As part of the CCP programmable nuclease course, the following lectures will be open lectures. Lectures will be held in the main BIOCEV conference hall (Kinosál) Průmyslová 595, Vestec and selected lectures (Live at IMG) will be broadcasted live in the Milan Hašek Auditorium at IMG.

 

Monday 3rd April

16:15 Historical perspective – how we came to nucleases
Lluis Montoliu (CNB, Spain)

Lluis Montoliu is a Research Scientist at the National Centre of Biotechnology (CNB-CSIC), Spain and the former President of the International Society for Transgenic Technologies (ISTT).
For more information about his research, please visit wwwuser.cnb.csic.es.

 

Tuesday 4th April

08:00 Breaking-Cas, a new guide designing program and CRISPR/Cas function
Lluis Montoliu (CNB, Spain)
Live at IMG*
16:30 Tackling complex genome engineering challenges with CRISPR
Francis Stewart (BIOTEC, TU Dresden)
Live at IMG*

Francis Stewart is the Director of the Biotechnology Center (BIOTEC) of TU Dresden.
For more information about his research, please visit www.biotec.tu-dresden.de.

 

Wednesday 5th April

08:00 Repertoire of gene targeting methods in rodents
Guillaume Pavlovic and Marie-Christine Birling (PHENOMIN-ICS, Strasbourg)
Live at IMG
16:30 Expanding the Research Applications for CRISPR
Guillaume Pavlovic (PHENOMIN-ICS, Strasbourg)

Guillaume Pavlovic and Marie-Christine Birling are co-organisers of the course and head and associate head (respectively) of the Genetic Engineering and Model Validation department.
For more information about his research, please visit www.ics-mci.fr.

 

Thursday 6th April

08:30 Development CRISPR-Cas9 & Cpf1 technology
Bernd Zetsche (Broad Institute, USA)
Live at IMG

Bernd Zetsche is a graduate student in Prof. Feng Zhang’s group and has first author publications in prestigious journals including Cell and Nature biotechnology.
To view his publications, please visit www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov.

 

Friday 7th April

08:00 Genome editing using nucleases: new possibilities and application
to reveal gene function in diseases
Marie-Christine Birling (PHENOMIN-ICS, Strasbourg)
Live at IMG
12:30 “from genotype to phenotype”
Guillaume Pavlovic (PHENOMIN-ICS, Strasbourg)
Live at IMG

 

* Lectures will be broadcasted in the seminar room on the 3rd floor 

List of open lectures in PDF version.