Technology Topics


standard Finding Enhancers in Mosquitoes and Beyond

This post was written by Joseph Sarro and Keshava Mysore In a recent paper published in BMC Genomics, Behura and Sarro et al. (2016) report on the use of FAIRE-seq, formaldehyde-assisted isolation of regulatory elements paired with DNA sequencing, for […]


standard A DNA-Guided Gene Editing System

In Nature Biotechnology Gao et al. (2016) describe a new gene editing system unrelated to Cas9 and based on a DNA-guided Argonaute protein with some interesting characteristics and the potential to become another useful tool. The Cas9 gene editing system […]

Network Announcements


standard 9th International Aphid Genomics Consortium Workshop

Dear colleagues, We are pleased to inform you that the 9th International Aphid Genomics Consortium (IAGC) workshop will be held at Orlando (Florida, USA) the 24-25 September 2016, just before the opening of the XXVth International Conference in Entomology (ICE […]


standard 2016 IGTRCN Technical Short Course – APPLY NOW!

2016 IGTRCN Technical Short Course on Insect Genetic Technologies: Theory and Practice July 24 – 29, 2016 The Insect Transformation Facility Institute for Bioscience and Biotechnology Research University of Maryland College Park Applications by May 2, 2016  (24 seats available) […]


standard Training Fellowships Available $US4000

The IGTRCN offers small fellowships to support peer-to-peer training on insect genetic technologies or insect genetic technology development. Up to $3000 for travel and per diem for trainee.  Up to $1000 for costs incurred by host laboratory during the training. […]


standard Tribolium Genome Editing Service:

TriGenES, the Tribolium Genome Editing Service is a specialist in embryonic microinjections. It offers services ranging from gRNA cloning and gRNA in-vivo validation to embryonic injection of CRISPR/Cas9 as well as transposon mediated transgenesis and screening for edited animals. Based […]

Positions Available


standard 2 Faculty Positions at U.C. Davis

UC DAVIS FACULTY POSITION ANNOUNCEMENTS UC Davis is recruiting two faculty, one each in Entomology and Plant Pathology, to work on organisms related to disease biology. These hires are part of a number of recent and potential future hires in […]


standard Postdoctoral Positions in Tsetse Trypanosome Lab

Two Postdoctoral Positions Available at the Aksoy Lab Yale School of Public Health The Aksoy lab invites applications for two Postdoctoral positions available for immediate commencement. We study the tsetse fly (Glossina sp.) physiological, molecular and genetic mechanisms that underlie […]

standard Post-Doctoral Positions in Arthropod Genetics

Multiple post-doctoral positions are available in the laboratories of Dr. Zach Adelman and Dr. Kevin Myles in the Department of Entomology at Texas A&M University in College Station, TX. We seek highly qualified individuals to conduct laboratory studies on the […]

standard Need for a Microbiologist

Need for a Microbiologist KamTek, Inc. is in search of qualified candidates with a strong background in microbiology including the growth of both aerobic and anaerobic bacteria, and have a strong background (or have received training) in molecular biology (i.e., […]


FlyFacility, Cambridge University.  A insect genetic technologies service provider and resource

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 […]

Service Providers

standard Insect Genetic Technologies Service Providers

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 […]


standard CRISPR/Cas Web Resources

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) […]


standard CRISPR In Drosophila

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 […]