The lecture series reflects on the consequences of the revolutionary gene editing technology CRISPR/Cas in the fields of natural sciences and medicine, as well as its societal significance. The top-class speakers of the series include Kay Davies (Oxford), Kevin M. Esvelt (MIT), Caroline Gutjahr (TUM), Henry T. Greely (Stanford), Dirk Inzé (Gent), Greg Newby (Broad Institute), Kai P. Purnhagen (Bayreuth), Pamela C. Ronald (UC Davis) and Jörg Vogel (HIRI/Würzburg).
The lecture series is part of the CAS Research Focus "CRISPR/Cas". The spokesperson of this Research Focus is Professor Eckhard Wolf (LMU).
Panel discussion with Prof. Hank Greely, PhD (Stanford), Andy Greenfield, PhD (Oxford) and Greg Newby, PhD (Broad Institute)
Moderation: Julia Merlot
The Center for Advanced Studies at LMU provides a forum for scientific exchange and discussion that bridges the divide between the established disciplines. Its activities are designed to promote all forms of collaborative research and to stimulate interdisciplinary communication within the University. In addition, it facilitates the integration of visiting scholars and scientists into the academic life of the University.