Author: Sangeetha Iyer

CE Neuro 2018 Conference Recap

CE Neuro 2018 Conference Recap

Perlara’s worm team recently attended two C. elegans neuroscience conferences – CE Neuro 2018 & CE Aging 2018 – both held at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. This post recaps Zach and my time at the CE Neuro 2018 conference, which focused on...
A secondary assay for worms

A secondary assay for worms

We’ve not had a worm post in awhile, but that doesn’t mean that worms (and we) haven’t been busy. We’ve been optimizing and conducting a secondary assay on them to determine if the npc disease pathology can be resolved by testing the hits that...
A vision for Perlstein Lab

A vision for Perlstein Lab

Today’s post will focus on the vision for PLab. Let’s start with a basic statistical concept- long tail distribution. While this form of frequency distribution has been around since the 1940’s, it gained prominence in fields outside of insurance and...