Technology Topics

“Sexing” Technologies – A Review

In a recent review,  Lutrat et al. (2019) provide a comprehensive summary of current (since 2003) sexing methods available for various dipteran pest species. The review distinguishes between early and late acting sexing methods and elaborates on the techniques used […]

Homology-Free Knockins in Insects

Bosch et. al. 2019 report in biorxiv a homology-independent genomic site-specific gene knock-in method that can be applied both in vitro and in vivo. Traditional methods of site-specific knock-in use homologous repair, which requires cloning of long homology arms that […]

Network Announcements

2019 IGTRCN Technical Short Course – Applications Open

2019 IGTRCN Technical Short Course on Insect Genetic Technologies: Theory and Practice July 21 – 26, 2019 The Insect Transformation Facility Institute for Bioscience and Biotechnology Research University of Maryland College Park Applications by April 1, 2019 (24 seats available) […]


INVITATION FOR 1ST INTERNATIONAL MOLECULAR PLANT PROTECTION CONGRESS-ADANA, TURKEY, APRIL 10-13, 2019 Dear Colleagues, Molecular approaches are currently among the most popular topics in biological sciences and provide many opportunities in the solution of various problems. We have witnessed […]

Positions Available

Entomology Research Scientist in Insecticide ADME

Entomology Research Scientist in Insecticide ADME – (18010920) About Syngenta: Syngenta is a leading agriculture company helping to improve global food security by enabling millions of farmers to make better use of available resources. Through world class science and […]

POSTDOC postion at UC Irvine Anthony A. James Lab

Job #JPF05598 School of Medicine – Microbiology & Molecular Genetics RECRUITMENT PERIOD Open July 30th, 2019 through Tuesday, Jun 30, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) DESCRIPTION We are looking for scientists who have completed their PhD and have experience in […]

Startup seeks insect biotechnologists

Biotrophics is a startup working on engineering insects for aquaculture and agricultural applications including, but not limited to: animal feeds, disease resistance, and commercial insect production. We are seeking post-docs and other interested scientists to work part time or full […]