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CRISPR as a revolutionary technology

CRISPR/Cas for genome editing – today and tomorrow


16:00 - 17:30


Bern, Schweiz

Meeting place

Online (Zoom)

This webinar we will give you an overview about how CRISPR is being used and developed. In a first part we would like to introduce the technology itself to you. This part will cover questions like: What is CRISPR/Cas9 and what new features have been developed in the recent years? What will CRISPR be able to do in the future? In a second input we will give you a summary about the current state of patents on CRISPR and what this could tell us how the technology will be developed and used in the future.

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Our speakers:

  • Randall Platt (ETH Zurich) "Harnessing the CRISPR toolbox to engineer biology"
  • Heinz Müller (Former IPI) "CRISPR patents and their estimated economic values"

Moderator: Thomas Häusler

Please register here. Participation is free of charge.

The webinar will be held in English with the option to ask questions in German and French.

This Webinar is part of the series CRISPR/Cas for genome editing: today and tomorrow. There will be other webinars on CRISPR and food production, CRISPR and somatic gene therapy and, CRISPR and society.

CRISPR as a revolutionary technology


  • Gene technology
  • Genome editing
  • Life sciences
  • Patents


Forum for Genetic Research
House of Academies
PO Box
3001 Bern


Free of charge.
Languages: English