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Register for DG-GT's free Education Session for PhD Students, MD Students and MD PhD Students

The German Society for Gene Therapy (DG-GT), in cooperation with the Volkswagen Foundation, is holding an Education Session on Wednesday 23 March 2022, from 09:00-12:00 CET. The Education Session is FREE to attend, and is aimed at PhD Students, MD Students and MD PhD Students. This is a hybrid event which takes place in-person at Herrenhausen Palace in Hannover and also virtually. Register to reserve your spot for this exciting event!

Education Session Speakers

  • Hildegard Büning, Hannover Medical School Optimizing delivery tools for gene therapy (AAV/LV/Nonviral)

  • Axel Schambach, Hannover Medical School Exploiting stem cells for combined gene and cell therapies

  • Toni Cathomen, University of Freiburg Designer nucleases: Basics, challenges and beyond

  • Frank Buchholz, Universiy of Dresden Evolving molecular scissors for antiviral gene therapy

  • Boris Fehse, University of Hamburg Translating HIV gene therapy from the lab to the clinic

Please note: For delegates attending in person, COVID 3G regulations currently apply. To be admitted to the event, you must provide an official negative test result (free citizen test), an official proof of being fully vaccinated against corona or recovered from the disease, and an official photo ID. While on the premises of Herrenhausen Palace, the wearing of an FFP2-mask covering the mouth and nose is obligatory. Once you are seated, the mask can be removed. Please read full details here.


The DG-GT Symposium

The Education Session is followed by DG-GT's three-day symposium, "Making Gene Therapy a Clinical Reality". If you wish to attend the main symposium you must register for this separately. See the DG-GT website for details and to register.

If you have any questions please contact us at

We hope you can join us on 23 March.

With best wishes,

The DG-GT Team.


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