TBA 2019
San Diego, USA

2018 Speakers

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Richard Broglie
CTO
Pivot Bio

Richard Broglie is Chief Technology Officer at Pivot Bio, an innovative agriculture technology company that identifies and fine-tunes microbes with the ability to fix atmospheric nitrogen for use by cereal crops.  Prior to joining Pivot Bio, he held the position of Research Director for microbiome discovery for the Agriculture Division of DowDuPont. In his more than 30-year career at DuPont, he led various discovery programs that resulted in soybean and canola crops with healthier and more stable seed oil compositions, and traits for disease and pest resistance in soybean, corn, wheat, rice, and sugarcane.  He also served as Vice President of Research and member of the Board of Directors of InterMountain Canola, a joint venture between DuPont and DNA Plant Technology. He has authored more than 30 scientific publications and is an inventor on several important patents.  Richard received his graduate training in microbiology at Rutgers University and his postdoctoral training in plant molecular biology at The Rockefeller University, where he also served as Assistant Professor in the Laboratory of Plant Molecular Biology.  

Day One

Wednesday, 30th May, 2018

12.10 | Computationally-Guided Microbial Remodeling: Flipping the Switch for Better Nutrient Availability and Uptake by Crops

Alison Van Eenennaam
Animal Biotechnology and Genomics Cooperative Extension Specialist
University of California, Davis

Dr. Alison Van Eenennaam is a Cooperative Extension Specialist in the field of Animal Genomics and Biotechnology in the Department of Animal Science at University of California, Davis.  She received a Bachelor of Agricultural Science from the University of Melbourne in Australia, and both an MS in Animal Science, and a PhD in Genetics from UC Davis. Her current research projects include the development of genomic approaches to select for cattle that are less susceptible to disease and the development of genome editing approaches for livestock. She has given over 500 invited presentations to audiences globally, and uses a variety of media to inform general public audiences about science and technology. She frequently provides a credentialed voice on controversial scientific topics and has appeared on national media including The Dr Oz Show, NPR, Science Friday, and the Intelligence Squared debate series. Recently she appeared in the IFT-funded documentary, Food Evolution. A passionate advocate of science, Dr. Van Eenennaam was the recipient of the 2014 Council for Agricultural Science and Technology (CAST) Borlaug Communication Award, and in 2017 was elected as a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).

Day Two

Thursday, 31st May, 2018

15.00 | Panel Discussions: Can CRISPR & NBTs Survive/Thrive in a Hostile Global Environment Against GMOs?

09.25 | Case Study: The Potential and Pitfalls of Gene Editing in Food Animals

Blake Bextine
Program Manager, Biological Technologies Office
DARPA

Dr. Blake Bextine joined DARPA as a Program Manager in March 2016. He is interested in novel approaches to addressing issues facing agricultural biotechnology and biosecurity, including nucleic acid-based anti-pathogen/anti-pest strategies, insect and plant transformation strategies for rapid trait selection, and innovative approaches for altering insect behaviors.

Dr. Bextine came to DARPA from the University of Texas at Tyler where he was a Professor of Biology and Assistant Vice President for Research and Technology Transfer. Prior to his arrival at UT Tyler, Dr. Bextine was a post-doctoral fellow in the Department of Entomology at the University of California, Riverside.

He received his Doctor of Philosophy degree from Oklahoma State University, Master of Science in Entomology from Texas Tech University, and Bachelor of Arts in Biology from the University of Northern Iowa.

Dr. Bextine is a recipient of the University of Texas System Regents’ Outstanding Teaching Award and has also won the UT Tyler President’s Scholarly Achievement Award, White Fellowship for Teaching Excellence Award, and multiple UT Tyler Researcher of the Year Awards. He received the 2014 USDA Partnership Award along with other members of the Zebra Chip Research group. In 2014, he appeared on the Discovery Channel Television Show “Tethered.”

Day One

Wednesday, 30th May, 2018

15.45 | Case Study: Leveraging biology for National Security

Chris Fuller
VP Informatics
Caribou Biosciences

Chris leads the informatics and software efforts at Caribou Biosciences and has a background managing diverse teams in developing instrumentation, medical devices, and microfluidic systems. He has held research and leadership positions in consulting, startup, and established company environments, including leading the development of the CellKey instrument for MDS Sciex from its inception through to product launch. Chris is an inventor of numerous patents and patent applications. He received his B.S. and M.S. degrees in Electrical Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology and a Ph.D. in Bioinformatics from the University of California, San Francisco.

