【2月12日開催】“Research Forum in School of Life Science and Technology/WRHI”

【2月12日開催】“Research Forum in School of Life Science and Technology/WRHI”

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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)