Affiliation: Rice University
Aleman Meza B, Jung S, Zhong W. An automated system for quantitative analysis of Drosophila larval locomotion. BMC Dev Biol. 2015;15:11 pubmed publisher
..These results showed that MaggotTracker is an efficient tool for automatic phenotyping. The MaggotTracker software as well as the data presented here can be downloaded from our open-access site www.WormLoco.org/Mag. ..
Zhou Y, Loeza Cabrera M, Liu Z, Aleman Meza B, Nguyen J, Jung S, et al
. Potential Nematode Alarm Pheromone Induces Acute Avoidance in Caenorhabditis elegans. Genetics. 2017;206:1469-1478 pubmed publisher
..Together, these data support a model that nematodes use a nematode-specific alarm pheromone to detect conspecific injury. ..
Cantacessi C, Campbell B, Young N, Jex A, Hall R, Presidente P, et al
. Differences in transcription between free-living and CO2-activated third-stage larvae of Haemonchus contortus. BMC Genomics. 2010;11:266 pubmed publisher
..Such advances should lead to a significantly improved understanding of the molecular biology of H. contortus and, from an applied perspective, to novel methods of intervention. ..
Labocha M, Yuan W, Aleman Meza B, Zhong W. A strategy to apply quantitative epistasis analysis on developmental traits. BMC Genet. 2017;18:42 pubmed publisher
..We developed a reliable, high-throughput method for quantitative epistasis analysis of developmental phenotypes. ..
Aleman Meza B, Loeza Cabrera M, Peña Ramos O, Stern M, Zhong W. High-content behavioral profiling reveals neuronal genetic network modulating Drosophila larval locomotor program. BMC Genet. 2017;18:40 pubmed publisher
..High content, quantitative phenotyping of larval locomotor behaviours provides a framework for system-level understanding of the gene networks underlying such behaviours. ..