Pre- Conference Workshop A

Tuesday 29th May, 2018

09.30 | Challenges and opportunities for the application of genome editing in agricultural biotechnology

Day One

Wednesday, 30th May, 2018

13.05 | Panel Discussions: What is the Current and Future Directions of CRISPR & NBTs in Agriculture?

11.45 | Case Study: Comprehensive Characterization of On- and Off-target Effects of CRISPR-Cas9 Gene Editing

Cory A. Christensen
Global Program Leader for Technology
Dow AgroSciences

Cory earned his Ph.D. from the University of Utah in Biology and has spent most of his 17 year industry career discovering and developing biotech traits.  He had experience with two agricultural biotech startups (Paradigm Genetics/Icoria and Ceres, Inc.) before joining Dow AgroSciences in 2010.  Now as a member of the Seeds Business Platform in the Ag Division of DowDuPont, he leads global strategy teams for the application of CRISPR technology in product development.

Day Two

Thursday, 31st May, 2018

15.00 | Panel Discussions: Can CRISPR & NBTs Survive/Thrive in a Hostile Global Environment Against GMOs?

10.45 | Beyond Technology: Navigating the Emerging World of CRISPR-Cas Advanced Breeding

Hanne Volpin
Deputy CEO and Head R&D
Danziger Innovations

Hanne joined Danziger Innovations in May 2014. She brings with her over 15 years of managerial and scientific experience in the field of Biotechnology.  She came to Danziger Innovations from Hazera, where she held the position as Breeding Director.  Prior to that, Hanne held leading positions with the Volcani Institute, Israel and Keygene ltd, the Netherlands. Hanne holds a PhD in Plant Pathology from the Hebrew University and has extended experience in discovering genes that govern traits of interest.

Day One

Wednesday, 30th May, 2018

15.20 | Case Study: Designed Variation for Precise Breeding

13.05 | Panel Discussions: What is the Current and Future Directions of CRISPR & NBTs in Agriculture?

Jane DeMarchi
VP, Government and Regulatory Affairs
American Seed Trade Association (ASTA)

Jane DeMarchi has been working in Washington, DC on agriculture and food policy for more than a decade. As Vice President, Government and Regulatory Affairs for the American Seed Trade Association (ASTA) she advocates on a wide range of issues on behalf of over 700 members in the seed industry with federal agencies and Congress.  Over the course of her time in D.C., Ms. DeMarchi has focused on biotechnology, agricultural research, conservation, food safety and pesticide regulations. Earlier in her career Ms. DeMarchi worked in Hong Kong and Shanghai.

 

Day Two

Thursday, 31st May, 2018

11.35 | Telling the Plant Breeding Innovation Story

Jingwen Chen
Quality Manager and Global GMO Detection lead
Syngenta

Dr. Jingwen Chen has a BSc in microbiology and a PhD in biochemistry. He is a member of the Project Management Institute (PMI) and a certified Project Management Professional (PMP). Upon joining Syngenta in 2007, Jingwen has had a global role with responsibilities for GMO detection methods throughout the Agricultural Biotechnology product life cycle. Jingwen is currently in the Quality Management group of Syngenta with the responsibilities of defining core processes for the development of genome edited products.

Day Two

Thursday, 31st May, 2018

09.50 | Case Study: Management of genome edited materials during product development

Lynn Dickey
R&D Leader
AgBiome

Lynn Dickey, Ph.D., is currently a R&D Leader at AgBiome and its gene editing subsidiary, LifeEdit, where she is involved in plant traits, biologicals and helping start-up LifeEdit Biosciences. Dr. Dickey was previously the VP of Research and Technology at Biolex Therapeutics where she oversaw the development of a plant-based core technology used to produce human therapeutic proteins in a closed aseptic biomanufacturing format.   After the sale of the Biolex technology to Synthon Pharmaceuticals, she continued as the VP of R & D and also served as the General Manager of the US site.  Prior to Biolex, Dr. Dickey was a Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Botany at North Carolina State University where she led a research program concerning the molecular biology of gene expression in transgenic plants.

