Ken Burns Presents The Gene - An Intimate History. Screening and panel discussion

Ken Burns Presents The Gene: An Intimate History
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Ken Burns Presents The Gene - An Intimate History. Screening and panel discussion

Ken Burns Presents The Gene: An Intimate History
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4/8 (Thursday)
from 7:00pm - 9:00pm
2021-04-08 23:00:002021-04-09 01:00:00America/New_YorkKen Burns Presents The Gene - An Intimate History. Screening and panel discussionPBS North Carolina and the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences present an online screening of Ken Burns Presents-The Gene, an Intimate History. The screening of selections of the series will be followed by a panel discussion and Q&A from viewers. Click on the Eventbrite link to register and receive a link to the screening and discussion. About The Gene The Gene: An Intimate History, a major new documentary from Ken Burns and Barak Goodman, tells the story of the stunning revolution in genetics that is transforming medical science through the experience of patients and scientists leading the search for cures to some of the world’s rarest and most complex diseases. Join this esteemed team of panelists moderated by PBS North Carolina's own Frank Graff, producer/host of SCI NC, for a lively and informative discussion. Panelists: Greg Matera, PhD - Professor, Biology & Genetics, Research Program Director, Biological & Genome Sciences, UNC Chapel Hill Julie Horvath, PhD - Director, Nature Research Center Genomics & Microbiology Research Laboratory, North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences & Research Associate Professor, Biological & Biomedical Sciences, North Carolina Central University Fred Gould, PhD - Distinguished University Professor, Co-Director of Genetic Engineering & Society Center, Entomology & Plant Pathology, North Carolina State University College of Agriculture & Life Sciences Matthew Schu, Ph.D. - Statistical Geneticist and Omics, Epidemiology, and Analytics Program Director at RTI International.   , , NC

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UNC-TV
NC

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FREE

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ABOUT THIS EVENT

PBS North Carolina and the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences present an online screening of Ken Burns Presents-The Gene, an Intimate History. The screening of selections of the series will be followed by a panel discussion and Q&A from viewers. Click on the Eventbrite link to register and receive a link to the screening and discussion.

About The Gene

The Gene: An Intimate History, a major new documentary from Ken Burns and Barak Goodman, tells the story of the stunning revolution in genetics that is transforming medical science through the experience of patients and scientists leading the search for cures to some of the world’s rarest and most complex diseases.

Join this esteemed team of panelists moderated by PBS North Carolina's own Frank Graff, producer/host of SCI NC, for a lively and informative discussion.

Panelists:

Greg Matera, PhD - Professor, Biology & Genetics, Research Program Director, Biological & Genome Sciences, UNC Chapel Hill

Julie Horvath, PhD - Director, Nature Research Center Genomics & Microbiology Research Laboratory, North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences & Research Associate Professor, Biological & Biomedical Sciences, North Carolina Central University

Fred Gould, PhD - Distinguished University Professor, Co-Director of Genetic Engineering & Society Center, Entomology & Plant Pathology, North Carolina State University College of Agriculture & Life Sciences

Matthew Schu, Ph.D. - Statistical Geneticist and Omics, Epidemiology, and Analytics Program Director at RTI International.  

AUDIENCE

ADMISSION

FREE!

OFFICIAL WEBSITE