Friday, May 17, 2019

Registration for the next B·Debate on Synthetic Biology is now open

News from DCEXS-UPF

The B·Debate "Synthetic biology. Engineering life for the medicine of the future", will take place on June 13th and 14th at CosmoCaixa. It is a a joint initiative of Biocat and Obra Social "la Caixa", and it is co-organized with the Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG) and the UPF. The scientific leaders are the researchers Marc Güell (UPF), Luis Serrano and Maric Lluch (CRG).

Registration closes on June 9Register here!

The conference will be focused on medical applications of gene editing technologies. A forum will be created to foster discussion between top scientists, to engage industry and society and to promote scientific advancement and its sustainable translation into economic and health benefits. The debate will highlight new tool development and new applications to diverse problems in biotechnology, focusing in life science and medicine, and will also face the ethical and philosophical concerns raised since its appearance, including in the conversation not only researchers but also the general public.


More information:
DCEXS-UPF website