Technology Topics

The Latest on CRISPR/Cas9: A Collection of Papers

A recent issue of ACS Chemical Biology includes some 25 articles on various aspects of CRISPR/Cas systems – mechanisms and applications.  While not all of the articles will be of direct interest to insect biologists, many are and anyone working […]

Network Announcements

IGTRCN 2018 Technical Workshop – July 22-27

2018 IGTRCN Technical Short Course on Insect Genetic Technologies: Theory and Practice July 22 – 27, 2018 The Insect Transformation Facility Institute for Bioscience and Biotechnology Research University of Maryland College Park Applications by April 2, 2018 (24 seats available) […]

2017 IGTRCN Technical Workshop A Great Success

The IGTRCN’s technical workshop was held from July 23 – 28 and was a great success.  There were twentyfour ‘students’ ranging from Associate Professors to early stage graduate students all with a common interest in getting a firm grip on […]

Positions Available

Postdoctoral Position in Vector Biology

A postdoctoral position is immediately available for a candidate to work on molecular mosquito-arbovirus interactions in the laboratory of Dr. Alexander Franz, Dept. of Veterinary Pathobiology at the University of Missouri ( The position is for a collaborative, NIH-funded research […]