Meet The Models

Here you can browse through the list of models to learn more about the biological questions addressed and the labs leading the initiatives.

AIPTASIA

A MODEL FOR CORAL SYMBIOSIS
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Annika Guse, Heidelberg University

BOTRYLLUS

AN INVERTEBRATE CHORDATE MODEL OF IMMUNOLOGY, STEM CELL BIOLOGY, REGENERATION AND DEVELOPMENT
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Tony De Tomaso, University of California, Santa Barbara

HOFSTENIA

AN ACOELOMORPH MODEL FOR STUDIES OF REGENERATION AND DEVELOPMENT
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Mansi Srivastava, Harvard University

SCIARA

A MODEL TO ELUCIDATE CHROMOSOME DYNAMICS
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Susan A. Gerbi, Brown University

TARDIGRADE

EVOLUTION OF BODY FORMS AND SURVIVAL OF EXTREMES
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Bob Goldstein, UNC Chapel Hill

UNICELLULAR HOLOZOANS

MODELS FOR UNDERSTANDING ANIMAL ORIGINS AND CELL BIOLOGICAL QUESTIONS
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IƱaki Ruiz-Trillo & Elena Casacuberta, Institut de Biologia Evolutiva (CSIC-UPF)