Das Forum Genforschung befasst sich mit Entwicklungen in der Genforschung und ihren Auswirkungen auf die Gesellschaft. Dabei fördert das Forum den Austausch zwischen Wissenschaflern, Entscheidungsträgern und der Öffentlichkeit.
News from the Forum for Genetic Research
CRISPR as a revolutionary technology
This webinar we will give you an overview about how CRISPR is being used and developed. In a first part we would like to introduce the technology itself to you. This part will cover questions like: What is CRISPR/Cas9 and what new features have been developed in the recent years? What will CRISPR be able to do in the future? In a second input we will give you a summary about the current state of patents on CRISPR and what this could tell us how the technology will be developed and used in the future.
CRISPR and food production
This webinar will focus on CRISPR in agriculture and food production. We will provide you with an overview of how CRISPR is being used in plant breeding. Furthermore, we will look at genome editing in the broader context of sustainable agriculture. And finally, we will discuss the consumers' perspectives when it comes to genome edited foods.