                 

Day Two

Thursday, 31st May, 2018

08.50 | Chair’s Opening Remarks

Melinda Belisle
Science Advisor
USDA Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS)

Melinda Belisle works at the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) as a Science Advisor in the New Technologies and Production Methods Division, where she focuses on trade and market access of agricultural products produced with modern biotechnology. She is a technical expert on U.S. and international scientific regulatory issues and identifies opportunities where new technologies may be integrated into foreign and domestic agricultural, economic and food security priorities.  Prior to FAS, Melinda was a AAAS Science and Technology Fellow at the USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service where she conducted ecological risk assessments of genetically engineered plants. She received her PhD from Stanford University in Ecology and Evolution and undergraduate degree in Biotechnology from Worcester Polytechnic Institute.

 

Day Two

Thursday, 31st May, 2018

14.00 | The International Regulatory Landscape for Genome Edited Products

Mitchell Abrahamsen
CCO & CSO
Recombinetics

Prior to joining Recombinetics, Dr. Abrahamsen was the Senior Vice President of Research and Development at Cobb-Vantress for Tyson Foods, Vice President of Research at Hill’s Pet Nutrition for Colgate-Palmolive, Vice President of Research and Development, Chief Scientific Officer of Pyxis Genomics, Inc, and a professor in the Department of Veterinary Pathobiology and Director of Graduate Studies, Molecular Veterinary Biosciences at University of Minnesota. Dr. Abrahamsen received a Bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry from the University of Minnesota and a PhD in Biochemistry from the University of Washington.

Pre-Conference Workshop B

Tuesday 29th May, 2018

13.00 | Food for Thought: How New Breeding Technologies Benefit Animals, Socially-Conscious Consumers, Global Genetics Companies and a Growing Planet?

Day One

Wednesday, 30th May, 2018

14.55 | Case Study: New Breeding Technologies in Animal Agriculture to Solve Problems in Productivity, Welfare and Sustainability

Nandini Krishnamurthy
Senior Research Manager-Trait Discovery
Corteva AgriScience (Agriculture Division of DowDuPont)

Nandini Krishnamurthy, is Senior Research Manager, at DuPont Pioneer with accountability to develop targeted breeding applications using CRISPR/Cas technology in a variety of crops with a focus on disease resistance traits.

Nandini joined DuPont in 2008 and has broad experience in developing novel trait discovery strategies bridging experimental and systems biology. Her career in DuPont includes managing a global computational group and having responsibility as Site Lead for Pioneer AgBiotech at DuPont Knowledge Center, Hyderabad, India.

Nandini earned her Ph.D. in plant cell biology & genetics from Texas A&M University, College Station and completed her post-doctoral training at the Plant Molecular Biology Lab in Rockefeller University, New York and at the Structural Phylogenomics group, University of California, Berkeley.

 

Day One

Wednesday, 30th May, 2018

09.00 | Case Study: CRISPR/Cas: Novel Breeding Technology for Next-Generation of Traits

Qiudeng Que
Senior Group Leader
Syngenta

Qiudeng Que is a senior group leader in Syngenta’s Seeds Research Unit responsible for GM pipeline operation and development of novel plant genetic engineering technologies. His areas of expertise include genome editing, crop transformation, transgene gene expression and molecular analysis. He has worked on the development of genome engineering technologies for more than 20 years. His lab developed the NHEJ-mediated targeted insertion technology and established an efficient genome editing technology in maize. His group is currently focused on development of novel seed traits using a suite of cellular and molecular biology tools including GM, genome editing and conventional breeding.

Day One

Wednesday, 30th May, 2018

14.30 | Case Study: Novel Technology for Generation and Deployment of Genome Edited Variants Across Wide Germplasm Background

13.05 | Panel Discussions: What is the Current and Future Directions of CRISPR & NBTs in Agriculture?

