Tohoku Agricultural Research Center, NARO

Science Cafe in Morioka

Overview

The theme of this Science cafe is "New breeding technology and Genome editing". In genome editing, it is possible to efficiently produce various breeding materials by mutating target genes, and it is expected to contribute greatly to breed improvement of crops. In this science cafe, basics of genome editing technology and kinds of crops developed using that technology will be introduced. Also, difference between genetic modification and conventional breed improvement will be explained and it is planned to discuss about the safety and regulation of crops made by genome editing. Please feel free to join us.

※'Science Cafe' facilitates open communication with the general public in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere.



Time and Date

Nov 18, 2017 (Sat)
9:30~11:00


Venue

Hokkin Shinkaikai Training Room
Tohoku Agricultural Research Center, NARO
4 Akahira, Shimo-kuriyagawa, Morioka, Iwate 020-0198, Japan


Entry Fee

Free. Limited to 50 participants.


Registration

Please fill the form here (https://pursue.dc.affrc.go.jp/form/fm/naro181/cafe1118) Japanese only


Organizer

Institute of Agrobiological Sciences, NARO


Co-Organizer

Tohoku Agricultural Research Center, NARO


Poster

http://www.naro.affrc.go.jp/event/files/sciencecafe_20171118_chirashi.pdf

Corporate Number 7050005005207