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Ken Burns  THE GENE  Screening and Panel Discussion

Ken Burns' THE GENE Screening and Panel Discussion

Thu Apr 08, 2021

Ken Burns' THE GENE Screening and Panel Discussion

Time Thu Apr 08 2021 at 07:00 pm to 09:00 pm

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PBS North Carolina (VIRTUAL Screening & Discussion Event), 10 UNC-TV Drive, Durham, United States

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Screening and Panel Discussion—Ken Burns presents THE GENE: An Intimate History

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PBS North Carolina, NC Science Festival and the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences proudly present:
Ken Burns' THE GENE: An Intimate History— screening and panel discussion
VIRTUAL EVENT

Please join us virtually on Thursday, April 8, at 7 PM, for a special screening of Ken Burns Presents: The Gene—An Intimate History, followed by panel discussion and audience Q & A.

Following the screening, participate in a panel discussion and audience Q & A with an esteemed group of panelists moderated by PBS North Caroilina's Frank Graff, producer/host of SCI NC and UNC-TV's original science content, for a lively and informative discussion. Audience engagement is encouraged. You will be able to ask questions via the chat feature. We will make every attempt to get to all questions.

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

Charmaine Royal, PhD—Associate Professor, Department of African & African American Studies, Duke University

This is a FREE, virtual event, but registration is required. Please register via Eventbrite or contact Karen Nowak at a25vd2FrIHwgdW5jdHYgISBvcmc=.

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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.

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VIRTUAL Event Details

  • Thursday, April 8 at 7 PM
  • From the comfort and safety of your own home, office, laptop, computer or mobile device
  • Link to join event will be sent prior to the start of the event

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Thank you to our event sponsor The North Carolina Science Festival for their generous support!

A special thank you to our event partner the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences.

This event is made possible with support from a grant from WETA.


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Thu Apr 08 2021 at 07:00 pm to 09:00 pm
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PBS North Carolina (VIRTUAL Screening & Discussion Event), 10 UNC-TV Drive, Durham, United States

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