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„Genome editing – potential and challenges for plant breeding“

Annual seminar of the SGPW Working Group Plant Breeding


09:00 - 16:00


ETH Zürich

The seminar “Current challenges in plant breeding” aims to bring together national and international experts in plant breeding to discuss current activities, latest achievements and future prospective of a selected topic/area in plant breeding. Keynote presentations will be held by Prof. Dr. Holger Puchta (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany), Dr. Johannes Fütterer (ETHZ), Dr. Giovanni Broggini (Agroscope) and Prof. Dr. Urs Niggli (FIBL) as a basis for further discussions.

CRISPR - genetic engineering tool



Swiss Society of Agronomy (SSA)
c/o Dr. Roland Kölliker
ETH Zürich
Molekulare Pflanzenzüchtung TAN C7.2
Tannenstrasse 3
8092 Zürich

Please register under 20.12.2016

The seminar is free of charge (except for lunch)
Location: ETH Zürich, LEE 101, Leonhardstr. 21, 8092 Zürich
Languages: English