The WormGUIDES advisory board met on May 18th 2018 at Sloan Kettering Cancer Center along with PIs graduate students and postdocs to discuss the new WormGUIDES atlas release and other updates. Thanks to all the board members for their valuable feedback.
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Team meeting to discuss progress and plan scaling up of image analysis pipeline.
Optical manipulation of single cells in complex tissue based on real time cell tracking. Shah PK, Santella A, Jacobo A, Siletti K, Hudspeth AJ, Bao Z. (2017). “An in toto approach to dissecting cellular interactions in complex tissues”, Dev Cell, 43, 530-40.
The WormGUIDES team met at Yale to plan pipeline development and future directions.
WormGUIDES grant renewed for another 4 years (2017-2021), funded by ORIP, NIH.
WormGUIDES team member Anthony Santella claimed a prize in the 2017 Worm art show at the 2017 International C. elegans meeting for his nesting dolls of key figures in worm lineaging.
Team members Kris Barnes and Pavak Shah delivered plenary talks respectively on WormGUIDES and our single-cell optogenetics platform ShootingStar.
WormGUIDES continued its tradition of interactive booth demos and exhibited at the 2017 international C. elegans meeting in LA. We demoed the the desktop atlas and our prototype immersive atlas viewer.
Publication by Shah et al (Dev Cell, 41, 195-203 ) revealed that convergent extension underlies the assembly of the ventral nerve cord, and a novel function of SAX-3/Robo in neural morphogenesis to regulate cell intercalation in parallel to the PCP pathway. See also commentary by Martha Soto.
Team member Anthony Santella gave an oral presentation on WormGUIDES methods and a live demo of the desktop atlas at CeNeuro 2016 in Nagoya, Japan.