Sachin Rustgi
Assistant Professor
Clemson University

Dr. Rustgi is currently affiliated as Assistant Professor of Molecular Breeding with the Dept. of Plant and Environmental Sciences, and Adjunct Assistant Professor of Barley Breeding and Genetics with the Dept. of Crop and Soil Sciences in the Washington State University, Pullman. Dr. Rustgi’s research largely focuses on the improvement of nutritional value in the small grain cereals such as wheat and barley, and legumes like peanuts and soybean especially by elimination or detoxification of antinutritional factors and enrichment of health-promoting elements. To achieve these goals, he engaged with a multidisciplinary team of experts within and outside Clemson. His research has resulted in a total of 67 high impact publications in internationally recognized journals. In addition, Dr. Rustgi has authored two monographic books on his research. In view of his academic contributions, he was invited to join as a member of the Wheat Initiative Expert Working Group on Wheat Quality for Processing, and was awarded the 2014 Faculty Excellence in Research Award for the College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences of WSU, Pullman. Since 2013, his work has been cited about 2600 times, which translates to an h-index of 20 and i10-index of 28.

Day One

Wednesday, 30th May, 2018

09.50 | Case Study: Marvels of Genome Engineering in the Triticeae Cereals

Tad Sonstegard
CSO
Acceligen

Dr. Tad Sonstegard is currently Chief Scientific Officer of Acceligen, a food animal genetics subsidiary of Recombinetics, where he leads both business development and research efforts dedicated to livestock improvement around the world. The main focus is application of advanced precision breeding or genome editing for livestock genetic improvement that promotes sustainability and animal health and well-being.  Previously, he led a livestock genomics research program at the USDA, ARS Beltsville that delivered many applications in germplasm conservation and genetic improvement for livestock including the first commercially successful, ag-based SNP tool. He also identified causative variation affecting fertility and thermo-tolerance in cattle and has led consortia to generate genome assemblies of the water buffalo, goat, Zebu cattle, and an expression atlas of cattle.  Dr. Sonstegard received his undergraduate degree from Iowa State University and his Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota.  His has published 190 peer-reviewed articles and has received award recognition for his work in genomic research for livestock genetic improvement.

Pre-Conference Workshop B

Tuesday 29th May, 2018

13.00 | Food for Thought: How New Breeding Technologies Benefit Animals, Socially-Conscious Consumers, Global Genetics Companies and a Growing Planet?

Day One

Wednesday, 30th May, 2018

13.05 | Panel Discussions: What is the Current and Future Directions of CRISPR & NBTs in Agriculture?

09.25 | Case Study: Primary Targets for New Breeding Technologies: Solving Some Global Problems Where Animal Protein is Needed Most

Fan-Li Chou
Biotechnology Coordinator
United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)

Dr. Fan-Li Chou serves as the Biotechnology Coordinator for the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). She provides leadership, coordination, and strategic planning of USDA’s biotechnology policy. She works closely with decision makers in USDA, in other Federal agencies, and in Congress on the development and implementation of biotechnology policy. She is a key contact point for biotechnology policy with industry, non-governmental organizations, other Federal and State government agencies, farmers, and other stakeholders.   Fan-Li represents USDA at national and international scientific and policy fora that helps to advance public understanding of Department policies and programs; she will represent USDA in domestic and international negotiations involving biotechnology policy.  Fan-Li will serve as the Executive Secretary of USDA's Biotechnology Coordinating Committee as well as the Designated Federal Official for the Secretary's Advisory Committee on Biotechnology upon re-chartering.  Fan-Li has over ten years of experiences at the USDA, including positions with the Foreign Agricultural Service and the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service. Fan-Li is an American Association for the Advancement of Science Diplomacy Fellow (2005-2006).   She holds a Ph.D. in molecular biology and genetics from the University of Pittsburgh, and completed her post-doctoral fellowship at the Scripps Research Institute and University of California, San Diego.   She currently resides in Maryland with her husband, two daughters and her mother.

Day Two

Thursday, 31st May, 2018

15.00 | Panel Discussions: Can CRISPR & NBTs Survive/Thrive in a Hostile Global Environment Against GMOs?

