PBS NC THE GENE & Panel Discussion

April 8, 2021
7:00pm Eastern Time
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Thank you for joining us for this special screening of Ken Burns Presents THE GENE —An Intimate History.

Following the thirty-minute screening, you will have the opportunity to participate in a panel discussion and audience Q&A with an esteemed group of panelists moderated by PBS North Carolina's Frank Graff, producer/host of SCI NC and PBS North Carolina'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.


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

Julie Horvath, PhD—Head, 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, PhD—Omics, Epidemiology and Analytics Program Director, RTI International

Thank you for joining us this evening and for your support of PBS North Carolina and our event and promotional partners:

The North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences and the North Carolina Science Festival

This event was made possible in part with grant support from WETA.

Video Descriptions

the gene intro-Frank, Lindsay, Eric

intro for The Gene event

The GENE - Version 1 Engagement Screener

Station screening reel for THE GENE: AN INTIMATE HISTORY community engagement events.

180 minutes


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