The Annual Meeting of the Leopoldina National Academy of Sciences

Mainz, September 23, 2017 – The Annual Meeting of the Leopoldina National Academy of Sciences will be held on 22 and 23 September in Halle (Saale). The congress, entitled “Changes of the Genome – Challenges for the Future”, will address new developments in molecular biology methods of genome editing . The topics of the event in Halle (Saale) are the foundations of programmable “Gene-Scissors”, genome editing in clinical research, perspectives of the application as well as societal and legal perspectives of the new methods.

In this context, Prof. Ugur Sahin will give a presentation in Session III: Perspectives of the Application (Saturday, 23. September at 9:15-10:00.) The title of the lecture is: Targeting the mutanome for immunotherapy against cancer: Genomically tailored drugs.

Further information on the event can be found on the official website. In addition, there is the possibility to follow the Annual Meeting from 22 September on a Livestream.