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  1. Quintero-Cadena P, Lenstra TL, Sternberg PW. (2020). RNA pol II length and disorder enable cooperative scaling of transcriptional bursting. Mol Cel [epub ahead of print]. doi: 10.1016/j.molcel.2020.5.030.
  2. Walton SJ, Wang H, Quintero-Cadena P, Bateman A, Sternberg PW. (2020). Caenorhabditis elegans AF4/FMR2 family homolog affl-2 regulates heat shock induced gene expression. Genetics. [epub ahead of print]. doi: 10.1534/genetics.120.302923.
  3. Bai X, Bouffard JW, Lord A, Brugman K, Sternberg PW, Cram EJ, Golden, A. (2020). Caenorhabditis elegans PIEZO channel coordinates multiple reproductive tissues to govern ovulation. Elife. [epub ahead of print]. doi: 10.7554/eLife.53603.
  4. Campos TL, Korhonen PK, Sternberg PW, Gasser RB, Young ND. (2020). Predicting gene essentiality in Caenorhabditis elegans by feature engineering and machine-learning. Comp Struct Biotechnol J, 18, 1093-1102. PMCID: PMC7251299.
  5. Guangxu M, Wang T, Korhonen PK, Hofmann A, Sternberg PW, Young ND, Gasser RB. (2020). Elucidating the molecular and developmental biology of parasitic nematodes: Moving to a multinomics paradigm. Advances in Parasitology, 108, 175 – 229.
  6. Arnaboldi V, Raciti D, Van Auken K, Chan JN, Müller HM, Sternberg PW. (2020). Text mining meets community curation: a newly designed curation platform to improve author experience at WormBase. Database (Oxford). [epub ahead of print] doi: 1093/database/baaa006. PMCID: PMC7078066.
  7. Kishore R, Arnaboldi V, Van Slyke CE, Chan J, Nash RS, Urbano JM, Dolan ME, Engel SR, Shimoyama M, Sternberg PW, the Alliance of Genome Resources. (2020) Automated generation of gene summaries at the Alliance of Genome Resources. Database (Oxford). [epub ahead of print]. doi: 10.1093/database/baaa037.


  1. Beltran T, Barroso C, Birkel TY, Stevens L, Schwartz HT, Sternberg PW, Fradin H, Gunsalus K, Piano F, Sharma G, Cerrato C, Ahringer J, Martinez-Perez E, Blaxter M, Sarkies P. (2019). Comparative Epigenomics Reveals that RNA Polymerase II Pausing and Chromatin Domain Organization Control nematode piRNA Biogenesis. Developmental Cell, 48(6), 793-810. PMCID: PMC6436959.
  2. The Gene Ontology Consortium. (2019). The Gene Ontology resource: 20 years and still GOing strong. Nucleic Acids Res, 47(D1), D330-D338.
  3. Shih PY, Lee JS, Sternberg PW. (2019). Genetic markers enable the verification and manipulation of the daur entry decision. Dev. Biol, 454(2), 170-180.
  4. Sternberg PW. (2019). Opening up a large can of worms. Nat Genet, 51(1), 10-11.
  5. Sternberg PW. (2019). Ablating the fixed lineage conjecture: Commentary on Kimble 1981. Dev Biol, 446(1), 1-16.
  6. Wong WR, Brugman KI, Maher S, Oh JY, Howe K, Kato M, Sternberg PW. (2019). Autism-associated missense genetic variants impact locomotion and development in Caenorhabditis elegans. Hum Mol Genet, 28(13), 2271-2281. PMCID: PMC6586145.
  7. Harris TW, Arnaboldi V, Cain S, Shan J, Chen WJ, Cho J, Davis P, Gao S, Grove CA, Kishore R, Lee RYN, Muller HM, Nakamura C, Nuin P, Paulini M, Raciti D, Rodgers FH, Russell M, Schindelman G, Auken KV, WAng Q, Williams G, Wright AJ, Yook K, Howe KL, Schedl T, Stein L, Sternberg PW. (2019). WormBase: a modern model organism information resource. Nucleic Acids Res. [epub ahead of print]. doi: 10.1093/nar/gkz920.
  8. Alliance of Genome Resources Consortium. (2019). Alliance of Genome Resources Portal: unified model organism research platform. Nucleic Acids Res. [epub ahead of print]. doi: 10.1093/nar/gzk/813.
  9. Alliance of Genome Resources Consortium (2019). The Alliance of Genome Resources: Building a modern data ecosystem for model organism databases. Genetics, 213(4), 1189-1196. PMCID: PMC6893393.


  1. Angeles-Albores D, Puckett Robinson C, Williams BA, Wold BJ, Sternberg PW. (2018). Reconstructing a metazoan genetic pathway with transcriptome-wide epistasis measurements. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA,115(13), E2930-2939. PMCID: PMC5879656.
  2. Angeles-Albores D, Sternberg PW. (2018). Using transcriptomes as mutant phenotypes reveals functional regions of a mediator subunit in Caenorhabditis elegans. Genetics, 210(1), 15-24. PMCID: PMC6116950.
  3. Artyukhin AB, Zhang YK, Akagi AE, Panda O, Sternberg PW, Schroeder FC. (2018). Metabolomic "dark matter" dependent on peroxisomal beta-oxidation in Caenorhabditis elegans. J Am Chem Soc, 140(8), 2841-2852. PMCID: PMC5890438.
  4. Kanzaki N, Tsai IJ, Tanaka R, Hunt VL, Liu D, Tsuyama K, Maeda Y, Namai S, Kumagai R, Tracey A, Holroyd N, Doyle SR, Woodruff GC, Murase K, Kitazume H, Chai C, Akagi A, Panda O, Ke HM, Schroeder FC, Wang J, Berriman M, Sternberg PW, Sugimoto A, & Kikuchi T. (2018). Biology and genome of a newly discovered sibling species of Caenorhabditis elegans. Nat Commun, 9(1), 3216. PMCID: PMC6086898
  5. Muller M, Van Auken K, Li Y, Sternberg PW. (2018). Textpresso Central: a customizable platform for searching, text mining, viewing, and curating biomedical literature. BMC Bioinformatics, 19(1), 94. PMCID: PMC5845379.
  6. Raciti D, Yook K, Harris TW, Schedl T, Sternberg PW. (2018). Micropublication: incentivizing community curation and placing unpublished data into the public domain. Database (Oxford), 2018. PMCID: PMC5836261.
  7. Schwartz ST, Sternberg PW. (2018). A toolkit of engineered recombinational balancers in C.elegans. Trend Genet, 34(4), 253-255. PMCID: PMC5878134.
  8. Wang H, Liu J, Yuet KP, Hill AJ, Sternberg PW. (2018). Split cGAL, an intersectional strategy using a split intein for refined spatiotemporal transgene control in C. elegans. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA, 115(15), 3900-3905. PMCID: PMC5899461.
  9. Wang H, Park H, Liu J, Sternberg PW. (2018). An efficient genome editing strategy to generate putative null mutants in Caenorhabditis elegansusing CRISPR/Cas9. G3 (Bethesda). 8(11), 3607-3616. PMCID: PMC6222585.


  1. Angeles-Albores D, Leighton DHW, Tsou T, Khaw TH, Antoshechkin I, Sternberg PW. (2017). The Caenorhabditis elegansfemale state: Decoupling the transcriptomic effects of aging and sperm-status. G3 (Bethesda), 7(9), 2969-2977. PMCID: PMC5592924.
  2. Chai CM, Cronin CJ, Sternberg PW. (2017). Automated analysis of a nematode population-based chemosensory preference assay. J Vis Exp, 13(125), e55963.
  3. Ghosh S, Vetrone SA, Sternberg PW. (2017). Non-neuronal cell outgrowth in C. elegans. Worm, 6(3-4), e1405212. PMCID: PMC5721946.
  4. Ho Margaret CW, Quintero-Cadena P, Sternberg PW. (2017). Genome-wide discovery of active regulatory elements and transcription factor footprints in Caenorhabditis elegansusing DNase-seq. Genome Research, 27(12), 2108-2119.
  5. Hsueh, YP, Gronquist MR, Schwarz EM, Nath RD, Lee CH, Gharib S, Schroeder FC, Sternberg PW. (2017). Nematophagous fungus Arthrobotrys oligosporamimics olfactory cues of sex and food to lure its nematode prey. eLife, 6, e200023. PMCID: PMC5243009.
  6. Lee JS, Shih PY, Schaedel ON, Quintero-Cadena P, Rogers AK, Sternberg PW. (2017). FMRFamide-like peptides expand the behavioral repertoire of a densely connected nervous system. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA, 114(50), E10726-E10735.
  7. Lee RYN, Howe KL, Harris TW, Arnaboldi V, Cain S, Chan J, Chen WJ, Davis P, Grove C, Kishore R, Muller HM, Nakamura C, Nuin P, Paulini M, Raciti D, Rodgers F, Russell M, Shindelman G, Tuli MA, Van Auken K, Wang Q, Williams G, Wright A, Yook K, Berriman M, Kersey P, Schedl T, Stein L, Sternberg PW. (2017). WormBase 2017: molting into a new stage. Nucleic Acids Res, 46(D1), D869-D874. PMCID: PMC5753391.
  8. Nath RD, Bedbrook CN, Abrams MJ, Basinger T, Bois JS, Prober DA, Sternberg PW, Gradinaru V, Goentoro L. (2017). The jellyfish Cassiopea exhibs a sleep-like state. Curr Biol, 27(19), 2984-2990. PMCID: PMC5653286.
  9. Panda O, Akagi AE, Artyukhin AB, Judkins JC, Le HH, Mahanti P, Cohen SM, Sternberg PW, Schroeder FC. (2017). Biosynthesis of modular ascarosides in C. elegans. Angew Chem Int Ed Engl, 56(17), 4729-4733.
  10. Sternberg PW. (2017). In Retrospect: Forty years of cellular clues from worms. Nature, 543(7647), 628-630.
  11. Stroehlein AJ, Young ND, Korhonen PK, Chang BCH, Nejsum P, Pozio E, La Rosa G, Sternberg PW, Gasser RB. (2017). Whipworm kinomes reflect a unique biology and adaptation to the host animal. Int J Parasitol, 47(13), 857-866.
  12. Wang H, Liu J, Gharib, S, Chai CM, Schwarz EM, Pokala N, Sternberg PW. (2017). cGAL, a temperature-robust GAL4-UAS system for Caenorhabditis elegans. Nat Meth, 14(2), 145-148.
  13. Zhang YK, Sanchez-Ayala MA, Sternberg PW, Srinivasan J, Schroeder FC. (2017). Improved synthesis for modular ascarosides uncovers biological activity. Org Lett, 19(11), 2837-2840. PMCID: PMC5533076.


  1. Angeles-Albores D, Lee RYN, Chan J, Sternberg PW. (2016). Tissue Enrichment Analysis for C. elegansGenomics. BMC Bioinformatics, 17(1), 366. PMCID: PMC PMC5020436.
  2. Choi HM, Calvert CR, Husain N, Huss D, Barsi JC, Deverman BE, Hunter RC, Kato M, Lee SM, Abelin AC, Rosenthal AZ, Akbari OS, Li Y, Hay BA, Sternberg PW, Patterson PH, Davidson EH, Mazmanian SK, Prober DA, van de Rijn M, Leadbetter JR, Newman DK, Readhead C, Bronner ME, Wold B, Lansford R, Suka-Spengler T, Fraser SE, Pierce NA. (2016). Mapping a multiplexed zoo of mRNA expression. Development, 143(19), 3632-3637. PMCID: PMC5087610.
  3. Druzinsky RE, Balhoff JP, Crompton AW, Done J, German RZ, Haendel MA, Herrel A, Herring SW, Lapp H, Mabee PM, Muller HM, Mungall CJ, Sternberg PW, Van Auken K, Vinyard CJ, Williams SH, Wall CE. (2016). Muscle Logic: New Knowledge Resource for Anatomy Enables Comprehensive Searches of the Literature on the Feeding Muscles of Mammals. PloS One,11(2), e0149102. PMCID: PMC4752357.
  4. Grimbert S, Tietze K, Barkoulas M, Sternberg PW, Félix MA, Braendle C. (2016). Anchor cell signaling and vulval precursor cell positioning establish a reproducible spatial context during C. elegansvulval induction. Dev Biol, 416(1):123-135.
  5. Howe KL, Bolt BJ, Cain S, Chan J, Chen WJ, Davis P, Done J, Down T, Gao S, Grove C, Harris TW, Kishore R, Lee R, Lomax J, Li Y, Muller HM, Nakamura C, Nuin P, Paulini M, Raciti D, Schindelman G, Stanley E, Tuli MA, Van Auken K, Wang D, Wang X, Williams G, Wright A, Yook K, Berriman M, Kersey P, Schedl T, Stein L, Sternberg PW. (2016). WormBase 2016: expanding to enable helminth genomic research. Nucleic Acids Research, 44(D1), D774-780. PMCID: PMC4702863.
  6. Korhonen PK, Pozio E, La Rosa G, Chang BC, Koehler AV, Hoberg EP, Boag PR, Tan P, Jex AR, Hofmann A, Sternberg PW, Young ND, Gasser RB. (2016). Phylogenomic and biogeographic reconstruction of the Trichinella complex. Nature Commun, 7, 10513. PMCID: PMC4740406.
  7. Leighton DH, Sternberg PW. (2016). Mating pheromones of Nematoda: olfactory signaling with physiological consequences. Curr Opin Neurobiol, 38, 119-124.
  8. Lockhead D, Schwarz EM, O'Hagan R, Bellotti S, Krieg M, Barr MM, Dunn AR, Sternberg PW, Goodman MB. (2016). The tubulin repertoire of C. elegans sensory neurons and its context-dependent role in process outgrowth. Mol Biol Cell, [ePub ahead of print]. PMCID: PMC5170555.
  9. McNulty SN, Strube C, Rosa BA, Martin JC, Tyagi R, Choi YJ, Wang Q, Hallsworth Pepin K, Zhang X, Ozersky P, Wilson RK, Sternberg PW, Gasser RB, Mitreva M. (2016). Dictyocaulus viviparusgenome, variome and transcriptome elucidate lungworm biology and support future intervention. Sci Rep, 6, 20316. PMCID: PMC4746573.
  10. Mohandas N, Hu M, Stroehlein AJ, Young ND, Sternberg PW, Lok JB, Gasser RB. (2016). Reconstruction of the insulin-like signaling pathway of Haemonchus contortus. Parasites & vectors, 9(1), 64. PMCID: PMC4741068.
  11. Narayan A, Venkatachalam V, Durak O, Reilly DK, Bose N, Schroeder FC, Samuel AD, Srinivasan J, Sternberg PW. (2016). Contrasting responses within a single neuron class enable sex-specific attraction in Caenorhabditis elegans. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA, 113(10), E1392-1401. PMCID: PMC4791020.
  12. Nath RD, Chow ES, Wang H, Schwarz E, Sternberg PW. (2016). C. elegansstress induced sleep emerges from the collective action of multiple neuropeptides. Curr Biol, 26(18), 2446-2455.
  13. Quintero-Cadena P, Sterberg PW. Enhancer Sharing Promotes Neighborhoods of Transcriptional Regulation Across Eukaryotes. G3 (Bethesda),6(12), 4167-4174. PMCID: PMC5144984.
  14. Stroehlein A, Young ND, Korhonen PK, Chang BC, Sternberg PW, La Rosa G, Pozio E, Gasser RB. (2106). Analyses of Compact Trichinella Kinomes Reveal a MOS-like Protein Kinase with a Unique N-terminal Domain. G3 (Bethesda), 6(9), 2847-2856. PMCID:5015942.
  15. Stroelhein AJ, Young ND, Hall RS, Korhonen PK, Hofmann A, Sternberg PW, Jabbar A, Gasser RB. (2016). CAP protein superfamily members in Toxocara canis. Parasit Vectors, 9(1), 360. PMCID: PMC4921028.


