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Taconic Announces Sponsorship of 2017 Translational Microbiome Conference

Leading Discussions on Key Animal Model Considerations for Studying the Microbiome Hudson, NY — March 13, 2017 - Taconic Biosciences, the only commercial provider of germ free rodent models, announced that it will sponsor the Translational Microbiome Conference to be held in Boston April 11-13, 2017. This three-day conference will focus on the potential for translational intervention in microbiome research and the challenges associated with successful microbiome...

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Taconic Biosciences Announces Expansion of Key Immunodeficient Animal Model Production

Hudson, NY — March 9, 2017 - Taconic Biosciences, a global leader in genetically engineered mouse models and associated services, announced that effective March 1, 2017 it will expand the offering of two key immunodeficient mouse models, Rag2/Il2rg double knockout and fully congenic C57BL/6NTAC Rag2 knockout. This expansion capitalizes on the duel demands for European production of immunodeficient models as well as the need for increasingly stringent...

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Taconic Biosciences Generates Vici Syndrome Mouse Model

CRISPR Accelerates Availability of Vital Research Tool Hudson, NY - February 17, 2017 - Taconic Biosciences, a global leader in genetically engineered rodent models and associated services, announced it has generated a novel mouse model of Vici syndrome for use by two investigators studying this rare disease. As a corporate sponsor of the Rare Disease Science Challenge: BeHEARD, hosted by the Rare Genomics Institute, Taconic donated model...

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Taconic Biosciences Launches New EZcohort™ Program Improving Access to Mouse Models

Hudson, NY - February 8, 2017 - Taconic Biosciences, a global leader in genetically engineered murine models and associated services, announced the launch of the EZcohort™ program, providing researchers faster and easier access to unique mouse models. In response to the need for speed and predictability in drug discovery, the EZcohort™ program leverages simplified legal documentation and common cohort sizes, allowing researchers to easily access unique cryopreserved...

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Taconic Biosciences Expands European Immunodeficient Animal Production

Hudson, NY - January 12, 2017 - Taconic Biosciences, a global leader in genetically engineered mouse models and associated services, announced that effective January 16, 2017, the company has begun production of commercial animals in its Cologne, Germany facility. Taconic offers rodent models at a variety of health status options. This decision comes in response to increased industry demand for mouse models at more restrictive flora statuses....

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Taconic Biosciences Accounces All US and EU Rat Colonies Free of Rat Polyomavirus 2

Hudson, NY, - December 14, 2016 - Taconic Biosciences, a leading provider of genetically engineered mouse models and associated services to researchers worldwide, today announced that all US and European commercial rat colonies are free of a newly discovered agent. IDEXX BioResearch announced it has identified rat polyomavirus 2, a novel virus, at the 2016 American Association for Laboratory Animal Science National Meeting in Charlotte, NC. According...

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Taconic Biosciences to Breed and Distribute Three Copy Number Variant Models for Neurodevelopmental Disorder Studies

Models Were Custom Generated by Taconic and Validated in Collaboration with Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI) Hudson, NY - September 14, 2016 - Taconic Biosciences, a leading provider of genetically engineered mouse models and associated services to researchers worldwide, announced it will provide global access to three new copy number variant models designed for the study of schizophrenia, autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders. Taconic will breed and distribute...

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Taconic Biosciences and Life Technologies Partner to Strengthen Presence in India and the Middle East

Hudson, New York, May 5, 2016 - Taconic Biosciences, a leading provider of genetically modified solutions to researchers worldwide, announced its partnership with Life Technologies (India) Pvt. Ltd. to provide Taconic mouse models and services to researchers in India and the Middle East. "The partnership with Life Technologies strengthens our distribution network in India and parts of the Middle East and enables us to provide greater access...

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Taconic Biosciences Launches huNOG-EXL™ Mouse Model

Model Will Transform Immuno-Oncology, Allergy and Inflammation Research Hudson, NY - February 2, 2016 - Taconic Biosciences, a leading provider of genetically modified mouse models and associated services to researchers worldwide, announced it has launched the huNOG-EXL™, an extended lineage mouse model that will greatly improve immuno-oncology, allergy and inflammation research. Available exclusively from Taconic, the huNOG-EXL™ incorporates an engrafted human immune system to recapitulate myeloid lineages...

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Taconic Biosciences to Fund Custom Model Development and Breeding to Support Vici Syndrome Research

Taconic Awards Integrated Solution as Sponsor of Rare Disease Challenge Hudson, NY - August 24, 2015 - Taconic Biosciences, a leading provider of genetically modified models and services to researchers worldwide, announced it will fund the development and breeding of a custom mouse model to study Vici Syndrome. Taconic is donating the work as a Corporate Sponsor and Ultimate Technology Sponsor of the 2015 Rare Disease Science...

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