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March 18, 2014

Dicty is featured in two articles in the latest JCB issue. Bastounis et al. have a front cover on measuring traction forces of moving Dicty cells, and Zatulovskiy et al. have a Podcast interview with Rob Kay on bleb-driven chemotaxis of Dicty cells.

March 10, 2014

Dicty in the News: Dicty Race 2014 was featured in a recent Wall Street Journal article.

March 7, 2014

The website for the Dicty 2014 conference is now available and registration is open!

February 26, 2014

It is our pleasure to introduce our new software developer and bioinformatics scientist, David Jimenez-Morales. David has recently obtained a PhD in Bioinformatics from the University of Illinois in Chicago.

February 20, 2014

dictyExpress: The developers at the University of Ljubljana and at Baylor College of Medicine have asked that you participate in a Survey to developing better tools. As an incentive, 'Orange' T-shirts are being offered to the first 5 correspondents and to 5 additional people who will be selected at random from the participants who respond before March 15, 2014.

February 5, 2014

Dicty in the News: How Dictyostelium research helps to better understand Alzheimer's disease: Medical Daily and Health Canal.

February 3, 2014

The ASCB has a post about the upcoming Dicty Races. Enjoy the lovely cartoon!

December 06, 2013

The Dicty Stock Center will be closed for the holidays from December 23, 2013, to January 3, 2014. To receive items before Christmas, please order strains by Friday, 12/13, and plasmids by Tuesday, 12/17. All items ordered after these dates or during the holidays will be processed after January 3, 2014.

November 14, 2013

The Dicty Stock Center will be closed for Thanksgiving in the week of November 25th - 29th. Please be advised that strain orders after November 18th and plasmid orders after November 20th will be shipped in early December. Please do not submit any materials during that week. Thank you for your understanding.

News Archive

This week's new papers

Abad, Long, Kinchen, Schindel, Gray & Jackman (2014) 'Mitochondrial tRNA 5'-Editing in Dictyostelium discoideum and Polysphondylium pallidum.' J. Biol. Chem. :

Segota, Boulet, Franck & Franck (2014) 'Spontaneous emergence of large-scale cell cycle synchronization in amoeba colonies.' Phys Biol 11:036001

Loomis (2014) 'Cell signaling during development of Dictyostelium.' Dev. Biol. :

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