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II SPCAL Meeting on Laboratory Animal Science, Lisbon, Portugal, May 24-25, 2012

Thursday, April 26th, 2012
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II SPCAL Meeting on Laboratory Animal Science, Lisbon, Portugal, May 24-25, 2012

II SPCAL Meeting on Laboratory Animal Science, Lisbon, Portugal, May 24-25, 2012

Dear Colleagues,

The Portuguese LAS association – Sociedade Portuguesa de Ciências em Animais de Laboratório (SPCAL) – is organizing its second National Scientific Meeting on May 24 and 25, in Lisbon. The moto is Care for Laboratory Animals if you Care for your Research and, by covering a wide range of subjects, the Meeting is targeted to all those working with laboratory animals: from LAS professionals to researchers.

The meeting will he held in English, hosting many well known speakers. We would like to take this opportunity to invite you to take part in the program with posters and/or oral communications. These should be submitted though the website described below.

You can download the Meeting’s Poster and Program. All relevant information and contacts may be found on SPCAL’s website, on the dedicated tab.

We look forward to welcoming you, and we ask your collaboration in distributing this email within your colleagues, institutions, and relevant scientific societies/associations.

Kindest regards

Dolores Bonaparte
Sociedade Portuguesa de Ciências em Animais de Laboratório (SPCAL), Organizing Committee

ISTT members chosen for a Panel on Transgenics for the 63rd annual AALAS meeting

Wednesday, April 11th, 2012
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63rd AALAS National Meering, Minneapolis, MN, November 3-8, 2012

63rd AALAS National Meering, Minneapolis, MN, November 3-8, 2012

AALAS, or the American Association for Laboratory Animal Sciences is hosting their 63rd Annual Meeting this fall.

For ISTT members planning on attending the AALAS national meeting in Minneapolis MN (USA) in November 3-8, 2012, we would love for you to attend our panel discussion on communications between veterinarians and transgenic facility managers. ISTT members, Jan Parker-Thornberg (MD Anderson) and Aimee Stablewski (Roswell Park Cancer Institute) will be part of the panel discussion along with Rob Taft from the Jackson Laboratory and our veterinarians (Kate Naff, Linda Waterman and Sandra Buitrago, respectively).

AALAS has thousands of applications for presentations so we are fortunate that ours was accepted. This is an ISTT-supported activity.  Please come and participate with us.

Melissa Larson (University of Kansas Medical Center), the ISTT member representative before AALAS, will be also taking charge of our ISTT booth this year.  Thank you to Melissa, for this great help.  If any ISTT member will be attending the meeting, and would like to help Melissa, please email us to volunteer at: aalas@transtechsociety.org

Information about the National AALAS meeting:

Each fall since 1950, the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science (AALAS) has held its annual National Meeting. During the five days of the meeting, members and nonmembers come together to enjoy the workshops, lectures, poster sessions, and exhibits. The program is designed to have topics relevant to the entire membership. Exhibitors have an opportunity to interact with AALAS members from the academic community, research institutions, government organizations, and commercial companies.

The AALAS National Meeting is the largest gathering in the world of professionals concerned with the production, care, and use of laboratory animals.  Please see the AALAS meeting website for details on how to register

The International Society for Transgenic Technologies (ISTT) is an  AALAS affiliate organization.

We hope to see you there!!

ISTT will be present at the CALAS Symposium

Thursday, March 15th, 2012
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ISTT will be present at the CALAS Symposium

ISTT will be present at the CALAS Symposium

At the International Society for Transgenic Technologies (ISTT), we are pleased to announce our participation as CALAS Affiliate exhibitor in the next (51st) CALAS Symposium, to be held in Vancouver, on June 2-5, 2012. CALAS is the Canadian Association for Laboratory Animal Science (or ACSAL, Association Canadienne pour la Science des Animaux de Laboratoire). The CALAS aims and mission are if full agreement with our ISTT bylaws, therefore at the ISTT we are most happy to collaborate and explore further interactions with CALAS, as we have done, successfully, with other similar societies in the field.

