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  • 2020 Xenopus White Paper

    The 2020 Xenopus Community White Paper is now available!

    PIs: Please reference the White Paper in your NIH grant proposals and contact your program officers.

    Download the 2020 Xenopus White Paper:

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  • GBrowse on Xenbase

    Archived genomes viewable on GBrowse.

    As well as...

    X. laevis v9.2

    X. tropicalis v9.1 and v10.0

    Coming soon.

    Click "read more" on how to access archived genomes on Xenbase GBrowse:

     

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  • Southeast Regional SDB Meeting 2020

    Due to the Covid-19 outbreak this meeting is now being held virtually on Zoom (registration required).

    May 20-21, 2020

    Click here to visit the meeting website.

     

     

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  • Xenopus, from basic biology to disease models in the genomic era

    Abraham Fainsod and Sally Moody are seeking contributions for a book to be published by Taylor and Francis CRC Press.

    Please communicate your interest to them by May 15, 2020 and prepare to submit your contributions by January 2021.

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  • ATAC-seq in Xenopus

    Esmaeili et al. published in Developmental Biology their ATAC-seq study assessing chromatin accessibility during Xenopus gastrulation.

    Processed ATAC-seq data viewable on JBrowse coming soon.

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  • 18th International Xenopus Conference

    The meeting has been postponed to August 15-19, 2021.

    Portsmouth, UK at the EXRC

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  • Uncovering selective cooperation between the retinoblastoma and p53 cancer pathways in X. tropicalis

    Naert, Dimitrakopoulou et al. (2020) published in Oncogene their study describing the first frog model for the Li-Fraumeni Syndrome to study leukemia and malignant sarcoma.

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  • SDB 79th Annual Meeting

    Society for Developmental Biology 79th Annual Meeting

    Hyatt Regency Chicago, Chicago, IL

    July 9-13, 2020

    Abstract submission deadline: April 1, 2020

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  • Ray Keller Awarded the 2020 SDB Lifetime Achievement Award

    Congratulations to Dr. Ray Keller on receiving the 2020 Society of Development Biology (SDB) Lifetime Achievement Award.

    Ray is a pioneer in the biomechanics of morphogenesis introducing conversion extension in gastrulation to generations of Xenopus researchers.

     

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  • Trachea-esophageal Disease Studies Using Xenopus

    Back to back papers published in Developmental Cell from Nasr et al. and Kim et al. recapitulate human congenital trachea-esophageal birth defects using Xenopus.

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  • Xenopus tropicalis v10 genome

    - available to BLAST

    - view on JBrowse

     

    99.86% of the genome mapped to chromosomes
    ~4500 new and refined models, 18% not present in trop v9.1

     

    Click here to view the release document.

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  • 2020 Xenopus White Paper

    The 2020 Xenopus Community White Paper is now available!

    PIs: Please reference the White Paper in your NIH grant proposals and contact your program officers.

    Download the 2020 Xenopus White Paper:

    Word Document

    PDF

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