International Society for Transgenic Technologies

(11th) Transgenic Technology (TT) Meeting: TT2013

Baiyun International Convention Center

Baiyun International Convention Center

Guangzhou/Canton, P.R. China

25-27 February 2013

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TT2013 meeting logo

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Organizer: Prof. Ming Zhao (Southern Medical University, SMU)

contact email address: tt2013@transtechsociety.org

WEB: www.tt2013.org

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Invitation Letter by Dr. Lluís Montoliu, President of the ISTT

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Southern Medical University, SMU

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The TT2013 meeting in Guangzhou: the ISTT family gently bitten by the Chinese snake

ISTT blog article published by Lluis Montoliu (March 3, 2013)

TT2013 meeting report: the Transgenic Technology meeting visits Asia for the first time

TT2013 meeting report by Douglas Strathdee and Bruce A. Whitelaw, published in Transgenic Research (Springer), online April 19, 2013

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Meeting Topics

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  • Androgenetic haploid embryonic stem cells
  • Sperm Cryopreservation and IVF
  • KOMP ES cell clones performance
  • Australian Phenomics Network Initiatives
  • Effects of in vitro culture on mammalian embryos
  • Epigenetic alterations during mouse transgenesis and cloning
  • Epigenetic reprogramming by oocytes
  • Targeted nucleases, ZFNs and TALENs, in transgenesis
  • Livestock Genome Editing with TALENS
  • Transgenic mice and ZFNs
  • KO pigs and ZFNs
  • Zebrafish and TALENs
  • Transgenic livestock
  • Ethics, animal welfare and regulations
  • Health monitoring protocols and transgenic facilities
  • Animal welfare and international mouse consortia
  • Impact of genetic background in mouse and rat models
  • Assisted reproduction strategies in mice
  • Non-rodent transgenesis
  • Primate chimeras and ES cells
  • Rat functional genomic initiatives
  • National BioResource Project for the rat
  • Animal models of human diseases
  • Round-table discussion: Running a transgenic facility
  • Running a transgenic facility: The business aspect of running a transgenic unit
  • Running a transgenic facility: managing errors, difficulties
  • Running a transgenic facility: Staying on the cutting edge of technology while still maintaining basic services
  • Rat/mouse chimeras and iPS/ES cells
  • Overview of cre-transgenic mouse lines resources
  • China/Asia/Oceania in the International Mouse Functional Genomics Consortia
  • The Shanghai Research Center for Model Organisms
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  • 3-days hands-on practical workshop on transgenesis procedures after the TT2013 meeting

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TT2013 flyer

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Confirmed Speakers

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TT2013 Speakers Information (PDF file)

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TT2013 Final Program (PDF file)

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TT2013 Committees

Organizing Committee

  • Yong Jiang 姜勇 (Southern Medical University, Guangzhou, China) President
  • Ming Zhao 赵明 (Southern Medical University, Guangzhou, China) Executive General Secretary
  • Qiaobing Huang 黄巧冰 (Southern Medical University, Guangzhou, China)
  • Jinghua Liu 刘靖华(Southern Medical University, Guangzhou, China)
  • Jing An 安靓 (Southern Medical University, Guangzhou, China)
  • Liangping Li  李亮平 (Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China)
  • Lluis Montoliu (National Center of Biotechnology, CSIC, Madrid, Spain)
  • Thom Saunders (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA)
  • Jan Parker-Thornburg (MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA)
  • Boris Jerchow (Max Delbrück Center, Berlin, Germany)

International Scientific Advisory Committee

  • Lluis Montoliu (National Center of Biotechnology, CSIC, Madrid, Spain), Chair
  • Thom Saunders (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA)
  • Jan Parker-Thornburg (MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA)
  • Boris Jerchow (Max Delbrück Center, Berlin, Germany)
  • Bruce Whitelaw (Roslin Institute, University of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK)
  • Kent Lloyd (University of California, Davis, CA, USA)
  • Wenhao Xu 徐文灏 (University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, USA)
  • Teruhiko Wakayama (Center for Developmental Biology, RIKEN, Kobe, Japan)
  • Karen Brennan (The Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute, Sydney, Australia)
  • Benoît Kanzler (Max-Planck Institute of Immunobiology and Epigenetics, Freiburg, Germany)

Chinese Scientific Advisory Committee

  • Kaitai Yao 姚开泰(院士) (Cancer Research Institute, Southern Medical University, Guangzhou), Chair
  • Zuoyan Zhu 朱作言(院士) (Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing)
  • Yitao Zeng 曾溢滔(院士) (Institute of Medical Genetics, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai)
  • Xiao Yang 杨晓 (Institute of Bioengineering, Academy of Military Medical Sciences, Beijing)
  • Peng Xiang 项鹏 (Center for Stem Cell Biology and Tissue Engineering, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou)
  • Xiang Gao 高翔 (Model Animal Research Center of Nanjing University, Nanjing)
  • Kui Li 李奎 (Institute of Animal Sciences, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Beijing)
  • Biliang Zhang 张必良 (Guangzhou Institutes of Biomedicine and Health, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Guangzhou)
  • Liangxue Lai 赖良学 (Guangzhou Institutes of Biomedicine and Health, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Guangzhou)
  • Ming Zhao 赵明 (Department of Pathophysiology, School of Basic Medical Sciences, Southern Medical University, Guangzhou)
  • Yong Jiang 姜勇 (Department of Pathophysiology, School of Basic Medical Sciences, Southern Medical University, Guangzhou)
  • Jing An 安靓 (Cancer Institute, Southern Medical University, Guangzhou)
  • Hong Wei 魏泓 (Department of the Experimental Zoology, Third Military Medical University, Chongqing)
  • Qimin Zan 詹启敏(院士) (Cancer Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, Beijing)

Practical Workshop (28 February - 2 March)

  • Wenhao Xu 徐文灏 (University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, USA), Chair
  • Ming Zhao 赵明 (Southern Medical University, Guangzhou, China)
  • Jing An 安靓 (Cancer Institute, Southern Medical University, Guangzhou, China)
  • Liangping Li 李亮平 (Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China).

Workshop Instructors

  • Wenhao Xu
  • Xin-an Pu
  • Xin Rairdan
  • Barbara Stone
  • Xiaojun Xing
  • Margaret Landis
  • Katja Becker
  • Ronald Naumann
  • Adair Oesterle
  • Oishi Takatsugu
  • Ian Rosewell
  • Lisa Ng
  • Christopher Lee
  • BJ Ham

TT2013 Meeting Sponsors

TT2013 Registration and Administration (Technical Secretariat)

  • Alison Cameron (ISTT Administration)
  • Boey Long (TT2013 Local Organizing Committee)
  • Bibo Liang (TT2013 Local Organizing Committee)
  • Teresa Zhao (TT2013 Local Organizing Committee)
  • Xianyan Liu (TT2013 Local Organizing Committee)
  • Xiangguang Wu (TT2013 Local Organizing Committee)
  • Hui Zhou (TT2013 Local Organizing Committee)
  • Dongmei Tong (TT2013 Local Organizing Committee)
  • Xiaoling Wang (TT2013 Local Organizing Committee)

ISTT Prize for outstanding contributions to transgenic technologies



The Southern Medical University and Guangzhou

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SMU_Guangzhou

Guanzhou (China)


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TT2013 VENUE: Oriental International Convention Hotel, Baiyun International Convention Center, Guanzhou (China)


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WORKSHOP VENUE: Sun Yat-Sen University East Campus, Guanzhou (China)


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WORKSHOP ASSOCIATED HOTEL: The University Town Hotel, Guanzhou (China)


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