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Our laboratory is interested in the systems biology of nematodes.  We seek to understand how the properties of an organism are encoded in its genome.  We thus study how genes specify development and control stereotyped behavior, as well as the evolution of developmental and behavioral control mechanisms ... [more]

New Papers:

Manosalva P, Manohar M, von Reuss SH, Chen S, Koch A, Kaplan F, Choe A,
Micikas RJ, Wang X, Kogel KH, Sternberg PW, Williamson VM, Schroeder FC, Klessig DF. Conserved nematode signalling molecules elicit plant defenses and pathogen resistance. Nat Commun. 2015 Jul 23;6:7795. doi: 10.1038/ncomms8795. PubMed PMID: 26203561.

Bedbrook CN, Kato M, Ravindra Kumar S, Lakshmanan A, Nath RD, Sun F, Sternberg
PW, Arnold FH, Gradinaru V. Genetically Encoded Spy Peptide Fusion System to Detect Plasma Membrane-Localized Proteins In Vivo. Chem Biol. 2015 Jul 23. pii: S1074-5521(15)00246-X. doi: 10.1016/j.chembiol.2015.06.020. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26211362.

Mok DZ, Sternberg PW, Inoue T. Morphologically defined sub-stages of C.
elegans vulval development in the fourth larval stage. BMC Dev Biol. 2015 Jun 12;15:26. doi: 10.1186/s12861-015-0076-7. PubMed PMID: 26066484; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4464634.

Schwarz EM, Hu Y, Antoshechkin I, Miller MM, Sternberg PW, Aroian RV. The
genome and transcriptome of the zoonotic hookworm Ancylostoma ceylanicum identify infection-specific gene families. Nat Genet. 2015 Apr;47(4):416-22. doi: 10.1038/ng.3237. Epub 2015 Mar 2. PubMed PMID: 25730766.

Dillman AR, Macchietto M, Porter CF, Rogers A, Williams B, Antoshechkin I, et al. Comparative genomics of Steinernema reveals deeply conserved gene regulatory networks. Genome Biol. 2015;16(1):200.



Caltech Biology has started a new Systems Biology Program, and a new graduate Program in Neurobiology.

For Sternberg lab members

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