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Precision Genome Editing with Programmable Nucleases (B1)

Scientific Organizers: Jin-Soo Kim, Feng Zhang and Daniel F. Voytas


January 28—February 1, 2018

Keystone Resort, Keystone, Colorado, USA


Supported by the Directors' Fund


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DEADLINES:
Scholarship Deadline: Oct 3, 2017 [details]
Discounted Abstract Deadline: Oct 3, 2017 [details]
Abstract Deadline: Nov 1, 2017 [details]
Discounted Registration Deadline: Dec 5, 2017 [details]

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Submit an Abstract Register Yourself Deadlines and Fees

Rates and Deadlines listed below are for the 2018-B1 "Precision Genome Editing with Programmable Nucleases" conference only.

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time

Deadline Date Cost
Discounted Abstract Deadline
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Before and On October 3, 2017 100.00 USD*
- 50.00 USD discount
Abstract Deadline
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After October 3, 2017 until November 1, 2017 100.00 USD*
* 50.00 USD of Abstract fee deducted from your registration fee when you register for this meeting
Scholarship
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October 3, 2017 n/a
Discounted NON-STUDENT Registration
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Before and On December 5, 2017 820.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular NON-STUDENT Registration
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After December 5, 2017 1020.00 USD
Discounted STUDENT Registration
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Before and On December 5, 2017 595.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular STUDENT Registration
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After December 5, 2017 795.00 USD

* Changes in payment type that result in a refund are subject to a processing fee.
* Currency exchange gains/losses are the responsibility of the registrant and the Keystone Symposia will accept no liability for money loss through bank charges, transfers or currency fluctuations.

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Discounted Abstract Deadline: October 3, 2017


Abstract Submission Fee: 100.00 USD*
Submission by this date receives 50.00 USD discount.
*50.00 USD will be applied to Registration Fee when you register

Abstract Details: It is best to submit your abstract early. Abstract and registration spaces are limited and may fill prior to the abstract or discounted registration deadlines. Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.

Submitting your abstract early allows us to:
  • submit your abstract to organizers to be considered for a short talk
  • accept your abstract online
  • include your abstract on our website and in our secure mobile app
  • reserve your space at the meeting for a poster presentation.**
**Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.
(The Abstract Deadline: is November 1, 2017)

Global Health Travel Award Deadline:


Global Health Travel Award Details: You MUST complete your Global Health Travel Award appplication by the Global Health Travel Award Deadline and complete the other required steps (verify your contact information and submit a recommendation letter) to be considered for a travel award.


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Scholarship Deadline: October 3, 2017


Scholarship Details: You MUST submit your abstract by the Scholarship Deadline and complete the other required steps (submit a scholarship application and submit a mentor letter) to be considered for a scholarship.

Click here to learn more about Scholarships.

Abstract Deadline: November 1, 2017


Abstract Submission Fee: 100.00 USD*
*50.00 USD will be applied to Registration Fee when you register

Details: It is best to submit your abstract early. Abstract and registration spaces are limited and may fill prior to the abstract or discounted registration deadline. Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.

Submitting your abstract by the Abstract Deadline allows us to:
  • submit your abstract to organizers to be considered for a short talk
  • include your abstract on our website and in our secure mobile app
  • reserve your space at the meeting for a poster presentation.**
**Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.
Abstracts submitted after the Abstract Deadline will NOT be considered for a short talk.

(Discounted Abstract Deadline: is October 3, 2017)

Discounted Registration Deadline: December 5, 2017


Registration Fee: 820.00 USD* (includes 200.00 USD discount)
Student Registration Fee: 595.00 USD* (must complete student verification form)

*Includes 50.00 USD of your abstract submission fee

After the Discounted Registration Deadline:


Registration Fee: 1020.00 USD*
Student Registration Fee: 795.00 USD* (must complete student verification form)

*Includes 50.00 USD of your abstract submission fee

Registration spaces are limited and may fill prior to discounted registration deadline.

Please be advised that a few meeting participants have received calls and emails from a number of different housing services - "Exhibitors Housing Services", "Global Housing", etc. THESE COMPANIES ARE NOT AFFILIATED WITH KEYSTONE SYMPOSIA and are not authorized by Keystone Symposia to contact you. These companies may tell you that the meeting is filling and seek to take your lodging reservation and obtain your credit card number. We highly recommend that you not make a reservation with these companies or any other housing service! These companies' representations to participants have been misleading. Please report to Keystone Symposia any calls or correspondence you might have received and book only through the lodging link on our website, an established travel agency, or directly with the hotel.
No registration fees are used to fund entertainment or alcohol at this conference

Conference Program    Print  |   View meeting in 12 hr (am/pm) time


The meeting will begin on Sunday, January 28 with registration from 16:00 to 20:00 and a welcome mixer from 18:00 to 20:00. Conference events conclude on Thursday, February 1 with a closing plenary session from 17:00 to 19:00, followed by a social hour and entertainment. We recommend return travel on Friday, February 2 in order to fully experience the meeting.

