Save the date: Annual French C. elegans Meeting

The 21st edition of Ver Midi will be held at the CIML, Marseille on Friday 26th January 2018, with Henrik Bringmann as invited speaker. It will be preceded by a workshop on high-throughput methods on the 25th, sponsored by Union Biometrica and TECAN.

The website for registration will open in November.

Please contact the organisers, Nathalie Pujol, Jonathan Ewbank or Vincent Bertrand if you wish to be added to the Ver Midi mailing list.

WormBase Workshop presentation slides at IWM 2017 available

WormBase hosted a workshop at the recently concluded International Worm Meeting at UCLA, which included presentations on community curation, Micropublications and the demonstration of tools for simple queries, data mining and data visualization. The slides for these presentations are available here.  The slides are also available from the WormBase FTP site.

Come visit us at the IWM 2017!

WormBase has a number of activities planned at the IWM 2017 at UCLA. A plenary talk will give an overview about the exciting things that have been implemented or planned for WormBase.  Come to the WormBase workshop (Thursday, June 22, 1.00pm-2.30pm, Northwest Auditorium) to learn about data mining tools in WormBase, and how to contribute your data.  Come to the Micropublication booth (#102) to learn how to micropublish your unpublished data! WormBase staff will be present at the WormBase booth (#103) to answer any questions and to assist you with any queries you need help with.  We look forward to hearing your suggestions, comments and feedback! See you soon!

Neuroscience 2017 Symposia, Minisymposia, and Social Issues Roundtable submissions now open

The Neuroscience 2017 Symposia, Minisymposia, and Social Issues Roundtable submission form is open now through January 6.  Encourage your colleagues to submit a proposal.  The two-year speaker list applies here as well.  The committee will review the proposals in January in preparation for the February 6-7 Program Committee Meeting.

WormBase will be at the TAGC in Orlando!

WormBase will be at the The Allied Genetics Conference 2016 (TAGC), July 13-17, 2016, in Orlando, Florida.  WormBase will have posters, will be hosting workshops and will have a Demo booth together with other model organism databases.  This is your opportunity to ask questions related to data and querying it, in WormBase and other databases. There will be a limited number of free goodies distributed to visitors at the booth.  So get to the WormBase booth as fast as you can!