The Plant and Animal Genome Conference (PAG) XXIX is Cancelled.

PAGXXIX DoudnaNobel Laureate in Chemistry, Professor of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Structural Biology, Founder of the Innovative Genomics Institute, Co-inventor of CRISPR technology, University of California, Berkeley, USA

Time:  Sunday, January 9, 6:15 PM  (PST / GMT -8 )

Talk Title:  "CRISPR: The Science and Opportunity of Genome Editing"

Due to COVID-19 related issues, Dr Doudna is not able to attend in person, and this talk will be presented live via multiple large screens in the Town and Country Ballroom. There will also be a Q&A session after the talk.

Read more: Jennifer Doudna

PAGXXIX joungRobert B. Colvin, MD Endowed Chair in Pathology and Professor of Pathology, Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and Professor of Pathology at Harvard Medical School, USA

Time: Monday, January 10, 8:00 AM  (PST / GMT -8 )

Talk Title:  "CRISPR-based Technologies for Targeted Genome Editing and Gene Regulation"

Read more: J. Keith Joung

PAGXXIX HoekstraPrincipal Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Harvard University, USA

Time:  Monday, January 10, 8:45 AM (PST / GMT -8 )

Talk Title: "The Genetic Basis of Local Adaptation in Wild Mice"

Read more: Hopi Hoekstra

PAGXXIX OstranderChief and Distinguished Investigator, Cancer Genetics and Comparative Genomics Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, USA

Time:  Tuesday, January 11, 8:00 AM (PST / GMT -8 )

Talk Title:  "Big and Small, Tall and Short, Wide and Narrow, and All That Behavior: What’s the Genetics?"

Read more: Elaine A. Ostrander

L.ORLANDO smDirector, Centre for Anthropobiology and Genomics of Toulouse, CAGT, France

Time: Tuesday, January 11, 8:45 AM (PST / GMT -8 )

Talk Title:  "The Genomic History of the Modern Domestic Horse: A Tale of Ancient Genomes"

Read more: Ludovic Orlando

PAGXXIX KarlssonAssociate Professor, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, USA

Time:  Wednesday, January 12, 8:00 AM (PST / GMT -8 )

Talk Title:  "The Future of Comparative Genomics: Finding Meaning in Sequence in a Million Genome Age"

Read more: Elinor Karlsson

PAGXXIX ChoryProfessor and Director, Plant Molecular and Cellular Biology Laboratory, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator, Howard H. and Maryam Newman Chair, Salk Institute, USA

Time:  Wednesday, January 12, 8:45 AM (PST / GMT -8 )

Talk Title:  "Fighting Climate Change with Plants”

Read more: Joanne Chory

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