Technology Topics

Mitigating Resistance to Gene Drive

A recent manuscript posted on bioRiv by Hammond et al (2018) report exciting improvements to CRISPR-based suppression gene drives in Anopheles gambiae, with the development of new CRISPR designs that reduce selection of resistance and results in much higher suppression […]

Network Announcements


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 […]

IGTRCN 2018 Technical Workshop – July 22-27

2018 IGTRCN Technical Short Course on Insect Genetic Technologies: Theory and Practice July 22 – 27, 2018 The Insect Transformation Facility Institute for Bioscience and Biotechnology Research University of Maryland College Park Applications by April 2, 2018 (24 seats available) […]

Positions Available

Postdoc in Insect Engineering at the University of Minnesota

The Smanski Lab at the University of Minnesota is seeking a postdoctoral associate with a focus in Synthetic Biology and Insect Genome Engineering. We have two positions available, and the successful applicants will develop novel genetic biocontrol strategies. Specifically, our […]

Postdoctoral Fellow

Job description: The Vector Biochemical and Molecular Biology Section (Headed by Dr. Eric Calvo), Laboratory of Malaria and Vector Research, NIAID/NIH is seeking a talented Postdoctoral Fellow to join a fast-paced, interdisciplinary team of researchers focused in medical entomology. Our […]