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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.

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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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Mario Capecchi, Nobel Laureate, to be awarded the ISTT Prize at TT2017

Published Friday, November 4, 2016

The International Society for Transgenic Technologies (ISTT, Inc.) is delighted to announce that the 11th ISTT Prize will be awarded to Dr. Mario Capecchi for his seminal work on homologous recombination in embryonic stem cells, for which he was awarded the Nobel Prize in 2007.  The ISTT Prize is awarded to investigators who have made outstanding contributions to the field of transgenic technologies. 

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