The Frontier Development Program for Genome Editing

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  • Acquire basic
    and advanced knowledge
    and learn the techniques
    of genome editing

    Specialized courses in genome editing

  • Learn the process
    for social implementation of research
    achievements

    Collaborative research with enterprises participating in OPERA, internship, etc.

  • From case studies,
    learn the skills required to start a business

    Courses in career development, data literacy, etc.

  • Learn the research
    ethics required for genome editing

    Course on ethics in genome editing research

  • Life Science Course
    (5-year curriculum)

    In the first and second years, students will learn basic and advanced genome editing techniques. From the third year, they will conduct research utilizing the knowledge they have acquired. Through basic courses on social implementation of technologies and internships, they will be trained to become experts able to work at the cutting edge of genome editing technology.
  • Medical Course
    (4-year curriculum)

    After systematically learning the basic and advanced genome editing technologies in the first and second years, students will conduct research for their doctoral thesis, utilizing knowledge that they have acquired. In addition, through internships at domestic and overseas partner institutes, they will be trained to be able to work at the cutting edge of genome editing in the medical field.