ABOUT

Credit: Nature

Welcome to IBS-Nature Conference on Frontiers in Genome Engineering!

The discovery and widespread development of methods to edit the genome is a truly revolutionary advance in biology, and has opened almost infinite new possibilities for basic, health and environmental science.

Join us in Seoul to discuss the newest refinements in genome and epigenome editing technologies and to learn about the brave new world of practical applications in areas ranging from drug target discovery to human health and agriculture.

Date & Venue

Date : September 27-29, 2017

Venue : Hoam Faculty House, Seoul National University

Organizers

Topics

1) Genome editing in plants, animals, and human embryos

2) Therapeutic genome editing in vivo and ex vivo

3) Base editing with targeted deaminases in plants and animals

PROGRAM

Time Program

15:00 – 18:00

Registration & Check-in

18:00 – 19:30

Dinner

 Keynote 1
19:30 – 20:30

Lecture 1

Time Program
 Session 1

09:00 – 09:30

Talk 1

09:30 – 10:00

Talk 2

10:00 – 10:30

Talk 3

10:30 – 11:00

Intermission

11:00 – 11:30

Talk 4

11:30 – 11:45

Short Talk 1

11:45 – 12:00

Short Talk 2

12:00 – 13:30

Lunch

 Session 2

13:30 – 14:00

Talk 5

14:00 – 14:30

Talk 6

14:30 – 15:00

Talk 7

15:00 – 15:30

Intermission

15:30 – 16:00

Talk 8

16:00 – 16:30

Talk 9

16:30 – 17:00

Talk 10

17:00 – 17:15

Short Talk 3

17:15 – 17:30

Short Talk 4

18:00 – 20:00

Dinner

Time Program
 Session 3
09:00 – 09:30 Talk 11
09:30 – 10:00 Talk 12
10:00 – 10:30 Talk 13
10:30 – 11:00 Intermission
11:00 – 11:30 Talk 14
11:30 – 11:45 Short Talk 5
11:45 – 12:00 Short Talk 6
12:00 – 13:30 Lunch
 Session 4
13:30 – 14:00 Talk 15
14:00 – 14:30 Talk 16
14:30 – 15:00 Talk 17
15:00 – 15:30 Talk 18
15:30 – 16:00 Intermission
Keynote 2
16:00 – 17:00 Lecture 2
17:30 – 19:30 Dinner

INVITED SPEAKERS

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Dana Carroll, The University of Utah, USA

Feng Zhang, MIT, USA

SPEAKERS

Jens Boch, Leibniz University Hannover, Germany

Caixia Gao, Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology, CAS, China

Charles Gersbach, Duke University, USA

Rachel Haurwitz, Caribou Biosciences, USA

Weizhi Ji, Kunming University of Science and Technology, China

Keith Joung, Massachusetts General Hospital, USA

Hyongbum (Henry) Kim, Yonsei University, Korea

Jeong Hun Kim, Seoul National University Hospital, Korea

Jin-Soo Kim, Institute for Basic Science / Seoul National University, Korea

David Liu, Harvard University, USA

Kathy Niakan, The Francis Crick Institute, UK

Keiji Nishida, Kobe University, Japan

Osamu Nureki, University of Tokyo, Japan

Fyodor Urnov, University of California, Berkeley / Altius Institute for Biomedical Sciences, USA

Daniel Voytas, University of Minnesota, USA

Wensheng Wei, Peking University, China

VENUE

Hoam Faculty House

Address : 239-1 Nakseongdae-Dong, Gwanak-Gu, Seoul, Korea

Tel : +82-2-871-4053

TRAVEL

Transportation

Way #1. From Incheon airport to Hoam Faculty House

  1. Take the “6017 Airport limousine bus” at the GATE 6B or 13B.
    (Check the Bus time table)
  2. Get off at the last stop “Hoam Faculty House”
“6017” Airport limousine bus Timetable

Way #2. From Gimpo airport to Hoam Faculty House

  1. Take the “6003 Airport limousine bus” at the Bus terminal #6. The bus will depart every 20minutes. The bus fare is 4,000 won by cash.
  2. Get off at the main gate of Seoul National University. Take a taxi or a shuttle from the main gate of Seoul National University- Shuttle service is available upon reservation only.
    – Running hour of shuttle : 08:00~19:00 (Monday to Friday).
    – Please contact at +82-2-880-0311 for reservation

Way #3. By Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Incheon/Gimpo airport to Hoam Faculty House.
  2. The fare could be changeable upon traffic situation.

Taxi Fare

Incheon Airport → Hoam Faculty House 70,000 won
Gimpo Airport → Hoam Faculty House 30,000 won

REGISTRATION

Registration Fees

Early

until July 31, 2017

Regular

from August 1, 2017
to September 17, 2017

On-site

September 27, 2017

Student

300 USD
(360,000 KRW)

350 USD
(420,000 KRW)

400 USD
(480,000 KRW)

Academic

450 USD
(540,000 KRW)

550 USD
(660,000 KRW)

650 USD
(780,000 KRW)

Industry

600 USD
(720,000 KRW)

700 USD
(840,000 KRW)

800 USD
(960,000 KRW)

Registration fees include

  • All scientific sessions

  • Meals as indicated in the conference program

  • Program book

Registration fees do not include accommodation

A block of rooms has been reserved at the Hoam Faculty House (conference venue). Information on booking your accommodation for the conference will be available soon.

Registration Cancellation and Refund Policy

Cancellations received on or before September 12, 2017 will be honored with a refund minus a 20% administrative fee. No refunds will be honored for cancellations received after September 12, 2017.

For questions regarding registration please contact: ibsconference@ibs.re.kr