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CRISPR and society

CRISPR/Cas for genome editing – today and tomorrow


16:00 - 17:30


Bern, Schweiz

Meeting place

Online (Zoom)

The last webinar will focus on how we deal with new technologies as a society with the example of CRISPR. We will discuss technology impact assessments and the precautionary principle and their impact on the use of new technologies.

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Our speakers:

  • Harald König (Institute for Technology Assessment and Systems Analysis (ITAS) Karlsruhe)
  • Monika Betzler (Ludwig-Maximilian University (LMU) Munich)

Moderator: Thomas Häusler

Participation is free of charge.

The webinar will be held in English with the option to ask questions in German and French.

CRISPR and society


  • Gene technology
  • Genome editing
  • Technology assessment


Forum for Genetic Research
House of Academies
PO Box
3001 Bern


Languages: English