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Lab PhD students

Barry Bentley
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Rhianna Knable
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Buyun Zhao
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Laura Grundy
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Laura Waggoner
Genetic Analysis of Egg-Laying in Caenorhabditis elegans: Insights into the Molecular Basis of Behavior

Tobey Tam
Neuronal Migration in Caenorhabditis elegans: Insights into the Molecular Basis of Migration

Jinah Kim
Regulation of the Nicotinic Acetlcholine Receptor in Caenorhabditis elegans: Insights into the Molecular Basis of Behavior

Rex Kerr
Imaging Excitable Cell Activity in C. elegans

Stanley Shyn
Cameleon Reveals a Physiologic Correlate for Alternative Behavorial States in Caenorhabditis elegans Egg-laying

Katie Kindt
Monoamines, Mechanosensation and Memory in the Caenorhabditis elegans Nervous System

Mi Zhang
Functional Characterization and Theoretical Modeling of the Caenorhabditis elegans Egg-laying Circuit

James Cregg
Pharmacological Analysis of the Cholinergic and Serotonergic Signaling Systems in Caenorhabditis Elegans

Marios Chatzigeorgiou
Neural and Molecular Mechanisms Underlying Mechanotransduction, Thermosensation, and Nociception in Caenorhabditis elegans

Marina Ezcurra
Feeding State Modulates Nociception in Caenorhabditis elegans

Victoria Butler
Molecular and Neuromuscular Mechanisms Underlying Locomotion and Proprioception in Caenorhabditis elegans

Ev Yemini
High-throughput, single-worm tracking and analysis in Caenorhabditis elegans

Tadas Jucikas
An online database for behavioural phenotypes of the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans

Engineering PhD students (coadivised)

Wei Geng
Machine Vision and Statistical Learning System for Studying C. elegans Phenotypes

Andy Huang
Tracking and Analysis of C. elegans Behavior Using Machine Vision

Lab Masters students

Laura Anne Hardaker
Neural and Molecular Mechanisms Underlying Behavioral State Modulation in C. elegans

Clay Kempf
Nicotinic acetylcholine receptor function in Caenorhabditis elegans egg-laying and locomotion behavior

Christian Frøkjær-Jensen
Cameleon imaging of calcium transients in cultured mechanosensory neurons in Caenorhabditis elegans

Megan Palm
Analysis of Caenorhabditis elegans behavior using an automated behavioral phenotype quantification system