This Friday: NY Area Worm Meeting

The New York Area Worm Meeting is this Friday!
Join us at NYU’s Center for Genomics and Systems Biology, 12 Waverly Place, New York

9:30 - 10:00 AM Coffee Reception

10:00 - 10:45 AM Keynote: Monica Driscoll
C. elegans “use it and/or lose it”: exophers and exercise in the worm model.”
10:45 - 11:00 AM Karin Kiontke, R. Antonio Herrera, and David H. A. Fitch
“Heterochronic regulation of tail tip morphogenesis.”
11:00 - 11:15 AM Maria Sallee and Iva Greenwald
“A novel mechanism regulates bHLH protein stability during C. elegans gonadogenesis.”
11:15 - 11:30 AM David Q. Matus
“Programmed G1 cell cycle arrest is a pre-requisite for cell invasive behavior.”
11:30 - 11:45 AM Amanda Zacharias and John Isaac Murray
"Quantitative Differences in Nuclear b-catenin and TCF pattern embryonic cells in C. elegans.”
11:45 - 12:00 PM Ana-Lena Kranz and Sevinc Ercan
"X-specific targeting of the C. elegans dosage compensation complex.”
12:00 - 12:15 PM Anne Norris and Barth Grant
“The Competitive Microdomain Hypothesis: using large endosomes to investigate endosomal subdomains.”
12:15 - 12:30 PM Alexandra Grote, Alan Twaddle, Denis Voronin, Sara Lustigman, and Elodie Ghedin
"Molecular mechanisms of filarial endosymbiosis.”

12:30 - 2:00 PM Lunch
WormLab Demonstration

2:00 - 2:15 PM Zhao Qin and E. Jane Albert Hubbard
“Cell non-autonomous DAF-16/FOXO activity prevents age-related germline stem cell loss in C. elegans.”
2:15 - 2:30 PM Mara Schvarzstein
“Meiosis HORMA regulate chromosome and centrosome inheritance during C. elegans meiosis.”
2:30 - 2:45 PM Victoria Cattani and Matthew Rockman
"Evolution of meiotic genes in Caenorhabditis.”
2:45 - 3:00 PM Aakanksha Singhvi and Shai Shaham
"The peptide receptor guanylyl cyclase GCY-8 regulates receptive ending shape in the C. elegans AFD neuron in response to glia and sensory cues.”
3:00 - 3:15 PM John S. Del Rosario & Itzhak Mano
“Death Associated Protein Kinase (DAPK)-mediated neurodegenerative mechanisms in nematode excitotoxicity.”
3:15 - 3:30 PM Muriel Desbois, Steven Cook, Scott Emmons, Hannes Buelow
"Trans-synaptic labeling of specific neuronal connections in live animals.”
3:30 - 3:45 PM J Wang, M Silva, LA Haas, NS Morsci, KC Nguyen, DC Hall, and MM Barr
C. elegans ciliated sensory neurons release extracellular vesicles that function in animal communication.”

3:45 - 4:15 PM Coffee Break

4:15 - 5:00 PM Keynote: Oliver Hobert
“Map making in C. elegans: Charting the nervous system."