CRISPR and food production

CRISPR/Cas for genome editing – today and tomorrow


16:00 - 18:00

Luogo della manifestazione

Bern, Schweiz

Punto d'incontro

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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Immagine: Forum Genforschung, SCNAT

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


  • Allevamento di piante
  • Editing del genoma
  • Tecnologia genetica


Forum sulla ricerca genetica
Casa delle Accademie
Casella postale
3001 Berna

+41 31 306 93 36


Free of charge.
Lingue: Inglese