Ultra-superovulation in C57BL/6 mice: 100 oocytes/female30 May 2015.
Last September, in Buffalo (USA), at the CARD-RPCI Mouse Sperm and Embryo Cryopreservation course organized by Naomi Nakagata, Aimee Stablewski and Jan Parker-Thornburg, Naomi Nakagata himself presented the preliminary results of an amazing achievement in Reproductive Biology they had accomplished at the University of Kumamoto (Japan), namely: the obtention of more than 100 oocytes per C57BL/6 female after devising a new protocol for superovulation, a method they introduced as ULTRA-superovu... read more
Meet the ISTT at the 8th Workshop on Innovative Mouse Models (IMM2015)22 May 2015.
Meet the ISTT at the 8th Workshop on Innovative Mouse Models (IMM2015) that will be held on 11-12 June 2015, in Leiden, the Netherlands. The popular biannual “Workshop on Innovative Mouse Models” brings together a diverse group of scientists interested in developing and exploiting mouse models to study fundamental developmental processes and to mimic human disease. Keynote speakers from leading laboratories present the latest developments on advanced genome alteration protocols, this year sp... read more
The 11th ISTT Prize jointly awarded to Jennifer Doudna and Emmanuelle Charpentier18 April 2015.
Houston, TX, USA. 18 April 2015.
The International Society for Transgenic Technologies (ISTT, Inc.) is proud to announce that the 11th ISTT Prize will be co-awarded to Dr. Emmanuelle Charpentier and Dr. Jennifer Doudna for their collaborative work on the CRISPR-Cas9 system that is rapidly advancing the field of transgenic research. The ISTT Prize is awarded to investigators who have made outstanding contributions to the field of transgenic technologies. The awardees for the 11th ISTT Priz... read more
ISTT Awarded Scientists27 February 2015.
The International Society for Transgenic Technologies (ISTT) has updated its web site and now includes, in its public pages, additional information for all the awarded scientists, outstanding researchers in the field of Transgenic Technologies, which have been awarded the ISTT Prize, generously sponsored by genOway, or the ISTT Young Investigador Award, generously sponsored by ingenious targeting laboratory.
These are the 10 outstanding scientists awarded the ISTT Prize for the period 200... read more
Advances in the Generation of Genetically Modified Animal Models: International Course & Symposium, Institut Pasteur de Montevideo (Uruguay), 7-18 September 201521 January 2015.
The International Society for Trangenic Technologies (ISTT) proudly co-sponsors the International Course & Symposium on Advances in the Generation of Genetically Modified Animal Models, to be held at the Institut Pasteur de Montevideo (Uruguay), organized by ISTT Members Martina Crispo (Unidad de Animales Transgénicos y Experimentación, UATE, Institut Pasteur de Montevideo) and Alejo Menchaca (Instituto de Reproducción Animal de Uruguay, IRAUy), on 8-15 September 2015.
The aim is to o... read more
SALAAM kick-off meeting in Munich: thinking big (the important role of large animal models)19 January 2015.
About a month ago, shortly before the season break, and very timely to enjoy its Christmas Market (Weihnachtsmarkt), the kick-off meeting of the Project SALAAM (Sharing Advances on Large Animal Models) took place in Munich (Germany), 15-17 December 2014, beautifully organized by Eckhard Wolf and Pascale Chavatte-Palmer, Chair and Co-Chair of this EU-COST Action BM1308. This conference, open to any interested researcher in the field, represented the official launch of the SALAAM project, to d... read more
The ISTT Calendar for year 20155 January 2015.
Happy New Year to all ISTT Members!. Here, you can download a free copy of the 2015 ISTT Calendar. This edition has been nicely prepared by ISTT Board Member Karen Brennan (Sydney, Australia), using numerous beautiful images generously provided by members and supporting companies. Download it, print it and use it!. Enjoy it!.... read more
Happy New Year: the ISTT finishes 2014 with 736 members1 January 2015.
On behalf of the ISTT, I wish everyone a Happy and Prosperous New Year!
The International Society for Transgenic Technologies (ISTT) finishes year 2014 with 736 members. At the ISTT we have launched the 2015 renewal campaign and we hope that those of you that are not yet ISTT members would seriously consider registering in 2015. All information regarding renewals and new registrations is available at the JOIN-RENEW web page.
During 2015, the ISTT will co-sponsor two transgenic meetings... read more
TT2014 meeting report published in Transgenic Research28 December 2014.
The meeting report of the 12th Transgenic Technology meeting (TT2014), held in Edinburgh on October 6-8, 2014, and organized by Douglas Strathdee, Peter Hohenstein and Bruce Whitelaw, has just been published in the scientific journal Transgenic Research.
TT2014 meeting report on the 12th Transgenic Technology meeting in Edinburgh: new era of transgenic technologies with programmable nucleases in the foreground.
Beck IM, Sedlacek R.
Transgenic Res. 2015 Feb;24(1):179-83.
The TT2014 me... read more
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Forthcoming ISTT sponsored meetings
Transgenic animals and genetic engineering techniques
Nantes, France, 2-3 July 2015
Organizers: Ignacio Anegon and Séverine Ménoret (Transgenic Rats Core Facility, Nantes, France)
International Course and Mini-Symposium: Advances in the Generation of Genetically Modified (GM) Animal Models
Institut Pasteur de Montevideo (IPM)
7-18 September 2015
Organizers: Martina Crispo (IPM) and Alejo Menchaca (IRAUy)
COURSE application: is June 28th SYMPOSIUM registration: July 19th information contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Next TT Meeting: TT2016
Prague, Czech Republic
20-23 March 2016
Organized by: Radislav Sedlacek
The 11th ISTT Prize jointly awarded to Jennifer Doudna and Emmanuelle Charpentier