Various computational approaches, model organisms, and their associated developmental processes

Basic Biology of C. elegans References

      1) WormWeb, Interactive Cell Lineage

      2) WormBase

      3) WormBook

      4) Glossary of terms (from Wormbook)

      5) VirtualWorm model

      6) Discussion of the Embryonic Cell Lineage

      7) Classic Papers from the Hobert Lab

Microscopy Tutorials:

      1) Nikon MicroscopyU

      1) Zeiss Microscopy Tutorials

Growth, Form, and Phenotypes:

      1) D'Arcy Thompson at 100, mhjarron, The Node blog, February 7 (2017).


      1) Antoshechkin, I. and Sternberg, P. W. (2007). The versatile worm: genetic and genomic resources for Caenorhabditis elegans research. Nature Reviews Genetics, 8(7), 518–532.

      2) Maduro, M.F. 2010. Cell fate specification in the C. elegans embryo. Developmental Dynamics, 239(5), 1315-1329.

      3) Platzer, U. and Meinzer, H.P. 2004. Genetic networks in the early development of Caenorhabditis elegans. International Review of Cytology, 234, 47-100.

      4) Schnabel, R. 1996. Pattern formation: regional specification in the early C. elegans embryo. Bioessays, 18(7), 591-594.

      5) Sulston, J.E., Schierenberg, E., White, J.G., and Thomson, J.N. 1983. The embryonic cell lineage of the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans. Developmental Biology, 100(1), 64-119.