According to the CALAS web site, “CALAS has been working since 1961 to eliminate inhumane and unnecessary use of animals in research. Working with a membership comprised of veterinarians, physicians, researchers, administrators and technicians, CALAS has achieved many successes in improving the care of laboratory animals in research, teaching and testing. CALAS is a not-for-profit organization with approximately 1000 members, and strives to advance the knowledge, skills and status of those who work with laboratory animals; to improve the standards for laboratory animal care and research, and; to provide a forum for the exchange and dissemination of knowledge regarding animal care and research”.

I International Scientific Meeting for the Optimization of Murine Models in Research, Valdivia, Chile, 24-26 January 2012

Wednesday, September 14th, 2011
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I International Scientific Meeting for the Optimization of Murine Models in Research, Valdivia, Chile, 24-26 January 2012

I International Scientific Meeting for the Optimization of Murine Models in Research, Valdivia, Chile, 24-26 January 2012

The International Society for Transgenic Technologies (ISTT), is pleased to announce the co-sponsorship of the I International Scientific Meeting for the Optimization of Murine Models in Research, that will be held at the Centro de Estudios Cientificos (CECs), in Valdivia, Chile, on 24-26 January 2012. This meeting is organized by Juan Manuel Baamonde (CECs, Chair), and the ISTT Members Fernando Benavides (MD Anderson CC, Smithville, TX, USA) and Jorge Sztein (NIH/NIAID, USA), along other CECs scientists. The meeting will be followed by the III Practical Course CECs: Mouse sperm freezing according to JAX method, coordinated by Dr. Jorge Sztein, on 27 January 2012. Talks will be given in Spanish, Portughese or English. ISTT members are entitled to a reduced registration fee, both for the meeting and the course. The practical course is limited to 15 participants. Early bird registration deadline is October 15, 2011.

8th UC Davis Transgenic Animal Research Conference

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2011
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Emerald Bay and Lake Tahoe, CA, USA

Emerald Bay and Lake Tahoe, CA, USA

Once again, and correspondig this year to its 8th edition, the biennial UC Davis Transgenic Animal Research Conference, organized by Prof. James Murray, UC Davis and ISTT Member, will be held at the beautiful location of Lake Tahoe, in Northern California, starting next Sunday, August 7, until August 10. Once again, the International Society for Transgenic Technologies (ISTT) is pleased to co-sponsor and promote this event.

This will be the eight international meeting hosted by UC Davis to bring together representatives from the leading laboratories worldwide doing cutting edge work on transgenic research in non-murine animals, including livestock, fish and poultry species. The upcoming conference will again focus on state-of-the-art science in the field of transgenic research. Presentations will address cutting-edge methodology, technical improvements, and current progress towards producing transgenic animals for biomedical and agricultural applications. The intent of these conferences is to bring together scientists to discuss progress, problems, and potential application of transgenic technology for animal applications.

The list of accepted speakers and topics include:

  • Goetz Laible, New Zealand, Opening talk
  • Daniel Salamone, Argentina, methods to increase efficiency of transgenesis
  • Scott Fahrenkrug, Minnesota, USA, transposon for making GE pigs
  • Lluis Montoliu, Spain, Boundary elements
  • Mark Tizard, Australia, miRNA tgs to mature immunity in chick embryos
  • Michael Roberts (Bhanu Telugu) Missouri, USA, reprogramming msenchymal stem cells
  • Elizabeth Maga, Davis, USA, In vivo bacteriacidal effects of lysozyme milk
  • Mike McGrew, Roslin, UK, germline transmission of TG chickens from PGCs
  • Rob Etches, Crystal Biosciences, interspecies use of PGC cells in birds
  • Jacob Bentzon, Denmark, hypercholesterolemic minipigs
  • Björn Petersen, Germany, ZFN pigs
  • Zsuzsanna Bosze, Hungary, transgenic rabbit systems
  • Cesare Galli, Italy, European xenotransplantation pig project
  • Charlotte Sorenson, Denmark, HR in nuclear donor cells for SCNT cloning in pigs
  • Darek Moreau, Canada, GXE interaction of GH Atlantic Salmon
  • Kevin Wells, Missouri, USA, targeting-dependent selection
  • Mingjun Lui, China, Lentivirus vectors in sheep
  • Xavier Lauth, AquaBounty, USA, GE sterile fish
  • Roland Buelow, OMT, USA, antibodies from TG rats
  • David Stolz, Iowa, USA, cystic fibrosis pigs
  • Eddie Sullivan, Hematech, USA, Increasing Transgenic Protein production when using transgenic animals as bioreactors
  • Helen Sang, Roslin, UK, Flu resistant chickens
  • Ron Stotish, AquaBounty, USA, Science for regulatory approval
  • Li Ning, China, shRNA resistance to foot and mouth in pigs
  • Heiner Niemann, Germany, Closing Talk

