Plant Genome Editing & Genome Engineering
Welcome to the International Conference “Plant Genome Editing & Genome Engineering”!
The International Conference “Plant Genome Editing & Genome Engineering” to be held on July 3-4, 2017 in Vienna, Austria will discuss the advances in genome editing and engineering, notions, challenges, pros and cons, technologies and methods of applications of the genome editing tools like CRISPR/Cas9, TALENs, ZNFs & AAVs in plants. The case study and sessions will reveal the potential application of Genome editing tools plant biology and crop improvement. Special emphasis on CRISPR system addressing the concept, technology, challenges like off-target effects, efficiency improvement and delivery systems etc.
Vienna is located in the heart of Europe on the banks of the Danube River, and considered as one of the most important economic, cultural and touristic large cities of central Europe. Apart from providing top science, the Conference will capture the spirit of the city thanks to the central location of the venue offering a multitude of cultural events.
This two-day event will provide leading academy and industry scientists a platform to communicate recent advances in “Plant Genome Editing & Genome Engineering” and an opportunity to establish multilateral collaborations.
The International Conference “Plant Genome Editing & Genome Engineering” will cover the following research topics:
• Precision Genome Editing by TALEN, ZFN and others
• CRISPR-CAS9: Revolution in Genome Editing & Engineering
• Current CRISPR-CAS9 Technologies and Design
• Applications of CRISPR-CAS9 in Plants
• Genome Editing & Engineering for Crop Improvement
• Genome Editing & Engineering: Regulatory Aspects
Approximately 350 participants are expected to attend this exciting scientific forum including almost 40 lectures delivered by worldwide known invited speakers and young, talented speakers selected from submitted abstracts. The program combines plenary lectures, poster sessions, a unique Conference Dinner Party and sightseeing tours of Vienna.
Early Bird Registration Deadline is April 15, 2017.
Prof. Alisher Touraev (VISCEA, Local Organizer)
To download official conference poster press HERE