nova Session “Potential of Gene Editing & CRISPR/Cas9 for the Bio-based Economy”

6 March 2018, 10:00 - 16:30 h, Terminal 1, Airport Cologne/Bonn

Hosts: Michael Carus, Achim Raschka, Niels de Beus (nova-Institute)



10:00 Registration & welcome coffee
10:15 Introduction of participants
10:30 Michael Carus, nova-Institut GmbH, Germany:
Genetic Modified Crops, Cultivation Areas and Experiences
11:00 Robert van Loo, WUR, Wageningen, The Netherlands:
Different Technologies for Gene Editing and the Latest Discussions on Regulation and Legislation in the EU, USA and Asia
11:30 Discussion
12:00-13:00 Lunch
13:00 Ümit Pul, BioActives & Performance Biologicals, BRAIN AG, Germany: Genome-Editing and Regulation with CRISPR in Bacteria, Yeasts and Human Cells
13:30 John Morrissey, Microbiology Department University College Cork (UCC), Ireland:
Technological Advances and Potential Applications for Genome Editing Yeasts for Industrial Biotechnology
14:00 Discussion
14:30 Coffee break
15:00 Dr. Yvonne Stahl, HHU, Germany:
Targeted Genome Editing in Plants: Recent and Future Developments
15:30 Dr. Peter Welters, Phytowelt GreenTechnologies GmbH, Germany: Applications of Genome Editing in Plant Breeding
16:00 Discussion
16:30 Finish