Events | GWG 2018 Conference | Speakers


Jakub Tolar, MD, PhD

Dean of the University of Minnesota Medical School, Director of the Minnesota Stem Cell Institute, Distinguished McKnight Professor, Department of Pediatrics
Introduction, 19-July

Dana Carroll, PhD

Distinguished Professor of Biochemistry, University of Utah School of Medicine
New Engineering Technologies,19-July

Dan Voytas, PhD

Director of the Center for Genome Engineering, University of Minnesota
Keynote-TED, 19-July

Drena Dobbs, PhD

Professor, Department of Genetics, Development, and Cell Biology, Iowa State University
Keynote-TED, 19-July

David Odde, PhD

Professor of Biomedical Engineering, University of Minnesota
Keynote-TED, 19-July

Sergei Svitashev, PhD

DuPont Pioneer
Plant Genome Engineering, 20-July

William Hoffman, MA

Communications Director in the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, University of Minnesota
Stem Cell Biology, 20-July

Martin Maiers, MS

National Marrow Donor Program, Department of Bioinformatics Research
Stem Cell Biology, 20-July

Neil Hoffman, PhD

Science Advisor, Biotechnology Regulatory Services (BRS), Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)
Regulatory/Education, 20-July

Johnny Kung, PhD

Personal Genetics Education Project, Harvard University
Regulatory/Education, 20-July

Maciej Maselko, PhD

Post Doctoral Associate, Department of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, and Biophysics University of Minnesota
Synthetic Biology, 20-July

Matthew Porteus, PhD

Associate Professor of Pediatrics (Stem Cell Transplantation), Stanford University
Gene Therapy, 20-July

Tad Sonstegard, PhD

Chief Scientific Officer of Acceligen, Recombinetics
Keynote-TED, 20-July

Lynn Fellman, BFA

Multimedia Artist for Science, Fellman Studio Inc
Keynote-TED, 20-July

Ingunn Stromnes, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Cancer Biology, University of Minnesota
Immunology and Infection, 21-July

Jeffrey Essner, PhD

Professor of Genetics, Development and Cell Biology, Iowa State University
Developmental Biology, 21-July