Genome Editing im Labor

FAQ on Genome Editing and CRISPR/Cas9

Genome editing is a generic term for new methods enabling targeted modifications to the genetic material (genome) of a cell. In this FAQ, the BfR answers the most important questions on the topic of genome editing and the CRISPR/Cas9 method in particular.

Bild von der Krisenübung 2019

When the crisis hits: International crisis practice helps prepare for an emergency scenario

On behalf of and in cooperation with the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), the BfR, supported by the Federal Office of Consumer Protection and Food Safety (BVL), is organising an international crisis practice from 28 until 30 August 2019 at the BfR.

Eine Tätowierung auf einem Oberarm

Allergy risk: Metal particles from tattoo needles detected in the skin for the first time

Micro and nanoparticles of metal from tattoo needles can be deposited in the skin and in lymph nodes. This is the result of researchers from the BfR, together with an international team of partners.


German Centre for the Protection of Laboratory Animals (Bf3R)

German Centre for the Protection of Laboratory Animals (Bf3R)


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