Schedule

Day 1

Thursday, December 10, 2020

Time

Event

8:00 am Opening Remarks
8:30 am - 9:15 am

Symposium Seminar: Dr. Jennifer Kuzma (North Carolina State University)

Regulation and Governance for Genome Editing in Plants: Understanding the past and moving forward towards a more publicly-robust future

9:30 am-10:15 am

Symposium Seminar: Dr. Bastiaan Bargmann (Virginia Tech)

Gene Editing Through Transient Transformation and Regeneration of Protoplasts

10:15 am - 10:45 am BREAK
10:45 am - 11:45 am

Roundtable Discussion #1

Regulation of GE organisms around the world - past, present, and future

(Panel: Jennifer Kuzma and Bastiaan Bargmann)

11:45 am - 12:15 pm BREAK
12:15 pm - 1:00 pm

Symposium Seminar: Dr. Doane Chilcoat (Leader, Applied Science & Technology at Corteva)

1:15 pm - 2:45 pm Graduate Student Short Talks
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm Graduate Student Happy Hour / Recruitment Event

         

Day 2

Friday, December 11, 2020

Time

Event

9:00 am - 11:00 am Behavioral Interview Workshop
11:15 am - 12:00 pm

Symposium Seminar: Dr. Daniel Voytas (University of Minnesota)

Overcoming Bottlenecks in Editing Plant Genomes

12:00 pm - 12:30 pm BREAK
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Roundtable Discussion #2

The direction of GE technology in plants - where we are and where we're going

(Panel: Daniel Voytas and Markita Landry)

1:45pm - 2:30 pm

Symposium Seminar: Dr. Markita Landry (University of California Berkeley)

Nanomaterials Enable Delivery of Genetic Material Without Transgene Integration in Mature Plants

2:45 pm - 3:15 pm Closing Remarks

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