30 Jan 2024

What is Gene Editing and how does it differ from Genetic Modification? - Dr Penny Hundleby explains

Speaking at AIC Conference 2023, leading plant scientist Dr Penny Hundleby of the John Innes Centre explains what gene editing is, how it differs from genetic modification (GM), plus the potential benefits for UK food production, the environment and the economy.

In 2023 the UK Government passed the Genetic Technology (Precision Breeding) Act, paving the way for gene-edited crops in England.

Watch the explainer video below.

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