SUNDAY, JANUARY 28

16:00—20:00
Arrival and Registration

Longs Peak Foyer
18:00—20:00
Welcome Mixer
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Longs Peak Foyer

MONDAY, JANUARY 29

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

Red Cloud/Shavano/Torreys
08:00—09:00
Welcome and Keynote Address
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/28/2017

Grays/Longs Peak
Jennifer A. Doudna, HHMI/University of California, Berkeley, USA
Talk Title to be Announced

09:00—11:15
DNA Repair and Genome Editing
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/28/2017

Grays/Longs Peak
Daniel Durocher, Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute, Canada
Charting DNA Repair Pathways: Implications for Genome Editing

Coffee Break

Maria Jasin, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, USA
Talk Title to be Announced

Eric A. Hendrickson, University of Minnesota Medical School, USA
The Mechanism of Cas9/CRISPR-Initiated Genome Modification

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:15—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:15—13:00
Poster Setup

Red Cloud/Shavano/Torreys
13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

Red Cloud/Shavano/Torreys
16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Longs Peak Foyer
17:00—19:00
Genome Editing Methods and Novel Tools I
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/28/2017

Grays/Longs Peak
Feng Zhang, Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard University, USA
Genome Editing with Cas9 and Cpf1

David R. Liu, Harvard University, USA
Programmable Editing of a Target Base in Genomic DNA without Double-Stranded DNA Cleavage

J. Keith Joung, Massachusetts General Hospital, USA
Defining, Optimizing, and Modifying the Activities and Specificities of Genome-Editing Nucleases

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

19:00—20:00
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Red Cloud/Shavano/Torreys
19:30—22:00
Poster Session 1

Red Cloud/Shavano/Torreys

TUESDAY, JANUARY 30

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

Red Cloud/Shavano/Torreys
08:00—11:00
Genome Editing Methods and Novel Tools II
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/28/2017

Grays/Longs Peak
Scot A. Wolfe, University of Massachusetts Medical School, USA
DNA-Binding-Domain Fusions Enhance the Targeting Range and Precision of Cas9

Jin-Soo Kim, Seoul National University, South Korea
Genome Editing in Human Stem Cells, Animals, and Plants

Coffee Break

Jacob E. Corn, University of California, Berkeley, USA
Molecular Mechanisms of Genome Editing

Keiji Nishida, Kobe University, Japan
Genome Editing with Non-Nuclease Modifiers in Bacteria to Plants

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:00—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:00—13:00
Poster Setup

Red Cloud/Shavano/Torreys
13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

Red Cloud/Shavano/Torreys
16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Longs Peak Foyer
17:00—19:00
Epigenome Editing and Gene Regulation
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/28/2017

Grays/Longs Peak
Charles Gersbach, Duke University, USA
Epigenome Editing for Gene Therapy and Disease Modeling

Lei (Stanley) Qi, Stanford University, USA
CRISPRi and CRISPRa Mediated Screens

Speaker to be Announced

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

19:00—20:00
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Red Cloud/Shavano/Torreys
19:30—22:00
Poster Session 2

Red Cloud/Shavano/Torreys

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 31

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

Red Cloud/Shavano/Torreys
08:00—11:00
Genetic Screening via CRISPR
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/28/2017

Grays/Longs Peak
David M. Sabatini, Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research, USA
An Essential Role of the Mitochondrial Electron Transport Chain in Cell Proliferation Is to Enable Aspartate Synthesis

Reuven Agami, Netherlands Cancer Institute, Netherlands
Genetic Screens for Non-Coding Elements

Coffee Break

Speakers to be Announced

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:00—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:00—13:00
Poster Setup

Red Cloud/Shavano/Torreys
13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

Red Cloud/Shavano/Torreys
16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Longs Peak Foyer
17:00—19:00
Therapeutic Genome Editing
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/28/2017

Grays/Longs Peak
Edward J. Rebar, Sangamo Therapeutics, Inc., USA
Engineering Zinc Finger Nucleases for Therapeutic Applications

Amy J. Wagers, Harvard University, USA
In vivo Gene Editing in Dystrophic Mouse Muscle and Muscle Stem Cells

Charles F. Albright, Editas Medicine, USA
Genome Editing for the Treatment of Genetic Diseases

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

19:00—20:00
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Red Cloud/Shavano/Torreys
19:30—22:00
Poster Session 3

Red Cloud/Shavano/Torreys

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 1

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

Red Cloud/Shavano/Torreys
08:00—11:00
Plant and Animal Biotechnology
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/28/2017

Grays/Longs Peak
Dan Carlson, Recombinetics, Inc., USA
Animal Genome Editing

Caixia Gao, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Precise Plant Engineering with Genome Editing Tools

Coffee Break

Daniel F. Voytas, University of Minnesota, USA
Crop Improvement Using TALENs

Weizhi Ji, Kunming University of Science and Technology, China
Precise Gene Editing in Non-Human Primates

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:00—17:00
On Own for Lunch

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Longs Peak Foyer
17:00—18:45
Human Germline Editing and ELSI
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/28/2017

Grays/Longs Peak
Kathy K. Niakan, Francis Crick Institute, UK
Genetic Editing for Studying Early Human Embryonic Development

Shoukrat Mitalipov, Oregon Health & Science University, USA
Human Germline Gene Correction

Tetsuya Ishii, Hokkaido University, Japan
The Potential Guidelines for Germline Genome Editing in Clinics

18:45—19:00
Meeting Wrap-Up: Outcomes and Future Directions (Organizers)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/28/2017

Grays/Longs Peak
19:00—20:00
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Red Cloud/Shavano/Torreys
20:00—23:00
Entertainment
Entertainment is not subsidized by conference registration fees nor any U.S. federal government grants. Funding for this expense is provided by other revenue sources.

Red Cloud/Shavano/Torreys

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 2

 
Departure


*Session Chair †Invited, not yet responded.



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