Program

Day 1 - 16 September 2013: Designer Nucleases and genome modification

--09.00-09.20 - Coffee/Registration
--09.20-09.30 - Introduction and welcome

MORNING PROGAM
09.30–10.10 - Invited Speaker: Jens Boch, University Halle-Wittenberg, Germany
The programmable TALE DNA-binding domain
10.10–10.40 - Company Speaker: Gregory Davis, Sigma-Aldrich, US
Genome Editing in Bacterial and Mammalian Cells using Group II Introns, CompoZr ZFNs, and CRISPR-Cas Systems

--10.40-11.10 - Coffee Break

11.10–11.40 - Company Speaker: Seokjoong Kim, CEO Toolgen 
Targeted Genome Engineering using TALENs and RGENs in Cultured Cells
11.40–12.20 - Invited Speaker: Feng Zhang, Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, USA
Genome Engineering: Technologies and Applications


--12.30-13.30 - Lunch & Poster session

AFTERNOON PROGAM
13.30–14.10 - Invited Speaker: Jin-Soo Kim, Seoul National University, South Korea
Genome editing in cells and animals with ZFNs, TALENs, and RNA-guided endonucleases (RGENs)
14.10–14.50 - Invited Speaker: J. Keith Joung, Molecular Pathology Unit, Massachusetts General  
                     Hospital, USA
Targeted Genome Editing Using TALENs and CRISPR RNA-Guided Nucleases
14.50–15.20 - Company Speaker: Franck L. Huissier, Senior Scientist Keygene, KeyBase targeted
                     mutagenesis technology
KeyBase®, a targeted mutagenesis technology for the improvement of crops species

--15.20–15.50 - Coffee Break

15.50–16.20 - Company Speaker: Philippe Duchateau, CSO Cellectis
TALE-based endonucleases for genome engineering

--16.30 - ...    - Closing drink & networking


Day 2 - 17 September 2013: DNA synthesis/assembly and synthetic genomics

--09.00-09.30 Coffee/Registration

MORNING PROGAM - DNA synthesis/Assembly
09.30–10.10 - Invited Speaker: Jingdong Tian, Duke University, USA
Integrated high-throughput on-chip gene synthesis for construction and optimization of synthetic biosystems
10.10–10.50 - Invited Speaker: Jerrod Schwartz, University of Washington, USA
Accurately writing genes and genomes

--10.50-11.20 - Coffee Break

11.20–11.50 - Company Speaker: Justin Bingham, Director of Business Development, SGI-DNA, USA
SGI-DNAs Next generation DNA synthesis and assembly tools and technology
11.50–12.30 - Invited Speaker: Piet Herdewijn, K.U.Leuven
Orthogonal Chemistry Towards A Synthetic Genome

--12.30-13.30 - Lunch & Poster session

AFTERNOON PROGAM - Synthetic genomics
13.30–14.10 - Invited Speaker: John Glass, Synthetic Biology Group, J. Craig Venter Institute, USA
Digitizing Life Using Synthetic Genomics
14.10–14.50 - Invited Speaker: Farren Isaacs, Systems Biology Institute, Yale University, USA
Programming Genomes to Re-engineer Life's Functional Repertoire
14.50–15.20 - Company Speaker: Giacomo Bastianelli, CEO Meiogenix
Targeting of Meiotic Recombination
---15.20–15.50 - Coffee Break

15.50–16.20 - Company Speaker: Kevin Munnelly, CEO Gen9, USA
From Chips to Genes: Creating Clonal Genes Greater than 10kb in Length

---16.30 - ...    - Closing drink