CRISP & Plant Genome Editing II

(July 16-17, 2021, Vienna, Austria)

Welcome to the 2nd International Conference “CRISPR & Plant Genome Editing II”!

CRISPR – CAS9 System revolutionized Life Sciences and Plant Biotechnology that seek to develop new technologies for the precise manipulation of genes and genomes in cellula and in vivo. In addition to its use for advancing our understanding of basic biology, CRISPR based genome editing and genome engineering has numerous real-world applications, e.g. engineering plants that better provide fuel, food and industrial raw materials. Driven by advances in the CRISPR-toolbox for rapid, cheap, multiplex modification of genomes and breakthroughs in DNA synthesis technologies, the pace of progress enabled by these tools in the last 2 years has been breathtaking.

The 2nd International Conference “CRISPR & Plant Genome Editing to be held on July 16-17, 2021, in Vienna, Austria will discuss the advances in CRISPR-CAS9 system and its application in genome editing and engineering. The case study and sessions will reveal the potential application of CRISPR and other Genome editing tools for plant biology and crop improvement. Special emphasis will be given 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-days event will provide leading academy and industry scientists a platform to communicate recent advances in “CRISPR & Plant Genome Editing”, and an opportunity to establish multilateral collaboration.

The 2nd International Conference “CRISPR & Plant Genome Editing” will cover the following research 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

The list of invited speakers has yet to be confirmed.

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.

Deadline for submission of abstracts is March 30, 2021

Early bird registration: April 15, 2021

We are looking forward to seeing you in Vienna on July 16-17, 2021!

Prof. Alisher Touraev (President VISCEA, Austria, Local Organizer)

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Submit an Abstract

The Scientific Committee invites authors to submit abstracts to be considered for inclusion in the Scientific Program.

Please, be aware, that ONE Abstract Submission is allowed for ONE Registered Participant. Organizing Committee urges you to follow this rule.

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Abstracts may only be submitted in the English language.

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d) Session, in which the abstract could fit the best.
e) Preferred type of abstract presentation (poster or oral).

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