2015 Technical Workshop – Album


The Institute for Bioscience and Biotechnology Research, University of Maryland, Rockville, Maryland, the location of the Insect Transformation Facility which hosted the IGTRCN Technical Workshop 2015


IGTRCN Technical Workshop Class of 2015. The Workshop was held at the Insect Transformation Facility of the University of Maryland’s Institute for Bioscience and Biotechnology Research.


Frank Crisione, University of Maryland and Buck Trible, Rockefeller Universtiy

Rob Harrell, Insect Transformation Facility (University of Maryland), leading the class in the construction of an inexpensive microinjection rig.


Kasim George, University of Maryland, shows Ting Li, Auburn University, methods for injecting adult and and larval mosquitoes.


Channa Aluvihare, Insect Transformation Facility (University of Maryland) shows a group of course attendees how to prepare insect embryos for microinjection.


Bill Reid, University of Maryland, and Dave O’Brochta, IGTRCN Director, confer during the Gene Editing module Bill was leading.


Trevor Wardill, University of Cambridge, microinjecting insect embryos.


IGTRCN Technical Workshop 2015’s midweek program speakers (right to left) Norbert Perrimon, Harvard University, Christine Merlin, Texas A & M University, Leslie Vosshall, Rockefeller University with IGTRCN Director David O’Brochta, University of Maryland