University of Pittsburgh

Spotlight Session 1

Genome Editing and Engineering
9:00 a.m., Thursday, 20 October
Alumni Hall, Science Lecture Hall, 3rd Floor
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Moderator

Andrea J. Berman, PhD

Presentations

Genome-Editing Reveals Mutant Estrogen Receptor as Driver of Breast Cancer Metastases
Steffi Oesterreich, PhD

Edit Now! Triggering of Gene Editing by Light and Small Molecules
Alex Deiters, PhD

Let Me “Modify” You for the Better: Transcriptional Reprogramming through Epigenome Editing
Kabirul Islam, PhD

Getting into High Gear with Reverse Genetics: Using CRISPR/Cas9 for Targeted Modification of the Mouse Germline
Mark J. Shlomchik, MD, PhD