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SciUnit: getting operational
By Stephen, 6 posts 31 views
Aug 22

c302 questions
By Tom Portegys, 16 posts 82 views
Aug 20

Statistical measures within SegWorm code base
By Stephen, 2 posts 16 views
Aug 20

Geppetto 0.1.6 released
By Matteo Cantarelli, 1 post 10 views
Aug 19

Re: [openworm-discuss] Genohacking C. elegans
By Stephen 7 posts 30 views
Aug 19

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6c elegans, Neuroscience, neuron, open science,

Geppetto 0.1.6, Journal Club & more on this week’s OpenWorm round-up!

Geppetto release 0.1.6 is now live and can be found here for download. Want more updates on Geppetto? Get the latest Geppetto biweekly meeting minutes.

Interesting in learning about the scientific method 2.0? Watch the OpenWorm Journal Club to find out.

Check out the latest developments in OpenWorm from our biweekly meeting

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Connectomes Big and Small
Aug 11st 2014, 9:24 am
Guest blog: Lav R. Varshney I have been following the OpenWorm project with great interest over the last year and am really …

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Re: [openworm-discuss] Genohacking C. elegans
By Stephen, 6 posts 17 views
Aug 17

Visualizing data using d3js
By Ashish Kadam, 4 posts 34 views
Aug 17

SciUnit: getting operational
By Stephen, 4 posts 11 views
Aug 15

Stanford Light Field Microscope Project
By John Ballentine, 2 posts 17 views
Aug 14

Openworm engineering blog
By Matt Olson, 4 posts 12 views
Aug 14

general meeting
By Joe Landau, 2 posts 10 views
Aug 13

Wanted: NEURON and Brian recordings
By Johannes Rieke, 4 posts 21 views
Aug 10

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OpenWorm @OpenWorm
Aug 15
OpenWorm Journal Club is Live! https://plus.google.com/b/117948341754627144949/events/c4s7e1g676dgl909r8819oklcso … Scientific Method 2.0

OpenWorm @OpenWorm
Aug 13
Not a worm muscle but neat anyhow! http://i.imgur.com/fgRP0H7.gif

OpenWorm @OpenWorm
Aug 13
#openworm status update is LIVE - http://youtu.be/bkwFTyRxHXU

Royal Irish Academy @RIAdawson
Aug 12
Letter from Crick and Watson to Erwin Schrodinger dated 12 Aug 1953 re: What is Life? & the impact on their careers pic.twitter.com/egMBNcUyR5

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6open science, neuron, c elegans, Neuroscience,

Connectomes Big and Small

Guest blog: Lav R. Varshney

I have been following the OpenWorm project with great interest over the last year and am really glad to be contributing to it through some blog posts on mathematical theories of neurobiology and related subjects.  As background, I am an assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where my research focuses on information in complex systems, whether neurobiological, sociotechnical, or nanoscale.  In the past, my colleagues and I had worked on completing and analyzing the hermaphrodite C. elegans connectome in a paper, whose data is now being used in OpenWorm.  This built on the pioneering work of John White, et al.

An opening line of our paper said that “the wiring diagram reported here can further be used to generate predictions about signal propagation in future perturbation, ablation, or artificial stimulation experiments” but what really intrigues me these days is the possibility of computational simulation experiments that yield a detailed, principled understanding of C. elegans biology.  This, of course, is the promise of the OpenWorm project.

