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17 January 2017

Plants for the Future

Live on Air

Birger Lindberg Møller and Maja Horst in Danish Radio P1 'Hjernekassen'

On Monday January 23rd 2017 Professors Birger Lindberg Møller and Maja Horst were live on air with radio host and brain researcher Peter Lund Madsen, MD, for a talk about "Plants for the Future".

Hjernekassen (the brain box) is a Danish weekly radio show with visiting scientists from all disciplines. For about an hour they talked about synbio and society, impact on the public, greenhouses, GMO, outreach, ethics, new medicinal drugs and much more.

Birger Lindberg Møller is professor in plant biochemistry and Maja Horst is professor in Media, Cognition and Communication. Both are members of the steering group for Center for Synthetic Biology at UCPH.

Listen to the entire show at Hjernekassen's page here ...>

The Danish teaser:
"Syntesebiologi kombinerer biologi og ingeniørvidenskab. Formålet er at producere biologiske komponenter, celler og organismer til f.eks. kræftmedicin, parfume, vaniljesmag, læbestiftfarve, bioplastik m.m.m. Vi har to eksperter i studiet."