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Practical course and symposium May 14-20, 2016 Center for Genome Regulation Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad de Chile

The advent of genome editing technologies and articficial transcriptional regulators have revolutionized biology and biotechnology. In this course, techniques and applications will be discussed and exemplified with hands on experiments in model organisms (bacteria, Drosophila and zebrafish). Application to the course is open to graduate students, postdocs and young PIs; the symposium is open to the community; there are no registration fees but application to attend is required.


Shawn M Burgess, NHGRI, Bethesda, USA
Kevin Esvelt, MIT Media Lab, USA
Viviana Gallardo, CBM, Madrid, Spain
Anna Troedsson-Wargelius, Institute for Marine Research, Norway
Leonardo Valdivia, UCL, UK

Local Instructors:

Miguel Allende, CGR, Universidad de Chile
Alvaro Glavic, CGR, Universidad de Chile
Fernán Federici, CGR, P.Universidad Católica de Chile

Course application: please send a CV, a letter of interest and one letter of recommendation by March 31, 2016 to : For more information visit:


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