Technology Topics

standard Germline Modification of Ants

Trible et al 2017 reported in BioRχiv the first study of genetically modified ants using genome editing. Clonal raider ants (Ooceraea biroi) are potential genetic models to study social complexity and social evolution. It is known that social insects such as […]

Network Announcements

standard New i5K Webinar Series!

i5k is hosting a new webinar series with presentations by representatives from genomic technology companies, databases and research groups.   Webinars will be 1 hour long, but presentations will be kept short enough to allow plenty of time for participants […]

Positions Available

standard Laboratory Technician Position Available

The Geib lab at the USDA-ARS Pacific Basin Agricultural Research Center, in collaboration with the University of Hawaii at Manoa, have a position available for a highly experienced technician in the area of population genetics/phylogenomics. The primary research project is […]

standard Science Director for Genetic Rescue

NEW POSITION:  SCIENCE DIRECTOR FOR REVIVE & RESTORE The Science Director will have the opportunity to develop Revive & Restore’s growing range of services, including: “genetic insight” (state-of-the-art genomic analysis for in situ and ex situ population and ecosystem level management and […]


standard Fly Facility, University of Cambridge, UK

Insect Genetic Technologies Service Provider – Drosophila – Non-commercial Fly Facility, University of Cambridge, UK – Our Drosophila microinjection service is available to fly researchers throughout the European Union. We can inject flies (including non-melanogaster Drosophila species) for P-element/piggyback […]

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Insect Genetic Technology Service Providers If you would like to add to this list use the “Make a Submission” button and select “Knowledgebase” For insects other than Drosophila melanogaster Non-Commercial The Institute for Bioscience and Biotechnology Insect Transformation Facility, University […]

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Web Resources for design and planning of CRISPR/Cas9 studies from Bassett and Liu (2014) CRISPR/Cas9 and Genome Editing in Drosophila. J. Genetics and Genomics 41, 7-19 doi.10.1016/ Name Link Brief description Reference Drosophila CRISPR web resources OxfCRISPR (Liu Lab) […]

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Comparison of CRISPR genome engineering studies in Drosophila from Bassett and Liu (2014) CRISPR/Cas9 and Genome Editing in Drosophila. J. Genetics and Genomics 41, 7-19 doi.10.1016/ Reference Gratz et al., 2013 Bassett et al., 2013 Yu et al., 2013 Kondo and Ueda, 2013 […]