Think.GIN March 2015

US Departament of Agriculture, Małopolskie Centrum Biotechnologii and  Klaster LifeScience Kraków invite you to a free seminar in the series Think.GIN (Global, Innovative, Networked).

You will have an opportunity to learn and discuss about:

Genetically modified organisms (GMO) – the current status of GMO with a worldwide view: the technology and politics around it.

When? Monday, March 16th 2015, h.15.00-18.00

Where? Park LifeScience, ul. Bobrzyńskiego 14. Kraków

 Talk #1: Precise Genome Editing using Sequence-Specific Nucleases. 

Presented by: Qi, Yiping Ph.D (East Carolina University, NC, USA)

 Talk #2: Polish biotechnology 2015 – success, perspective, legislation. 

Presented by: Prof. Tomasz Twardowski (Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry, Polish Academy of Sciences).

Registration: https://thinkgin2015ls.konfeo.com/ (Number of places limited to 100)

How to get to Lifescience Park:

By the public transportation – stop: Chmieleniec

BUS: no. 194 ( Czerwone Maki – Krowodrza Górka )

TRAM: no. 11, 18, 23, 52

By car: no access by car to the building, limited parking places in surrounding.

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The second seminar concerns the following problem:

The technologies that potentially will revolutionize agriculture and medicine – how they are used in academia and industry.

When? Tuesday, March 17th 2015, h.10.00 -12.00

Where? Malopolska Center of Biotechnology, ul. Gronostajowa 7A, Kraków

You will have opportunity to learn and discuss about:

The technologies that potentially will revolutionize agriculture and medicine – how they are used in academia and industry.

Talk #1: Understanding maize response to herbicide stress – can we improve its growth and yield?

Presented by: Dr Agata Tyczewska (Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry, Polish Academy of Sciences)

Talk #2: Developing Tools for Plant Genome Editing and Gene Regulation with engineered DNA binding proteins.

Presented by: Qi, Yiping Ph.D (East Carolina University, NC, USA)

Registration: https://thinkgin2015mcb.konfeo.com (Number of places is limited to 20)

How to get to MCB:

By the public transportation – stop: Ruczaj

BUS: no. 194 ( Czerwone Maki – Krowodrza Górka )

TRAM: no. 11, 18, 23, 52

By car:  there are parking lots available at III Campus UJ

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