An interview with Kevin Folta at CSICon

Jonathan Jarry

Kevin Folta is the chairman of the Horticultural Sciences department at the University of Florida. He recalls his recent visit to Uganda where he saw Ugandan scientists using genetic engineering to solve a food crisis… and initially being denied the use of this technology.

Jonathan Jarry from the McGill Office for Science and Society conducted mini-interviews with many of the speakers of CSICon 2017, a conference dedicated to science and skepticism.


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Jonathan Jarry

Jonathan Jarry is a biological scientist and science communicator. He addresses bad science and pseudoscience in his biweekly YouTube show Cracked Science for the McGill Office for Science and Society. He is also the co-host of The Body of Evidence podcast, which explains health and medical information to the public in a funny and entertaining way.