Transgenic Rat Nantes Meeting, 6 June 2011

Monday, May 16th, 2011
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Transgenic Rat Nantes meeting, 6 June 2011

Transgenic Rat Nantes meeting, 6 June 2011

The Transgenic Rats common facility of IFR 26, Biogenouest and IBiSA organizes its third meeting in Nantes, France, on June 6, 2011, about Transgenesis and genome analysis. This one-day meeting, co-sponsored by the International Society for Transgenic Technologies (ISTT), aims to provide an update on transgenesis developments in the generation of transgenic animals and in genome analysis. The meeting is chaired by Ignacio Anegon (ISTT member) and organized by Séverine Menoret (ISTT member), Séverine Rémy, Laurent Tesson, Claire Usal and Tuan. H. Nguyen. Deadline for registration is 25 May 2011. ISTT members are entitled to reduced registation fees.

The meeting is intended for Master, PhD and medical students with a background in molecular biology and genetics as an introduction to future work in these rapidly developing areas of research. It is also intended for post-docs and scientists already working in certain of these fields and who are interested in expanding their knowledge on the potential applications of these new techniques to their models or in neighbouring pathophysiological models of analysis of genes or diseases using genetically modified animals.

TT2011 meeting: updated information

Saturday, April 16th, 2011
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TT2011 meeting: invited speakers

TT2011 meeting: invited speakers

An updated scientific and social program is available for the 10th Transgenic Technology Meeting, TT2011, to be held at St Pete Beach, Florida, on October 24-26, 2011. Additional information about the invited speakers is also available from the TT2011 meeting web site.

IMPORTANT DEADLINES:

Abstracts for the TT2011 meeting can be sent up to June 30.

Applications for ISTT Registration Awards, sponsored by the ISTT, and ISTT Young Investigator Award, sponsored by InGenious Targeting Laboratory, can be filed up to June 30.

Reduced fee registrations for the TT2011 meeting will be available up to July 31.

4th International Rabbit Biotechnology Meeting, 30th June-1st July 2011, Gödöllö, Hungary

Monday, February 7th, 2011
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4th International Rabbit Biotechnology Meeting, 30 June-1 July 2011, Godollo, Hungary

4th International Rabbit Biotechnology Meeting, 30 June-1 July 2011, Godollo, Hungary

The 4th International Rabbit Biotechnology Meeting will be held in Gödöllö, Hungary, on 30 June-1 July 2011, at the Agricultural Biotechnology Center (ABC). The Organizer of this conference is Prof. Zsuzsanna Bosze, ABC and ISTT Member. The mission of this biannual meeting is to give an overview of the most recent results on the field of rabbit biotechnology, including rabbit genomic, stem cell, models of human diseases and biotechnology methods confronting the different approaches developed independently in different academic and industrial laboratories in the world. The abstracts from selected oral presentations will be published in World Rabbit Science. The International Rabbit Biotechnology first meeting was organized by Jianglin Fan in Tsukuba, Japan (2005), the second was in Jouy-en-Josas, France, organized by Louis-Marie Houdebine (2007) and the 3th in Xi’an, PR China, organized by Li Enqi (2009).

