History

The International Society for Transgenic Technologies (ISTT) was founded in Spain (European Union), in January 2006.  In 2014, the Society moved to the United States, and is now registered as the ISTT, Inc., a non-for-profit society.   What follows is a short description of events that preceded the registration and formal establishment of the ISTT Society and a number of relevant milestones that occurred afterwards.


 

History of the Society

Date

 EVENT

3 Mar 2015

The dissolution of ISTT-Spain is officially registered at the National Registry of Spanish Associations, completing the move to the United States.

7 Oct 2014

At TT2014, the ISTT membership approves dissolution of the ISTT registered in Spain. The first General Assembly for ISTT, Inc. is held.

2 Sep 2014

 

ISTT, Inc. registration with the US Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is received. The ISTT, Inc. is fully registered as a NFP (not-for profit) association.

21 May 2013

The first legal step to incorporate the ISTT in the USA is completed by registering the Certificate of Incorporation with the US Tax Authorities.

6 Jan 2014

The ISTT, Inc. bylaws are registered with the state of New York.

26 Feb 2013

The ISTT General Assembly, at TT2013, approves the proposal to move the Society to the state of New York in the USA#.

12 April 2006

The ISTT is assigned the registration number 586922 with the National Book-Registry of Associations in Spain.

18 Jan 2006

The ISTT is formally registered at the National Book-Register of Associations in Spain. The ISTT is officially founded.

2 Jan 2006

The Founding Members* agree to legally register the ISTT.

Nov-Dec 2005

The ISTT bylaws are written.

24 Nov 2005

The ISTT Logo is established as a sketch of the injection of a pronuclear embryo.

12 Sep 2005

At TT2005, the attendees agree to create the ISTT. Lluís Montoliu and Johannes Wilbertz are nominated as interim President and Vice-President of the Society.

Jan-Sep 2005

The first discussions to establish a Transgenic Technology society are initiated by Johannes Wilbertz, Nelson Khoo and Lluís Montoliu.

15, 16 April 1999

First Trans-Tech (TT) Meeting is held at Karolinska Institute, hosted by Johannes Wilbertz.

 

 *Founding members of the ISTT: Lluís Montoliu, Belén Pintado

#Official point of contact in the state of New York, USA: Aimee Stablewski

 


History of the ISTT, Inc. Board of Directors

Year

President

Vice-President

Secretary

Treasurer

Officers

2017

Wojtek Auerbach

Benoît Kanzler

Lynn Doglio

Aimee Stablewski

Cheryl Bock, Karen Brennan, Martina Crispo, Ernst-Martin Fuechtbauer, Peter Hohenstein, Branko Zevnik

2016

Jan Parker-Thornburg

Benoît Kanzler

Lynn Doglio

Aimee Stablewski

Cheryl Bock, Karen Brennan, Martina Crispo, Peter Hohenstein, Elizabeth Williams, Branko Zevnik 

2015

Jan Parker-Thornburg

Benoît Kanzler

Aimee Stablewski

Aimee Stablewski

Wojtek Auerbach, Cheryl Bock, Karen Brennan, Martina Crispo, Tom Fielder, Boris Jerchow, Elizabeth Williams

2014

Jan Parker-Thornburg

Benoît Kanzler

Aimee Stablewski

Aimee Stablewski

Wojtek Auerbach, Cheryl Bock, Karen Brennan, Martina Crispo, Tom Fielder, Boris Jerchow, Elizabeth Williams

 


 History of the ISTT Council (the ISTT Council was re-named the ISTT Board of Directors in 2014)

Year

President

Vice-President

Secretary

Treasurer

Officers

2014

Lluís Montoliu

Benoît Kanzler

Carlisle Landel

Manuel Sanchez-Martîn

Wojtek Auerbach, Karen Brennan, Tom Fielder, Boris Jerchow, Jorge Sztein, Elizabeth Williams

2013

Lluís Montoliu

Thom Saunders

Benoît Kanzler7

Carlisle Landel

Manuel Sánchez-Martín

Shirley Pease, Jan Parker-Thornburg8, Boris Jerchow, Wojtek Auerbach, Tom Fielder, Aimee Stablewski, Elizabeth Williams, Karen Brennan6, Jorge Sztein6

2012

Lluís Montoliu

Thom Saunders

Carlisle Landel

Manuel Sánchez-Martín

Shirley Pease, Jan Parker-Thornburg, Boris Jerchow, Wojtek Auerbach, Tom Fielder, Aimee Stablewski, Elizabeth Williams

2011

Lluís Montoliu

Thom Saunders

Carlisle Landel

Manuel Sánchez-Martín

Shirley Pease, Jan Parker-Thornburg, Boris Jerchow, Wojtek Auerbach, Tom Fielder, Aimee Stablewski, Elizabeth Williams

2010

Lluís Montoliu

Thom Saunders

Carlisle Landel

Belén Pintado

Shirley Pease, Jan Parker-Thornburg, Boris Jerchow, Wojtek Auerbach, Tom Fielder, Aimee Stablewski, Elizabeth Williams5

2009

Lluís Montoliu

Thom Saunders1

Carlisle Landel

Belén Pintado

Shirley Pease, Jan Parker-Thornburg, Sarah Johnson4, Boris Jerchow, Wojtek Auerbach, Tom Fielder, Aimee Stablewski3

2008

Lluís Montoliu

Johannes Wilbertz2

Carlisle Landel

Belén Pintado

Thom Saunders, Shirley Pease, Jan Parker-Thornburg, Sarah Johnson, Boris Jerchow, Wojtek Auerbach, Tom Fielder

2007

Lluís Montoliu

Johannes Wilbertz

Carlisle Landel

Belén Pintado

Thom Saunders, Shirley Pease, Jan Parker-Thornburg, Sarah Johnson, Boris Jerchow, Wojtek Auerbach

2006

Lluís Montoliu

Johannes Wilbertz

Carlisle Landel

Belén Pintado

Thom Saunders, Shirley Pease, Jan Parker-Thornburg, Sarah Johnson, Harald Haugen, Hans van den Bout

at foundation

Lluís Montoliu

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Belén Pintado

Belén Pintado

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(1) ISTT Vice-President from April 1st, 2009

(2) ISTT Vice-President up to March 31st, 2009

(3) ISTT Officer from October 7th, 2009

(4) ISTT council member up to March 23, 2010

(5) Elected new council member in 2010

(6) Elected new council members in 2013

(7) Elected new Vice-President in 2013

(8) ISTT council member up to May 31, 2013

(9) ISTT council member up to May 26, 2014

 


 

Personnel History:

Administrative assistant:

            2010 – 2014: Alison Cameron

            2015 – Present: Pat Arubaleze

Webmaster:

            2005 – 2015: Lluís Montoliu

            2015 – 2017: Carlisle Landel