jun 6, 2018: 3 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Room 210B, Level 2
The applications of genome editing for food, agriculture, animal welfare, and human health are at the forefront of tomorrow’s modern agricultural system—a system which promises to nourish a growing population while taking even better care of our health and environment. If you’re looking for foods with reduced allergenic potential, or maybe oils with healthier fat profiles, or even the means to improve animal health and welfare, advances in genome editing are part of the solution. Established and emerging companies will discuss the recent breakthroughs in their fields, innovative approaches to democratizing technology access, and what all this means for our future.