CRISPR and food production

CRISPR/Cas for genome editing – today and tomorrow

Time

16:00 - 18:00

Venue

Bern, Schweiz

Meeting place

Online (Zoom)

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.

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Image: Forum Genforschung, SCNAT

Our speakers:

  • Dirk inzé (VIB-UGent)
  • Angela Bearth (ETH Zurich)
  • Matin Qaim (University of Goettingen).

Moderator: Thomas Häusler (SRF)

Please register here. Participation is free of charge.

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

This webinar is part of the series CRISPR/Cas for genome editing: today and tomorrow. There will be other webinars about CRISPR as a revolutionary technology, CRISPR and somatic gene therapy and, CRISPR and society

Categories

  • Gene technology
  • Genome editing
  • Plant breeding

Contact

SCNAT
Forum for Genetic Research
House of Academies
PO Box
3001 Bern
Switzerland

+41 31 306 93 36
E-mail

Registration
15.04.2021

Free of charge.
Languages: English