L. Syd M Johnson (HU) was interviewed by Big Think in “CRISPR-Cleaned Piglets Have Been Cloned for Organ Donation,” on the ethics of research that advances the potential to use genetically modified pigs to grow human organs for transplantation. See here.
Michigan Tech’s Cyndi Perkins (UMC) and M. Bartley Seigel (HU) are among the writers scheduled to be on hand during the 2017 Upper Peninsula Authors Book Signings—on the porch at Grandpa’s Barn Books in Copper Harbor.
The book signing is in conjunction with Copper Harbor’s Art in the Park from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday (Aug. 19-20). Grandpa’s Barn is owned by Lloyd Westcoat (GLRC). Seigel, one of the contributors to “And Here:100 Years of Upper Peninsula Writing, 1917-2017,” will be on the porch from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday.
Perkins will sign copies of her novel “More Than You Think You Know,” from noon to 2 p.m. Sunday. A total of 17 writers and artists will be on the porch during the two days.
Grandpa’s Barn is located behind Copper Harbor’s one-room school and is adjacent to the Grant Township Park.