Gregory Jaffe Gregory Jaffe is Senior Director at the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI), a non-profit consumer organization located in the United States. He is a recognized international expert on agricultural biotechnology and biosafety and has published numerous articles and reports on those topics. Greg earned his BA with High Honors from Wesleyan University in Biology and Government and then received a law degree from Harvard Law School.


Securing Societal Benefits from Gene Editing


Gene editing has the potential to address urgent challenges of climate change, sustainability, human health, and food and nutrition security. This talk will discuss the potential benefits and impacts of gene-edited crops and the factors that will need to be addressed to bring those products to market. The audience will learn about the need for different regulatory treatment for these products as well as the potential role of voluntary stewardship, transparency, and societal engagement to achieve the necessary social license for the benefits of these products to be realized.