“Research Forum in School of Life Science and Technology/WRHI” held on February 12th

Research Forum in School of Life Science and Technology/WRHI
〜Frontiers of Genome Editing〜

School of Life Science and Technology
&
Tokyo Tech World Research Hub Initiative

 

●Suzukake Hall(3F, H-2 Building) Suzukakedai Campus, Tokyo Institute of Technology (Yokohama, Kanagawa)

 

February 12th, 2019

14:00 – 14:10  Opening Remarks
Hisakazu Mihara (Professor, Dean of School of Life Science and Technolog, Tokyo Tech)

14:10 – 15:00  “An in planta genome editing method for genetic engineering of commercial wheat”
Haruyasu Hamada (Kaneka Corporation)  

15:00 – 15:50  “CRISPR-Cas: from antiviral defense to genome editing”
Virginijus Šikšnys (Vilnius University) 2018 Kavli Prize laureate

15:50 – 16:05  break

16:05 – 16:55  “Genetic control for therapy: synthetic transcription repressors in Huntington’s disease”
Mark Isalan (Imperial College London)

16:55 – 17:00  Closing Remarks
Eiry Kobatake (Professor, Associate Dean of School of Life Science and Technolog, Tokyo Tech)

17:10 – Banquet (Mototeca cafe @ 2F, H-1 Building)