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Published 28 September 2017

Editing Our Genes: Promises and Pitfalls on RNZ

Listen to all panel discussions from our Prestigious Speakers series on gene editing from Sunday 1 October 2017 on RNZ.

Our recent Prestigious Speakers series, Editing Our Genes: Promises and Pitfalls, hosted by Kim Hill and featuring bioethicist Josephine Johnston, was recorded by RNZ National.

This four-part series will begin broadcasting on Sunday 1 October. It is on after the 4pm news on four consecutive Sundays and each panel discussion is repeated on Tuesdays after the 9pm news.

Perfectly healthy: Disease-free by technology?

Kim Hill (MC), Josephine Johnston, Peter Fineran, Colin Gavaghan, Jennie Harré Hindmarsh


Broadcast details: 4pm 1 October 2017, 9pm Tuesday 3 October 2017

Listen online: Editing our Genes: Medical Issues


Making babies: You, me and gene editing?

Kim Hill (MC), Josephine Johnston, Mary Birdsall, Māui Hudson, Andrew Shelling


Broadcast details: 4pm 8 October 2017, 9pm Tuesday 10 October 2017

Listen online: Editing our Genes: Fertility and Human Reproduction


More for all: Nature by design?

Kim Hill (MC), Josephine Johnston, Julie Everett-Hincks, Kevin Prime, William Rolleston


Broadcast details: 4pm 15 October 2017, 9pm Tuesday 17 October 2017

Listen online: Editing our Genes: Agriculture


Editing them out: The end for pests?

Kim Hill (MC), Josephine Johnston, Andrea Byrom, Kevin Hackwell, Jan Hania


Broadcast details: 4pm 22 October 2017, 9pm Tuesday 24 October 2017

Listen online: Editing our Genes: Pest Control

Follow the discussion on Twitter @royalsocietynz #genetalk.


Source: Royal Society Te Apārangi