Arthropod-Specific Workshops/Symposia at 2020 Plant & Animal Genomics Conference

There will be three Arthropod-specific Workshops/Symposia at the 2020 Plant & Animal Genomics Conference (Jan. 11-15). In addition to the long standing “Arthropod Genomics and Genome Engineering” symposium, which will feature Zach Adelman who will talk about the use of […]

Research Associate – Drosophila, vector biology, genetics, molecular biology

The Myles Lab at the Department of Entomology, Texas A&M University ( or ( is seeking a full-time laboratory technician/associate to oversee Drosophila insectary and molecular laboratory operations in a dynamic environment focused on vector biology and virology. Responsibilities will […]

Chemical and Light Inducible Recombinases

In a recent Nature Communications publication Weinberg et al., (2019) report developing and testing a repertoire of inducible site-specific recombinases capable of being activated by different inducers such as small molecules, light, and temperature.   While developed and tested in mammalian cells and transgenic mice, they will be widely useful in insect systems.


BIOLOGICAL SCIENTIST POSITIONS PRE-ADVERTISMENT ANNOUNCEMENT The U.S. Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), Biotechnology Regulatory Services (BRS) will soon announce the availability of multiple Biological Scientist positions within its Biotechnology Risk Analysis Programs. These are permanent […]