Intended Audience

Scientists working in the fields of genetic engineering and gene editing in agricultural species, federal regulators and livestock


The 14th Transgenic Animal Research Conference (TARC) brings together representatives from the leading laboratories worldwide who are doing cutting edge research on transgenesis and gene editing in non-murine animals, including livestock, fish and poultry species. This conference brings together scientists to discuss progress, problems, policy and potential applications of transgenic and gene editing technology for animal applications.

Conference Highlights

The 14th TARC will be held from Sunday, August 13, through Thursday morning, August 17, with sessions occurring Monday morning through Wednesday night.

  • Two afternoons from noon to 4 PM and one evening will be free to allow for small group interactions and to take advantage of the great natural beauty and recreational activities in the Lake Tahoe area.
  • 24 to 26 invited presentations and submitted posters. Oral presentations are by invitation, with participants encouraged to contribute poster presentations.
  • All students presenting posters will be eligible for the John Clark Student Poster Award, sponsored by the Roslin Institute.
Graduate Student Fellowships Available to Cover Registration Fees

Submit your poster abstract by Thursday, June 15, to be considered. Recipients will be chosen based on abstract submission. A limited number of fellowships is available to graduate students to attend the conference. Recipients will be notified by June 30.