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September 1, 2016

Dicty Stock Center: Please join us in welcoming Julio Montiel, who recently started working part time in the DSC. Julio succeeds Shireen Malik, who went back to school full time. We thank Shireen for her excellent contributions to the DSC and wish her the best in her new endeavors.

August 17, 2016

Dicty in the News: Curious about the Amoeba Olympics? Read how it works here .

June 30, 2016

Dicty World Race 2016: Registration is open for this year's Dicty World Race, to be held on October 26, 2016. Register your team or sign up for news at: Dicty World Race 2016

May 27, 2016

Dicty Stock Center: Please join us in welcoming Lina Fouad to her full time position in the Dicty Stock Center! Lina will work with part time employee Shireen Malik, who stays with us through July. Kerry Sheppard, who filled the position until last September left, and we wish her well for her future endeavours. Feel free to sumit to the DSC again, but please let us know when you plan to send materials.

May 26, 2016

Dicty in the News: Science Daily has a nice article highlighting how directional movement is regulated, originally published by Arjan Kortholt, Rick Firtel, and others.

April 12, 2015

In situ hybridization data: In response to recent requests, we want to alert users that the In situ Expression Pattern links available on some gene pages are not working. Please note that this data is currently available at the NBDC-LSDB website. We apologize for this inconvenience and intend to restore these links, but this will probably not be accomplished until after our database overhaul.

April 4, 2016

Dicty Stock Center: Payments for Dicty Stock charges are now possible by secure online credit card payments! Please see complete and updated DSC payment information on this page.

March 15, 2016

Dicty in the News: A recent paper by Zhang, Zhuchenko et al. shows that Dictyostelium discoideum produce extracellular nets that can kill bacteria, just as phagocytes in people and other higher animals do. Related news articles appear in The Scientist, EurekAlert and Science Daily.

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This week's new papers

Kadam, Jubin, Mir & Begum (2016) 'Potential role of Apoptosis Inducing Factor in evolutionarily significant eukaryote, Dictyostelium discoideum survival.' Biochim. Biophys. Acta :

Buckley, Gopaldass, Bosmani, Johnston, Soldati, Insall & King (2016) 'WASH drives early recycling from macropinosomes and phagosomes to maintain surface phagocytic receptors.' Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. :

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