Greg Ibach
Under Secretary
USDA-MRP

Gregory Ibach was confirmed by the Senate as USDA’s Under Secretary for Marketing and Regulatory Programs (MRP) on October 26, 2017. In his role as the Under Secretary, Mr. Ibach carries out the mission areas broad task of facilitating domestic and international marketing of U.S. agricultural products, and ensuring the health and care of animals and plants. MRP agencies, which include the Agricultural Marketing Service, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, and Grain Inspection, Packers, and Stockyards Administration, are active participants in setting national and international standards. Before becoming Under Secretary, Mr. Ibach served as Nebraska’s Director of Agriculture since June 2005. He was a visionary leader for Nebraska’s agriculture, effectively supervising Departmental staff and programs with the ability to analyze issues, develop strategies, and create solutions for domestic and global initiatives. Mr. Ibach had oversight of Nebraska’s plant and animal heath regulatory functions. He has been actively involved in foreign and domestic marketing and development activities for the better part of his career. Mr. Ibach has been inducted into the Nebraska Hall of Agricultural Achievement and honored with the Service to Agriculture Recognition from the University of Nebraska- Lincoln, College of Agriculture Science and Natural Resources. He is also a former President of the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture. Mr. Ibach earned his Bachelor of Science in Agriculture from the University of Nebraska with majors in Animal Science and Agricultural Economics. He and his wife, Teresa, have three grown children and live on their farm and ranch in Sumner, Nebraska.

Day Two

Thursday, 31st May, 2018

13.00 | Keynote: Envisioning the Future of Breeding Innovation in Agriculture: A Perspective for Policy

Greg Gocal
CSO & EVP
Cibus

With an extensive background in molecular biology, Greg joined Cibus in 2000 and has been central in developing Cibus' patented Rapid Trait Development System (RTDS™) technology. Among other accomplishments, Greg has spearheaded internal programs for the company, authored numerous peer-reviewed publications and is a co-inventor of many patent applications.

Day One

Wednesday, 30th May, 2018

11.15 | Cibus’ Trait Machine is Accelerating Plant Breeding Using the Rapid Trait Development System (RTDS™) with Benefits for Consumers, Farmers and Processors

Neil Hoffman
Science Advisor
Regulatory Services , United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)

Neil Hoffman is the Chief Scientific Advisor in the Office of the Deputy Administrator in Biotechnology Regulatory Services, USDA/APHIS where he provides science expertise to the USDA administration, advice on how to address novel complex and scientific issues, and how to develop and implement change initiatives to improve the oversight of Biotech Crops.  Prior to his role as Science Advisor, Dr. Hoffman was Director of the Environmental Risk Analysis Division in BRS from 2003 to 2008. Prior to joining BRS in 2003, Dr. Hoffman spent a year as a program director in the Molecular and Cellular Biology Division at the National Science Foundation. From 1999-2002, Dr. Hoffman was a research manager at Paradigm Genetics where he directed the research and development activities for the establishment of high through put platforms for discovery of stress genes, new herbicide targets, and the mode of action of herbicides. From 1988-1999 Dr. Hoffman was a faculty member of the Department of Plant Biology in the Carnegie Institution of Science where he worked in the area of chloroplast protein targeting. Dr. Hoffman received his B.S degree in Biology from Cornell University and a Ph.D. in Plant Physiology from the University of California, Davis.

 

Day Two

Thursday, 31st May, 2018

15.00 | Panel Discussions: Can CRISPR & NBTs Survive/Thrive in a Hostile Global Environment Against GMOs?

13.20 | USDA Regulation of Genome Edited Crops: USDA Believes There are Opportunities to Improve Oversight Of GE Crops Through:

Patrick Cournoyer
Consumer Safety Officer - Office of Food Additive Safety
U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

Patrick Cournoyer is a Consumer Safety Officer in the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Office of Food Additive Safety. He helps administer the Plant Biotechnology Consultation Program, which works with plant biotechnology developers to help them ensure the safety of food from new plant varieties prior to marketing. Patrick received his PhD from Yale University in 2013, where he studied the cell biology of the plant immune system. Prior to graduate school, Patrick worked for the science communication company Genius GmbH in Germany, where he helped develop EU-funded websites to inform consumers about the safety and regulation of genetically engineered crops. Patrick completed a Bachelor of Science in botanical science and German studies at McGill University in Montreal, Canada in 2005.

Day Two

Thursday, 31st May, 2018

15.00 | Panel Discussions: Can CRISPR & NBTs Survive/Thrive in a Hostile Global Environment Against GMOs?

