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Report from the AALAS 66th National Meeting, Phoenix, Arizona, 1-5 November, 2015

19 November 2015. The International Society for Transgenic Technologies was represented at the AALAS National Meeting this year by ISTT President Jan Parker-Thornburg, ISTT Administrator Pat Arubaleze, and ISTT’s AALAS Representative Melissa Larson.  Jan and Pat set up the ISTT booth in the Affiliates section of the vendor hall on Sunday, exhibiting posters, membership literature and information regarding TT2016 in Prague.  Literature was also available advertising the new online Transgenic Course for the AALAS L... read more

Meeting Report: Advances in the Generation of Genetically Modified (GM) Animal Models

13 November 2015. The International Course and Mini-Symposium:  Advances in the Generation of Genetically Modified (BM) Animal Models, hosted by Martina Crispo and Alejo Menchaca was held in Montevideo, Uruguay from 7-18 September, 2015.  This is the first time this combined course and workshop was held, and it was a resounding success.  This meeting was co-sponsored by the ISTT, Inc. More than 60 people attended during the two weeks of the Course, including participants from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Cuba, A... read more

The 4th ISTT Young Investigator Award goes to Pablo Ross

14 October 2015. The International Society for Transgenic Technologies (ISTT) is pleased to announce the awardee for the 4th ISTT Young Investigator Award, generously sponsored by ingenious targeting laboratory (iTL). ISTT created the Young Investigator Award, with one goal: identify and recognize young scientists who will keep the field of transgenic technologies vibrant with new ideas and innovative research. After careful evaluation of the nominated candidates, the Award Evaluation Committee unanimously s... read more

ISTT early registration/renewal OPEN for 2016 ISTT membership!

14 October 2015. By joining/renewing early, you will have the added benefit of extended ISTT membership for this time period AND the following year (Jan-Dec). With an ISTT membership, you will have the opportunity of discounted registration for meetings that are hosted or sponsored by the ISTT. We also invite you to register for our upcoming 13th Transgenic Technology (TT2016) meeting in Prague, Czech Republic, 20-23 March 2016. Other membership benefits include access to our extensive pic... read more


18 September 2015. The international meeting Transgenic Animals and Genetic Engineering Techniques ( was held on July 2–3 2015 in Nantes, France. This event, organized by the Transgenic Rats ImmunoPhenomic (TRIP) Nantes facility ( and co-sponsored by the ISTT, gathered around 100 participants from France, as well as other European countries, Japan and the USA. The meeting gave participants the opportunity to update information on techniques and model... read more

Newly elected 2016 ISTT Board of Directors members

1 September 2015.    Branko Zevnik      Lynn Doglio      Peter Hohenstein The official results of the recent election for the ISTT Board of Directors are in, and we congratulate Branko Zevnik, Lynn Doglio and Peter Hohenstein on their election to the ISTT Board. Branko Zevnik (Cologne, Germany) is the head of the in vivo Research Facility at the University of Cologne.  Lynn Doglio (Chicago, USA) is the Director of the Transgenic and Targeted Mutagenesis Laboratory at Northwestern University.  Peter Hohenstein ... read more

TARC X Meeting Report

26 August 2015. Tahoe City, California, USA August 9 – 13, 2015 “What if . . . we had cows that did not have horns?  We do!  This is a naturally-occurring mutation, and these are called “polled” (or, hornless) cows.  This is a great benefit to the cattle industry, as this reduces the amount of trauma that cows can cause each other.  Unfortunately, there are only a few types of cows that contain the mutation causing the polled phenotype.  Other cows must have their horns removed to safely interact with eac... read more

Fourth ISTT Young Investigator Award

4 August 2015. The International Society for Transgenic Technologies (ISTT), in collaboration with ingenious targeting laboratory, has established the ISTT YOUNG INVESTIGATOR AWARD that is presented at each Transgenic Technology meeting. The fourth edition of this ISTT Young Investigator Award will be given at the next 13th Transgenic Technology Meeting (TT2016), that will be held in Prague, on 20-23 March 2016. The ISTT Young Investigator Award recognizes outstanding achievements by a young scientist who w... read more

ISTT Registration Awards for TT2016 meeting in Prague

27 July 2015. A minimum of six Registration Awards will be sponsored by the International Society for Transgenic Technologies for ISTT members wishing to attend the 13th Transgenic Technologies (TT2016) meeting in Prague, The Czech Republic, on 20-23rd March, 2016. Selected applicants will be awarded funding to cover registration fees plus attendance at all social events. However, the award does not cover travel expenses, hotel accommodation or attendance at pre-meeting events. Applicants who are not y... read more

Registration OPEN for the next (13th) Transgenic Technology (TT2016) meeting in Prague, Czech Republic, 20-23 March 2016

4 July 2015. Dear colleagues, we are pleased to announce that registration and abstract submission for the 13th Transgenic Technology Meeting (TT2016) in Prague, Czech Republic from 20th – 23rd March 2016 are now OPEN. Andras Nagy will give the opening plenary lecture and Denis Duboule the closing one. Thomas Boehm and Richard Behringer will give our special Orbis pictus lectures. Further information can be found at the conference website. We look forward to seeing you here in the beautiful ... read more

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