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2016 – Spring Alok Arun  Developing CRISPR/cas9 in the butterfly Bicyclus anynana for functional analysis of the evolution of adaptive traits. Host: Christine Merlin – Texas A&M University   Junbo Luan       Developing genetic technologies for hemipteran insects Host: Rob Harrell; Insect […]


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Course Syllabus 2016

Insect Genetic Technologies: Theory and Practice 2016 Meeting Announcement The Syllabus for 2016 will be very similar to the Syllabus for 2015 Lecture Topics: ●Insect Embryogenesis and Development ●Genome Editing ●Transposon Technologies ●Site-Specific Recombination Technologies ●Binary and Conditional Transgene Expression […]

2015 Technical Course

2015 IGTRCN Short Course on Insect Genetic Technologies: Theory and Practice August 17 – 21, 2015 The Insect Transformation Facility Institute for Bioscience and Biotechnology Research University of Maryland College Park Applications Required (25 seats available) by May 29, 2015 […]