Loss of Dr. Oliver Smithies

Published Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Nobel Prize co-Awardee, Dr. Oliver Smithies dies on January 10, 2017


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. 


The 2016 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine awarded to Yoshinori Ohsumi

Published Monday, October 3, 2016

On 3 October, 2016, Prof. Thomas Perlmann, the Secretary of the Nobel Committee for Physiology or Medicine announced that the 2016 Nobel Prize would be awarded to Yoshinori Ohsumi for “his discoveries of mechanisms for autophagy”.