  1. Bedbrook CN, Kato M, Ravindra Kumar S, Lakshmanan A, Nath RD, Sun F, Sternberg PW, Arnold FH, Gradinaru V. (2015). Genetically Encoded Spy Peptide Fusion System to Detect Plasma Membrane-Localized Proteins In Vivo. Chem Biol, 22(8), 1108-1121. PMCID: PMC4546540.
  2. Breugelmans B, Ansell BRE, Young ND, Amani P, Stroehlein AJ, Sternberg PW, Jex AR, Baag PR, Hofmann A, Gasser RB. (2015). Flatworms have lost the right open reading frame kinase 3 gene during evolution. Scientific Reports, 5, 9417. PMCID: PMC4894443.
  3. Dillman AR, Macchietto M, Porter CF, Rogers A, Williams B, Antoshechkin I, Lee MM, Goodwin Z, Lu X, Lewis EE, Goodrich-Blair H, Stock SP, Adams BJ, Sternberg PW, Mortazavi A. (2015). Comparative genomics of Steinernema reveals deeply conserved gene regulatory networks. Genome Biol, 16(1), 200. PMCID: PMC4578762.
  4. Manosalva P, Manohar M, von Reuss SH, Chen S, Koch A, Kaplan F, Choe A, Micikas RJ, Wang X, Kogel K-H, Sternberg PW, Williamson VM, Schroeder FC, Klessig DF. (2015). Conserved nematode signalling molecules elicit plant defenses and pathogen resistance. Nat Commun, 6, 7795. PMCID: PMC4525156.
  5. Mohandas N, Young ND, Jabbar A, Korhonen PK, Koehler AV, Amani P, Hall RS, Sternberg PW, Jex AR, Hofmann A, Gasser RB. (2015). The barber's pole worm CAP protein superfamily - A basis for fundamental discovery and biotechnology advances. Biotechnol Adv, 33(8), 1744-1754.
  6. Mok DZ, Sternberg PW, Inoue T. (2015). Morphologically defined sub-stages of C. elegans vulval development in the fourth larval stage. BMC Dev Biol, 15, 26. PMCID: PMC4464634.
  7. Schwarz EM, Hu Y, Antoshechkin I, Miller MM, Sternberg PW, Aroian RV. (2015). Erratum: the genome and transcriptome of the zoonotic hookworm Ancylostoma ceylanicumidentify infection-specific gene families. Nat Genet, 47(6), 689.
  8. Shinya R, Chen A, Sternberg PW. (2015). Sex attraction and mating in Bursaphelenchus okinawaenisisand B. xylophilus. J Nematol, 47(3), 176-183. PMCID: PMC4612187.
  9. Tyagi R, Joachim A, Ruttkowski B, Rosa BA, Martin JC, Hallsworth-Pepin K, Zhang X, Ozersky P, Wilson RK, Ranganathan S, Sternberg PW, Gasser RB, Mitreva M. (2015). Cracking the nodule worm code advances knowledge of parasite biology and biotechnology to tackle major diseases of livestock. Biotechnol Adv, 33(6 Pt 1), 980-991. PMCID: PMC4746232.
  10. Yuet KP, Doma MK, Ngo JT, Sweredoski MJ, Graham RL, Moradian A, Hess S, Schuman EM, Sternberg PW, Tirrell DA. (2015) Cell-specific proteomic analysis in Caenorhabditis elegans. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA, 112(9), 2705-2710. PMCID: PMC4352802.
  11. Zaslaver A, Liani I, Shtangel O, Ginzburg S, Yee L, Sternberg PW. (2015). Hierarchical sparse coding in the sensory system of Caenorhabditis elegans. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA, 112(4), 1185-1189. PMCID: 4313814.
  12. Zhu XQ, Korhonen PK, Cai H, Young ND, Nejsum P, von Samson-Himmelstjerna G, Boag PR, Tan P, Li Q, Min J, Yang Y, Wang X, Fang X, Hall RS, Hofmann A, Sternberg PW, Jex AR, Gasser RB. (2015). Genetic blueprint of the zoonotic pathogen Toxocara canis. Nat Commun, 6, 6145. PMCID: PMC4327413.


  1. Breugelmans B, Jex AR, Korhonen PK, Mangiola S, Young ND, Sternberg PW, Boag PR, Hofmann A, Gasser RB. (2014). Bioinformatic exploration of RIO protein kinases of parasitic and free-living nematodes. Int J Parasitol, 44(11), 827-836.
  2. Chen ZX, Sturgill D, Qu J, Jiang H, Park S, Boley N, Suzuki AM, Fletcher AR, Plachetzki DC, FitzGerald PC, Artieri CG, Atallah J, Barmina O, Brown JB, Blankenburg KP, Clough E, Dasgupta A, Gubbala S, Han Y, Jayaseelan JC, Kalra D, Kim YA, Kovar CL, Lee SL, Li M, Malley JD, Malone JH, Mathew T, Mattiuzzo NR, Munidasa M, Muzny DM, Ongeri F, Perales L, Przytycka TM, Pu LL, Robinson G, Thornton RL, Saada N, Scherer SE, Smith HE, Vinson C, Warner CB, Worley KC, Wu YQ, Zou X, Cherbas P, Kellis M, Eisen MB, Piano F, Kionte K, Fitch DH, Sternberg PW, Cutter AD, Duff MO, Hoskins RA, Graveley BR, Gibbs RA, Bickel PJ, Kopp A, Carninci P, Celniker SE, Olivers B, Richards S. (2014). Comparative validation of the D. melanogaster modENCODE transcriptome annotation. Genome Res, 24(7), 1209-1223. PMCID: PMC4079975.
  3. Cho JY, Sternberg PW. (2014). Multilevel Modulation of a Sensory Motor Circuit during C. elegansSleep and Arousal. Cell, 156(1-2), 249-260. PMCID: PMC3962823.
  4. Davenport AM, Collins LN, Chiu H, Minor PJ, Sternberg PW, Hoelz A. (2014). Structural and functional characterization of the alpha-tubulin acetyltransferase MEC-17. J Mol Biol, 426(14), 2605-2616. PMCID: PMC4259157.
  5. Dillman AR, Cronin CJ, Tang J, Gray DA, Sternberg PW. (2014). A modified mole cricket lure and description of Scapteriscus borellii (Orthoptera: Gryllotalpidae) range expansion and calling song in California. Environ Entomol, 43(1), 146-156. PMCID: PMC4289669.
  6. Flytzanis NC, Bedbrook CN, Chiu H, Engqvist MK, Xiao C, Chan KY, Sternberg PW, Arnold FH, Gradinaru V. (2014). Archaerhodopsin variants with enhanced voltage-sensitive fluorescence in mammalian and Caenorhabditis elegansneurons. Nat Commun, 5, 4894. PMCID: PMC4166526.
  7. Ghosh S, Sternberg PW. (2014). Spatial and molecular cues for cell outgrowth during C. elegans uterine development. Dev Biol,396(1), 121-35.
  8. Harris TW, Baran J, Bieri T, Cabunoc A, Chan J, Chen WJ, Davis P, Done J, Grove C, Howe K, Kishore R, Lee R, Li Y, Muller HM, Nakamura C, Ozersky P, Paulini M, Raciti D, Schindelman G, Tuli MA, Van Auken K, Wang D, Wang X, Williams G, Wong JD, Yook K, Schedl T, Hodgkin J, Berriman M, Kersey P, Speith J, Stein L, Sternberg PW. (2014). WormBase 2014: new views of curated biology. Nucleic Acids Res, 42(Database issue), D789-793. PMCID: PMC3965043.
  9. Jex AR, Nejsum P, Schwarz EM, Hu L, Young ND, Hall RS, Korhonen PK, Liao S, Thamsborg S, Xia J, Xu P, Wang S, Scheerlinck JP, Hofmann A, Sternberg PW, Wang J, Gasser RB. (2014). Genome and transcriptome of the porcine whipworm Trichuris suis. Nat Genet, 46(7), 701-706. PMCID: PMC4105696.
  10. Kato M, Chou TF, Yu CZ, DeModena J, Sternberg PW. (2014). LINKIN, a new transmembrane protein necessary for cell adhesion. eLife, 3, e04449. PMCID: 4275582.
  11. Leighton DHW, Choe A, Wu SY, Sternberg PW. (2014). Communication between oocytes and somatic cells regulates volatile pheromone production in Caenorhabditis elegans. Natl Acad of Sci USA, 111(50), 17905-17910. PMCID: PMC4273420.
  12. Mangiola S, Young ND, Sternberg PW, Strube C, Korhonen PK, Mitreva M, Scheerlinck J-P, Hofmann A, Jex AR, Gasser RB. (2014). Analysis of the transcriptome of adult Dictyocaulus filariaand comparison with Dictyocaulus viviparus, with a focus on molecules involved in host parasite interactions. Int J Parasitol, 44(3-4), 251-261. PMCID: PMC4040346.
  13. Mason L, Tribolet L, Simon A, von Gnielinski N, Nienaber L, Taylor P, Willis C, Jones MK, Sternberg PW, Gasser RB, Loukas A, Hofmann A. (2014). Probing the equatorial groove of the hookworm protein and vaccine candidate antigen, Na-ASP-2. Int J Biochem Cell Biol, 50, 146-155.
  14. Mohandas N, Pozio E, La Rosa G, Korhonen PK, Young ND, Koehler AV, Hall RS, Sternberg PW, Boag PR, Jex AR, Chang BC, Gasser RB. (2014). Mitochondrial genomes of Trichinella species and genotypes - a basis for diagnosis, and systematic and epidemiological explorations. Int J Parasitol, 44(14):1073-1080.
  15. Sapir A, Dillman AR, Connon SA, Grupe BM, Ingels J, Mundo-Ocampo M, Levin LA, Baldwin JG, Orphan VJ, Sternberg PW. (2014). Microsporidia-nematode associations in methane seeps reveal basal fungal parasitism in the deep sea. Front Microbiol, 5, 43. PMCID: PMC3918590.
  16. Sapir A, Tsur A, Koorman T, Ching K, Mishra P, Bardenheier A, Podolsky L, Bening-Abu-Shach U, Boxem M, Chou TF, Broday L, Sternberg PW. (2014). Controlled sumoylation of the mevalonate pathway enzyme HMGS-1 regulates metabolism during aging. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA, 111(37), E3880-3889. PMCID: PMC4169931.
  17. Schwartz HT, Sternberg PW. (2014). Transgene-free genome editing by germline injection of CRISPR/Cas RNA. Methods Enzymol, 546, 441-457.
  18. Shinya R, Hasegawa K, Chen A, Kanzaki N, Sternberg PW. (2014). Evidence of Hermaphroditism and Sex Ratio Distortion in the Fungal Feeding Nematode Bursaphelenchus okinawaensis. G3 (Bethesda), 4(10), 1907-1917. PMCID: PMC4199697.
  19. Tang YT, Gao X, Rosa BA, Abubucker S, Hallsworth-Pepin K, Martin J, Tyagi R, Heizer E, Zhang X, Bhonagiri-Palsikar V, Minx P, Warren WC, Wang Q, Zhan B, Hotez PJ, Sternberg PW, Dougall A, Gaze ST, Mulvenna J, Sotillo J, Ranganathan S, Rabelo EM, Wilson RK, Felgner PL, Bethony J, Hawdon JM, Gasser RB, Loukas A, Mitreva M. (2014). Genome of the human hookwormNecator americanus. Nat Genet, 46(3), 261-269. PMCID: PMC3978129.
  20. Van Auken K, Schaeffer ML, McQuilton P, Laulederkind SJ, Li D, Wang SJ, Hayman GT, Tweedie S, Arighi CN, Done J, Muller HM, Sternberg PW, Mao Y, Wei CH, Lu Z. (2014). BC4GO: a full-text corpus for the BioCreative IV GO task. Database (Oxford), 2014. PMCID: PMC4112614.
  21. Veesenmeyer JL, Andersen AW, Lu X, Hussa EA, Murfin KE, Chaston JM, Dillman AR, Wassarman KM, Sternberg PW, Goodrich-Blair H. (2014). NilD CRISPR RNA contributes to Xenorhabdus nematophila colonization of symbiotic host nematodes. Mol Microbiol, 93(5), 1026-1042. PMCID: PMC4152777.
  22. Young ND, Nagarajan N, Lin SJ, Korhonen PK, Jex AR, Hall RS, Safavi-Hemami H, Kaewkong W, Bertrand D, Gao S, Seet Q, Wongkham S, Teh BT, Wongkham C, Intapan PM, Maleewong W, Yang X, Hu M, Wang Z, Hofmann A, Sternberg PW, Tan P, Wang J, Gasser RB. (2014). The Opisthorchis viverrinigenome provides insights into life in the bile duct. Nat Commun, 5, 4378. PMCID: PMC4104445.


