Director, Applied Technology Systems, DuPont Pioneer
Global Engage is pleased to announce that the 5th Plant Genomics & Gene Editing Congress: USA will be held on November 2-3, 2017 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
The 2017 agenda, as well as featuring presentations by leading plant scientists, has been greatly enhanced by the addition of extended panel discussions and roundtable debates. Plus, your pass gives you full access to the co-located 2nd Partnerships in Biocontrol, Biostimulants & Microbiome Congress.
With 60 talks to choose from, a drinks reception and 7 hours dedicated to networking, this meeting offers you an exceptional opportunity to interact with and learn from both the speakers and your peers. A dynamic exhibition room is available for you to discover technology providers showcasing their technologies and solutions.
Recognised around the world as the one of the leading NGS, Omics and Gene Editing conferences focused exclusively on plants, the 2017 congress is not to be missed.
A key focus of the event is facilitating collaboration between senior representatives from industry and academia. In terms of content, the conference will examine the latest NGS, ‘omic’ and gene editing technologies being used for progressing plant-based research, as well other genetic-focused aspects of plant science.
Plant research has transformed dramatically over the last few years as a result of revolutionary breakthroughs and cost reductions in sequencing technology. Successful sequencing of many plants, along with the improvement of biological data sets, have given plant scientists the tools and knowledge to make exciting developments to benefit agriculture. Novel gene editing technologies like CRISPR will take this research even further.
To keep up with these developments, this year the congress features expanded coverage of gene editing. The addition of roundtable discussions, each led by an expert in areas such as Genome Editing; Regulation of Genome Editing; Data Analysis; Genomic Selection; Sequencing Workflow and Industry-Academia Collaborations, will enable a more detailed examination of some of the newer trends.