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From Gene to Function: Using CRISPR/Cas9 in Zoology

This meeting is a Satellite Symposium of the 111th Annual Meeting of the German Zoological Society (DZG) organized by the "Fachgruppe Entwicklungsbiologie" of the DZG.

Date and Venue
September 11, Lecture Hall 2, Ernst-Lohmeyer-Platz 6

Organizers/Contact
Susanne Önel, Gregor Bucher, Nico Posnien (nposniegwdgde)

 

Program

09.00 - 09.05    Nico Posnien, Göttingen
Opening, Welcome

09.05 - 09.35    Gregor Bucher, Göttingen
Genome editing ‐ the basics

09.35 - 10.15    Lennart Randau, Marburg
CRISPR‐Cas: Adaptive immune systems in prokaryotes and DNA scissors in eukaryotes

10.15 - 10.35    Coffee Break

10.35 - 11.15    Patricio Ferrer‐Murguia, Vienna
Lessons learnt from CRISPR/Cas9 on the sea anemone Nematostella vectensis

11.15 - 11.55    Sebastian Fraune, Kiel
Regulation of developmental age specific bacterial colonization by TLR receptors in Nematostella vectensis

12.00 - 13.00    Joint Lunch at a Restaurant

13.00 - 13.40    Wiebke Herzog, Münster
CRISPR/Cas9 genome editing applications in zebrafish

13.40 - 14.20    Max Farnworth Göttingen
Marking genetic neural lineages in insects

14.20 - 14.40    Coffee Break

14.40 - 16.00    Discussion of own projects with our experts