Conference Summary

This FASEB Science Research Conference (SRC) was first convened in 2010, when interest in technologies that can precisely manipulate the genomes of living cells was beginning to escalate. This year’s SRC provides a timely update on this rapidly developing field.

This conference brings together equal numbers of academic and industry scientists from multiple countries. 

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Lisbon Marriott Hotel
Avenida dos Combatentes 45
Lisboa (Lisbon)
1-888-236-2427 or +351 21 723 5400 


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Paula Cannon, PhD
Distinguished Professor of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA

Philip Gregory, DPhil
Chief Scientific Officer, Bluebird Bio, Cambridge, MA, USA


Luigi Naldini, MD, PhD
Director, San Raffaele Telethon Institute for Gene Therapy, Professor of Cell and Tissue Biology and of Gene and Cell Therapy, San Raffaele University, Milan, Italy
Fyodor Urnov, PhD
Professor, University of California, Berkeley, and Scientific Director, Technology and Translation, Innovative Genomics Institute (IGI), Berkeley, CA, USA

Keynote Lectures

Fyodor Urnov, PhD
Innovative Genomics Institute

Caixia Gao, PhD
Chinese Academy of Sciences


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