Location & dates Large Operon, EMBL Heidelberg, Germany 15 Oct 2017
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Programme

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Sunday, 15 October 2017
TimeSpeaker
13:10 Busses leave from downtown
14:00–14:05    Welcome Remarks
Halldor Stefansson, EMBL Heidelberg, Germany

14:05–14:15

Introduction
Barbara Prainsack, King’s College London, United Kingdom
14:15–14:50

From blunt instrument to precision tool? The history and future of genetic modification
Andy Greenfield, Medical Research Council Harwell, United Kingdom

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14:50–15:25

From rare diseases to tailored cancer therapy - how genome editing is changing healthcare
Lars Steinmetz, EMBL Heidelberg, Germany

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15:25–15:55

Coffee break

15:55–16:30

As much as necessary, but no more: policy implications for responsible regulation of applications of gene-editing technologies
Michele Garfinkel, EMBO, Germany

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16:30–17:05

The Ethics of Genome Editing and Human Reproduction
Karen Yeung, King’s College London, United Kingdom

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17:05–18:00 Open discussion
18:00 Busses leave to downtown