  1. Ansell BRE, Schnyder M, Deplazes P, Korhonen PK, Young ND, Hall RS, Mangiola S, Boag PR, Hofmann A, Sternberg PW, Jex AR, Gasser RB. (2013). Insights into the immuno-molecular biology of Angiostrongylus vasorumthrough transcriptomics-Prospects for new interventions. Biotechnol Adv, 31(8), 1486-1500.
  2. Artyukhin AB, Yim JJ, Srinivasan J, Izrayelit Y, Bose N, von Reuss SH, Jo Y, Jordan JM, Baugh LR, Cheong M, Sternberg PW, Avery L, Schroeder FC. (2013). Succinylated Octopamine Ascarosides and a New Pathway of Biogenic Amine Metabolism in Caenorhabditis elegans. J Biol Chem, 288(26), 18778-18783. PMCID: PMC3696653.
  3. Bai XD, Adams BJ, Ciche TA, Clifton S, Gaugler R, Kim K, Spieth J, Sternberg PW, Wilson RK, Grewal PS. (2013). A Lover and a Fighter: The Genome Sequence of an Entomopathogenic Nematode Heterorhabditis bacteriophora. PLoS One, 8(7), e69618. PMCID: PMC3715494.
  4. Chiu H, Schwartz HT, Antoshechkin I, Sternberg PW. (2013). Transgene-Free Genome Editing in Caenorhabditis elegansUsing CRISPR-Cas. Genetics, 195(3), 1167-1171. PMCID: PMC3813845.
  5. Dillman AR, Minor PJ, Sternberg PW. (2013). Origin and Evolution of Dishevelled. G3 (Bethesda), 3(2), 251-262. PMCID: PMC3564985.
  6. Feeny BF, Sternberg PW, Cronin CJ, Coppola CA. (2013). Complex Orthogonal Decomposition Applied to Nematode Posturing. J Comput Nonlin Dyn, 8(4).
  7. Hsueh YP, Leighton DHW, Sternberg PW. (2013). Nematode Communication. In: Witzany G. (eds) Biocommunication of Animals. Springer, Dordrecht.
  8. Hsueh YP, Mahanti P, Schroeder FC, Sternberg PW. (2013). Nematode-trapping fungi eavesdrop on nematode pheromones. Curr Biol, 23(1), 83-86. PMCID: PMC4047969.
  9. Mangiola S, Young ND, Korhonen P, Mondal A, Scheerlinck JP, Sternberg PW, Cantacessi C, Hall RS, Jex AR, Gasser RB. (2013). Getting the most out of parasitic helminth transcriptomes using HelmDB: Implications for biology and biotechnology. Biotechnol Adv, 31(8),1109-1119.
  10. Minor PJ, He TF, Sohn CH, Asthagiri AR, Sternberg PW. (2013). FGF signaling regulates Wnt ligand expression to control vulval cell lineage polarity in C. elegans. Development, 140(18), 3882-3891. PMCID: PMC3754481.
  11. Rakowski F, Srinivasan J, Sternberg PW, Karbowski J. (2013). Synaptic polarity of the interneuron circuit controlling C. eleganslocomotion. Front Comput Neurosc, 7, 128. PMCID: PMC3788333.
  12. Robinson CP, Schwarz EM, Sternberg PW. (2013). Identification of DVA Interneuron Regulatory Sequences in Caenorhabditis elegans. PLoS One, 8(1), e54971. PMCID: PMC3557239.
  13. Schwarz EM, Korhonen PK, Campbell BE, Young ND, Jex AR, Jabbar A, Hall RS, Mondal A, Howe AC, Pell J, Hofmann A, Boag PR, Zhu XQ, Gregory TR, Loukas A, Williams BA, Antoshechkin I, Brown CT, Sternberg PW, Gasser RB. (2013). The genome and developmental transcriptome of the strongylid nematode Haemonchus contortus. Genome Biol, 14(8), R89. PMCID: PMC4053716.
  14. Srinivasan J, Dillman AR, Macchietto MG, Heikkinen L, Lakso M, Fracchia KM, Antoshechkin I, Mortazavi A, Wong G, Sternberg PW. (2013). The Draft Genome and Transcriptome of Panagrellus redivivusAre Shaped by the Harsh Demands of a Free-Living Lifestyle. Genetics, 193(4), 1279-1295. PMCID: PMC3606103.
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  1. Bandrowski AE, Cachat J, Li Y, Muller HM, Sternberg PW, Ciccarese P, Clark T, Marenco L, Wang R, Astakhov V, Grethe JS, Martone ME. (2012). A hybrid human and machine resource curation pipeline for the Neuroscience Information Framework. Database-Oxford. 2012, bas005. PMCID: PMC3308161.
  2. Choe A, Chuman T, von Reuss SH, Dossey AT, Yim JJ, Ajredini R, Kolawa AA, Kaplan F, Alborn HT, Teal PE, Schroeder FC, Sternberg PW, Edison AS. (2012). Sex-specific mating pheromones in the nematode Panagrellus redivivus. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA, 109(51), 20949-20954. PMCID: PMC3529029.
  3. Choe A, von Reuss SH, Kogan D, Gasser RB, Platzer EG, Schroeder FC, Sternberg PW. (2012). Ascaroside Signaling Is Widely Conserved among Nematodes. Current Biology,22(9), 772-780. PMCID: PMC3360977.
  4. Dillman AR, Chaston JM, Adams BJ, Ciche TA, Goodrich-Blair H, Stock SP, Sternberg PW. (2012). An entomopathogenic nematode by any other name. PLoS pathogens, 8(3), e1002527. PMCID: PMC3291613.
  5. Dillman AR, Guillermin ML, Lee JH, Kim B, Sternberg PW, Hallem EA. (2012). Olfaction shapes host-parasite interactions in parasitic nematodes. P Natl Acad Sci USA, 109(35), E2324-E2333. PMCID: PMC3435218.
  6. Dillman AR, Mortazavi A, Sternberg PW. (2012). Incorporating Genomics into the Toolkit of Nematology. J Nematol, 44(2),191-205. PMCID: PMC3578741.
  7. Dillman AR, Sternberg PW. (2012). Entomopathogenic nematodes. Current Biology, 22(11), R430-R431. PMCID:PMC4662870.
  8. Fang RH, Schindelman G, Van Auken K, Fernandes J, Chen W, Wang XD, Davis P, Tuli MA, Marygold SJ, Millburn G, Matthews B, Zhang HY, Brown N, Gelbart WM, Sternberg PW. (2012). Automatic categorization of diverse experimental information in the bioscience literature. BMC Bioinformatics, 13, 16. PMCID: PMC3305665.
  9. Gupta BP, Hanna-Rose W, & Sternberg PW. (2012). Morphogenesis of the vulva and the vulva-uterine connection [Publication no. doi/10.1895/wormbook.1.152.1] from The C. elegans Research Community, WormBook:
  10. Howe K, Davis P, Paulini M, Tuli MA, Williams G, Yook K, Durbin R, Kersey P, Sternberg PW. (2012). WormBase: Annotating many nematode genomes. Worm, 1(1), 15-21. PMCID: PMC3670165.
  11. Izrayelit Y, Srinivasan J, Campbell SL, Jo Y, von Reuss SH, Genoff MC, Sternberg PW, Schroeder FC. (2012). Targeted metabolomics reveals a male pheromone and sex-specific ascaroside biosynthesis in Caenorhabditis elegans. ACS Chem Biol, 7(8), 1321-1325. PMCID: PMC3423530.
  12. Kroetz SM, Srinivasan J, Yaghoobian J, Sternberg PW, Hong RL. (2012). The cGMP signaling pathway affects feeding behavior in the necromenic nematode Pristionchus pacificus. PLoS One, 7(4), e34464. PMCID: PMC3338501.
  13. Kuntz SG, Williams BA, Sternberg PW, Wold BJ. (2012). Transcription factor redundancy and tissue-specific regulation: evidence from functional and physical network connectivity. Genome Res, 22(10), 1907-1919. PMCID: PMC3460186.
  14. Murfin KE, Dillman AR, Foster JM, Bulgheresi S, Slatko BE, Sternberg PW, Goodrich-Blair H. (2012). Nematode-Bacterium Symbioses-Cooperation and Conflict Revealed in the "Omics" Age. Biol Bulletin, 223(1), 85-102. PMCID: PMC3508788.
  15. Pang S, Han C, Kato M, Sternberg PW, Yang CH. (2012). Wide and scalable field-of-view Talbot-grid-based fluorescence microscopy. Opt Lett, 37(23), 5018-5020. PMCID: PMC3718313.
  16. Schaedel ON, Gerisch B, Antebi A, Sternberg PW. (2012). Hormonal signal amplification mediates environmental conditions during development and controls an irreversible commitment to adulthood. PLoS Biol, 10(4), e1001306. PMCID: PMC3323525.
  17. Schwartz HT, Antoshechkin I, Sternberg PW. (2012). Applications of high-throughput sequencing to symbiotic nematodes of the genus Heterorhabditis. Symbiosis, 55(3), 111-118.
  18. Schwarz EM, Kato M, Sternberg PW. (2012). Functional transcriptomics of a migrating cell in Caenorhabditis elegans. P Natl Acad Sci USA. 109(40), 16246-16251. PMCID: PMC3479585.
  19. Srinivasan J, von Reuss SH, Bose N, Zaslaver A, Mahanti P, Ho MC, O'Doherty OG, Edison AS, Sternberg PW, Schroeder FC. (2012). A modular library of small molecule signals regulates social behaviors in Caenorhabditis elegans. PLoS Biol, 10(1), e1001237. PMCID: PMC3254649.
  20. Van Auken K, Fey P, Berardini TZ, Dodson R, Cooper L, Li DH, Chan J, Li YL, Basu S, Muller HM, Chisholm R, Huala E, Sternberg PW, Consortium W. (2012). Text mining in the biocuration workflow: applications for literature curation at WormBase, dictyBase and TAIR. Database(Oxford), 2012, bas040. PMCID: PMC3500519.
  21. von Reuss SH, Bose N, Srinivasan J, Yim JJ, Judkins JC, Sternberg PW, Schroeder FC. (2012). Comparative Metabolomics Reveals Biogenesis of Ascarosides, a Modular Library of Small-Molecule Signals in C. elegans. J Am Chem Soc, 134(3), 1817-1824. PMCID: PMC3269134.
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  1. Baugh LR, Kurhanewicz N, Sternberg PW. (2011). Sensitive and precise quantification of insulin-like mRNA expression in Caenorhabditis elegans. PLoS One, 6(3), e18086. PMCID: PMC3062572.
  2. Campbell BE, Boag PR, Hofmann A, Cantacessi C, Wang CK, Taylor P, Hu M, Sindhu ZUD, Loukas A, Sternberg PW, Gasser RB. (2011). Atypical (RIO) protein kinases from Haemonchus contortus- Promise as new targets for nematocidal drugs. Biotechnol Adv, 29(3), 338-350.
  3. Cantacessi C, Gasser RB, Strube C, Schnieder T, Jex AR, Hall RS, Campbell BE, Young ND, Ranganathan S, Sternberg PW. (2011). Deep insights intoDictyocaulus viviparustranscriptomes provides unique prospects for new drug targets and disease intervention. Biotechnol Adv, 29(3), 261-271. PMCID: PMC3827682.
  4. Chung K, Zhan M, Srinivasan J, Sternberg PW, Gong E, Schroeder FC, Lu H. (2011). Microfluidic chamber arrays for whole-organism behavior-based chemical screening. Lab Chip,11(21), 3689-3697. PMCID: PMC3924777.
  5. Davison EM, Saffer AM, Huang LS, DeModena J, Sternberg PW, Horvitz HR. (2011). The LIN-15A and LIN-56 transcriptional regulators interact to negatively regulate EGF/Ras signaling in Caenorhabditis elegansvulval cell-fate determination. Genetics, 187(3):803-815. PMCID: PMC3063674.
  6. Hallem EA, Dillman AR, Hong AV, Zhang YJ, Yano JM, DeMarco SF, Sternberg PW. (2011). A Sensory Code for Host Seeking in Parasitic Nematodes. Current Biology, 21(5), 377-383. PMCID: PMC3152378.
  7. Hallem EA, Spencer WC, McWhirter RD, Zeller G, Henz SR, Ratsch G, Miller DM, Horvitz HR, Sternberg PW, Ringstad N. (2011). Receptor-type guanylate cyclase is required for carbon dioxide sensation by Caenorhabditis elegans. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA, 108(1), 254-259. PMCID: PMC3017194.
  8. Jex AR, Liu S, Li B, Young ND, Hall RS, Li Y, Yang L, Zeng N, Xu X, Xiong Z, Chen F, Wu X, Zhang G, Fang X, Kang Y, Anderson GA, Harris TW, Campbell BE, Vlaminck J, Wang T, Cantacessi C, Schwarz EM, Ranganathan S, Geldhof P, Nejsum P, Sternberg PW, Yang H, Wang J, Gasser RB. (2011).Ascaris suumdraft genome. Nature,479(7374), 529-533.
  9. Johnston M, Andrews BJ, Hawley RS, Sternberg PW, Hieter P, Schedl T. (2011). G3, Genetics, and the GSA: Two Journals, One Mission. Genetics, 189(1), 1-2. PMCID: PMC3176113.
  10. Kaplan F, Srinivasan J, Mahanti P, Ajredini R, Durak O, Nimalendran R, Sternberg PW, Teal PE, Schroeder FC, Edison AS. (2011). Ascaroside expression in Caenorhabditis elegansis strongly dependent on diet and developmental stage. PLoS One, 6(3), e17804. PMCID: PMC3058051.
  11. Narayan A, Laurent G, Sternberg PW. (2011). Transfer characteristics of a thermosensory synapse in Caenorhabditis elegans. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA, 108(23), 9667-9672. PMCID: PMC3111291.
  12. Rangarajan A, Schedl T, Yook K, Chan J, Haenel S, Otis L, Faelten S, DePellegrin-Connelly T, Isaacson R, Skrzypek MS, Marygold SJ, Stefancsik R, Cherry JM, Sternberg PW, Muller HM. (2011). Toward an interactive article: integrating journals and biological databases. BMC Bioinformatics, 12:175. PMCID: PMC3213741.
  13. Schindelman G, Fernandes JS, Bastiani CA, Yook K, Sternberg PW. (2011). Worm Phenotype Ontology: integrating phenotype data within and beyond theC. eleganscommunity. BMC Bioinformatics, 12:32. PMCID: PMC3039574.
  14. Zaslaver A, Baugh LR, Sternberg PW. (2011). Metazoan operons accelerate recovery from growth-arrested states. Cell, 145(6), 981-992. PMCID: PMC3152313.


