Monthly Archives: November 2014
Carolina accepts position with COPEG
Carolina has accepted a 4 year contract with COPEG to complete her work on the transgenic male-only strains of the New World screwworm. Carolina recently completed a two-postdoctoral fellowship in the lab supported by the NIFA BRAG program. Congratulations Carolina!
Sophia’s iGem team wins award!
Sophia was part of the NCSU team that won first place in best policy and practices section at the annual iGem (International Genetically Engineered Machine competition) competition in Boston. Well done Sophia! further details
Review of 50 years of sheep blowfly research now published!
This review covers research on sheep blowfly genetics, genomics, IPM, insecticide resistance, immunological control, and breeding sheep for resistance to flystrike. In our section we describe past efforts on sheep blowfly genetic control and discuss potential use of the male-only … Continue reading
Lucilia early promoter/cell death gene published
Our paper on Lucilia gene promoters that are active in early embryos and proapoptotic genes has now ben published online in the early view section of Insect Molecular Biology. These are the building blocks that are needed to assemble transgenic embryonic sexing … Continue reading