Plenary Speakers

  • David R. Liu    

    Harvard University, USA

    Base editing: chemistry on a target nucleotide in the genome of living cells
  • Maria Jasin    

    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, USA

    Protecting the genome by homologous recombination
  • George Church    

    Harvard Medical School, USA

    Beyond cutting


  • Jia Chen    

    ShanghaiTech University

    APOBEC: From mutator to editor
  • Caixia Gao    

    Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

    Fine-tuning protein translation level by genome editing
  • Patrick Hsu    

    Salk Institute, USA

    New molecular technologies for transcriptome engineering
  • Danwei Huangfu    

    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

    Human development and disease through the lens of pluripotent stem cells
  • Weizhi Ji    

    Kunming University of Science and Technology, China

    Gene editing in monkey
  • Jin-Soo Kim    

    Institute for Basic Science, South Korea

    Genome-wide target specificity of CRISPR RNA-guided base editors
  • Hyongbum Henry Kim    

    Yonsei University, South Korea

    Highly accurate prediction of CRISPR-Cpf1 activity at endogenous target sites
  • Akihiko Kondo    

    Kobe University, Japan

    Genome editing with base editing systems from bacteria to plant
  • Liangxue Lai    

    Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

    Generation of gene editing pig model for human Huntington's disease
  • Wei Li    

    Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

    Repurposing CRISPR-C2c1 for mammalian genome
  • Osamu Nureki    

    The University of Tokyo, Japan

    Molecular mechanism of CRISPR and structure-based development of genome editing tool towards medical applications
  • Randall Platt    

    ETH Zurich, Switzerland

    In vivo gene editing and genetic screening with CRISPR-Cas systems
  • Matthew Porteus    

    Stanford University, USA

    Genome editing of hematopoietic stem cells to cure genetic diseases
  • Lei Stanley Qi    

    Stanford University, USA

    Beyond editing: exploring and engineering a living genome using dead CRISPR molecule
  • Moritoshi Sato     

    The University of Tokyo, Japan

    Optical control of the genome
  • Erik Sontheimer    

    University of Massachusetts Medical School, USA

    Enhancing genome editing with chemically modified guides and new Cas9 orthologs
  • Meng How Tan    

    Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

    Development and evaluation of novel tools for genome and transcriptome engineering
  • Dan Voytas    

    University of Minnesota, USA

    Expression of developmental regulators for accelerated plant gene editing
  • Yanli Wang