Events | GWG 2019 Conference


Genome Engineering 2019 Conference

Genome Writers Guild Annual Conference
May 16-18, 2019 — Scheman Center, Ames, Iowa

Genome engineering has hit the streets. The plethora of new editing tools is propelling the field into the next genomic revolution. What are the new technologies? What will we make with them? How are the innovations impacting society and our individual lives? The Genome Writers Guild's annual conference highlights the fast pace of genomic engineering. Topics at the conference focus on recent research, tangible skills for the laboratory, and the challenges of social responsibility we all share.

 Carl Zimmer, NYT columnist, author, and award-winning science journalist

Carl Zimmer, NYT columnist, author, and award-winning science journalist

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The Genome Writers Guild planning committee is working behind the scenes to line up presentations from leaders in the field. Our keynote speaker for our special event for the publis is New York Times award-winning science journalist Carl Zimmer.

Who should attend?

Scientists, faculty, students, entrepreneurs, investors, government representatives, futurists, science communicators, and artists focused on the responsible use of powerful new genome engineering technologies.


Registration will open early 2019. Rates for faculty, students, professionals, and the general public will be available. Current GWG members receive a discount price as well as anyone who chooses to join The Guild when registering for the conference.