Sustainable Bio-Innovation Symposium 2023
Biosafety South Africa held it's 4th Sustainable Bio-Innovation Symposium at the Diep in die Berg conference venue in Pretoria. The symposium as conducted under the theme “Enabling Genome Editing Based Innovation in SA”. The event provided a platform for all stakeholders to discuss the prerequisites for a sustainable genome editing (GEd) innovation system in South Africa.
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Watch the full symposium below, split into three sessions.
1- Kenyan GEd regulatory framework & activities - Roy Mugiira Download PDF
2- SA regulatory framework for GEd - Hennie Groenewald Download PDF
3- A risk-based argument for distinguishing between SDN1&2 and GMOs - Hennie Groenewald Download PDF
4- CRISPR for dummies - Manuela Campa Download PDF
5a- CRISPR-based GEd in microorganisms - Tiffany Smith Download PDF
5b- CRISPR-based GEd in microorganisms - Deanne du Plessis Download PDF
6a- CRISPR-based GEd in plants - Luke Kim Download PDF
6b- CRISPR-based GEd in plants - Lorcan Carlsen Download PDF
7- Concept to market for a GEd product - Dan Jenkins Download PDF
8- SA academic perspective - Dave Berger Download PDF
9- SA seed industry perspective - Magdeleen Cilliers Download PDF
10- SA bio-entrepreneur perspective - Mauritz Venter Download PDF