STEM Cafe: Food for Thought

From 07/11/18 6:30 pm until 07/11/18 8:30 pm

At Eduardo’s Mexican Restaurant

Categories: Food, Home

Food for Thought: A Tale of Apples and Oranges

From Arctic apples to citrus greening-resistant oranges, genetic modification is protecting our produce from blight, pests and possible extinction. Join Dr. Joel Stafstrom, a plant expert in the NIU Department of Biological Sciences, to learn how GMOs are made, regulated, and tested.

This is part of NIU's Stem Cafe Series -- monthly fun, casual gatherings where adults can eat, drink, and chat with STEM professionals about the latest scientific research. These events are free and open to the public. Food and drinks are available for purchase from various host restaurants. learn more here