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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
19:30 – 20:30

Dana Carroll

Time Program
 Session 1

09:00 – 09:30

Jin-Soo Kim

09:30 – 10:00

David Liu

10:00 – 10:30

Esther Tak (on behalf of Keith Joung)

10:30 – 11:00

Intermission

11:00 – 11:30

Osamu Nureki

11:30 – 11:45

Jungjoon Lee

11:45 – 12:00

Laurence Wilson

12:00 – 13:30

Lunch

 Session 2

13:30 – 14:00

Jens Boch

14:00 – 14:30

Caxia Gao

14:30 – 15:00

Daniel Voytas

15:00 – 16:00

Poster Session

16:00 – 16:30

Erika Sasaki

16:30 – 17:00

Weizhi Ji

17:00 – 17:15

Sang-Gyu Kim

17:15 – 17:30

Hirotaka Ata

18:00 – 20:00

Dinner

Time Program
 Session 3
09:00 – 09:30 Fyodor Urnov
09:30 – 10:00 Jeong Hun Kim
10:00 – 10:30 Rachel Haurwitz
10:30 – 11:00 Intermission
11:00 – 11:30 Lothar Hennighausen
11:30 – 11:45 Daesik Kim
12:00 – 13:30 Lunch
 Session 4
13:30 – 14:00 Hyongbum Kim
14:00 – 14:30 Keiji Nishida
14:30 – 15:00 Wensheng Wei
15:00 – 15:30 Carles Gersbach
15:30 – 16:00 Meng How Tan
16:00 – 16:30 Intermission
16:30 – 17:00 Meet-the-Editor session
17:30 – 19:30 Dinner (invited only)

INVITED SPEAKERS

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Dana Carroll, The University of Utah, 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

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

Keiji Nishida, Kobe University, Japan

Osamu Nureki, University of Tokyo, Japan

Erika Sasaki, Central Institute for Experimental Animals, Japan

Meng How Tan, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

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

Accommodation

Room type

Room rate
(KRW, 10% tax included)

Number of rooms available

Double Room

94,050 per 1 night

30

Twin Room

94,050 per 1 night

24

1 Double Bed
1 Single Bed

108,900 per 1 night

8

Korean Style Ondol

108,900 per 1 night

8

*Breakfast (KRW 15,000) is not included. Purchasable at the front desk.

Booking & Payment conditions

  • After July 31, 2017, available rooms and rates may not be guaranteed.
  • Number of available rooms is limited. Therefore, rooms will be assigned on a first-come, first-served basis, reserving early is recommended.
  • Cancellation requests must be sent in writing to the IBS Secretariat via e-mail.
  • No refund will be provided after Aug. 21, 2017.
  • Your payment shall be made either by credit card or cash at hotel, when you check into or out of your hotel room.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Mathilda LEE (Ms.)
Secretariat of 2017 IBS-Nature Conference on Frontiers in Genome Engineering

Tel: +82-(0)2-2285-5750
Fax: +82-(0)2-2285-5754
E-mail: mathilda.lee@cpmg.co.kr

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

Until September 20, 2017

Student (meals included)

150 USD
(150,000 KRW)

Student (without meals)

50 USD
(50,000 KRW)

Academic

450 USD
(540,000 KRW)

Industry

600 USD
(720,000 KRW)

Registration fees include

  • All scientific sessions

  • Meals as indicated in the conference program (Student is optional.)

  • 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.

REGISTER NOW
PAY REGISTRATION FEE

ABSTRACT SUBMISSION

For Posters, abstract submission(Poster ONLY) deadline is extended to September 20, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. EST.

For detailed information, please click the button below.

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