CRISPR and food production

CRISPR/Cas for genome editing – today and tomorrow


16:00 - 18:00

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Bern, Schweiz

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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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Our speakers:

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

Moderator: Thomas Häusler (SRF)

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

CRISPR and food production


  • Génie génétique
  • Sélection des plantes
  • Édition génomique


Forum Recherche génétique
Maison des Académies
Case postale
3001 Berne

+41 31 306 93 36


Free of charge.
Langues : Anglais