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Burnaby Rotary
Fortius Sport and Health - London Room
3713 Kensington Ave.
Burnaby, BC, BC  V5B 0A7

Today's Program = We'll be talking about GMO. Is it worth the money? Are you allergic? Why? How?

  • Nolan Shelley, Post Graduate Student at UBC, completing Masters Degree, and working toward his Doctoral Degree, undertaking medical research at Universuty.
  • “Are Genetically Modified Organisms a Public Health Risk?”  An Overview of the Biological, Dietary and Economic Implications of GMOs
  • March 29, 2019
  • 12:00 Noon to 1:15 PM
  • Fortius Sport and Health Centre, 3713 Kensington Avenue, Burnaby
  • London Meeting Room, Main Floor
  • Come and hear the ways throughout history that humans have attempted to modify the traits of organisms through selective breeding and advances in biotechnology.  Learn what it means to be a genetically modified organism and the different mechanisms currently available to perform such modifications.  What are the risks and benefits GMOs pose to society at large.


See you at Fortius!

This is a public event.

Bring friends and family! Learn about Rotary and meet good people! Bring business cards :)


12:00 PM – Mingle and lunch available
12:15 PM – Chair opens Meeting – O’Canada 
12:15 PM - Invocation
12:16 PM - Welcome Guests
12:20 PM – Announcements/Notices by Chair 
12:20 PM - Sargent at arms.
12:30 PM – Today's Program
12:35 PM – Speaker presents 
01:00 PM – Questions for Speaker