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CARD – IP Mouse Sperm and Embryo Cryopreservation Course, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France, 20-24 June 2016

2 February 2016.   The International Society for Transgenic Technologies (ISTT) will proudly co-sponsor the CARD – IP Mouse Sperm and Embryo Cryopreservation Course that will be held at the renowned Pasteur Institute, in Paris, on 20-24 June 2016, organized by Naomi Nakagata (CARD-Kumamoto University, Japan, Coordinator of CARD) and Jean Jaubert (Pasteur Institute, Paris). Recent developments from the laboratory of Prof. Naomi Nakagata (CARD-Kumamoto University, Japan) have pushed the envelope of mous... read more

The TT2016 ISTT Registration and ISTT & Genentech Travel Award Winners

26 January 2016. The ISTT is proud to announce the winners of the TT2106 ISTT Registration Awards and the ISTT & Genentech Travel Awards. This year, the ISTT Board of Directors has awarded 12 ISTT members an ISTT Registration Award, which will cover their registration fee for TT2016. Registration Awardees Congratulations to: Samy Alghadban Katherine Bovariak Carmen Cucarella Paul Devenney Denise Grant Lanza Melissa Larson Peter Major Anna Novoa Sara Ortica Karolina Piot... read more

The ISTT Calendar for year 2016

11 January 2016. Happy New Year to all ISTT Members!. Here, you can download a free copy of the 2016 ISTT Calendar. This edition has been nicely prepared by ISTT Board Member Karen Brennan (Sydney, Australia), using numerous beautiful images generously provided by ISTT members. Download it, print it and use it!. Enjoy it!.... read more

Report on the 2nd Oceania Transgenic Technology/Cryopreservation Symposium

22 December 2015. The 2nd Oceania Transgenic Technology and Cryopreservation Symposium was held at the University of Tasmania’s Medical Sciences Precinct, Hobart, Australia on the 18th-19th of November, 2015. The meeting was a great success with for 48 participants from 23 research institutions across Australia, New Zealand, Japan and the USA and with the support of 9 sponsoring companies.   The Organising Committee comprised of: Paul Scowen-chair and host (UTAS), Elizabeth Williams (University of Queensland ... read more

TT2016 Deadlines and Poster

7 December 2015. TT2016, to be held in Prague in late March, should prove to be an exciting meeting.  The scientific portion of the meeting will be from 20-23 March.  In addition, there are three hands-on workshops that are available, including a Mouse Cryopreservation Workshop (16-18 March), a course on CRISPR/Cas9 programmable nucleases (16-18 March) and a Fish Transgenesis Course (23-25 March). Early registration will close on 15 December, 2015, so register soon!  Please note that ISTT members have discounte... read more

LASA Winter Meeting - Genome Editing Session

5 December 2015. Meeting Report by Mary-Ann Haskings, 25 November, 2015 It was a cold, sunny day in Brighton, UK for the LASA Winter meeting and we were pleased to see several ISTT members attending the meeting. The talks reflected on recent work involving genome editing across a breadth of species: mouse, zebrafish, opossum and discussion of use in humans. There were some common themes across the talks and some newer approaches such as testis electroporation highlighted. The occurrence of mosaicism was discus... read more

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

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Next TT Meeting: TT2016

Prague, Czech Republic

20-23 March 2016


TT2016 meeting


Organized by: Radislav Sedlacek





TT2016 Meeting Deadlines:

ISTT Registration Awards 30 Nov

Awards communicated 15 Dec

Submission of abstracts 15 Dec

Early registration ends 15 Jan

Workshop application 15 Jan


TT2016 workshops


Mouse cryopreservation

Programmable nucleases

Zebrafish genome editing


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