Eckermann et al. (2018) recently published a report in Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology demonstrating the efficacy of hyperactive piggyBac transposase for creating transgenic insects, which may be of interest to researchers looking to initiate transgenic projects in ‘non-model’ insect […]
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Synthetic gene drive research is becoming a lightening rod for attention and recently that attention has focused on the efforts of scientist working in or around the field of synthetic gene drive research to voice their opinions at the Convention […]
In a recent issue of Science, supporters and sponsors of synthetic gene drive research respond to the National Academy of Sciences Engineering and Medicine 2016 report on the research and development of synthetic gene drives. . .Some of the sponsors and […]
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Lin et al., in Pesticide Management Science have described their efforts to orally deliver dsRNA to the German cockroach, Blattella germanica. Blattella germanica is fairly sensitive to RNAi when dsRNA is injected into the hemocoel. Directly feeding B. germanica dsRNA […]
By far one of the most challenging and limiting features of current insect genetic modification technologies it that they must be delivered to the appropriate cells by direct microinjection of embryos. Various efforts over the years have been made to […]
Genome editing with engineered nucleases is an emerging technology that enables manipulation of targeted genes in many organisms and cell lines. Development, Growth & Differentiation has devoted an entire issue to genome editing. The paper describing the successful use of […]