Vancouver-area Worm Research Meeting

The centerpiece of VanWoRM presentations is the nematode C. elegans, with topics that include gene expression and regulation, development, neurobiology and understanding molecular mechanisms of human diseases. Meetings encompass three talks averaging 20 minutes in length, and are followed by the exchange of ideas over pizza and beverages. VanWoRM is organised by students (see its History) and is looking for sponsors!

Upcoming VanWoRM

Wednesday April 3, 2019 (5.00 - 6.30 pm)
SSB 7172
SFU [Map]

  • Abigail Feresten (Hutter lab, SFU): GPI-anchored IgCAMs in AVG axon guidance (10 min presentation)
  • Hamida Safi (Hawkins lab, SFU): The battle between taf-1 and W04A8.6 to be crowned the Wnt suppressor (10 min presentation)
  • Don Moerman (Moerman lab, UBC): Current status of the CRISPR project (15-20 min presentation)
  • Marine Barbelanne (Leroux lab, SFU): Dissecting the function of the transition zone as a ciliary lipid gate (15-20 min presentation)

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    meeting abstracts are no longer provided

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VanWoRM organising committee

  • Chair - Troy McDiarmid (UBC)
  • Committee members - Alex Yu (UBC), Kwangjin Park (SFU), Hamida Safi (SFU), Naomi Shomer (CMMT)

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