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Good Paper on Open Source Project issues for newcomers
By interintelligence, 1 post 7 views
Aug 1

Openworm Chatroom?
By Travis Jacobs, 2 posts 17 views
Jul 29

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OpenWorm @OpenWorm
Aug 1
The worm swag is coming… pic.twitter.com/ark6B1qV8p

OpenWorm @OpenWorm
Jul 30
Beautiful Zebra Fish brain firing away - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YLVdRPVj-XM … / http://www.nature.com/nmeth/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/nmeth.3040.html …

OpenWorm @OpenWorm
Jul 29
How does my brain work? - http://www.ted.com/playlists/1/how_does_my_brain_work … Playlist (9  @TEDTalks)

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Code from Stackoverflow
By Johannes Rieke
Jul 25

calcium imaging of all neurons in crawling worm!!!!
By Stephen
Jul 24

c302 basic question
By Travis Jacobs
Jul 23

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OpenWorm @OpenWorm
Jul 25
Visualizing Algorithms - http://bost.ocks.org/mike/algorithms/ … via @alexismadrigal

Neuroskeptic @Neuro_Skeptic
Jul 24
Primate, child, robot - the ‘almost human’ in contemporary culture http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25051585?dopt=Abstract …

Michael Peltz @mppeltz
Jul 22
Very cool column by @DanielNadler about @OpenWorm, a crowdfunded project trying to create the first digital organism. http://ow.ly/zsPEY

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Geppetto 0.1.5, Journal Club & more on this week’s OpenWorm round-up!

Geppetto release 0.1.5 is now live and can be found here for download. How does a worm crawl? Watch the latest OpenWorm Journal Club to find out.

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c302 basic question
By Travis Jacobs, 4 posts 15 views
Jul 20

Fwd: suggestions for a more detailed user guide for the open worm browser
By Giovanni Idili, 2 posts 2 views
Jul 20

requesting guidance on deployment of geppetto on local system
By Bharathi S, 6 posts 20 views
Jul 20

Setting up Geppetto on OSX or Linux? Please help and test some scripts!
By Johannes Rieke, 1 post 5 views
Jul 18

Geppetto 0.1.5 released
By Matteo Cantarelli, 1 post 9 views
Jul 15

Geppetto front end on a play server
By Matt Olson, 4 posts 12 views
Jul 15

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OpenWorm @OpenWorm
Jul 18
Computer Vision Software for Quantitative Analysis of C. elegans Swim Behavior Reveals Novel Features of Locomotion - http://www.ploscompbiol.org/article/info:doi/10.1371/journal.pcbi.1003702 …
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OpenWorm @OpenWorm
Jul 17
The worm invasion is nigh pic.twitter.com/gyAUrEkeUY
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Jul 17
How does a worm crawl? Find out here! OpenWorm Journal Club is LIVE - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=puB8R9PW3BI …

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6c elegans, neuroscience,

The worm invasion is nigh

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New OpenWorm and Geppetto meetings & more on this week’s OpenWorm round-up!

Introducing DevoWorm & more on this week’s OpenWorm round-up!

Learn about the new OpenWorm subproject focusing on development of the worm: DevoWorm. Read the lively discussion on using GPL-licensed content in the openworm-discuss mailing list.

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Warning: avoid GPL-licensed dependencies
By Michael Currie 15 posts 20 views
Jun 26

perspective publication - reviews are back
By szbazsu 2 posts 3 views
Jun 24

Computational modeling the development of the worm
By Stephen 1 post 3 views
Jun 23

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Adam J Calhoun @neuroecology
Jun 27
If you’re interested in neurons, go look at Neuroelectro (by @neuronJoy) for an answer to any question you might have http://neuroelectro.org

OpenWorm @OpenWorm
Jun 26
Google I/O 2014 - Biologically inspired models of intelligence - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MG_nOddk01E …

OpenWorm @OpenWorm
Jun 25
Groundbreaking model explains how the brain learns to ignore familiar stimuli - http://www.psypost.org/2014/06/groundbreaking-model-explains-how-the-brain-learns-to-ignore-familiar-stimuli-25822 … via @OrionBionetwork

OpenWorm @OpenWorm
Jun 23
Energy forming around a new OpenWorm subproject focusing on development of the worm: DevoWorm!: http://syntheticdaisies.blogspot.com/2014/06/now-announcing-devoworm-project.html …

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