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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

Nath RD, Chow ES, Wang H, Schwarz EM, Sternberg PW. C. elegans Stress-Induced Sleep Emerges from the Collective Action of Multiple Neuropeptides. Curr Biol.
2016 Aug 17. pii: S0960-9822(16)30841-7. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2016.07.048. [Epub
ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 27546573.

Grimbert S, Tietze K, Barkoulas M, Sternberg PW, Félix MA, Braendle C. Anchor cell signaling and vulval precursor cell positioning establish a reproducible spatial context during C. elegans vulval induction. Dev Biol. 2016 Aug1;416(1):123-35. doi: 10.1016/j.ydbio.2016.05.036. Epub 2016 Jun 8. PubMed PMID: 27288708.

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.