„Genome editing – potential and challenges for plant breeding“

Annual seminar of the SGPW Working Group Plant Breeding


09:00 - 16:00


ETH Zürich

The seminar “Current challenges in plant breeding” aims to bring together national and international experts in plant breeding to discuss current activities, latest achievements and future prospective of a selected topic/area in plant breeding. Keynote presentations will be held by Prof. Dr. Holger Puchta (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany), Dr. Johannes Fütterer (ETHZ), Dr. Giovanni Broggini (Agroscope) and Prof. Dr. Urs Niggli (FIBL) as a basis for further discussions.

CRISPR - genetic engineering tool



Swiss Society of Agronomy (SSA)
c/o Dr. Roland Kölliker
ETH Zürich
Molecular Plant Breeding c/o Agroscope
Reckenholzstrasse 191
8046 Zürich

+41 58 468 73 45

Please register under http://bit.ly/WGPB17: 20.12.2016

The seminar is free of charge (except for lunch)
Location: ETH Zürich, LEE 101, Leonhardstr. 21, 8092 Zürich
Languages: English