A majorly improved Version 2 of our book “Drosophilids of the Midwest and Northeast” by Thomas Werner, Tessa Steenwinkel, and John Jaenike is now freely available on Digital Commons: https://digitalcommons.mtu.edu/oabooks/1/ It has many more super high quality images and species […]
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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 […]
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) […]
The 10th International Workshop on MOLECULAR BIOLOGY AND GENETICS OF THE LEPIDOPTERA GO HERE FOR MORE DETAILS The 10th Workshop is scheduled for August 19 – 25, 2018 Orthodox Academy of Crete Kolympari, Crete, Greece Organizers Kostas Iatrou, Athens, Greece Marian Goldsmith, […]
The IGTRCN’s technical workshop was held from July 23 – 28 and was a great success. There were twentyfour ‘students’ ranging from Associate Professors to early stage graduate students all with a common interest in getting a firm grip on […]
The IGTRCN is seeking someone to manage Technology Topics – a weekly blog providing subscribers with information about the latest publications related to insect genetic technologies that is communicated to them via an e-newsletter. The blog is intended to be […]
2017 IGTRCN Technical Short Course on Insect Genetic Technologies: Theory and Practice July 23 – 28, 2017 The Insect Transformation Facility Institute for Bioscience and Biotechnology Research University of Maryland College Park Applications by May 1, 2017 (24 seats available) […]
With modern molecular methods, many organisms have become amenable to functional genetics: next generation sequencing can reveal genome sequences and expression profiles, RNA interference allows transcript levels to be knocked down to study gene function, new genome editing tools allow […]
Do you work on metal homeostasis and/or detoxification in insects? Drs. Stephanie Mohr (Harvard Medical School) and David Killilea (Children’s Hospital Oakland Research Institute) are putting together a Frontiers Research Topic volume with the title: […]
i5k is hosting a new webinar series with presentations by representatives from genomic technology companies, databases and research groups. Webinars will be 1 hour long, but presentations will be kept short enough to allow plenty of time for participants […]