How can CRISPR gene editing enhance food security and resilience to climate change?

Organic chemistry
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Join us to discover how CRISPR technology is changing health, food systems and conservation to address food security and climate change worldwide. Featuring Gairdner laureates and experts on genetic modification of crops and the environment.


Dr. Feng Zhang: “Exploration of Biological Diversity”

Prof. Caixia Gao: “Genome-edited powdery mildew resistance in wheat without growth penalties”

Armand Séguin: “Perspectives and challenges of tree gene editing in the context of carbon sequestration.”

Dr. Peter Phillips“Will gene editing create a resilient global agrifood system?”

Dr. Rodolphe Barrangou“The roles for gene editing in promoting sustainability and resilience to climate change”