Speakers 2021

Speakers 2021

Marcello MARESCA

AstraZeneca

Leader of Precise Genome Editing team


CHEMICAL AND GENETIC STRATEGIES TO IMPROVE CRISPR MEDIATED KNOCK-IN

2nd July

Marcello Maresca is an Associate Director at AstraZeneca where he is currently leading the Precise Genome Editing team. In his role he supervises the strategy for the generation of advanced cellular and animal models of disease and for Therapeutic Genome Editing activities. He obtained his PhD in Molecular Biology form Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics in Dresden, where he worked on the development of the most used genome editing tool in bacteria, recombineering. He did his postdoctoral work at the Novartis Institute of BioMedical Research where he worked on the development and applications of genome editing tools in drug discovery.  

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