Alliance of Genome Resources new version released

Worm folks-check out the latest release of the Alliance of Genome Resources (Version 5.2.1) to access harmonized data across all the major model organisms. Lately, the Alliance has had an orthology data refresh and is using the latest version of the DRSC Integrative Ortholog Prediction Tool (DIOPT): Version 9. This version includes a data refresh from all orthology sources, the addition of the SonicParanoid algorithm, and the removal of both TreeFam and RoundUp data sources. For complete updates be sure to look at the Alliance News and Release Notes.

Reminder: One-day symposium celebrating Don Moerman’s career and retirement, tomorrow May 20

To the International Worm Community –

We are pleased to announce that we will hold a one-day symposium on May 20th, 2022, 8:50 am-5:40 pm (PDT), celebrating Dr. Don Moerman’s retirement. 

Don has made an enormous contribution to the C. elegans research community by leading a knock-out consortium, Million Mutation Project, among other things.

We have a spectacular list of invited speakers who have a long-term scientific relationship with Don. 

The symposium is a hybrid event held at the Life Sciences Institute, University of British Columbia. 

Please join us online via the following live streaming link.
https://ubc.ca.panopto.com/Panopto/Pages/Viewer.aspx?id=c51aa0c9-7174-47f1-9196-ae8901676d86

We will take Q&A from the live-streaming audience using Slido.com. A code will be announced at the event.

(Please be reminded that we may not be able to take questions from Slido due to time constraints.)
https://www.sli.do/

We are looking forward to seeing you all!

Sincerely,

Kota Mizumoto and Kenji Sugioka
Life Sciences Institute, University of British Columbia

Register for the 2022 European Worm Meeting

Dear friends and colleagues,

The European Worm Meeting will once again take place in person this summer, July 27-30 2022 in Vienna. See our poster for our line-up of exciting invited speakers. To register and submit your abstract please visit the meeting website: https://ewm2022.univie.ac.at

Our deadlines are as follows:
Meeting registration: 31 May
Abstract submission: 1 June (for consideration for a talk)/ 1 July (poster only)

Please note that this meeting will follow on directly from CeNeuro 2022 at the same venue. 

We hope to see many of you there, so please spread the news to anyone who might be interested.

Many thanks & best wishes,

The EWM2022 organizing team:
Alex Dammermann
Mario de Bono
Verena Jantsch

May 20: One-day symposium celebrating Don Moerman’s career and retirement!

To the International Worm Community –

We are pleased to announce that we will hold a one-day symposium on May 20th, 2022, 8:50 am-5:40 pm (PDT), celebrating Dr. Don Moerman’s retirement. 

Don has made an enormous contribution to the C. elegans research community by leading a knock-out consortium, Million Mutation Project, among other things.

We have a spectacular list of invited speakers who have a long-term scientific relationship with Don. 

The symposium is a hybrid event held at the Life Sciences Institute, University of British Columbia. 

Please join us online via the following live streaming link.
https://ubc.ca.panopto.com/Panopto/Pages/Viewer.aspx?id=c51aa0c9-7174-47f1-9196-ae8901676d86

We will take Q&A from the live-streaming audience using Slido.com. A code will be announced at the event.

(Please be reminded that we may not be able to take questions from Slido due to time constraints.)
https://www.sli.do/

We are looking forward to seeing you all!

Sincerely,

Kota Mizumoto and Kenji Sugioka
Life Sciences Institute, University of British Columbia