New York Area Worm Meeting

Please join us for the next NYAWM on Tuesday, May 8th, at New York University.

The meeting starts at 6:30 with a reception sponsored by Advanced Imaging Concepts. Talks begin at 7:15.
Please note the new location: The Center for Genomics and Systems Biology, 12 Waverly Place, between Greene and Mercer. Visit the meeting website,, for directions.

We will hear from four speakers:

Annalise Paaby
Discovery of cryptic genetic variation for embryogenesis, a robust process harboring conditional dynamics

R. Antonio Herrera
lep-2/Makorin promotes let-7 microRNA-mediated terminal differentiation in male tail tip morphogenesis

Kevin Collins
ERG potassium channels allow distinct postsynaptic excitability and motor behavior states in C. elegans

Mehul Vora
The conserved microRNA-80 modulates longevity and healthspan through dietary restriction in Caenorhabditis elegans

Shai Shaham, Matthew Rockman, Alicia Meléndez