  1. Berardini TZ, Li DH, Huala E, Bridges S, Burgess S, McCarthy F, Carbon S, Lewis SE, Mungall CJ, Abdulla A, Wood V, Feltrin E, Valle G, Chisholm RL, Fey P, Gaudet P, Kibbe W, Basu S, Bushmanova Y, Eilbeck K, Siegele DA, McIntosh B, Renfro D, Zweifel A, Hu JC, Ashburner M, Tweedie S, Alam-Faruque Y, Apweiler R, Auchincholss A, Barioch A, Barrell D, Binns D, Blatter MC, Bougueleret L, Boutet E, Breuza L, Bridge A, Browne P, Chan WM, Coudert E, Daughetry L, Dimmer E, Eberhardt R, Estreicher A, Famiglietti L, Ferro-Rojas S, Feuermann M, Foulger R, Gruaz-Gumowski N, Hinz U, Huntley R, Jimenez S, Jungo F, Keller G, Laiho K, Legge D, Lemercier P, Lieberherr D, Magrane M, O'Donovan C, Pedruzzi I, Poux S, Rivoire C, Roechert B, Sawford T, Schneider M, Stanley E, Stutz A, Sundaram S, Tognolli M, Xenarios I, Harris MA, Deegan JI, Ireland A, Lomax J, Jaiswal P, Chibucos M, Giglio MG, Wortman J, Hannick L, Madupu R, Botstein D, Dolinski K, Livstone MS, Oughtred R, Blake JA, Bult C, Diehl AD, Dolan M, Drabkin H, Eppig JT, Hill DP, Ni L, Ringwald M, Sitnikov D, Collmer C, Torto-Alalibo T, Laulederkind S, Shimoyama M, Twigger S, D'Eustachio P, Matthews L, Balakrishnan R, Binkley G, Cherry JM, Christie KR, Costanzo MC, Engel SR, Fisk DG, Hirschman JE, Hitz BC, Hong EL, Krieger CJ, Miyasato SR, Nash RS, Park J, Skrzypek MS, Weng S, Wong ED, Aslett M, Chan J, Kishore R, Sternberg P, Van Auken K, Khodiyar VK, Lovering RC, Talmud PJ, Howe D, Westerfield M. The Gene Ontology in 2010: extensions and refinements The Gene Ontology Consortium. (2010). Nucleic Acids Res, 38(Database issue), D331-D335. PMCID: PMC2808930.
  2. Cantacessi C, Campbell BE, Young ND, Jex AR, Hall RS, Presidente PJA, Zawadzki JL, Zhong WW, Aleman-Meza B, Loukas A, Sternberg PW, Gasser RB. (2010). Differences in transcription between free-living and CO2-activated third-stage larve of Haemonchus contortus. BMC Genomics, 11(1), 266. PMCID: PMC2880303.
  3. Cantacessi C, Jex AR, Hall RS, Young ND, Campbell BE, Joachim A, Nolan MJ, Abubucker S, Sternberg PW, Ranganathan S. (2010). A practical, bioinformatic workflow system for large data sets generated by next-generation sequencing. Nucleic Acids Res, 38(17), e171. PMCID: PMC2943614.
  4. Cantacessi C, Mitreva M, Jex AR, Young ND, Campbell BE, Hall RS, Doyle MA, Ralph SA, Rabelo EM, Ranganathan S, Sternberg PW, Loukas A, Gasser RB. (2010). Massively Parallel Sequencing and Analysis of the Necator americanusTranscriptome. PLoS Negl Trop Dis, 4(5), e684. PMCID: PMC2867931.
  5. Feeny BF, Sternberg PW, Cronin CJ. (2010). Complex Modal Decomposition Applied to Nematode Posturing. Proceedings of the Asme International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, Vol 1, Pts A and B, 247-54.
  6. Harris TW, Antoshechkin I, Bieri T, Blasiar D, Chan J, Chen WJ, De La Cruz N, Davis P, Duesbury M, Fang R, Fernandes J, Han M, Kishore R, Lee R, Muller HM, Nakamura C, Ozersky P, Petcherski A, Rangarajan A, Rogers A, Schindelman G, Schwarz EM, Tuli MA, Van Auken K, Wang D, Wang X, Williams G, Yook K, Durbin R, Stein LD, Speith J, Sternberg PW. (2010). WormBase: a comprehensive resource for nematode research. Nucleic Acids Res, 38(Database issue), D463-467. PMCID: PMC2808986.
  7. Hu M, He L, Campbell BE, Zhong W, Sternberg PW, Gasser RB. (2010). A vacuolar-type proton (H+) translocating ATPase alpha subunit encoded by the Hc-vha-6 gene of Haemonchus contortus. Mol Cell Probe,24(4), 196-203.
  8. Hu M, Lok JB, Ranjit N, Massey HC, Sternberg PW, Gasser RB. (2010). Structural and functional characterisation of the fork head transcription factor-encoding gene, Hc-daf-16, from the parasitic nematode Haemonchus contortus(Strongylida). Int J Parasitol. 40(4), 405-415. PMCID: PMC2853935.
  9. Hu M, Zhong W, Campbell BE, Sternberg PW, Pellegrino MW, Gasser RB. (2010). Elucidating ANTs in worms using genomic and bioinformatic tools ‚ Biotechnological prospects? Biotechnol Adv, 28(1), 49-60.
  10. Inoue T, Sternberg PW. (2010). C. elegansBED domain transcription factor BED-3 controls lineage-specific cell proliferation during organogenesis. Dev Biol, 338(2), 226-236. PMCID: PMC2862168.
  11. Mortazavi A, Schwarz EM, Williams B, Schaeffer L, Antoshechkin I, Wold BJ, Sternberg PW. (2010). Scaffolding a Caenorhabditis nematodegenome with RNA-seq. Genome Res, 20(12), 1740-1747. PMCID: PMC2990000.
  12. Pang S, Cui X, DeModena J, Wang YM, Sternberg P, Yang C. (2010). Implementation of a color-capable optofluidic microscope on a RGB CMOS color sensor chip substrate. Lab Chip,10(4), 411-414.
  13. Rivard L, Srinivasan J, Stone A, Ochoa S, Sternberg PW, Loer CM. (2010). A comparison of experience-dependent locomotory behaviors and biogenic amine neurons in nematode relatives of Caenorhabditis elegans. BMC Neurosci. 11:22. PMCID: PMC2836364.
  14. Van Buskirk C, Sternberg PW. (2010). Paired and LIM class homeodomain proteins coordinate differentiation of the C. elegansALA neuron. Development, 137(12), 2065-2074. PMCID: PMC2875845.
  15. Yu H, Seah A, Sternberg PW. (2010). Re-programming of C. elegansmale epidermal precursor fates by Wnt, Hox, and LIN-12/Notch activities. Dev Biol, 345(1),1-11. PMCID: PMC3326348.


  1. Adhikari BN, Lin CY, Bai X, Ciche TA, Grewal PS, Dillman AR, Chaston JM, Shapiro-Ilan DI, Bilgrami AL, Gaugler R, Sternberg PW, Adams BJ. (2009). Transcriptional profiling of trait deterioration in the ijnsect pathogenic nematode Heterohabditis bacteriophora. BMC Genomics, 10(1), 609.  PMCID: PMC20805696.
  2. Bai XD, Adams BJ, Ciche TA, Clifton S, Gaugler R, Hogenhout SA, Spieth J, Sternberg PW, Wilson RK, Grewal PS. (2009). Transcriptomic analysis of the entomopathogenic nematode Heterorhabditis bacteriophora TTO1. BMC Genomics, 10, 205. PMCID: PMC2686736
  3. Baugh LR, DeModena J, Sternberg PW. (2009). RNA Pol II Accumulates at Promoters of Growth Genes During Developmental Arrest. Science, 324(5923), 92-94.
  4. Broitman-Maduro G, Owraghi M, Hung WWK, Kuntz S, Sternberg PW, Maduro MF. (2009). The NK-2 class homeodomain factor CEH-51 and the T-box factor TBX-35 have overlapping function in C-elegansmesoderm development. Development, 136(16), 2735-2746. PMCID: PMC2730403.
  5. Cantacessi C, Campbell BE, Visser A, Geldhof P, Nolan MJ, Nisbet AJ, Matthews JB, Loukas A, Hofmann A, Otranto D, Sternberg PW, Gasser RB. (2009). A portrait of the "SCP/TAPS" proteins of eukaryotes - Developing a framework for fundamental research and biotechnological outcomes. Biotechnol Adv, 27(4), 376-388.
  6. Cantacessi C, Loukas A, Campbell BE, Mulvenna J, Ong EK, Zhong W, Sternberg PW, Otranto D, Gasser RB. (2009). Exploring transcriptional conservation between Ancylostoma caninumand Haemonchus contortusby oligonucleotide microarray and bioinformatic analyses. Mol Cell Probe, 23(1), 1-9.
  7. Cantacessi C, Zou FC, Hall RS, Zhong W, Jex AR, Campbell BE, Ranganathan S, Sternberg PW, Zhu XQ, Gasser RB. (2009). Bioinformatic analysis of abundant, gender-enriched transcripts of adult Ascaris suum (Nematoda) using a semi-automated workflow platform. Mol Cell Probe. 23(5), 205-217.
  8. Giurumescu CA, Sternberg PW, Asthagiri AR. (2009). Predicting Phenotypic Diversity and the Underlying Quantitative Molecular Transitions. Plos Comput Biol, 5(4), e1000354. PMCID: PMC2661366.
  9. Kato M, Sternberg PW. (2009). The C. eleganstailless/Tlx homolog nhr-67regulates a stage-specific program of linker cell migration in male gonadogenesis. Development, 136(23), 3907-15. PMCID: PMC2778740.
  10. Klerkx EPF, Alarcon P, Waters K, Reinke V, Sternberg PW, Askjaer P. (2009). Protein kinase VRK-1 regulates cell invasion and EGL-17/FGF signaling inCaenorhabditis elegans. Dev Biol, 335(1), 12-21. PMCID: PMC3378332.
  11. Pungaliya C, Srinivasan J, Fox BW, Malik RU, Ludewig AH, Sternberg PW, Schroeder FC. (2009). A shortcut to identifying small molecule signals that regulate behavior and development in Caenorhabditis elegans. P Natl Acad Sci USA, 106(19), 7708-7713. PMCID: PMC2683085.
  12. Seah A, Sternberg PW. (2009). The roles of EGF and Wnt signaling during patterning of the C. elegansBgamma/delta Equivalence Group. BMC Dev Biol, 9, 74. PMCID: PMC2813230.
  13. Van Auken K, Jaffery J, Chan J, Muller HM, Sternberg PW. (2009). Semi-automated curation of protein subcellular localization: a text mining-based approach to Gene Ontology (GO) Cellular Component curation. BMC Bioinformatics, 10, 228. PMCID: PMC2719631.
  14. Whittaker AJ, Sternberg PW. (2009). Coordination of opposing sex-specific and core muscle groups regulates male tail posture during Caenorhabditis elegansmale mating behavior. BMC Biol, 7,33. PMCID: PMC2715377.
  15. Yu H, Seah A, Herman MA, Ferguson EL, Horvitz HR, Sternberg PW. (2009). Wnt and EGF pathways act together to induce C. elegansmale hook development. Dev Bio,. 327(2), 419-432. PMCID: PMC2695933.


