Final aDDRess & CodeAge ITN Conference

Date: Sep 25, 2016

Cyagen Biosciences and Presents:  A Director's guide to navigating the Life Sciences Industry

While genetically engineered mouse/rat models have been used extensively in biomedical research, the design and generation of these models is often complicated, time-consuming and costly. In this presentation, one will provide a brief overview of our transgenic and knockout mouse and rat services. This includes traditional pronuclear injection based transgenics, our new PiggyBac transgenic mouse service, ES cell homologous recombination based gene targeting, and CRISPR-mediated genome editing technology. One will introduce our newest ES-cell based gene targeting technology - TurboKnockout®, which allows the generation of conditional knockout/knockin mouse models within 6-8 months, at least 4-6 months shorter than the standard approach. One will also introduce our revolutionary new custom vector construction web-based tool - VectorBuilder, which was designed to make the tedious process of cloning obsolete. Finally, one will discuss possible career choices for graduate students and post-docs to pursue in the life sciences industry. Using personal experiences one will show what possible professional pathways are available to those who receive an advanced degree in the life sciences.

Presenter: Dr. Kristofer J. Müssar, Ph.D, MBA, MS            

Time: Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 17:30 PM

Location: The Creta Maris Resort Conference Center
                Hersonnisos, Crete, Greece