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CRISPR ecology and evolution

Event

Location

The Royal Society, London, 6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London, SW1Y 5AG

Overview

Scientific discussion meeting organised by Dr Edze Westra, Rachel Whitaker, Dr Sylvain Gandon and Dr Stineke van Houte.

The picture shows a hot spring in Iceland, which is a natural environment with extremely high CRISPR activities. Image credit: Ellinor Alseth

This meeting will focus on the evolutionary ecology of CRISPR-Cas adaptive immune systems of prokaryotes, and their applications for ecological engineering including the associated ethical and policy considerations. This meeting will bring together scientists from diverse disciplines and act as a platform to discuss outstanding evolutionary and ecological questions in the field of CRISPR-Cas.

The schedule of talks and speaker biographies will be available soon. Recorded audio of the presentations will be available on this page after the meeting has taken place.

Attending the event

This meeting is intended for researchers in relevant fields.

  • Free to attend
  • Limited places, advanced registration is essential
  • An optional lunch can be purchased during registration

Poster session

There will be a poster session at 17:00 on Monday 18 February. If you would like to apply to present a poster please submit your proposed title, abstract (not more than 200 words and in third person), author list, name of the proposed presenter and institution to the Scientific Programmes team no later than Friday 7 December 2018. Please note that places are limited and posters are selected at the scientific organiser's discretion. Poster abstracts will only be considered if the presenter is registered to attend the meeting.

Enquiries: Contact the Scientific Programmes team

CRISPR ecology and evolution

This meeting will focus on the evolutionary ecology of CRISPR-Cas adaptive immune systems of prokaryotes, and their
applications for ecological engineering including the associated ethical and policy considerations. 

The Royal Society, London 6-9 Carlton House Terrace London SW1Y 5AG UK