  1. Campbell BE, Nagaraj SH, Hu M, Zhong W, Sternberg PW, Ong EK, Loukas A, Ranganathan S, Beveridge I, McInnes RL, Hutchinson GW, Gasser RB. (2008). Gender-enriched transcripts in Haemonchus contortus--predicted functions and genetic interactions based on comparative analyses with Caenorhabditis elegans. Int J Parasitol, 38(1), 65-83.
  2. Cui X, Lee LM, Heng X, Zhong W, Sternberg PW, Psaltis D, Yang C. (2008). Lensless high-resolution on-chip optofluidic microscopes for Caenorhabditis elegansand cell imaging. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA, 2008;105(31), 10670-10675. PMCID: PMC2488383.
  3. Gardner D, Akil H, Ascoli GA, Bowden DM, Bug W, Donohue DE, Goldberg DH, Grafstein B, Grethe JS, Gupta A, Halavi M, Kennedy DN, Marenco L, Martone ME, Miller PL, Muller HM, Robert A, Shepherd GM, Sternberg PW, Van Essen DC, Williams RW. (2008). The neuroscience information framework: a data and knowledge environment for neuroscience. Neuroinformatics, 6(3), 149-160. PMCID: PMC2661130.
  4. Green JL, Inoue T, Sternberg PW. (2008). Opposing wnt pathways orient cell polarity during organogenesis. Cell, 134(4), 646-656. PMCID: PMC2603076.
  5. Green JL, Kuntz SG, Sternberg PW. (2008). Ror receptor tyrosine kinases: orphans no more. Trends Cell Biol, 18(11), 536-544. PMCID: PMC4672995.
  6. Gupta A, Bug W, Marenco L, Qian X, Condit C, Rangarajan A, Muller HM, Miller PL, Sanders B, Grethe JS, Astakhov V, Shepherd G, Sternberg PW, Martone ME. (2008). Federated access to heterogeneous information resources in the Neuroscience Information Framework (NIF). Neuroinformatics, 6(3), 205-217. PMCID: PMC2689790.
  7. Hallem EA, Sternberg PW. (2008). Acute carbon dioxide avoidance in Caenorhabditis elegans. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA, 105(23), 8038-8043. PMCID: PMC2430355.
  8. Harris MA, Deegan JI, Lomax J, Ashburner M, Tweedie S, Carbon S, Lewis S, Mungall C, Day-Richter J, Eilbeck K, Blake JA, Bult C, Diehl AD, Dolan M, Drabkin H, Eppig JT, Hill DP, Ni L, Ringwald M, Balakrishnan R, Binkley G, Cherry JM, Christie KR, Costanzo MC, Dong Q, Engel SR, Fisk DG, Hirschman JE, Hitz BC, Hong EL, Krieger CJ, Miyasato, SR, Nash RS, Park J, Skrzypek MS, Weng S, Wong ED, Zhu KK, Botstein D, Dolinski K, Livstone MS, Oughtred R, Berardini T, Li D, Rhee SY, Apweiler R, Barrell D, Camon E, Dimmer E, Huntley R, Mulder N, Khodiyar VK, Lovering RC, Povey S, Chisholm R, Fey P, Gaudet P, Kibbe W, Kishore R, Schwarz EM, Sternberg P, Van Auken K, Giglio MG, Hannick L, Wortman J, Aslett M, Berriman M, Wood V, Jacob H, Laulederkind S, Petri V, Shimoyama M, Smith J, Twigger S, Jaiswal P, Seigfried T, Howe D, Westerfield M, Collmer C, Torto-Alaibo T, Feltrin E, Valle G, Bromberg S, Burgess S, McCarthy F. (2008). The Gene Ontology project in 2008. Nucleic Acids Res, 36(Database issue), D440-444. PMCID: PMC2238979.
  9. Hu M, Laronde-Leblanc N, Sternberg PW, Gasser RB. (2008). Tv-RIO1 - an atypical protein kinase from the parasitic nematode Trichostrongylus vitrinus. Parasit Vectors. 1(1), 34. PMCID: PMC2564912.
  10. Huang CQ, Gasser RB, Cantacessi C, Nisbet AJ, Zhong W, Sternberg PW, Loukas A, Mulvenna J, Lin RQ, Chen N, Zhu XQ. (2008). Genomic-bioinformatic analysis of transcripts enriched in the third-stage larva of the parasitic nematode Ascaris suum. PLoS Negl Trop Dis, 2(6), e246. PMCID: PMC2398786.
  11. Karbowski J, Schindelman G, Cronin CJ, Seah A, Sternberg PW. (2008). Systems level circuit model ofC. elegansundulatory locomotion: mathematical modeling and molecular genetics. J Comput Neurosci, 24(3), 253-276.
  12. Kuntz SG, Schwarz EM, DeModena JA, De Buysscher T, Trout D, Shizuya H, Sternberg PW, Wold BJ. (2008). Multigenome DNA sequence conservation identifies Hox cis-regulatory elements. Genome Res, 18(12), 1955-68. PMCID: PMC2593573.
  13. Marenco L, Li Y, Martone ME, Sternberg PW, Shepherd GM, Miller PL. (2008). Issues in the design of a pilot concept-based query interface for the neuroinformatics information framework. Neuroinformatics. 6(3), 229-239. PMCID: PMC2664632.
  14. Muller HM, Rangarajan A, Teal TK, Sternberg PW. (2008). Textpresso for neuroscience: searching the full text of thousands of neuroscience research papers. Neuroinformatics, 6(3), 195-204. PMCID: PMC2666735.
  15. Ririe TO, Fernandes JS, Sternberg PW. (2008). The Caenorhabditis elegansvulva: A post-embryonic gene regulatory network controlling organogenesis. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA, 105(51), 20095-20099. PMCID: PMC2629251.
  16. Rogers A, Antoshechkin I, Bieri T, Blasiar D, Basitiani C, Canaran P, Chan J, Chen WJ, Davis P, Fernandes J, Fiedler TJ, Han M, Harris TW, Kishore R, Lee R, McKay S, Muller HM, Nakamura C, Ozersky P, Petcherski A, Schindelman G, Schwarz EM, Spooner W, Tuli MA, Van Auken K, Wang D, Wang X, Williams G, Yook K, Durbin R, Stein LD, Spieth J, Sternberg PW. (2008). WormBase 2007. Nucleic Acids Res, 36(Database Issue), D612-617.  PMCID: PMC2238927.
  17. Srinivasan J, Durak O, Sternberg PW. (2008). Evolution of a polymodal sensory response network. BMC Biol. 6, 25. PMCID: PMC2636771.
  18. Srinivasan J, Kaplan F, Ajredini R, Zachariah C, Alborn HT, Teal PEA, Malik RU, Edison AS, Sternberg PW, Schroeder FC. (2008). A blend of small molecules regulates both mating and development in Caenorhabditis elegans. Nature, 454(7208):1115-U46. PMCID: PMC2774729.
  19. Srinivasan J, Sternberg PW. (2008). Pristionchus pacificus: an appropriate fondness for beetles. Nat Genet,40(10), 1146-1147.
  20. Sternberg PW. (2008) Destiny is anatomy. Development, 135, 3977-3978.


  1. Antoshechkin I, Sternberg PW. (2007). The versatile worm: genetic and genomic resources for Caenorhabditis elegansresearch. Nature Reviews Genetics, 8(7), 518-532.
  2. Bai X, Grewal PS, Hogenhout SA, Adams BJ, Ciche TA, Gaugler R, Sternberg PW. (2007). Expressed sequence tag analysis of gene representation in insect parasitic nematode heterorhabditis bacteriophora Journal of Parasitology, 93(6), 1343-1349.
  3. Bieri T, Blasiar D, Ozersky P, Antoshechkin I, Bastiani C, Canaran P, Chan J, Chen N, Chen WJ, Davis P, Fiedler TJ, Girard L, Han M, Harris TW, Kishore R, Lee R, McKay S, Muller HM, Nakamura C, Petcherski A, Rangarajan A, Rogers A, Schindelman G, Schwarz EM, Spooner W, Tuli MA, Van Auken K, Wang D, Wang X, Williams G, Durbin R, Stein LD, Sternberg PW, Spieth J. (2007). WormBase: new content and better access. Nucleic Acids Res, 35(Database issue), D506-10. PMCID: PMC1669750.
  4. Ciche TA, Sternberg PW. (2007). Postembryonic RNAi in Heterorhabditis bacteriophora: a nematode insect parasite and host for insect pathogenic symbionts. BMC Dev Biol, 7:101. PMCID: PMC2014770.
  5. Fernandes JS, Sternberg PW. (2007). The tailless ortholog nhr-67regulates patterning of gene expression and morphogenesis in the C. elegansvulva. PLoS Genet, 3(4), e69. PMCID: PMC1857733.
  6. Girard LR, Fiedler TJ, Harris TW, Carvalho F, Antoshechkin I, Han M, Sternberg PW, Stein LD, Chalfie M. (2007) WormBook: the online review of Caenorhabditis elegans biology. Nucleic Acids Res, 35(Database issue), D472-475. PMCID: PMC1669767.
  7. Green JL, Inoue T, Sternberg PW. (2007). TheC. elegansROR receptor tyrosine kinase, CAM-1, non-autonomously inhibits the Wnt pathway. Development, 134(22):4053-4062.
  8. Hallem EA, Rengarajan M, Ciche TA, Sternberg PW. (2007). Nematodes, bacteria, and flies: a tripartite model for nematode parasitism. Curr Biol, 17(10), 898-904.
  9. Hwang BJ, Meruelo AD, Sternberg PW. (2007). C-elegans EVI1 proto-oncogene, EGL-43, is necessary for Notch-mediated cell fate specification and regulates cell invasion. Development, 134(4):669-679.
  10. Inoue T, Ailion M, Poon S, Kim HK, Thomas JH, Sternberg PW. (2007). Genetic analysis of dauer formation in Caenorhabditis briggsae. Genetics, 177(2), 809-18. PMCID: PMC2034645.
  11. Kee Y, Hwang BJ, Sternberg PW, Bronner-Fraser M. (2007). Evolutionary conservation of cell migration genes: from nematode neurons to vertebrate neural crest. Genes Dev, 21(4), 391-396. PMCID: PMC1804327.
  12. Modzelewska K, Elgort MG, Huang J, Jongeward G, Lauritzen A, Yoon CH, Sternberg PW, Moghal N. (2007). An activating mutation in sos-1identifies its Dbl domain as a critical inhibitor of the EGFR pathway during C. elegansvulval development, Mol Cell Biol. 27, 3695-3707.
  13. Van Buskirk C, Sternberg PW. (2007). Epidermal growth factor signaling induces behavioral quiescence in Caenorhabditis elegans. Nature neuroscience, 10(10), 1300-1307.
  14. Zhong W, Sternberg PW. (2007). Automated data integration for developmental biological research. Development, 134(18), 3227-3238.


  1. Baugh LR, Sternberg PW. (2006). DAF-16/FOXO regulates transcription of cki-1/Cip/Kip and repression of lin-4 during C. elegans L1 arrest. Curr Biol, 16(8), 780-785.
  2. Chen D, Muller HM, Sternberg PW. (2006). Automatic document classification of biological literature. BMC Bioinformatics, 7, 370. PMCID: PMC1559726.
  3. Cui M, Chen J, Myers TR, Hwang BJ, Sternberg PW, Greenwald I, Han M. (2006). SynMuv genes redundantly inhibit lin-3/EGF expression to prevent inappropriate vulval induction in C. elegans. Dev Cell, 10(5), 667-672.
  4. Feng Z, Li W, Ward A, Piggott BJ, Larkspur ER, Sternberg PW, Xu XZ. (2006). A C. elegansmodel of nicotine-dependent behavior: regulation by TRP-family channels. Cell, 127(3), 621-633. PMCID: PMC2859215.
  5. Giurumescu CA, Sternberg PW, Asthagiri AR. (2006). Intercellular coupling amplifies fate segregation duringCaenorhabditis elegansvulval development. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA, 103(5), 1331-1336. PMCID: PMC1360524.
  6. Gonzalez-Serricchio AS, Sternberg PW. (2006). Visualization of C. eleganstransgenic arrays by GFP. BMC Genet, 7, 36. PMCID: PMC1539001
  7. Gupta BP, Liu J, Hwang BJ, Moghal N, Sternberg PW. (2006). sli-3negatively regulates the LET-23/epidermal growth factor receptor-mediated vulval induction pathway in Caenorhabditis elegans. Genetics, 174(3), 1315-1326. PMCID: PMC1667086.
  8. Heng X, Erickson D, Baugh LR, Yaqoob Z, Sternberg PW, Psaltis D, Yang CH. (2006). Optofluidic microscopy - a method for implementing a high resolution optical microscope on a chip. Lab Chip, 6(10), 1274-1276.
  9. Karbowski J, Cronin CJ, Seah A, Mendel JE, Cleary D, Sternberg PW. (2006). Conservation rules, their breakdown, and optimality in Caenorhabditis sinusoidal locomotion. J Theor Biol, 242(3):652-669.
  10. Li W, Feng Z, Sternberg PW, Xu XS. A (2006) C. elegans stretch receptor neuron revealed by a mechanosensitive TRP channel homologue. Nature, 440(7084), 684-687. PMCID: PMC2865900.
  11. Schindelman G, Whittaker AJ, Thum JY, Gharib S, Sternberg PW. (2006). Initiation of male sperm-transfer behavior inCaenorhabditis elegansrequires input from the ventral nerve cord. BMC Biol, 4, 26. PMCID: PMC1564418.
  12. Schwarz EM, Antoshechkin I, Bastiani C, Bieri T, Blasiar D, Canaran P, Chan J, Chen N, Chen WJ, Davis P, Fiedler TJ, Girard L, Harris TW, Kenny EE, Kishore R, Lawson D, Lee R, Muller HM, Nakamura C, Ozersky P, Petcherski A, Rogers A, Spooner W, Tuli MA, Van Auken K, Wang D, Durbin R, Spieth J, Stein LD, Sternberg PW. (2006). WormBase: better software, richer content. Nucleic Acids Res, 34(Database issue), D475-478. PMCID: PMC1347424.
  13. Schwarz E, Sternberg PW. (2006). Searching WormBase for information about Caenorhabditis elegans. Curr Protoc Bioinformatics, 14, 1.8.1-1.8.43.
  14. Sternberg PW. Pathway to RAS. (2006). Genetics, 172(2), 727-731. PMCID: PMC1456259.
  15. Zhong W, Sternberg PW. (2006). Genome-wide prediction of C. elegans geneticinteractions. Science, 311(5766), 1481-1484.


