TT2011: a most enjoyable meeting, the ISTT dit it again!

TT2011, 10th Transgenic Technology Meeting, St Pete Beach, Florida, USA
TT2011, 10th Transgenic Technology Meeting, St Pete Beach, Florida, USA

The 10th Transgenic Technology (TT2011) Meeting is over. The International Society for Transgenic Technologies (ISTT) organized a most enjoyable meeting in St Pete Beach, Florida, USA, with the great help and technical support from In-Conference, Ltd (UK). More than 400 delegates attended this very intense and productive meeting, where participants, speakers, vendors and exhibitors coming from 35 countries around the world, gathered to discuss about the latest technologies to produce and analyze genetically modified animals. The venue was the TradeWinds Island Grand Resort, an awesome place to hold a conference, by the beach and with all what is required to successfully run a large meeting. Highlights of the TT2011 meeting included the 8th ISTT Prize for outstanding contributions to the field of transgenic technologies, sponsored by genOway, awarded to Prof. Ralph Brinster (Univ. Pennsylvania, USA) and the 1st ISTT Young Investigator Award, sponsored by inGenious Targeting Laboratory, which was received by Prof. Xiao-Yang Zhao (SKLRB-CAS, Beijing, P.R. China). The next TT meeting, TT2013, will be held in Guangzhou/Canton, P.R. China, organized by Prof. Ming Zhao (Southern Medical University).

Prof. Ralph L. Brinster (right) receives the 8th ISTT Prize from Dr. Lluis Montoliu, President of the ISTT
Prof. Ralph L. Brinster (right) receives the 8th ISTT Prize from Dr. Lluis Montoliu, President of the ISTT

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