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These are the projects COGEM is currently working on. Research projects are performed by third parties. The date is the estimated date at which the project will be completed.

RELEASE DATE 01.03.2017
Report on 'Human Genome Editing'

A joint publication bij The Health Council of the Netherlands and the Netherlands Commission on Genetic Modification (COGEM)

In November 2015 The Health Council  and COGEM organized an international meeting (Genome on Demand) on the potential use of CRISPR/Cas9 technology to edit the human genome.

The upcoming report is in sequel to this meeting. In the report the technical, legal and ethical aspects of germline modification in humans will be explored and discussed.

RELEASE DATE 29.06.2017
Renewal of the authorisation for import and processing of genetically modified maize GA21

COGEM was asked to advise on the environmental risks of import and processing of genetically modified (GM) maize GA21. This line harbours the mepsps gene and is tolerant to glyphosate containing herbicides.

RELEASE DATE 29.06.2017
Renewal of the authorisation for import and processing of genetically modified maize NK603xMON810

COGEM has been asked to advise on the environmental risks of import and processing of genetically modified (GM) maize NK603xMON810. This line contains the cry1Ab, cp4 epsps and cp4 epsps l214p genes, conferring insect resistance and herbicide tolerance to the crop.

RELEASE DATE 17.07.2017
Application for the authorisation for import and processing of genetically modified cotton DAS-81910-7

COGEM was asked to advise on the environmental risks of import and processing of genetically modified (GM) cotton DAS-81910-7. This GM cotton line contains the genes aad-12 and pat and is tolerant to 2,4D and glufosinate-ammonium herbicides.