Symposium 'Gene technology today: a practical approach'

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Students, Employees, Alumni, Business
20-09-2019 from 09:00 to 16:00
UGent-VIB-onderzoeksgebouw, Technologiepark 71, 9052 Zwijnaarde
BCCM/GeneCorner, Departement Biomedische Moleculaire Biologie, Faculteit Wetenschappen
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Seminar on new techniques in gene technology.

9:00-9:20 Registration & coffee
9:20-9:30 Welcome word Prof. Dr Rudi Beyaert (BCCM/GeneCorner)
9:30-10:15 "VersaTile technology for novel enzyme-based antibiotics" Prof. Dr Yves Briers (UGent)
10:15-11:00 "Knock-down of gene expression in human primary lymphocytes by lentiviral transduction using pLKO.1 shRNA vectors" Drs Femke Van Gaever (UGent)
11:00-11:20 Coffee break
11:20-11:45 The BCCM/GeneCorner Plasmid collection Martine Vanhoucke (BCCM/GeneCorner)
11:45-12:30 "Jungle Express, a new repressor system for inducible gene expression" Dr Harald Braun (VIB-UGent)
12:30- 13:30 Lunch
13:30- 14:15 "Easy and efficient gene editing using chemically synthesized guide RNA" Dr Gurpreet Balrey (MERCK)
14:15-15:00 "Towards an accessible and non-restrictive yeast expression toolkit" Drs Robin Vanluchene (VIB-UGent)
15:00-15:15 Closing remarks
15:15-16:00 Drinks and networking

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