Emerging Biotechnologies - Hype, Hope, and Hard Reality

Emerging Biotechnologies - Hype, Hope, and Hard Reality

Date: 
05/11/2015 (All day) to 06/11/2015 (All day)

The conference is part of the EMBO-EMBL Science and Society conference series and aims to promote mutual interest, understanding, and dialogue between biologists, specialists from related disciplines, policy makers and members of the public interested in how modern biology affects society.

The focus of this year's meeting is on "Emerging Biotechnologies - Hype, Hope, and Hard Reality". Distinguished researchers will present some of the most promising developments of biotechnology. A multidisciplinary group of speakers will discuss their ethical, economic and societal implications, including several partners of the SYNENERGENE consortium.

Everyone is welcome to attend and to join the discussion. A limited number of free press passes is provided.

More information about the programme and registration is available online.

Location: 
EMBL Advanced Training Centre
Meyerhofstra├če 1
69117 Heidelberg
Germany