Human Practices

,,How can society influence our project and how can our project influence society?”

We have been in contact with these people who have helped greatly to shape our project to where we are now!

Conversation with Prof. Dr. Hidde Haisma

February 15, 2018

Conversation with Prof. Dr. Hidde Haisma

This conversation demonstrated the relevance of gene doping research. As a credited WADA board member for research on gene doping, Hidde Haisma introduced us to the current state of research and explained us his findings on gene doping so far, but especially also the challenges research faces. This was very relevant information for us, needed…

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Talk with Oxford Nanopore Technologies

March 8, 2018

Talk with Oxford Nanopore Technologies

In this video conference, we got the chance to speak to Angelica Vittori, Gerard Coyne and Alina Ham from Oxford Nanopore Technologies. These technical application/support specialists could give us sufficient insight in how pore sequencing platforms operate. This insight motivated us to change from a pore-blocking approach towards a targeted sequencing-based approach.

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Delft Bioengineering Institute Kick-off

March 27, 2018

Delft Bioengineering Institute Kick-off

The Bioengineering Institute kick-off demonstrated the relevance of next generation sequencing, as well as the impression of our topic. The main speaker at the event was Clive Brown, Chief Technology Officer at Oxford Nanopore Technologies (ONT). During his presentation, he explained exactly how nanopore sequencing works, the latest advancement in their technology platform, and current…

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Gene Doping theme meeting by Netherlands Society of Motility Sciences (VvBN)

May 17, 2018

Gene Doping theme meeting by Netherlands Society of Motility Sciences (VvBN)

The VvBN held a talk with the title “Doping in Sport: legal or illegal?”. Three different speakers presented three different aspects of doping usage in sport. The first speaker, Dr. Paul Dimeo presented the challenges of fighting doping usage and argued various downfalls of the current anti-doping laws. Also, he offered a number of suggestions…

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