Summary: SFTCG Theme Day on Viral Vectors

SFTCG's hugely successful Theme Day on Viral Vectors took place on 17 May 2019 in Paris. The meeting gave a comprehensive overview of different vector systems, their use in research and their gene therapy applications. It was a fascinating day, featuring a host of leading national and international experts, excellent oral and poster presentations and plenty of opportunity for networking and discussion.

We wish to extend our congratulations to our two award winners. Grégoire Cullot won best oral presentation for his presentation entitled CRISPR-Cas9 genome editing: molecular scissors a bit too sharp? Click here for more details about Grégoire's presentation. And Karima Habbas won best poster presentation for her poster entitled Dgkk as a new therapeutic target in the Fmr1-KO murine model of Fragile X syndrome. Click here to read more about Karima's winning poster and her experience of the day.