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Reel Science: Food Evolution

August 29, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Please note, this is not an OWA Event. For more information and tickets visit: https://omsi.edu/calendar/reel-science-food-evolution

6:30PM | Panel Discussion about GMO’s and Q&A Session. Panelists include:

  • Diane Stadler, Associate Professor of Medicine and Director of the Graduate Programs in Human Nutrition at OHSU
  • Marc Brazeau, Author at Food & Farm Discussion Lab
  • Steve Strauss, PhD, Professor of Forest Biotechnology at OSU
  • Helle Ruddenklau, Owner of Ruddenklau Farms


8:00PM | Movie: Food Evolution (Duration: 1 hr. 32 mins. | Rating: NR | Year: 2017)


Tickets: $7/non-members & $6/OMSI members


Amid a brutally polarized debate marked by passion, suspicion, and confusion, FOOD EVOLUTION explores the controversy surrounding GMOs and food. Traveling from Hawaiian papaya groves, to banana farms in Uganda, to the cornfields of Iowa, FOOD EVOLUTION wrestles with the emotions and the science driving both sides of one of the most heated arguments of our time. Narrated by Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson.

Watch and learn at The Empirical Theater as OMSI brings the science of your favorite movies to life on the big screen. Perfect for science and film lovers alike, this monthly series combines the best of Science Pub with the fun of movie night, bringing in experts to amplify your movie-watching experience.  All ages are welcome.


The Empirical Cafe will be open serving hotdogs, grilled cheese, movie snacks plus beer, wine and non-alcoholic beverages.



August 29, 2017
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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