Speakers

Please contact us at socalworm@gmail.com if you are interested in presenting your work at future events.

April 5th, 2014

April 5th, 2014 Flyer (PDF)

Speakers

Elly Chow
California Institute of Technology (Paul Sternberg Lab)
A Conserved Role for RFamide Neuropeptides in Regulating Sleep

Aaron Reinke
University of California, San Diego (Emily Troemel Lab)
Global Measurement of Protein Localization with Tissue and Subcellular Specificity.

Elizabeth Glater
Harvey Mudd College
What’s for Lunch? Food Choice Behavior in C. elegans

April 28th, 2012

April 28th, 2012 Flyer (PDF)

Kevin Curran
Salk Institute (Sreekanth Chalasani Lab)
Neurobiology of a Predator/Prey Relationship between P. pacificus and C. elegans.

Jagan Srinivasan
California Institute of Technology (Paul Sternberg Lab)
Comparative Metabolomics Reveals a Modular Code of Small-Molecule Signals Regulating Social Behaviors.

Michelle Castelletto
University of California, Los Angeles (Elissa Hallem Lab)
Host Seeking in Parasitic Nematodes of Mammals.


November 5th, 2011

November 5th, 2011 Flyer (PDF)

Fernando Gomez
University of California, Los Angeles (Catherine Clarke Lab)
A coenzyme Q deficient diet increases life span and oxidative stress survival in C. elegans.

Alon Zaslaver
California Institute of Technology (Paul Sternberg Lab)
Operon structures speed up recovery from growth-arrested states.

Morris Maduro
University of California, Riverside (Morris Maduro Lab)
Investigating antiviral mechanisms in C. elegans.


April 30th, 2011

April 30th, 2011 Flyer (PDF)

Jason Chan
University of Southern California, Riverside (Derek Sieburth Lab)
Muscarinic acetylcholine receptors regulate neurotransmission through sphingosine kinases.

Ray Hong
California State University, Northridge (Ray Hong Lab)
Chemosensation in Pristionchus pacificus: from ecology to genes.

Cheryl Van Buskirk
California Institute of Technology (Paul Sternberg Lab)
Identifying effectors of EGF-induced behavioral quiescence in C. elegans.


Inaugural Meeting: January 29th, 2011

Jan 29th, 2011 Flyer (PDF)

Elissa Hallem
University of California, Los Angeles (Elissa Hallem Lab)
Host seeking in parasitic nematodes.

Sean Curran
University of Southern California (Sean Curran Lab)
A germ cell character of somatic cells in long-lived C. elegans mutants.

Zoya Kai
University of California, San Diego (Amy Pasquinelli Lab)
Direct regulation of miRNA primary transcripts by Argonaute.