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BREI Activities


September 21-22, 2006 - CSI Biotech camp!

A brochure is available as well as application forms for the camp.


November 15, 2002:  BREI participated in a Public Forum on Agricultural Biotechnology related issues organized by the Community Farm Alliance (CFA) at 7 to 9 PM at the Galt House in Louisville.  The featured panelists  were Drs. Valerie Askren, Martha Crouch, Joe Chappell and Scott Smith, the Dean of the UK College of Agriculture + Wendell Berry and Dan McGuire.  The forum focused on:

I.          The Diverse Applications of Biotechnology

II.          Biotechnology and Risk Analysis

III.         The role of Universities

Questions pre-submitted for consideration.

   See: CFA Biotech Forum


National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) Eastern Regional Convention October 24 - 26, 2001.  BREI will have five presentations/workshops at the NSTA convention in Louisville on What is Agricultural Biotechnology?  Some of the Issues with GM Crops, Social and Economic Aspects of Ag Biotech, Bioethics, Biotech Basics and Easy Labs in DNA Science.  These were presented by Ric Bessin, Valerie Askren, Lori Garkovich, David Hildebrand and Joe Chappell.