Oxford Symposia


Technology and Application Symposium - 23rd March 2015

Sigma-Aldrich Technology Workshop - 24th March 2015

St Hilda's College, Oxford, UK

Twitter: @LPMHealthcare, #CrisprOxford

Call for sponsors & exhibitors

CRISPR 2015 OXFORD encourages demonstration of R&D and laboratory supplies related to MOLECULAR BIOLOGY and invites commercial sponsorship. You are invited to choose from a variety of highly-competitive sponsorship packages listed below. If your needs are not covered by the offered packages please contact us in the first instance and we shall do our best to develop a package to suit your requirements.

Sponsorship packages

>Gold: Includes a speaker slot AND an exhibition stand (max 2)
>Silver: Includes a speaker slot OR an exhibition stand (max 2)
>Exhibition stand
>Drinks Reception
>Delegate Bags (max 2)
>Delegate Badges (max 2)
>Event Documentation (max 2)

For Booking Form and further information about packages and other promotional opportunities email on:


Terms & Conditions of booking.

CRISPR 2015 Sponsors

Gold Sponsor and Exhibitor


 Sigma-Aldrich is a global supplier of leading RNA interference (RNAi) tools including siRNA and the comprehensive MISSION® shRNA library through participation in The RNAi Consortium (TRC). As a key licensed supplier of siRNA and expert in high quality custom DNA and RNA oligonucleotide synthesis, our goal is to provide innovative products to meet your functional genomics and gene silencing research needs. The MISSION shRNA library of The RNAi Consortium, developed by the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, is a pre-cloned collection targeted against annotated human and mouse genes enabling scientists to elucidate gene function. For further details of the above products please visit www.sigma-aldrich.com.

Sigma-Aldrich, a leading Life Science and High Technology company focused on enhancing human health and safety, manufactures and distributes more than 200,000 chemicals, biochemicals and other essential products to more than 1.4 million customers globally in research and applied labs as well as in industrial and commercial markets. With three distinct business units – Research, Applied and SAFC Commercial – Sigma-Aldrich is committed to enabling science to improve the quality of life. The Company operates in 37 countries, has more than 9,000 employees worldwide and had sales of $2.6 billion in 2012. For more information about Sigma-Aldrich, please visit its website at www.sigma-aldrich.com.

Silver Sponsor and Exhibitor


transOMIC technologies inc is a biotechnology company focused on providing the life science research market with innovative technologies and research tools to accelerate the quest towards elucidating the complexity of life and human disease. These research tools for gene manipulation provide investigators with standardized high-quality genes, RNAi tools for gene knockdown, CRISPR reagents for genome editing and delivery reagents for interrogating gene function.

601 Genome Way, Suite 1222, Huntsville, AL 35806, USA
Phone: 866-833-0712 Fax: 256-327-9515
E-mail: info@transomic.com

Bronze Sponsor and Exhibitor


Takara Bio Europe and Clontech Laboratories are members of the Takara Bio Group, a leading supplier of tools for life scientists worldwide. Through our brand names TAKARA and CLONTECH we develop innovative technologies in the fields of Stem Cells and Epigenetics, Molecular and Cell Biology, and Gene/Protein Function. Key products include SMARTer™ cDNA synthesis kits for next generation sequencing, the innovative In-Fusion® HD Cloning Plus System, high performance PCR/qPCR reagents, Tet-regulated gene expression systems, Living Colors® Fluorescent Proteins, as well as a broad choice of viral vectors/particles and transduction tools.

Our recently launched Guide-it™ kits are excellent tools for genome engineering using CRISPR/Cas9 technology. The Guide-it™ portfolio includes kits for efficient in vitro production and screening of single guide RNAs (sgRNAs) as well as Mutation Detection and Indel Identification kits for monitoring the efficiency of genome editing.

Learn more on www.clontech.com/guide-it.

Bronze Sponsor and Exhibitor

IDTIntegrated DNA Technologies (IDT) is a leader in the manufacture and development of products for the research and diagnostic life science market. The largest supplier of custom nucleic acids in the world, IDT serves academic research, biotechnology, and pharmaceutical development communities.

IDT products support a wide variety of applications, including next generation sequencing (NGS), DNA amplification, SNP detection, microarray analysis, expression profiling, gene quantification, and synthetic biology. Platform-independent NGS products and services are available in addition to DNA and RNA oligonucleotides, qPCR assays, siRNA duplexes, and custom gene synthesis. Individually-synthesized xGen™ Lockdown™ Probes enable improved target capture. IDT also manufactures custom adaptors, fusion primers, Molecular Identifier tags (MIDs), and other workflow oligonucleotides for NGS. A TruGrade™ processing service is also available to reduce oligonucleotide crosstalk during multiplex NGS.

Serving over 80,000 life sciences researchers, IDT is widely recognized as the industry leader in custom oligonucleotide manufacture due to its unique capabilities. IDT pioneered the use of high throughput quality control (QC) methods and is the only oligonucleotide manufacturer to offer purity guarantees and 100% QC. Every oligonucleotide is analyzed by mass spectrometry and purified oligonucleotides receive further analysis by CE and HPLC. The company maintains an engineering division dedicated to advancing synthesis, processing technology, and automation. An in-house machine shop provides rapid prototyping and custom part design/control. Additionally, IDT offers unrivalled customer support, receiving approximately 100,000 calls annually with an average wait time of only 8 seconds.

A dedicated GMP manufacturing facility for molecular diagnostics provides oligonucleotides for In Vitro Diagnostic Devices (IVDs) or Analyte Specific Reagents (ASRs) for Laboratory-Developed Tests (LDTs). This manufacturing process is customer-defined and controlled, and facilitates progression from research to commercialization.



 Lonza provides the pharma market with the tools that life-science researchers use to develop and test therapeutics, beginning with basic research stages on to the final product release. Lonza’s bioscience products and services range from cell culture and discovery technologies for research to quality control tests and software that ensures product quality. Lonza Bioscience Solutions serves research customers worldwide in pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology and personal care companies. The company delivers physiologically relevant cell biology solutions and complete solutions for rapid microbiology.

Lonza Cologne GmbH, Nattermannallee 1, Koeln, 50829, Germany
Phone: +49-221-99199-0, Fax: +49-221-99199-111
e-mail: scientific.support.eu@lonza.com