billion people. Feed 8 Billion is a public event featuring a panel of internationally recognized scientists who will discuss the role of biotechnology in feeding the future population of the world.

This event is co-sponsored by the ASU Biotechnology Club and Campus Student Sustainability Initiatives.

For more information or to RSVP, visit

Thursday, February 2, 2012
7:00 p.m.
Business Administration - C-Wing, Room 116
Arizona State University at the Tempe campus