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John Swart, founder and president of Exemplar Genetics, won this year's Cultivation Corridor Iowa Biotech Leadership Award, which recognizes leadership, innovation, advocacy and commitment in the biotech industry. Swart founded the company in 2008 in Sioux Center to develop specialized miniature swine models that exhibit human disease states to help test whether medications and devices work. Former Monsanto executive Ted Crosbie, who died last year, also was recognized for his contributions to the industry.
Sioux Center, IA - September 13, 2016

Exemplar Genetics, a wholly owned subsidiary of Intrexon Corporation (NYSE: XON) committed to enabling the study of life-threatening human diseases, today announced two publication in the current issue of the Journal of Clinical Investigation (JCI) demonstrating the potential of ExeGen® CFTR miniswine research models to help define and develop effective gene therapies for cystic fibrosis.

SIOUX CENTER, Iowa, April 27, 2016
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First Genetically Engineered Miniswine Research Model Cleared by FDA for Commercial Use

By Jenny Rood | August 1, 2016

The state’s industry draws inspiration from medicine as well as agriculture.

November 12 - 16, 2016 | New Orleans, Louisiana

Find Exemplar Genetics at the upcoming American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions 2016 at the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center.

This event features five days of the best in science and cardiovascular clinical practice covering all aspects of basic, clinical, population and translational content. The scope and quality of the scientific exchange make Scientific Sessions the premier cardiovascular research and instructional meeting in the world.

October 30 - November 3, 2016 | Charlotte, NC | Charlotte Convention Center

Find Exemplar Genetics in booth 1644 at the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science's 67th National Meeting 2016.

During the five days of the meeting, members and nonmembers come together to enjoy the workshops, lectures, poster sessions, and exhibits. The program is designed to have topics relevant to the entire membership.

September 21-23, 2016 | Bethesda, Maryland

Exemplar Genetics to attend the Animal Biotech Summit in Bethesda, MD.

This conference focuses on using animal biotechnology to advance the objectives of One Health. The tools of biotechnology are uniquely suited to address challenges at the nexus of human, animal and environmental health. Topics to be discussed include biotechnology applications and policy issues associated with emerging infectious diseases, animal models of human diseases, food safety, biodefense, agricultural productivity, biodiversity conservation, and animal health and welfare.

Friday, September 2, 2016 | Edinburgh, Scotland

To be held at the The Roslin Institute, Easter Bush Campus

To mark the 20th anniversary of the birth of Dolly the Sheep, The Roslin Institute and MRC Centre for Regeneratve Medicine will be hosting a scientific symposium exploring the legacy of the research which produced her.

Exemplar Genetics will be attending and is a Gold Sponsor of the event.

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