Wednesday 27 February
28 February
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[Schedule with Tracks only]
DAY 1The Auditorium
DAY 2
DAY 1The Auditorium
DAY 2
08:00 Registration 08:00
08:05 08:05
08:10 08:10
08:15 08:15
08:20 08:20
08:25 08:25
08:30 08:30
08:35 08:35
08:40 08:40
08:45 08:45
08:50 08:50
08:55 08:55
09:00 Conference Welcome
Conference Welcome & Keynote introduction
09:00 (10 mins)
Barry Rosen, AstraZeneca  Mel Leveridge, GlaxoSmithKline 
09:00
09:05 09:05
09:10 Functional Genomics
CRISPR-Cas: from antiviral defense to genome editing
09:10 (40 mins)
Prof Virginijus Siksnys, Vilnius University/Institute of Biotechnology 
09:10
09:15 09:15
09:20 09:20
09:25 09:25
09:30 09:30
09:35 09:35
09:40 09:40
09:45 09:45
09:50 Functional Genomics
Genome-scale CRISPRa screen identifies novel factors for cellular reprogramming
09:50 (30 mins)
Dr Emmanouil Metzakopian, University of Cambridge 
09:50
09:55 09:55
10:00 10:00
10:05 10:05
10:10 10:10
10:15 10:15
10:20 Coffee 10:20
10:25 10:25
10:30 10:30
10:35 10:35
10:40 10:40
10:45 10:45
10:50 10:50
10:55 10:55
11:00 Functional Genomics - Platinum Sponsor
Synthego Platinum Sponsor Presentation - Development of an arrayed whole human genome KO library using an optimized multi-sgRNA approach
11:00 (30 mins)
Kevin Holden, Synthego 
11:00
11:05 11:05
11:10 11:10
11:15 11:15
11:20 11:20
11:25 11:25
11:30 Poster Spotlight Presentations 11:30
11:35 11:35
11:40 11:40
11:45 Functional Genomics
The landscape of resistance pathways in BRAF mutant colon cancer revealed by functional genetic screens
11:45 (30 mins)
Dr Ultan McDermott, AstraZeneca 
11:45
11:50 11:50
11:55 11:55
12:00 12:00
12:05 12:05
12:10 12:10
12:15 Labcyte Inc.
Labcyte Echo and Access Automation Platforms for CRISPR Drug Discovery. Scale Up your process and Scale Down your costs. PRESENTER - Aurore Lejeune-Dodge, Field Applications Scientist
12:15
12:20 Takara Bio Europe
Creation of isogenic cell lines for disease modelling, using CRISPR/CAS9 footprint-free gene editing and single-cell cloning of human iPS cells PRESENTER - Jenny Johannisson, Product Manager, Takara B...[More]
12:20
12:25 12:25
12:30 Functional Genomics
Not all that glitters is gold: translating synthetic lethal hits into validated targets.
12:30 (30 mins)
Jon Moore, Horizon Discovery 
12:30
12:35 12:35
12:40 12:40
12:45 12:45
12:50 12:50
12:55 12:55
13:00 Lunch and Posters 13:00
13:05 13:05
13:10 13:10
13:15 13:15
13:20 13:20
13:25 13:25
13:30 13:30
13:35 13:35
13:40 13:40
13:45 13:45
13:50 13:50
13:55 13:55
14:00 14:00
14:05 14:05
14:10 14:10
14:15 14:15
14:20 Functional Genomics
Systematic investigation of genetic interactions in mammalian cells
14:20 (40 mins)
Prof Jason Moffat, University of Toronto 
14:20
14:25 14:25
14:30 14:30
14:35 14:35
14:40 14:40
14:45 14:45
14:50 14:50
14:55 14:55
15:00 Functional Genomics - Platinum Sponsor
Horizon Discovery Platinum Sponsor Presentation - CRISPR screening in primary human immune cells
15:00 (25 mins)
Dr Benedict Cross, Horizon Discovery 
15:00
15:05 15:05
15:10 15:10
15:15 15:15
15:20 15:20
15:25 15:25
15:30 Hamilton
Microlab VANTAGE Liquid Handling System : Pipetting Evolution, Logistics Revolution PRESENTER - Kate Sanders ABSTRACT - Hamilton Robotics has set a precedent in liquid handling automation, combining p...[More]
15:30
15:35 INTEGRA Bioscience Ltd
Assist Plus PRESENTER - Sharon Barnard ABSTRACT - INTEGRA has developed the revolutionary ASSIST PLUS pipetting robot to streamline routine pipetting tasks at an affordable price. Using INTEGRA electr...[More]
15:35
15:40 Coffee 15:40
15:45 15:45
15:50 15:50
15:55 15:55
16:00 16:00
16:05 16:05
16:10 Functional Genomics
Application of Genome-Wide Arrayed CRISPRn screening for Target Discovery
16:10 (30 mins)
Dr Samantha Peel, AstraZeneca 
16:10
16:15 16:15
16:20 16:20
16:25 16:25
16:30 16:30
16:35 16:35
16:40 Functional Genomics
High efficiency genome editing using a novel mutant AsCas12a
16:40 (30 mins)
Mark Behlke, Integrated DNA Technologies 
16:40
16:45 16:45
16:50 16:50
16:55 16:55
17:00 17:00
17:05 17:05
17:10 Networking event 17:10
17:15 17:15
17:20 17:20
17:25 17:25
17:30 17:30
17:35 17:35
17:40 17:40
17:45 17:45
17:50 17:50
17:55 17:55
18:00 18:00
18:05 18:05
18:10 18:10
18:15 18:15
18:20 18:20
18:25 18:25
18:30 18:30
18:35 18:35
18:40 18:40
18:45 18:45
18:50 18:50
18:55 18:55
19:00 19:00