13.40 | FDA Oversight of Food from Plants Developed with Biotechnology

Tammy Lee
President & CEO
Recombinetics

Tammy Lee has more than 15 years of executive experience leadership and currently serves as President and CEO for Recombinetics, a global leader in gene-editing animals for animal health, welfare and productivity and safe, healthy food production. Tammy brings a breadth and depth of business experience to the role of CEO.  She’s held senior executive roles in large, complex, multinational businesses including Vice President of Corporate Affairs at Carlson companies, a global hospitality and travel company with $32 billion in managed revenues. She was Vice President of Corporate Affairs for Delta Air Lines during Northwest-Delta merger and previously served as a corporate officer for Northwest Airlines. She also served as Vice President of Corporate and Foundation Relations at the University of Minnesota, where she spearheaded the Global Food Initiative and established an MOU with the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organizations (UN-FAO). Tammy has an MBA from the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minn. and serves on the Board of Regents for her alma mater, Concordia College.

Pre-Conference Workshop B

Tuesday 29th May, 2018

13.00 | Food for Thought: How New Breeding Technologies Benefit Animals, Socially-Conscious Consumers, Global Genetics Companies and a Growing Planet?

Day One

Wednesday, 30th May, 2018

08.50 | Chair’s Opening Remarks

Day Two

Thursday, 31st May, 2018

09.00 | This Little (castration-free) Piggy Went to Market; This Happy Hornless Cow Stayed Home (to produce milk for sale): Bringing Natural NBT Food Animals to Market

Charlie Arnot
CEO
The Center for Food Integrity

Charlie Arnot is recognized as a thought leader in food and agriculture.  He is highly regarded as both a writer and sought-after speaker who engages audiences across the globe. Charlie has more than 25 years of experience working in communications, public relations and issues management within the food system.  He is the founder and president of Look East, an employee-owned consulting firm. He also serves as CEO of the Center for Food Integrity, a international non-profit organization dedicated to building consumer trust and confidence in today's food system. One client said of Charlie’s work, “others help us talk about our business, you help us think differently about who we are and what we do.” His commitment to excellence, innovation and integrity have positioned him as a trusted counselor to CEOs, government leaders and executives, and a respected industry advisor on critical issues within the food system. Clients and food and farm industry leaders seek his unique expertise in applying the peer reviewed trust model to help them build trust in their processes, products, people and brands. Charlie is frequently sought out by media for his insight on food and agriculture issues and has been quoted in the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Fortune, Time, NPR, CNBC, The National Journal, Entrepreneur, Yahoo health,  Huffington Post, Grist and dozens of trade publications globally. Charlie spent ten years as a corporate officer for a leading food company; he worked for a public relations agency, was an award-winning radio journalist and worked in video and film.  Charlie grew up in southeast Nebraska and graduated from the University of Nebraska with a Bachelor of Journalism degree.

Day Two

Thursday, 31st May, 2018

11.10 | Building Consumer and Stakeholder Trust in Gene Editing in Agriculture

Kan Wang
Professor
Iowa State University

Professor Kan Wang is currently a Professor in the Department of Agronomy, Director of the Center for Plant Transformation, and Co-Director of the Crop Bioengineering Center at Iowa State University. Dr. Wang obtained her BS in Biochemistry from Fudan University in Shanghai, China, and her PhD in Biology from Ghent University, Belgium. Dr. Wang is regarded as one of the pioneers in understanding the mechanism of DNA transfer from Agrobacterium to plants, a fundamental knowledge that became the corner stone of building tools for plant genetic transformation. She spent 7 years at ICI seeds (now Syngenta) as a project leader in genetic transformation of corn and soybean. In 1996, Dr. Wang came to Iowa State University and established the first public crop transformation facility, which provides genetic transformation services of corn, soybean, and rice for the research communities. Her current research interests include exploring novel plant genetic transformation and genome editing technologies, investigating CRISPR off-target activities and understanding the functional roles of Agrobacterium non-coding RNAs.

Pre- Conference Workshop A

Tuesday 29th May, 2018

09.30 | Challenges and opportunities for the application of genome editing in agricultural biotechnology

Day One

Wednesday, 30th May, 2018

12.40 | Case Study: A Data-Driven Approach to CRISPR Design For Reduced Off-Target Activity in Plant Genome Editing