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Spanish Expert to Provide Food for Thought on GMs

IN a conference titled “Biotechnologyfor Everyone: The Genes that We Eat,”visiting Spanish expert Daniel RamónVidal will head a discussion of foodbiotechnology at the University of CostaRica (UCR) on Monday from 8-10 a.m.Vidal works at the University ofValencia and recently won an award forscientific development in food and nutritionfrom the Danone Institute.The conference kicks off a weeklongconference on genetically modified (GM)foods and biosecurity that will feature specialistsfrom throughout Central America andthe Caribbean at UCR’s research campus.

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