As posted in the 4th International Rabbit Biotechnology Meeting web site, “A specific biotechnology of the rabbit is emerging. The scientific community which uses rabbits as experimental animals or as tool to produce biotech products as well as those involved in breeding are more and more invited to focus their effort on this species. The rabbit is phylogenetically closer to primates than are rodents and is large enough to permit non-lethal monitoring of physiological changes. The rabbit as a model in early development biology is more representative for most mammalian embryos than mouse, that has very specific properties at thoses stages. For example, gastrulation  – one of the most important developmental switchpoints for pre- and postnatal development – of the rabbit blastocyst closely resembles that of the human. Novel findings in embryonic stem cell and induced pluripotent cell establishment are adapted to rabbit, along with the recent transgenic technologies opening up new horizons for researchers. The complete rabbit genome sequencing is about to be achieved. Classical uses of the rabbit include polyclonal antibody production, biomedical testing and teratogenicity testing of pharmaceutical compounds. Beyond that rabbit is the traditional model for the study of lipoproteins and atherosclerosis. The lipid metabolism of rabbit is similar to that of humans and a number of spontaneous and transgenic rabbit models have been studied. The arising obese rabbit model may become highly relevant for research on human insulin resistance, obesity and lipid metabolism abnormalities. Development of novel pharmacological therapies for cardiac hypertrophy, fibrosis, cardiac dysfunction and inborn arrhythmias are based on the relevant transgenic rabbit models. Transgenic rabbits have been found to be suitable bioreactors for the production of pharmaceutical proteins filling an important niche between the laboratory mouse and larger farm mammals.”

Official Poster and Flyer of the TT2011 meeting

Thursday, January 27th, 2011
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Download and print the official TT2011 Poster (A3 size, PDF format)

Download and print the official TT2011 Poster (A3 size, PDF format)

The TT2011 meeting, organized by the International Society for Transgenic Technologies (ISTT), will be held at the TradeWinds Island Grand Resort, in St Pete Beach, Florida, USA, on October 24-26, 2011. We would be extremely grateful if you could assist us in advertising the TT2011 meeting. If you wish, please download and print the official TT2011 Poster (A3 size, PDF format) and, please display it in a prominent place in your work place where it can be viewed by people who would find this meeting of interest. We thank you in advance for helping us to promote this important meeting.

Download and print the official TT2011 Flyer (PDF format)

Download and print the official TT2011 Flyer (PDF format)

We would also greatly appreciate if you could assist us disseminating the official flyer for the TT2011 meeting. If you wish, please dowload the official TT2011 Flyer (PDF format) and, please send it by email to your colleagues and friends who could be interested to attend. We thank you in advance for helping us to promote this important meeting.

8th UC Davis Transgenic Animal Research Conference

Tuesday, January 25th, 2011
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8th UC Davis Transgenic Animal Research Conference

8th UC Davis Transgenic Animal Research Conference

The International Society for Transgenic Technologies (ISTT) is pleased to announce, once again, the co-sponsorship of the forthcoming 8th UC Davis Transgenic Animal Research Conference, organized by Prof. James D. Murray (ISTT Member), Department of Animal Science, UC Davis. This conference will be held at the Granlibakken Conference Center, outside of Tahoe City, California, USA, on August 7-10, 2011. The scope of this conference includes both agricultural and biomedical applications of non-murine transgenic animals. ISTT members are entitled to a reduced registration fee.

Intended participants are kindly suggested to plan to arrive at the conference center on the afternoon of Sunday, August 7, 2011.  The conference will start on Monday morning and run through Wednesday evening. The normal registration fee of $US 1500.00 ($1,600 for late registration) covers accommodation at Granlibakken for four nights, Sunday, August 7 through Wednesay, August 10, 2011, meals during that period, as well registration at the meeting. ISTT members are entitled to a reduced registration rate of $1,450 for early registration and $1,550 for late registration. Conference Organizers will provide ground transportation from the Reno, Nevada airport on the afternoon/early evening of August 7th and again to the airport on the morning of Thursday, August 11th. Participants will need to send an abstract, if interested in submitting a poster presentation, and register for the conference by June 15th, 2011.


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