Talking about CRISPR - Copenhagen Bioscience Cluster Seminar – University of Copenhagen

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23 February 2018

Talking about CRISPR - Copenhagen Bioscience Cluster Seminar

seminar

Several CRISPR users will highlight the potential of CRISPR technique, followed by a talk of Virginijus Siksnys from the Institute of Biotechnology, Vilnius University. Virginijus was among the first to demonstrate programmable DNA cleavage by the Cas9 protein.

Co-organized by PhD student, Maya Friis Kjærgaard from the Semb group.

This afternoon seminar aims:

  • To improve the visibility of CRISPR research in Denmark
  • To establish a local network for knowledge sharing
  • To speed up the process from generating ideas to testing by creating a CRISPR discussion forum 
  • To foster new collaborations, talent development and recruitment

There will be talks from several CRISPR users that will highlight the potential of this technique.

The last talk will be from Virginijus Siksnys from the Institute of Biotechnology, Vilnius University. Virginijus was among the first to demonstrate programmable DNA cleavage by the Cas9 protein.

After the last talk, all are invited to participate to a dinner reception on the 15th floor of the Maersk Tower to meet all the speakers.

About the speakers:

Virginijus Siksnys

Cecilia Cotta

Yonglun Yuo

Eric Paul Bennett

Irina Borodina

Preliminary Programme

13:00 - 13:30 Registration and introduction

13:30 - 14:30 First session

14:30 - 15:00 Poster session

15:00 - 16:30 Second session

16:30 - 17:00 Poster session

17:00 - 18:00 Key-note talk by Virginijus Siksnys

18:00 - 18:30 Meet the speakers

18:30 - 20:30 Networking dinner 

REGISTRATION

Applications can be uploaded until March 1, 2018. All applicants and short talks will get notified on March 5, 2018.


This event is a Copenhagen Bioscience Cluster Event - a novo nordisk foundation initiative