🧬 CRISPR as a research tool in cancer and regenerative medicine

2023-05-25 11:00 - 2023-05-26 15:00
Karolinska Institutet, Berzelius väg 3, Andreas Vesalius Lecture Hall
CRISPR Functional Genomics

International Symposium

This two-day event will bring together leading international experts in the field of CRISPR technology and CRISPR applications in basic research in cancer and regenerative medicine. Attendees will have the opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of the potential and limitations of CRISPR as a research tool, both in precision genome engineering and in massively parallel, functional genomics applications and unbiased screens.

Confirmed Speakers
Expanding the CRISPR screening toolbox with Cas12a, base editors, and more
John Doench, Broad MIT
Better genome editing by listening to the cells
Jacob Corn, ETH Zurich
Fine-tuning of transcription factor expression dosage uncovers non-linear effects in regulatory networks
Tuuli Lappalainen, KTH and New York Genome Center
Uncovering key resistance mechanisms to cancer immunotherapy
Yumeng Mao, Uppsala University
Harnessing the CRISPR toolbox to engineer biology
Randall J. Platt, ETH Zurich
Target discovery – arrayed & pooled CRISPR screening to drive drug discovery
Douglas Ross-Thriepland, AstraZeneca & CRUK Functional Genomics Centre
New frontiers in pooled CRISPR screens
Neville Sanjana, New York Genome Center
CRISPR discovery platforms for human T cell therapies
Eric Shifrut, Tel Aviv University