  1. Chen N, Harris TW, Antoshechkin I, Bastiani C, Bieri T, Blasiar D, Bradnam K, Canaran P, Chan J, Chen CK, Chen WJ, Cunningham F, Davis P, Kenny E, Kishore R, Lawson D, Lee R, Muller HM, Nakamura C, Pai S, Ozersky P, Petcherski A, Rogers A, Sabo A, Schwarz EM, Van Auken K, Wang Q, Durbin R, Spieth J, Sternberg PW, Stein LD. (2005). WormBase: a comprehensive data resource for Caenorhabditisbiology and genomics. Nucleic Acids Res, 33(Database issue), D383-389. PMCID: PMC540020.
  2. Cronin CJ, Mendel JE, Mukhtar S, Kim YM, Stirbl RC, Bruck J, Sternberg PW. (2005). An automated system for measuring parameters of nematode sinusoidal movement. BMC Genet, 6, 5. PMCID: PMC549551.
  3. Huang LS, Sternberg PW. (2005). Genetic dissection of developmental pathways.  In WormBook. 14, 1 -19. PMCID: PMC4781082.
  4. Inoue T, Wang M, Ririe TO, Fernandes JS, Sternberg PW. (2005). Transcriptional network underlying Caenorhabditis elegansvulval development. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA, 102(14), 4972-49777. PMCID: PMC555976.
  5. Sherwood DR, Butler JA, Kramer JM, Sternberg PW. (2005). FOS-1 promotes basement-membrane removal during anchor-cell invasion in C. elegans. Cell, 121(6), 951-962.
  6. Sternberg PW. (2005). Vulval development. WormBook, 1-28. PMCID: PMC4781130.
  7. Sternberg PW. (2005). C. elegansvulval development. Encyclopaedia of the Life Sciences 20.


  1. Bastiani CA, Simon MI, Sternberg PW. (2004). Control of Caenorhabditis ElegansBehaviour and Development by G Proteins Big and Small.  Cell Signalling in Prokaryotes and Lower Metazoa, pp. 195-242. Springer.
  2. Bourbon HM, Aguilera A, Ansari AZ, Asturias FJ, Berk AJ, Bjorklund S, Blackwell TK, Borggrefe T, Carey M, Carlson M, Conaway JW, Conaway RC, Emmons SW, Fondell JD, Freedman LP, Fukasawa T, Gustafsson CM, Han M, He X, Herman PK, Hinnebusch AG, Holmberg S, Holstege FC, Jaehning JA, Kim YJ, Kuras L, Leutz A, Lis JT, Meisterernest M, Naar AM, Nasmyth K, Parvin JD, Ptashne M, Reinberg D, Ronne H, Sadowski I, Sakurai H, Sipiczki M, Sternberg PW, Stillman DJ, Strich R, Struhl K, Svejstrup JQ, Tuck S, Winston F, Roeder RG, Kornberg RD. (2004). A unified nomenclature for protein subunits of mediator complexes linking transcriptional regulators to RNA polymerase II. Mol Cell, 14(5), 553-557.
  3. Broday L, Kolotuev I, Didier C, Bhoumik A, Gupta BP, Sternberg PW, Podbilewicz B, Ronai Z. (2004). The small ubiquitin-like modifier (SUMO) is required for gonadal and uterine-vulval morphogenesis in Caenorhabditis elegans. Genes Dev, 18(19), 2380-2391.
  4. Feng ZY, Cronin CJ, Wittig JH, Sternberg PW, Schafer WR. (2004). An imaging system for standardized quantitative analysis ofC-elegansbehavior. BMC Bioinformatics, 5,115. PMCID: PMC517925.
  5. Hajdu-Cronin YM, Chen WJ, Sternberg PW. (2004) The L-type cyclin CYL-1 and the heat-shock-factor HSF-1 are required for heat-shock-induced protein expression in Caenorhabditis elegans. Genetics, 168(4), 1937-1949. PMCID: PMC1448743.
  6. Harris MA, Clark J, Ireland A, Lomax J, Ashburner M, Foulger R, Eilbeck K, Lewis S, Marshall B, Mungall C, Richter J, Rubin GM, Blake JA, Bult C, Dolan M, Drabkin H, Eppig JT, Hill DP, Ni L, Ringwald M, Balakrishnan R, Cherry JM, Christie KR, Costanzo MC, Dwight SS, Engel S, Fisk DG, Hirschman JE, Hong EL, Nash RS, Sethuraman A, Theesfeld CL, Botstein D, Dolinski K, Feierbach B, Berardini T, Mundodi S, Rhee SY, Apweiler R, Barrell D, Camon E, Dimmer E, Lee V, Chisholm R, Gaudet P, Kibbe W, Kishore R, Schwarz EM, Sternberg P, Gwinn M, Hannick L, Wortman J, Berriman M, Wood V, de la Cruz N, Tonellato P, Jaiswal P, Seigfried T, White R. (2004). The Gene Ontology (GO) database and informatics resource. Nucleic Acids Res, 32(Database issue), D258-261.PMCID: PMC308770.
  7. Harris TW, Chen NS, Cunningham F, Tello-Ruiz M, Antoshechkin I, Bastiani C, Bieri T, Blasiar D, Bradnam K, Chan J, Chen CK, Chen WJ, Davis P, Kenny E, Kishore R, Lawson D, Lee R, Muller HM, Nakamura C, Ozersky P, Petcherski A, Rogers A, Sabo A, Schwarz EM, Van Auken K, Wang QH, Durbin R, Spieth J, Sternberg PW, Stein LD. (2004). WormBase: a multi-species resource for nematode biology and genomics. Nucleic Acids Res,32(Database issue), D411-D7. PMCID: PMC308800.
  8. Hwang BJ, Muller HM, Sternberg PW. (2004). Genome annotation by high-throughput 5 ' RNA end determination. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA, 101(6), 1650-1655. PMCID: PMC341809.
  9. Hwang BJ, Sternberg PW. (2004). A cell-specific enhancer that specifies lin-3expression in the C-elegansanchor cell for vulval development. Development, 131(1), 143-151.
  10. Inoue T, Oz HS, Wiland D, Gharib S, Deshpande R, Hill RJ, Katz WS, Sternberg PW. (2004). C-elegansLIN-18 is a Ryk ortholog in parallel to LIN-17/frizzled in Wnt and functions signaling. Cell, 118(6), 795-806.
  11. Kariya K, Bui YK, Gao X, Sternberg PW, Kataoka T. (2004). Phospholipase Cepsilon regulates ovulation in Caenorhabditis elegans. Dev Biol,274(1), 201-210.
  12. Levchenko A, Bruck J, Sternberg PW. (2004). Regulatory modules that generate biphasic signal response in biological systems. Systems Biology, 1(1), 139-148.
  13. Miley GR, Fantz D, Glossip D, Lu XW, Saito RM, Palmer RE, Inoue T, van den Heuvel S, Sternberg PW, Kornfeld K. (2004). Identification of residues of the Caenorhabditis elegansLIN-1 ETS domain that are necessary for DNA binding and regulation of vulval cell fates. Genetics,167(4), 1697-709. PMCID: PMC1471005.
  14. Muller HM, Kenny EE, Sternberg PW. (2004). Textpresso: an ontology-based information retrieval and extraction system for biological literature. PLoS Biol, 2(11), e309. PMCID: PMC517822.
  15. Schwarz EM, Sternberg PW. (2004). Searching WormBase for information about Caenorhabditis elegans. In: Current Protocols in Bioinformatics. New York: John Wiley & Sons.
  16. Sternberg PW. (2004). Developmental biology. A pattern of precision. Science. 303(5658), 637-638.
  17. Teng Y, Girard L, Ferreira HB, Sternberg PW, Emmons SW. (2004). Dissection of cis-regulatory elements in the C. elegans Hox geneegl-5promoter. Dev Biol, 276(2), 476-492.
  18. Whittaker AJ, Sternberg PW. (2004). Sensory processing by neural circuits in Caenorhabditis elegans. Curr Opin Neurobiol, 14(4), 450-456.


  1. Bastiani CA, Gharib S, Simon MI, Sternberg PW. (2003). Caenorhabditis elegansGαq regulates egg-laying behavior via a PLCβ-independent and serotonin-dependent signaling pathway and likely functions both in the nervous system and in muscle. Genetics, 165(4), 1805-1822.
  2. Chen N, Lee RN, Altun Z, Boulin T, Sternberg P, Stein L. (2003) Neuroinformatics for C. elegans: Relating Mind and Body in Wormbase. In: Neuroscience Databases: A Practical Guide, (Kotter R, editor), pp 1-17. Springer US.
  3. Garcia LR, Sternberg PW. (2003). Caenorhabditis elegansUNC-103 ERG-like potassium channel regulates contractile behaviors of sex muscles in males before and during mating. J Neurosci, 23(7), 2696-2705.
  4. Gupta BP, Sternberg PW. (2003). The draft genome sequence of the nematode Caenorhabditis briggsae, a companion to C. elegans. Genome Biol, 4(12), 238. PMCID: PMC329410.
  5. Gupta BP, Wang MQ, Sternberg PW. (2003). The C-elegansLIM homeobox gene lin-11specifies multiple cell fates during vulval development. Development, 130(12), 2589-2601.
  6. Harris TW, Lee R, Schwarz E, Bradnam K, Lawson D, Chen W, Blasier D, Kenny E, Cunningham F, Kishore R, Chan J, Muller HM, Petcherski A, Thorisson G, Day A, Bieri T, Rogers A, Chen CK, Spieth J, Sternberg P, Durbin R, Stein LD. (2003). WormBase: a cross-species database for comparative genomics. Nucleic Acids Res, 31(1), 133-137. PMCID: PMC165500.
  7. Kirouac M, Sternberg PW. (2003). cis-Regulatory control of three cell fate-specific genes in vulval organogenesis of Caenorhabditis elegansand C-briggsae. Dev Biol, 257(1):85-103.
  8. Lee RY, Sternberg PW. (2003). Building a cell and anatomy ontology of Caenorhabditis elegans. Comparative and functional genomics, 4(1), 121-126. PMCID: PMC2447384.
  9. Moghal N, Garcia LR, Khan LA, Iwasaki K, Sternberg PW. (2003). Modulation of EGF receptor-mediated vulva development by the heterotrimeric G-protein Galphaq and excitable cells in C. elegans. Development, 130(19), 4553-4566.
  10. Moghal N, Sternberg PW. (2003). A component of the transcriptional mediator complex inhibits RAS-dependent vulval fate specification in C-elegans. Development, 130(1), 57-69.
  11. Moghal N, Sternberg PW. (2003). Extracellular domain determinants of LET-23 (EGF) receptor tyrosine kinase activity in Caenorhabditis elegans. Oncogene, 22(35), 5471-5480.
  12. Moghal N, Sternberg PW. (2003). The epidermal growth factor system in caenorhabditis elegans. Experimental cell research, 284(1),150-159.
  13. Sherwood DR, Sternberg PW. (2003). Anchor cell invasion into the vulval epithelium in C-elegans. Dev Cell, 5(1), 21-31.
  14. Xu XZS, Sternberg PW. (2003). A C-eleganssperm TRP protein required for sperm-egg interactions during fertilization. Cell, 114(3), 285-297.
  15. Yu H, Pretot RF, Burglin TR, Sternberg PW. (2003). Distinct roles of transcription factors EGL-46 and DAF-19 in specifying the functionality of a polycystin-expressing sensory neuron necessary for C-elegans male vulva location behavior. Development, 130(21), 5217-5227.
  16. Moghal N, Sternberg PW. (2003d). EGF-receptor signaling in Caenorhabditis elegansvulval development. In H.o.C. Signaling (Ed.), in Bradshaw (Vol. 2, pp. 805-808).


