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Cellular and Molecular Genetics Training Program presents:

Edit, revise, rewrite:  Genetic Engineering in the 21st Century

January 10, 2020 
8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Atkinson Hall, UCSD Campus

Registration is closed

Schedule

Session 1

8:30AM   - 9:30AM Light breakfast; Sign-in
9:00AM   - 9:15AM Opening Remarks ( Randy Hampton)
9:15AM   - 9:45AM  Kim Cooper
9:45AM   - 10:15AM Alex Weitzel
10:15AM - 10:45AM Markita Landry
10:45AM  - 11:00AM Coffee Break
11:00AM - 11:30AM Maria Montiel
11:30AM - 12:00PM Bruce Conklin
12:00PM - 12:30pm Keolu Fox
12:30PM-1:30pm LUNCH

 

Session 2

1:30PM   - 2:30PM Bioethics Panel - ( moderated by Michael Kalichman )
2:30PM   - 3:00PM Betul Kacar
3:00PM-3:15PM Break
3:15PM-3:45PM Maria Jasin
3:45PM-4:15PM Stephanie Gamez
4:15PM - 5:15PM Pamela Silver ( Keynote Speaker )
5:15PM - 5:30PM Closing Remarks

 

Speakers

Pamela Silver

Pam Silver - Keynote Speaker
Designing Living Diagnostics and Therapeutics.
Harvard Institute


Michael Kalichman

Michael Kalichman
Bioethics panel moderator.
University of California, San Diego


Alexis Komor

Alexis Komor
Investigating enzymatic mechanisms of adenine base editors.
University of California, San Diego


Bruce Conklin

Bruce Conklin
Decoding and Repairing Genetic Disease with CRISPR and iPS cells
University of California, San Francisco


Betul Kacar

Betul Kacar
Time traveling in the laboratory with the methods of evolution and synthetic biology.
University of Arizona 


Kim Cooper

Kim Cooper
Tools and technologies to tackle complex genetic problems using mice
University of California, San Diego


Markita Landry

Markita Landry
Nanomaterials Enable Delivery of Genetic Material Without Transgene Integration in Mature Plants
University of California, Berkeley


Maria Montiel-Gonzalez

Maria Montiel-Gonzalez
Site-directed RNA editing using engineered Adenosine Deaminases
BEAM Therapeutics Inc.


Keolu Fox

Keolu Fox
University of California, San Diego


Alex Weitzel

Alex Weitzel (Ph.D. student)
A strategy for fast compound conditional knockouts in mice
University of California, San Diego


Stephanie Gamez

Stephanie Gamez (Ph.D. student)
Broad Dengue neutralization in mosquitoes expressing an engineered antibody
University of California, San Diego 

For a list of former CMG Training Program events, see our past events page.