Field testing site selection: Including social criteria among other criteria for selecting field sites for testing gene drive organisms

This is the third in a series of Panel Discussions—Considering the Case of Gene Drive Technologies Through Social Science Theories on Stakeholder Engagement.
 
Through The Gene Drive Research Forum, The Genetic Biocontrol of Invasive Rodents (GBIRd) Partnership and The FNIH GeneConvene Global Collaborative are co-hosting a series of virtual panel discussions to provide a forum for social scientists, researchers and developers, funders, and other stakeholders engaged in or contemplating work in the gene drive technologies space to explore the case of gene drive technologies through social science theories on stakeholder engagement. A different panel will meet for 1.5 hours on the second Tuesday of each month for five months starting in February 2021 at 10 am US east coast time to discuss a specific topic and entertain questions from participants.

Competition, coexistence, and exclusion among Aedes mosquitoes: insights from ecological theory.

Speaker: Steven Juliano, Ph.D. Illinois State University

An often-raised concern for the development of genetically modified mosquito technologies is the limitation of our understanding of mosquito ecology.

This series of webinars will explore mosquito ecology with an emphasis on interspecific interactions.

The speakers will describe methods by which potential interactions that may impact human or animal health and the environment can be examined in the context of case-by-case risk assessment and safety testing.
During each of the 5 meetings 2 speakers will present on related topics followed by a question and answer period.

These webinars will provide valuable information for those considering issues of risk associated with population-suppression and -modification forms of vector control such as gene drive.

A systematic review assessing the potential for release of vector species from competition following insecticide-based population suppression of Anopheles species in Africa

An often-raised concern for the development of genetically modified mosquito technologies is the limitation of our understanding of mosquito ecology.

This series of webinars will explore mosquito ecology with an emphasis on interspecific interactions.

The speakers will describe methods by which potential interactions that may impact human or animal health and the environment can be examined in the context of case-by-case risk assessment and safety testing.
During each of the 5 meetings 2 speakers will present on related topics followed by a question and answer period.

These webinars will provide valuable information for those considering issues of risk associated with population-suppression and -modification forms of vector control such as gene drive.

Understanding the risks vs benefits of classical biological control programs for crop pests: Case studies from Africa

Speaker: Ivan Rwomushana, Ph.D. CABI, Nairobi, Kenya
An often-raised concern for the development of genetically modified mosquito technologies is the limitation of our understanding of mosquito ecology.

This series of webinars will explore mosquito ecology with an emphasis on interspecific interactions.

The speakers will describe methods by which potential interactions that may impact human or animal health and the environment can be examined in the context of case-by-case risk assessment and safety testing.
During each of the 5 meetings 2 speakers will present on related topics followed by a question and answer period.

These webinars will provide valuable information for those considering issues of risk associated with population-suppression and -modification forms of vector control such as gene drive.

What does eat an Anopheles ? Potential ecosystem effects of focused species reductions.

Speaker: Tilly Collins, Ph.D. Imperial College London
An often-raised concern for the development of genetically modified mosquito technologies is the limitation of our understanding of mosquito ecology.

This series of webinars will explore mosquito ecology with an emphasis on interspecific interactions.

The speakers will describe methods by which potential interactions that may impact human or animal health and the environment can be examined in the context of case-by-case risk assessment and safety testing.
During each of the 5 meetings 2 speakers will present on related topics followed by a question and answer period.

These webinars will provide valuable information for those considering issues of risk associated with population-suppression and -modification forms of vector control such as gene drive.

Mosquito-microbe interactions: are there implications for gene drives?

Speaker: Nsa Dada,, Ph.D. Mosquito Microbiome Consortium
An often-raised concern for the development of genetically modified mosquito technologies is the limitation of our understanding of mosquito ecology.

This series of webinars will explore mosquito ecology with an emphasis on interspecific interactions.

The speakers will describe methods by which potential interactions that may impact human or animal health and the environment can be examined in the context of case-by-case risk assessment and safety testing.
During each of the 5 meetings 2 speakers will present on related topics followed by a question and answer period.

These webinars will provide valuable information for those considering issues of risk associated with population-suppression and -modification forms of vector control such as gene drive.

Pollination of plants by mosquitoes: Do some plants depend on disease vectors to transfer their pollen?

Speaker: Woody Foster, Ph.D. Ohio State University
An often-raised concern for the development of genetically modified mosquito technologies is the limitation of our understanding of mosquito ecology.

This series of webinars will explore mosquito ecology with an emphasis on interspecific interactions.

The speakers will describe methods by which potential interactions that may impact human or animal health and the environment can be examined in the context of case-by-case risk assessment and safety testing.
During each of the 5 meetings 2 speakers will present on related topics followed by a question and answer period.

These webinars will provide valuable information for those considering issues of risk associated with population-suppression and -modification forms of vector control such as gene drive.

What is the role of consensus in stakeholder engagement?

This is the fourth in a series of Panel Discussions—Considering the Case of Gene Drive Technologies Through Social Science Theories on Stakeholder Engagement.
 
Through The Gene Drive Research Forum, The Genetic Biocontrol of Invasive Rodents (GBIRd) Partnership and The FNIH GeneConvene Global Collaborative are co-hosting a series of virtual panel discussions to provide a forum for social scientists, researchers and developers, funders, and other stakeholders engaged in or contemplating work in the gene drive technologies space to explore the case of gene drive technologies through social science theories on stakeholder engagement. A different panel will meet for 1.5 hours on the second Tuesday of each month for five months starting in February 2021 at 10 am US east coast time to discuss a specific topic and entertain questions from participants.

How likely is Anopheles hybridization and introgression?

Speaker: Nora Besansky, Ph.D. Notre Dame University
An often-raised concern for the development of genetically modified mosquito technologies is the limitation of our understanding of mosquito ecology.

This series of webinars will explore mosquito ecology with an emphasis on interspecific interactions.

The speakers will describe methods by which potential interactions that may impact human or animal health and the environment can be examined in the context of case-by-case risk assessment and safety testing.
During each of the 5 meetings 2 speakers will present on related topics followed by a question and answer period.

These webinars will provide valuable information for those considering issues of risk associated with population-suppression and -modification forms of vector control such as gene drive.

Assessing the impact of landscape features on gene flow of malaria mosquitoes in Kenya.

Speaker: Guiyun Yan, Ph.D. University of California, Irvine
An often-raised concern for the development of genetically modified mosquito technologies is the limitation of our understanding of mosquito ecology.

This series of webinars will explore mosquito ecology with an emphasis on interspecific interactions.

The speakers will describe methods by which potential interactions that may impact human or animal health and the environment can be examined in the context of case-by-case risk assessment and safety testing.
During each of the 5 meetings 2 speakers will present on related topics followed by a question and answer period.

These webinars will provide valuable information for those considering issues of risk associated with population-suppression and -modification forms of vector control such as gene drive.