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NBV Workshop CRISPR/cas

CRISPR/cas: a revolutionary or just another tool for engineering yeast and fungi?

Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats, in short CRISPR, were originally discovered as part of an adaptive immune system in bacteria protecting them from genome modifications caused by viral infections. Interestingly, now the underlying molecular system has evolved into a very powerful tool to actually promote gene modifications up to the level of unprecedently accurate gene editing in bacteria and many other organisms including yeast and filamentous fungi. In this workshop myths and magic of this new tool will be discussed.

Kruytgebouw, University Utrecht, Padualaan 8, Oost 128 (east wing, room 128)

Interested to attend? Reservations via:

For NBV members: free of charge.
For students: free (valid student card required).
Others: 25 euro (payment in advance to bankaccount NL05INGB0002117828 in the name of Nederlandse Biotechnologie Vereniging).
Max. 50 places available, reservation required.

Programma van NBV Workshop CRISPR/cas

Op donderdag 30 november:
17:30 - 18:30 Start of meeting with small bites
18:30 - 19:15 Dr. Jean-Marc Daran, TU Delft
19:15 - 20:00 Dr. Rene Verwaal, DSM
20:00 - 20:30 Discussion between audience and panel (Dr. Rene Verwaal, Dr. Jean-Marc, Prof. Dr. Peter Punt (Dutch DNA Biotech / Leiden University)
20:30 - 21:30 Closure with drinks

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