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 lecture series is part of the CAS Research Focus CRISPR/Cas. The spokesperson of this Research Focus is Professor Eckhard Wolf (LMU Munich).
Workshop on on 7-8 July 2022
led by Prof. Dr. Hans-Henning Kunz, Prof. Dr. Dominik Paquet, Prof. Dr. Silke Robatzek, Prof. Dr. Nicolai Siegel and Prof. Dr. Stefan H. Stricker
Participants include: Chase Beisel (Helmholtz Zentrum für Infektionsforschung), Joseph Bondy-Denomy (UCSF), Alex Chavez (Columbia), Sabine Fuchs (Utrecht), Julian Grünewald (TUM), Jamie Hackett (EMBP Rome), Indi P. Joore (Utrecht), Martin Kampmann (UCSF), Holger Puchta (KIT), Imre F. Schene (Utrecht).
Keynote Lecture on 7 July 2022 at 6 pm:
"Carotenoid-Enriched Rice Generated Through CRISPR/Cas9 Targeted Gene Insertion" — Prof. Pamela C. Ronald, Ph.D. (UC Davis)
Moderation: Prof. Dr. Silke Robatzek (LMU)
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