  1. Bui YK, Sternberg PW. (2002). Caenorhabditis elegans inositol 5-phosphatase homolog negatively regulates inositol 1, 4, 5-triphosphate signaling in ovulation. Mol Biol Cell, 13(5), 1641-1651. PMCID: PMC111133.
  2. Gilman AG, Simon MI, Bourne HR, Harris BA, Long R, Ross EM, Stull JT, Taussig R, Arkin AP, Cobb MH, Cyster JG, Devreotes PN, Ferrell JE, Fruman D, Gold M, Weiss A, Stull JT, Berridge MJ, Cantley LC, Catterall WA, Coughlin SR, Olson EN, Smith TF, Brugge JS, Botstein D, Dixon JE, Hunter T, Lefkowitz RJ, Pawson AJ, Sternberg PW, Varmus H, Subramaniam S, Sinkovits RS, Li J, Mock D, Ning Y, Saunders B, Sternweis PC, Hilgemann D, Scheuermann RH, DeCamp, D, Hsueh R, Lin KM, Ni Y, Seaman WE, Simpson PC, O'Connell TD, Roach T, Simon MI, Choi S, Eversole-Cire P, Fraser I, Mumby MC, Zhao Y, Brekken D, Shu H, Meyer T, Chandy G, Heo WD, Liou J, O'Rourke N, Verghese M, Mumby SM, Han H, Brown HA, Forrester JS, Ivanova P, Milne SB, Casey PJ, Harden TK, Arkin AP, Doyle J, Gray ML, Meyer T, Michnick S, Schmidt MA, Toner M, Tsien RY, Natarajan M, Ranganathan R, Sambrano GR. (2002). Overview of the Alliance for Cellular Signaling. Nature, (6916), 703-706.
  3. Gupta BP, Sternberg PW. (2002). Tissue-specific regulation of the LIM homeobox genelin-11during development of the Caenorhabditis elegansegg-laying system. Dev Biol, 247(1), 102-115.
  4. Inoue T, Sherwood DR, Aspock G, Butler JA, Gupta BP, Kirouac M, Wang M, Lee PY, Kramer JM, Hope I, Burglin TR, Sternberg PW. (2002). Gene expression markers forCaenorhabditis elegansvulval cells. Mech Dev, 119 Suppl 1, S203-209.
  5. Palmer RE, Inoue T, Sherwood DR, Jiang LI, Sternberg PW. (2002). Caenorhabditis elegans cog-1locus encodes GTX/Nkx6.1 homeodomain proteins and regulates multiple aspects of reproductive system development. Dev Biol, 252(2), 202-213.
  6. Schwarz E, Stein L, Sternberg P. (2002). Caenorhabditis elegansdatabases. Current Genomics,3(2), 111-119.
  7. Simon JM, Sternberg PW. (2002). Evidence of a mate-finding cue in the hermaphrodite nematode Caenorhabditis elegans. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA, 99(3), 1598-1603. PMCID: PMC1222236.
  8. Sternberg P, Kemphues K. (2002). The 2001 Genetics Society of America Medal - H. Robert Horvitz. Genetics, 160(2), 369-370.


  1. Barr MM, DeModena J, Braun D, Nguyen CQ, Hall DH, Sternberg PW. (2001). The Caenorhabditis elegansautosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease gene homologs lov-1and pkd-2act in the same pathway. Curr Biol, 11(17),1341-1346.
  2. Dichtel ML, Louvet-Vallee S, Viney ME, Felix MA, Sternberg PW. (2001). Control of vulval cell division number in the nematodeOscheius/Dolichorhabditissp CEW1. Genetics, 157(1), 183-197. PMCID: PMC1461485.
  3. Garcia LR, Mehta P, Sternberg PW. (2001). Regulation of distinct muscle behaviors controls the C. elegansmale's copulatory spicules during mating. Cell, 107(6), 777-788.
  4. Levchenko A, Bruck J, Sternberg PW. (2001). Combination of biphasic response regulation and positive feedback as a general regulatory mechanism in homeostasis and signal trasnduction In: F.o.S. Biology FoS (Ed.), In H. Kitano (pp. 263-278). Massachusetts: M. I. T. Press.
  5. Stein L, Sternberg P, Durbin R, Thierry-Mieg J, Spieth J. (2001). WormBase: network access to the genome and biology of Caenorhabditis elegans. Nucleic Acids Res, 29(1):82-86. PMCID: PMC29781.
  6. Sternberg PW. (2001). Working in the post-genomic C. elegansworld. Cell, 105(2):173-176.
  7. Sternberg PW. (2001) C. elegansvulval development. Encyclopaedia of the Life Sciences.
  8. van Swinderen B, Metz LB, Shebester LD, Mendel JE, Sternberg PW, Crowder CM. (2001). Goα regulates volatile anesthetic action in Caenorhabditis elegans. Genetics, 158(2):643-655.
  9. Wang MQ, Sternberg PW. (2001). Pattern formation during C-elegansvulval induction. Current Topics in Developmental Biology, 51, 189-220.


  1. Bronner-Fraser M, Sternberg PW. (2000). Pattern formation and developmental mechanisms. The cell biological basis of inductive signaling. Curr Opin Genet Dev, 10(4), 347-349.
  2. Chang C, Hopper N, Sternberg P. (2000). C. elegansSOS-1 is required for multiple RAS-dependent events and cooperates with a SOS-1-independent pathway during vulval induction. EMBO J, 19, 3283-3293.
  3. Felix MA, De Ley P, Sommer RJ, Frisse L, Nadler SA, Thomas WK, Vanfleteren J, Sternberg PW. (2000). Evolution of vulva development in the Cephalobina (Nematoda). Dev Biol., 221(1), 68-86.
  4. Hopper NA, Lee JH, Sternberg PW. (2000). ARK-1 inhibits EGFR signaling in C-elegans. Mol Cell,6(1), 65-75.
  5. Lacenere CJ, Sternberg PW. (2000). Regulation of EGF receptor signaling in the fruitfly D. melanogaster and the nematode C. elegans. Breast Dis, 11, 19-30.
  6. Levchenko A, Bruck J, Sternberg PW. (2000). Scaffold proteins may biphasically affect the levels of mitogen-activated protein kinase signaling and reduce its threshold properties. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 97(11), 5818-5823.
  7. Newman AP, Inoue T, Wang M, Sternberg PW. (2000). The Caenorhabditis elegansheterochronic genelin-29coordinates the vulval-uterine-epidermal connections. Curr Biol. 10(23):1479-1488.
  8. Shim J, Sternberg PW, Lee J. (2000). Distinct and redundant functions of mu1 medium chains of the AP-1 clathrin-associated protein complex in the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans. Mol Biol Cell, 11(8), 2743-2756. PMCID: 14953.
  9. Wang M, Sternberg PW. (2000). Patterning of the C. elegans1 degrees vulval lineage by RAS and Wnt pathways. Development, 127(23), 5047-5058.
  10. Yoon CH, Chang C, Hopper NA, Lesa GM, Sternberg PW. (2000). Requirements of Multiple Domains of SLI-1, a Caenorhabditis elegans Homologue of c-Cbl, and an Inhibitory Tyrosine in LET-23 in Regulating Vulval Differentiation. Mol Biol Cell, 11(11), 4019-4031.  PMCID: PMC15054.


  1. Barr MM, Sternberg PW. (1999). A polycystic kidney-disease gene homologue required for male mating behaviour in C-elegans. Nature, 401(6751), 386-389.
  2. Chamberlin HM, Brown KB, Sternberg PW, Thomas JH. (1999). Characterization of seven genes affectingCaenorhabditis eleganshindgut development. Genetics, 153(2), 731-742. PMCID: PM1460777.
  3. Chang C, Newman AP, Sternberg PW. (1999). Reciprocal EGF signaling back to the uterus from the induced C-elegans vulva coordinates morphogenesis of epithelia. Current Biology,9(5), 237-246.
  4. Chang C, Sternberg PW. (1999). C-elegansvulval development as a model system to study the cancer biology of EGFR signaling. Cancer Metast Rev, 18(2),203-13.
  5. De Ley P, Felix MA, Frisse LM, Nadler SA, Sternberg PW, Thomas WK. (1999). Molecular and morphological characterisation of two reproductively isolated species with mirror-image anatomy (Nematoda : Cephalobidae). Nematology, 1, 591-612.
  6. Felix MA, Hill RJ, Schwarz H, Sternberg PW, Sudhaus W, Sommer RJ. (1999). Pristionchus pacificus, a nematode with only three juvenile stages, displays major heterochronic changes relative to Caenorhabditis elegans. P Roy Soc B-Biol Sci., 266(1429), 1617-1621. PMCID: PMC1690183.
  7. Hajdu-Cronin YM, Chen WJ, Patikoglou G, Koelle MR, Sternberg PW. (1999). Antagonism between Goα and Gqα in Caenorhabditis elegans: the RGS protein EAT-16 is necessary for Goα signaling and regulates Gqα activity. Genes Dev, 13(14), 1780-1793.
  8. Hsieh J, Liu J, Kostas SA, Chang C, Sternberg PW, Fire A. (1999). The RING finger/B-box factor TAM-1 and a retinoblastoma-like protein LIN-35 modulate context-dependent gene silencing in Caenorhabditis elegans. Genes Dev, 13(22), 2958-2970. PMCID: PMC317160.
  9. Jiang LI, Sternberg PW. (1999). An HMG1-like protein facilitates Wnt signaling in Caenorhabditis elegans. Genes Dev, 13(7), 877-889. PMCID: PMC316596.
  10. Jiang LI, Sternberg PW. (1999). Socket cells mediate spicule morphogenesis in Caenorhabditis elegansmales. Dev Biol, 211(1),88-99.
  11. Liu J, Tzou P, Hill RJ, Sternberg PW. (1999). Structural requirements for the tissue-specific and tissue-general functions of the Caenorhabditis elegansepidermal growth factor LIN-3. Genetics, 153(3), 1257-1269. PMCID: PMC1460807.
  12. Moghal N, Sternberg PW. (1999). Multiple positive and negative regulators of signaling by the EGF-receptor. Current Opinion in Cell Biology, 11(2), 190-196.
  13. Newman AP, Acton GZ, Hartwieg E, Horvitz HR, Sternberg PW. (1999). The lin-11LIM domain transcription factor is necessary for morphogenesis of C-elegansuterine cells. Development, 126(23), 5319-5326.
  14. Sternberg PW, Schmid SL. (1999). Caveolin, cholesterol and Ras signalling. Nature cell biology, 1(2), E35-E7.
  15. Wang M, Sternberg PW. (1999). Competence and commitment of Caenorhabditis elegansvulval precursor cells. Dev Biol, 212(1), 12-24.


  1. Clandinin TR, DeModena JA, Sternberg PW. (1998). Inositol trisphosphate mediates a RAS-independent response to LET-23 receptor tyrosine kinase activation inC. elegans. Cell,92(4), 523-533.
  2. Felix MA, Sternberg PW. (1998). A gonad-derived survival signal for vulval precursor cells in two nematode species. Curr Biol, 8(5), 287-290.
  3. Jiang LI, Sternberg PW. (1998). Interactions of EGF, Wnt and HOM-C genes specify the P12 neuroectoblast fate in C. elegans. Development, 125(12), 2337-2347.
  4. Sternberg PW, Alberola-Ila J. (1998). Conspiracy theory: RAS and RAF do not act alone. Cell, 95(4), 447-450.
  5. Sternberg PW, Han M. (1998). Genetics of RAS signaling in C-elegans. Trends in Genetics,14(11), 466-472.


  1. Chamberlin HM, Palmer RE, Newman AP, Sternberg PW, Baillie DL, Thomas JH. (1997). The PAX gene egl-38mediates developmental patterning in Caenorhabditis elegans. Development, 124(20), 3919-28.
  2. Clandinin TR, Katz WS, Sternberg PW. (1997). Caenorhabditis elegansHOM-C genes regulate the response of vulval precursor cells to inductive signal. Dev Biol, 182(1), 150-61.
  3. Felix MA, Sternberg PW. (1997). Two nested gonadal inductions of the vulva in nematodes. Development, 124(1), 253-259.
  4. Lesa GM, Sternberg PW. (1997). Positive and negative tissue-specific signaling by a nematode epidermal growth factor receptor. Mol Biol Cell,8(5), 779-793.
  5. Sternberg PW, Felix MA. (1997). Evolution of cell lineage. Curr Opin Genet Dev, 7(4), 543-550.
  6. Zwaal RR, Mendel JE, Sternberg PW, Plasterk RH. (1997). Two neuronal G proteins are involved in chemosensation of the Caenorhabditis elegansDauer-inducing pheromone. Genetics, 145(3), 715-727. PMCID: PMC1207856.


  1. Brundage L, Avery L, Katz A, Kim U-J, Mendel JE, Sternberg PW, Simon MI. (1996) Mutations in a C. elegansGqα Gene Disrupt Movement, Egg Laying, and Viability. Neuron, 16(5), 999-1009.
  2. Emmons SW, Sternberg PW. (1996). C. elegansII (2nded.) Cold Spring Harbor (NY): Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press.  Chapter 12.
  3. Felix MA, Sternberg PW. (1996). Symmetry breakage in the development of one-armed gonads in nematodes. Development, 122(7), 2129-2142.
  4. Felix MA, Sternberg PW, DeLey P. (1996). Sinistral nematode population. Nature, 381(6578), 122.
  5. Katz WS, Lesa GM, Yannoukakos D, Clandinin TR, Schlessinger J, Sternberg PW. (1996). A point mutation in the extracellular domain activates LET-23, the Caenorhabditis elegans epidermal growth factor receptor homolog. Mol Cell Biol, 16(2), 529-537.
  6. Katz WS, Sternberg PW. (1996). Intercellular signalling inCaenorhabditis elegansvulval pattern formation. Semin Cell Dev Biol, 7(2), 175-183.
  7. Newman AP, Sternberg PW. (1996). Coordinated morphogenesis of epithelia during development of the Caenorhabditis elegans uterine vulval connection. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA, 93(18), 9329-9333.
  8. Newman AP, White JG, Sternberg PW. (1996). Morphogenesis of the C. eleganshermaphrodite uterus. Development, 122(11), 3617-3626.
  9. Sommer RJ, Carta LK, Kim SY, Sternberg PW. (1996). Morphological, genetic and molecular description of Pristionchus pacificussp n (Nematoda: Neodiplogastridae). Fund Appl Nematol, 19(6), 511-521.
  10. Sommer RJ, Sternberg PW. (1996). Evolution of nematode vulval fate patterning. Dev Biol, 173(2), 396-407.
  11. Sommer RJ, Sternberg PW. (1996). Apoptosis and change of competence limit the size of the vulva equivalence group in Pristionchus pacificus: A genetic analysis. Current Biology, 6(1), 52-59.
  12. Sommer RJ, Sternberg PW. (1996) Using nematode vulva development to model the evolution of developmental systems. In: Molecular Zoology: Advances, Strategies and Protocols, (Farris JD, Palumbi SR, eds), pp 209-220. Wily-Liss.


