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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.

New Publications

Leighton DH, Sternberg PW. Mating pheromones of Nematoda: olfactory signaling with physiological consequences. Curr Opin Neurobiol. 2016 Jun;38:119-24. doi: 10.1016/j.conb.2016.04.008. Epub 2016 May 21. Review. PubMed PMID: 27213246.

Narayan A, Venkatachalam V, Durak O, Reilly DK, Bose N, Schroeder FC, Samuel AD, Srinivasan J, Sternberg PW. Contrasting responses within a single neuron
class enable sex-specific attraction in Caenorhabditis elegans. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2016 Mar 8;113(10):E1392-401. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1600786113. Epub 2016 Feb 22. PubMed PMID: 26903633; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4791020.

Quintero-Cadena P, Sternberg PW.  Enhancer sharing promotes neighborhoods of transcriptional regulation across eukaryotes.  G3 (Bethesda) 2016 Oct. 31.  pii g3.116.036228.  doi: 10.1534/g3.116.036228.  [Epub ahead of print]

Wang H, Liu J, Gharib S, Chai CM, Schwarz E, Pokala N, Sternberg PW.  cGAL, a temperature-robust GAL4-UAS system for Caenorhabditis elegans Nature Methods.  2016 Dec. 19. doi:10.1038/nmeth.4109. [Epub ahead of print]

Hsueh YP, Gronquist MR, Schwarz EM, Nath RD, Lee CH, Gharib S, Schroeder FC, Sternberg PW.  Nematophagous fungus Arthrobotrys oligospora mimics olfactory cues of sex and food to lure its nematode prey.  eLife. 2017 Jan. 18. doi:10.7554/eLife.20023

Sternberg PW.  In Retrospect: Forty years of cellular clues from worms. Nature. 2017 March 29. 543(7647), 628-630

Chai CM, Cronin CJ, Sternberg PW.  Automated Analysis of a Nematode Population-based Chemosensory Preference Assay.  Jove 2016 April. In press.