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Wednesday, 11/20/2019

Human Nature – The Crispr Revolution

Saarland/UdS-exclusive film presentation on 11/29/19.


CRISPR genome editing is one of the most revolutionary discoveries of recent decades. Today, the technology is used in almost all bioscientific laboratories of basic research, the field of application ranges from agriculture, industrial production of bioreagents to personalized medicine. The possibilities of the method are summarized in a current documentary film, which will be exclusively presented in the Saarland by the Saarland University on November 29, 2019 at 7 pm (Campus Homburg, Building 41, IMED, Lecture hall 1).

The film will be followed by a panel discussion with students and scientists from the Saarland University: Prof. Wolfram Henn (Institute of Human Genetics and member of the German Ethics Council), Jun.-Prof. Bianca Schrul (Preclinical Center for Molecular Signal Processing), Ursela Barteczko (Biotechnology student and Asta member), Alexander Bernhard (Human Medicine student), Prof. Frank Kirchhoff (Center for Integrative Physiology and Molecular Medicine). The interested public is cordially invited, admission is free of charge.

For further information and for poster dowload, please visit the UdS event note or the UKS/Medical School event note.