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Genome Engineering and Synthetic Biology (3rd edition)

Bruges, Belgium
Thu 25 Jan 2018 - Fri 26 Jan 2018
25 Jan 09:00 - 26 Jan 17:00


A VIB TOOLS & TECHNOLOGIES CONFERENCE

Genome Engineering and Synthetic Biology are revolutionizing Life Sciences. 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 years has been breathtaking.

The 1st and 2nd Genome Engineering and Synthetic Biology: Tools and Technologies meeting (GESB) in September 2013 and January 2016 were a roaring success and we are pleased to announce the 3rd edition of GESB in picturesque Bruges in January, 2018.

The conference will look at emerging tools & approaches in the field of:

  • CRISPR and Synthetic Biology Tools
  • Gene and Genome assembly
  • Targeted Genome Engineering and Design
  • Genetic Circuits and Regulation
  • CRISPR Screens

The symposium will bring together some of the most highly regarded Academics and Companies in the world with novel technologies in several sessions. In addition to a great scientific and technology program, the conference will provide ample opportunities to network during the breaks, poster sessions, the conference dinner and our ‘Meet the Expert’ session!

Poster information:

Format: A0 (841 x 1189 mm / 33.1 x 46.8 in), portrait orientation

Deadlines:

  • Early Bird deadline: 14 December 2017
  • Abstract deadline: 30 November 2017
  • Final registration deadline: 11 January 2018

Website link: https://vibconferences.be/event/genome-engineering-and-synthetic-biology-3rd-edition

Speakers:

  1. Prashant Mali - University of California, US
  2. Michael Bassik - Stanford University, Department of Genetics, US
  3. Peter Cameron - Senior research scientist, Caribou Biosciences, US
  4. Emily LeProust - CEO, Twist Bioscience, US
  5. Tilmann Bürckstümmer - ‎Head Of Innovation, Horizon Discovery, US
  6. Paul Dabrowski - CEO, Synthego, US
  7. Benjamin P. Kleinstiver - Harvard Medical School, US
  8. Kevin Ness - CEO, Muse bio, US
  9. Philipp Holliger - MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge, UK
  10. Linyi Gao - Zhang Lab - Broad Institute, US
  11. Helge Zieler - Founder/ President, Primordial Genetics, US
  12. Tom Ellis - Imperial College London, UK
  13. Paul Feldstein - CEO, Circularis, US
  14. Sunghwa Choe - School of Biological Sciences, Seoul National University, KR
  15. Tim Reddy - Duke University, US
  16. Daniel P. Dever - Stanford University, US
  17. Jason Moffat - University of Toronto, CA
  18. Tim Brears - CEO, Evonetix, UK
  19. Paul Diehl - COO, Cellecta Inc., US
  20. Akihiko Kondo - Kobe University, JP
  21. Mazhar Adli - University of Virginia, US
  22. Joseph Bondy-Denomy - UCSF, US
  23. Alan Davidson - University of Toronto, CA
  24. Theresa Tribble - Co-Founder, Business Development, Beacon Genomics, US
  25. Bing C. Wang - Co-Founder & CEO, Refuge, US
  26. Elaine Shapland - Head of Build, Ginkgo Bioworks, US
  27. Sven Panke - ETH Department of Biosystems Science and Engineering, CH
  28. Yvonne Chen - Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of California, Los Angeles, US
  29. Kedar Patel - Director, Zymergen, US
  30. Steven Riedmuller - Synthetic Genomics Inc, US
  31. Farren Isaacs - Yale University, US
  32. Roy Bar-Ziv - The Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel

Address:
Site Oud Sint-Jan
Zonnekemeers (parking)
8000 Brugge
Belgium
More info

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