  1. Chamberlin HM, Sternberg PW. (1995). Mutations in the Caenorhabditis elegansgene vab-3reveal distinct roles in fate specification and unequal cytokinesis in an asymmetric cell division. Dev Biol, 170(2), 679-689.
  2. Huang LS, Sternberg PW. (1995). Genetic dissection of developmental pathways. Methods Cell Biol, 48, 97-122.
  3. Jongeward GD, Clandinin TR, Sternberg PW. (1995). sli-1, a negative regulator of let-23-mediated signaling in C. elegans. Genetics, 139(4), 1553-1566.
  4. Katz WS, Hill RJ, Clandinin TR, Sternberg PW. (1995). Different levels of the C. elegans growth factor LIN-3 promote distinct vulval precursor fates. Cell, 82(2), 297-307.
  5. Kayne PS, Sternberg PW. (1995). Ras pathways in Caenorhabditis elegans. Curr Opin Genet Dev, 5(1),38-43.
  6. Liu KS, Sternberg PW. (1995). Sensory Regulation of Male Mating-Behavior in Caenorhabditis-Elegans. Neuron,14(1), 79-89.
  7. Loomis WF, Sternberg PW. (1995). Genetic Networks. Science,269(5224), 649.
  8. Mendel JE, Korswagen HC, Liu KS, Hajdu-Cronin YM, Simon MI, Plasterk RH, Sternberg PW. (1995). Participation of the protein Go in multiple aspects of behavior in C. elegans. Science, 267(5204), 1652-1655.
  9. Newman AP, White JG, Sternberg PW. (1995). TheCaenorhabditis elegans lin-12gene mediates induction of ventral uterine specialization by the anchor cell. Development, 121(2), 263-71.
  10. Sommer RJ, Sternberg PW. (1995). Evolution of Cell Lineage and Pattern Formation in the Vulval Equivalence Group of Rhabditid Nematodes. Dev Biol, 167(1), 61-74.
  11. Sternberg PW. (1995) LET-23.  In: The Protein Kinase Factsbook: Protein-Tyrosine Kinases (Hanks GHaS, editor), pp 134-136. London: Academic Press.
  12. Sternberg PW, Han M. (1995) LET-60 Ras. In Guidebook to the Small GTPases, (Huber MZaLA, editor), pp 97-100. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  13. Sternberg PW, Lesa G, Lee J, Katz WS, Yoon C, Clandinin TR, Huang LS, Chamberlin HM, Jongeward G. (1995). LET-23-mediated signal transduction during Caenorhabditis elegansdevelopment. Mol Reprod Dev, 42(4), 523-528.
  14. Yoon CH, Lee J, Jongeward GD, Sternberg PW. (1995). Similarity of sli-1, a regulator of vulval development in C. elegans, to the mammalian proto-oncogene c-cbl. Science, 269(5227),1102-1105.


  1. Aroian RV, Lesa GM, Sternberg PW. (1994). Mutations in the Caenorhabditis elegans let-23EGF receptor-like gene define elements important for cell-type specificity and function. EMBO J, 13, 360-366.
  2. Chamberlin HM, Sternberg PW. (1994). The lin-3/let-23pathway mediates inductive signalling during male spicule development in Caenorhabditis elegans. Development, 120(10), 2713-2721.
  3. Huang LS, Tzou P, Sternberg PW. (1994). Thelin-15locus encodes two negative regulators of Caenorhabditis elegansvulval development. Mol Biol Cell, 5(4), 395-411. PMCID: PMC301050.
  4. Lee J, Jongeward GD, Sternberg PW. (1994). unc-101, a gene required for many aspects of Caenorhabditis elegansdevelopment and behavior, encodes a clathrin-associated protein. Genes Dev, 8(1), 60-73.
  5. Mendel J, Simon M, Sternberg P. (1994). Molecular genetics of G proteins in C. elegans. Ares Sereno Symp, 33-41.
  6. Mori H, Palmer RE, Sternberg PW. (1994). The identification of a Caenorhabditis eleganshomolog of p34cdc2 kinase. Mol Gen Genet, 245(6), 781-786.
  7. Sommer RJ, Carta LK, Sternberg PW. (1994). The evolution of cell lineage in nematodes. Development, 85-95.
  8. Sommer RJ, Sternberg PW. (1994). Changes of induction and competence during the evolution of vulva development in nematodes. Science, 265(5168), 114-118.
  9. Sternberg PW, Yoon CH, Lee J, Jongeward GD, Kayne PS, Katz WS, Lesa G, Liu J, Golden A, Huang LS, Chamberlin HM. (1994). Molecular genetics of proto-oncogenes and candidate tumor suppressors in Caenorhabditis elegans. Cold Spring Harb Sym, 59, 155-163.


  1. Aroian RV, Carta L, Kaloshian I, Sternberg PW. (1993). A free-living Panagrolaimus sp. from Armenia can survive in anhydrobiosis for 8.7 years. J Nematol, 25(3), 500.
  2. Aroian RV, Levy AD, Koga M, Ohshima Y, Kramer JM, Sternberg PW. (1993). Splicing in Caenorhabditis elegansdoes not require an AG at the 3'splice acceptor site. Mol Cell Biol, 13(1), 626-637.
  3. Aroian RV, Sternberg PW. (1993). Signal transduction during Caenorhabditis elegansvulval determination. In: Signal Transduction (Kurjan J, Taylor BL, eds), pp 391-447. Boston: Academic Press.
  4. Chamberlin HM, Sternberg PW. (1993). Multiple Cell-Interactions Are Required for Fate Specification during Male Spicule Development in Caenorhabditis-Elegans. Development, 118(2), 297-324.
  5. Han M, Golden A, Han Y, Sternberg PW. (1993). C. elegans lin-45raf gene participates in let-60ras-stimulated vulval differentiation. Nature, 363(6425), 133-140.
  6. Hill RJ, Sternberg PW. (1993). Cell fate patterning during C. elegansvulval development. Dev Suppl, 9-18.
  7. Sternberg PW. (1993). Falling off the knife edge. Curr Biol, 3(11), 763-765.
  8. Sternberg PW. (1993). Intercellular signaling and signal transduction in C. elegans. Annu Rev Genet, 27, 497-521.
  9. Sternberg PW. (1993). Roundworm Cells and Cancer Genes. Engineering and Science.56(4):26-33.
  10. Sternberg PW, Golden A, Han M. (1993). Role of a raf proto-oncogene during Caenorhabditis elegans vulval development. Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci, 340(1293), 259-265.
  11. Sternberg PW, Hill RJ, Chamberlin HM. (1993). Inductive Signaling in C-Elegans. Evolutionary Conservation of Developmental Mechanisms, 141-158.


  1. Golden A, Sternberg PW. (1992). The Roles of Sh2/Sh3 Domains in Nematode Development. Bioessays, 14(7), 481-484.
  2. Han M, Sternberg PW. (1992). Pattern Formation in Caenorhabditis Elegans. Advances in Developmental Biology (1992): Academic Press; 1992. p.107-161.
  3. Hill RJ, Sternberg PW. (1992). The genelin-3encodes an inductive signal for vulval development in C. elegans. Nature, 358(6386), 470-476.
  4. Hoffmann FM, Sternberg PW, Herskowitz I. (1992). Learning about cancer genes through invertebrate genetics. Curr Opin Genet Dev, 2(1), 45-52.
  5. Katz WS, Sternberg PW. (1992). A plethora of intercellular signals during Caenorhabditis elegansdevelopment. Current Opinion in Cell Biology, 4(6), 939-947.
  6. Sternberg PW, Hill RJ, Jongeward G, Huang LS, Carta L. (1992). Intercellular signaling during Caenorhabditis elegansvulval induction. Cold Spring Harb Sym, 57, 353-362.
  7. Sternberg PW, Liu K, Chamberlin H. (1992). Specification of neuronal identity in C. elegans. In: Determinants of Neuronal Identity (Shankland M, Macagno ER, eds), pp 1- 43. San Diego: Academic.
  8. Sternberg PW, Mendel JE. (1992). Cell-type determination during development.  In: Fundamentals of Medical Cell Biology. (Bittar EE). p. 35-56. Greenwich, Connecticut: JAI Press.


  1. Aroian RV, Sternberg PW. (1991). Multiple functions of let-23, a Caenorhabditis elegansreceptor tyrosine kinase gene required for vulval induction. Genetics, 128(2), 251-67. PMCID: PMC1204464.
  2. Han M, Sternberg PW. (1991). Analysis of dominant-negative mutations of the Caenorhabditis elegans let-60ras gene. Genes Dev, 5(12A), 2188-2198.
  3. Horvitz HR, Sternberg PW. (1991). Multiple intercellular signalling systems control the development of the Caenorhabditis elegans vulva. Nature, 351(6327), 535-541.
  4. Lochrie MA, Mendel JE, Sternberg PW, Simon MI. (1991). Homologous and unique G protein alpha subunits in the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans. Cell Regulation, 2(2), 135-54.
  5. Sternberg PW. (1991). Control of Cell Lineage and Cell Fate during Nematode Development. Curr Top Dev Biol, 25, 177-225.
  6. Sternberg PW, Horvitz HR. (1991). Signal transduction during C. elegansvulval induction. Trends Genet, 7(11-12), 366-371.


  1. Aroian RV, Koga M, Mendel JE, Ohshima Y, Sternberg PW. (1990). The let-23gene necessary for Caenorhabditis elegansvulval induction encodes a tyrosine kinase of the EGF receptor subfamily. Nature, 348(6303), 693-699.
  2. Han M, Aroian RV, Sternberg PW. (1990). The let-60locus controls the switch between vulval and nonvulval cell fates in Caenorhabditis elegans. Genetics, 126(4), 899-913.
  3. Han M, Sternberg PW. (1990). let-60, a gene that specifies cell fates during C. elegansvulval induction, encodes a ras protein. Cell, 63(5), 921-931.
  4. Sternberg PW. (1990). Genetic control of cell type and pattern formation in Caenorhabditis elegans. Adv Genet, 27, 63-116.


  1. Sternberg P. (1989). Review of The Nematode Caenorhabditis elegans. Nature, 338, 306-307.
  2. Sternberg PW. (1989). Review of the Molecular Biology of Cell Determination and Cell Differentiation Q Rev Biol, 64, 493-494.
  3. Sternberg PW, Hill R, Jongeward G, Aroian R, Han M, Mendel J, Holboke A. (1989). Pattern formation duringC. elegansvulval induction In Developmental Biology UCLA Symposia on Molecular and Cellular Biology, 125,185-196.
  4. Sternberg PW, Horvitz HR. (1989). The combined action of two intercellular signaling pathways specifies three cell fates during vulval induction inC. elegans. Cell, 58(4), 679-693.


  1. Sternberg PW. (1988). Lateral Inhibition during Vulval Induction in Caenorhabditis-Elegans. Nature, 335(6190), 551-554.
  2. Sternberg PW. (1988). Control of Cell Fates within Equivalence Groups in C-Elegans. Trends Neurosci, 11(6), 259-264.
  3. Sternberg PW. (1988). Review of Developmental Genetics of Higher Organisms: A Primer in Developmental Biology. Science, 240, 228-229.
  4. Sternberg PW, Horvitz HR. (1988). lin-17 mutations of Caenorhabditis elegansdisrupt certain asymmetric cell divisions. Dev Biol, 130(1), 67-73.


  1. Ferguson EL, Sternberg PW, Horvitz HR. (1987). A genetic pathway for the specification of the vulval cell lineages of Caenorhabditis elegans. Nature, 326(6110), 259-267.
  2. Sternberg PW. (1987). Control of cell lineage and cell type in S. cerevisiae.Symp Society for Devel Biol, 83-108.
  3. Sternberg PW, Stern MJ, Clark I, Herskowitz I. (1987). Activation of the yeast HO gene by release from multiple negative controls. Cell, 48(4), 567-77.


Sternberg PW, Horvitz HR. (1986) Pattern formation during vulval development in C. elegans. Cell, 44(5), 761-772.


Fixsen W, Sternberg P, Ellis H, Horvitz R. (1985) Genes That Affect Cell Fates during the Development of Caenorhabditis-Elegans. Cold Spring Harb Sym, 50, 99-104.


Sternberg PW, Horvitz HR. (1984). The Genetic-Control of Cell Lineage during Nematode Development. Annu Rev Genet, 18, 489-524.


  1. Greenwald IS, Sternberg PW, Horvitz HR. (1983). The lin-12 locus specifies cell fates in Caenorhabditis elegans. Cell, 34(2), 435-444.
  2. Horvitz HR, Sternberg PW, Greenwald IS, Fixsen W, Ellis HM. (1983). Mutations That Affect Neural Cell Lineages and Cell Fates during the Development of the Nematode Caenorhabditis-Elegans. Cold Spring Harb Sym, 48, 453-463.


  1. Horvitz HR, Moyed, Sternberg PW. (1982) Programmed cell death in nematode development. Neuroscience Commentaries, 1, 56-65.
  2. Horvitz HR, Sternberg PW. (1982). Nematode postembryonic cell lineages. J Nematol., 14(2), 240-248. PMCID: PMC2618157.
  3. Sternberg PW, Horvitz HR. (1982). Postembryonic nongonadal cell lineages of the nematode Panagrellus redivivus: description and comparison with those of Caenorhabditis elegans. Dev Biol, 93(1), 181-205.


  1. Sternberg PW, Horvitz HR. (1981). Gonadal cell lineages of the nematode Panagrellus redivivusand implications for evolution by the modification of cell lineage. Dev Biol,88(1), 147-166.