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All the Video Highlights from “Genome Editing Beyond the EU: A Global Conversation”

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A special Expert Committee Meeting was held last week in the framework of Re-Imagine Europa’s Task Force on Sustainable Agriculture and Innovation. The event focused on the different approaches taken by non-EU countries in regulating genome editing.

Professor Jennifer Doudna, President of the Innovative Genomics Institute and 2020 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry, delivered an exciting presentation on the potential of the CRISPR-Cas9 technique in agriculture. 

CRISPR and the Future of Sustainable Agriculture – Professor Jennifer Doudna, PhD – President Innovative Genomics Institute – 2020 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry

Here is the full-length video of Professor Doudna’s intervention, including the introductory remarks and the following Q&A session:


Here is the complete video of all the presentations delivered by the official speakers:


Here are the individual presentations of the event’s speakers:

Dr Martin Lema: The Argentinean regulatory system and developments in the Latin American region.
Dr Vibha Ahuja: Emerging regulations/policies for genome editing in plants in India
Dr Peter Thygesen: Genome Editing and Regulatory Developments in Australia
Professor Masashi Tachikawa, Nagoya University: Genome Editing in Japan: Regulation and Applications
Dr Olalekan Akinbo (and Dr Silas Obukosia), African Union Development Agency, Biosafety Network of Expertise: The status of genome editing in Africa
Professor Joyce Tait, UK Regulatory Horizons Commission and Dr Louise Ball, UK Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Genome Editing and Regulatory Developments in the UK.