Webinar: Genome editing  A ‘precision breeding to fork’ strategy

As part of the its working group on genome editing, the Plant ETP organised a webinar to look at how genome editing can to the transition to more sustainable agriculture.


13:00 – 13:10     Welcome and introduction (Amrit Nanda, Plant ETP)

13:10 – 13:25     How CRISPR/Cas transforms breeding (Holger Puchta, Karlsruher Institut für Technologie, DE)

13:25 – 13:40     Genome Edited Crops – Potential, trends and applications (Rene Custers (VIB / EU-SAGE, BE)

13:40 – 14:00     Discussion with panellists (Irène Tolleret, MEP from France and wine grower, part of Renew Europe; Max Schulman, arable farmer and representative of the Finnish farmers’ organisation MTK)

14:00 – 14:40     Interactive Q&A

14:40 – 14:45     Closing remarks (Marc Cornelissen (BASF / Plant ETP)