iCons Fall Workshop ~ Should We Engineer the Mosquito?

Date and time: 
Wed, Nov 3, 2021 - 6:00pm

ELab II, Room 119, UMass Amherst campus


Partnership with Museum of Science

Event Details 

Please join us for The UMass iCons Fall Workshop, which brings the UMass iCons community and prospective members together around a critical issue. This year’s workshop theme focuses on biomedicine and biosystems.

We are pleased to present this workshop in partnership with the Museum of Science, Boston (MoS)

Led by MoS staff, participants will discuss genetic engineering and the related ethical and societal dimensions, consider varied viewpoints about releasing genetically modified mosquitos, and form a plan about whether and how to release genetically modified mosquitos.

Should We Engineer the Mosquito?
Wednesday, November 3, 2021
6:00 - 8:00 pm EST
ELab II, Room 119, UMass Amherst campus
B2 on the campus map

Seating is limited. Register today.

Check out the event flyer.

All attendees should read UMass Amherst's Fall 2021 COVID-19/public health policy for indoor events.