• Seminar
  • Swiss Society of Agronomy

„Genome editing – potential and challenges for plant breeding“

Annual seminar of the SGPW Working Group Plant Breeding

Jan 31
09:00 - 16:00
ETH Zürich
CRISPR - genetic engineering tool
CRISPR - genetic engineering tool
CRISPR - genetic engineering tool

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.

Main organiser

Swiss Society of Agronomy


c/o Dr. Roland Kölliker
ETH Zürich
Molecular Plant Breeding c/o Agroscope
Reckenholzstrasse 191
8046 Zürich

+41 58 468 73 45


Please register under http://bit.ly/WGPB17: 20.12.2016

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The seminar is free of charge (except for lunch)

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Location: ETH Zürich, LEE 101, Leonhardstr. 21, 8092 Zürich

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Languages: English