Join us in Japan in April 2019 for TT2019
Join us in April 2019 for TT2019
Join us in Kobe in April 2019 for TT2019
Research The ISTT is involved in all levels of transgenic research in animals, from the animal technician to the senior scientist. This link will take you to our research page that includes relevant publications, CRISPR/Cas9 resources and news pertaining to transgenic technology. Training The ISTT sponsors meetings, workshops and training courses in transgenic technology. One of our most popular offerings is the Transgenic Technology (TT) meeting. To see the latest offerings, and to see how to apply for ISTT sponsorship of your training opportunity, please click here. Sponsor The ISTT is very grateful to our generous sponsors who provide us with support to continue our work. ISTT sponsors offer valuable goods and services necessary for transgenic technologies. The resources provided to the ISTT allow us to host the TT meetings, provide awards for our members, and assist with website support. Please visit our sponsorsí page.
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ISTT Releases Statement on 3Rs Principles as They Apply to Transgenic Technologies

Achieving the 3Rs through responsible work with animals

The ISTT is a scientific society whose members are generating and/or studying genetically modified animals and often engaged in assisted reproductive technologies. Although the use of animals is currently unavoidable we recognize that work is being done to develop alternative non-animal models in keeping with the 3Rs principle of replacement. Our membership is aware of our responsibility towards the animals we use for our work including the expectation that animal use will be reduced and the lifetime experience of experimental animals refined in accordance with the 3Rs principles of humane experimental technique.

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John D. Biggers, 1923-2018

Published Wednesday, April 18, 2018
John D. Biggers, Physiologist/embryologist, passed away recently in Massachusetts. Here is a memorial from Lluis Montoliu: Dear colleagues, Just a short message to make you aware about the recent passing of John D. Biggers, on April 7, 2018. If you don’t know who this reproductive physiologist was, you should ask yourself who do you think

Association for Responsible Research and Innovation in Genome Editing (ARRIGE) Launched

Published Friday, March 30, 2018
The Association for Responsible Research and Innovation in Genome Editing" was launched on 23 March, 2018 to promote a global governance of genome editing technologies, to promote the responsible use of the these techniques and tools, taking into account all associated ethics issues as well, in relation to their application to human beings, to animals, to

TT2019 Awarded to Kobe, Japan

Published Thursday, August 17, 2017

The ISTT Board of Directors has chosen Kobe Japan to host TT2019, the 15th Transgenic Technology meeting, April 2019.

CRISPR Gene Editing of Human Embryos

Published Friday, August 4, 2017

In a collaborative effort of USA, South Korean and Chinese laboratories, the authors describe the correction of a mutation in the MYBPC3 gene associated with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, through gene-editing, using CRISPR tools. (Nature article detailing results).

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