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Heritable Gene Editing in Thermobia domestica

Ohde et al report the first successful development and use of CRISPR/Cas9 in the basally branching insect Thermobia domestica. By co-injecting Cas9 nuclease with sgRNA targeting a T. domestica ortholog of the Drosophila melanogaster white gene (Td-w), the authors created […]

Improved Honeybee Germline Transformation

Otte et al (2018) build upon their previous work (Schulte et al. 2014) in this new publication and demonstrate a twofold improved efficiency at generating transgenic honeybees using the piggyBac transposon system.  The inability to generate high transformation rates has […]

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) […]

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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) […]

1ST INTERNATIONAL MOLECULAR PLANT PROTECTION CONGRESS-

INVITATION FOR 1ST INTERNATIONAL MOLECULAR PLANT PROTECTION CONGRESS-ADANA, TURKEY, APRIL 10-13, 2019 http://www.imppc2019.org/ 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 […]

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UC Irvine Postdoc James Lab

Postdoctoral Scholar – Genetics, Genomics, Parasitology, and/or Entomology Home Job #JPF05312 School of Medicine – Microbiology & Molecular Genetics RECRUITMENT PERIOD Open May 13th, 2019 through Sunday, Jun 30, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) DESCRIPTION We are looking for scientists […]