Genome Editing

The CRISPR /CASv9 Method developed by Professor Emmanuelle Charpentier and Professor Jennifer Doudna was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 2020. It offers completely new potential in plant cultivation and animal rearing and can therefore contribute to the food supply of the world population. For example, this method can be used to strengthen the immune system of plants and animals. The method is simple, efficient and flexible to use, but its approval is regulated very differently internationally. We will discuss the following questions: What is the state of research in the field of genome editing and how can we make use of this topic?

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Dr. forest Christoph Hoffmann

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Background

EU Green Deal: opportunities and criticism

The Corona pandemic has shown how resilient Europe’s food system is, said Janusz Wojciechowski, EU Agriculture Commissioner. There were no problems producing food during the crisis. The difficulties were much more in transporting and distributing them across borders during the

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