PlantEd – COST Action CA18111 – Genome editing in plants

PlantEd online lecture series

PlantEd is organising an online lecture series on genome editing in plants, with many high-profile speakers. The series, which is organised by PlantEd WG1 leaders Dr Goetz Hensel (henselg@hhu.de) and Dr Katrijn Van Laere (katrijn.vanlaere@ilvo.vlaanderen.be) will continue regularly until the end of 2022 and be organised via Zoom. A separate announcement will be sent out to the PlantEd network before each event, and also updated here on the website and posted on the PlantEd Twitter (@COST_PlantEd) and LinkedIn accounts.

 

May 25, 2022 – 4 PM CEST

Prof. Caixia Gao, Intitute of Genetics and Developmental Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China – Expanding the utility of precision genome editing

Prof. Holger Puchta, Botanical Institute, Karlruhe Institute of Technology, Germany – Applying CRISPR/Cas in plants: from gene editing to chromosome and tissue engineering

Here is the announcement for the first lecture, incl an introduction to the speakers together with registration link: announcement May 25_final

 

June 29, 2022 – 4 PM CEST

Prof. Yiping Qi, Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture, University of Maryland, College Park, USA – Boosting plant genome editing with a versatile CRISPR-combo system

Prof. Avraham A. Levy, Weizmann Institute of Science, Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, Israel – What determines genome editing efficiency: break or repair?

Here is the announcement for the second event, incl an introduction to the speakers together with registration link: announcement June 29_final

 

August 31, 2022 – 4 PM CEST

Prof. Jose Antonio Daros, Instituto de Biología Molecular y Celular de Plantas (IBMCP), Plant Virus Biotechnology lab, Spain – CRISPR/Cas genome editing in plants using viral vectors to express the reaction components

Dr. Azka Noureen, The Sainsbury Laboratory, UK – Development of Broad-spectrum resistance in Solanum tuberosum against PVY by exploiting CRISPR/Cas13

Here is the announcement for the third event, incl an introduction to the speakers together with registration link: announcement August 31

With kind permission from the speakers, here are their presentations in PDF format:

2022-08-31 Viral vectors express CRISPR-Cas reaction components (J.A. Daròs)

PlantEd WG1 Online Lecture series 2022 by Dr. Azka Noureen

 

September 28, 2022 – 4 PM CEST

Prof. Jochen Kumlehn, Division of Cell Biology and Biotechnology, Research group Plant Reproductive Biology, IPK Gatersleben, Germany – Cas Endonuclease Technology in Cereals – Targeted Mutagenesis and Approaches to Higher Precision 

Prof. Yinong Yang, Department of Plant Pathology and Environmental Microbiology, Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences, Pennsylvania State University, USA – CRISPR/Cas-enabled Genome Editing, Precision Breeding and Disease Diagnostics 

Here is the announcement for the third event, incl an introduction to the speakers together with registration link: announcement September 28_

 

October 26, 2022 – 4 PM CEST

Prof. Dan Voytas, Department of Genetics, Cell Biology and Development, Center for Precision Plant Genomics, University of Minnesota, USA

Dr. Concetta Licciardello, Consiglio per la ricerca in agricoltura e l’analisi dell’economia agraria (CREA), Centro di ricerca Olivicoltura Frutticoltura Agrumicoltura (OFA), Italy

 

November 30, 2022 – 4 PM CEST

Prof. Neal Steward, Centre of Agricultural Synthetic Biology, University of Tennessee, USA

Dr. Sadiye Hayta, John Innes Centre, UK

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