GMO Answers is committed to finding the best expert to answer your question. Depending on the nature of your question, the answer may be provided by an independent expert, industry organization, the GMO Answers Community Manager or an expert from a member company.


Independent Experts will solicit feedback from experts across a wide range of disciplines in order to provide consumers with balanced, fact-based responses to their questions. The expert resources we’ve identified include conventional and organic farmers, agribusiness experts, scientists, academics, medical doctors and nutritionists from a wide range of studies. These are the leaders in their fields, respected for their subject matter expertise and their unique insights. They are not affiliated with the Council for Biotechnology Information or its member companies, but have volunteered to address questions because they believe in transparency and consumers’ rights to make informed choices about the food they serve to their families.


Company Experts


GMO Answers works with a number of experts from the biotechnology companies who founded GMO Answers to address your questions. These company experts are sourced from a range of disciplines, from toxicology to public affairs to weed management, to answer questions related to their expertise. They also address questions about their company products and practices.

Managing Director, Science and Regulatory Affairs, Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO)
Regulatory Communications and Information Management Lead, Monsanto Company
Senior Lead Scientist, Monsanto Company
Kenen Distinguished Professor, Biology Department, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Independent Expert
CE Biotechnology Specialist and Geneticist
Independent Expert
Graduate Student, University of Florida
Independent Expert
Director de Biotecnología para C.A. & Caribe, CropLife Latin America
Third Party Organization
Ph.D. candidate and Graduate Research Assistant, Plant Pathology Department, University of Florida
Independent Expert
Animal Genomics and Biotechnology Cooperative Extension Specialist, University of California, Davis
Independent Expert
Professor and Extension Specialist, Washington State University
Independent Expert
Head of US Trait Validation Operations, Bayer
Regulatory Scientific Resources and Communications, Monsanto Company



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