Our new project: SoniCelegans-and beyond!

A new, fascinating, interdisciplinary project, in collaboration with Michael Gurevich, Associate Professor of Performing Arts Technology.

The overarching theme of this project is to explore the concepts of learning, memory, neuronal networks, navigation, spatial orientation in an interdisciplinary way that bridges two research fields that are traditionally considered distant: experimental neurobiology and performing arts. Continue Reading »

Our work at the Annual Geriatrics Center Research Symposium

On Monday, May 3rd from 9:00am-12:00pm the University of Michigan Geriatrics Center will be holding the annual Geriatrics Center Symposium-virtual. Eleni will be presenting our key findings on “C. elegans maze learning through the prism of aging”. 

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https://umich.zoom.us/j/95013030179?pwd=a1F6cXJaYlpXbXRwamVWeHl6MGtndz09

Links for KeynoteFlyer and Symposium-Schedule. Continue Reading »

Our group at the 8th Midwest C. elegans meeting!

Today, Friday April 23, the 8th Midwest C. elegans Meeting took place, for the first time virtually, due to covid-19 restrictions. We are grateful to the organizers for an impeccable and fascinating event! 

Our group participated with two presentations:

~ Schiavone Maria*, Zhang Zhaoyuan*, Gourgou Eleni: “Multiple event-based and bipedalism-inspired analysis of C. elegans locomotion”. Continue Reading »