August 2, 2007
Ray Miller (WashU) is offering a free service to map
your favorite C. briggsae mutants! The deadline is Friday August 17.
Read the announcement here.
July 31, 2007
The 2008 ‘Development and Evolution’ topic meeting will be held in Wisconsin (June 11-15). See details (here and meeting website)
July 20, 2007
Isolate a new C. elegans sister species and win $4000! Read Wormbase announcement (news and the search guide).
July 3, 2007
The C. briggsae chromosome assembly paper has been published in PLoS Biology (Hillier et al., 2007, vol. 5, e167).
June 28, 2007
The “Evolution” workshop was held at the 2007 UCLA worm meeting. (Click here)
June 1, 2007
A chapter on C. briggsae genomics and biology has been published in Wormbook (“Genetics and genomics” section).
February 11, 2007
The new assembly of C. briggsae genome (version CB3) is now available. (see Wormbase for details.)
The new C. briggsae website (www.briggsae.org) is up and running…finally!
The workshop ‘Caenorhabditis evolutionary biology’ was held at Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência in Oeiras, Portugal. (Click here)
The C. briggsae workshop “Post-genomic resources” was organized at the 15th International Worm Meeting. (Click here).
A project to integrate mutant-based and SNP-based genetic linkage maps has been funded by the NIH. The project is led by Ray Miller, Eric Haag, Bhagwati Gupta, Helen Chamberlin, and Scott Baird.