1. Eduardo Moreno

    Two reasons to cheer!

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    We published a Cell press paper and in addition, Cell now has a high quality open access journal, which is also a reason to cheer, because everybody can access the work here for free: http://www.cell.com/cell-reports/fulltext/S2211-1247(12)00237-9 May the force be with you all especially to the Jedis that encouraged us during...
  2. Darren J. Obbard

    Dating Flies

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    For anyone who uses more than one species of Drosophilid! We have recently published a new (but not too controversial) take on dating the the most recent common ancestors of some key model species. http://mbe.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2012/08/10/molbev.mss150.full.pdf+html The take-home message is "Don't trust any of the published dates too much, but don't...
  3. Patrik Verstreken

    vitaminK2 to the rescue

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    We recently published a paper where we show that vitaminK2 is not only an electron carrier in the bacterial membrane but also in electron transfer chain in mitochondria.  This function of K2 improves mitochondrial function and rescues defects in flies with mitochondrial defects, including pink1 and parkin mutant flies that...
  4. Yogi Jaeger

    jaeger lab paper

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    Hello People: We've just published the first paper based entirely on data created since I started my group at the CRG! Here we go: http://www.ploscompbiol.org/article/info:doi/10.1371/journal.pcbi.1002589 It may be a trifle technical. You've been warned. May the force be with you! Yogi-Wan Kenobi
  5. thomas vaccari

    Couple of odds and ends

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    Dear jedis, we have published a couple of things recently that you might be interested to check out. A review on the role for ESCRT genes in development (with Harald Stenmark): http://www.nature.com/ncb/journal/v14/n1/full/ncb2381.html A meeting report of a conference that featured quite a bunch of young jedis and some master jedis...
  6. Stein Aerts

    i-cisTarget

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    We've published a new method in NAR that allows finding the most relevant 'regulatory tracks' and the most enriched motifs in your set of co-expressed genes or your set of ChIP peaks. Only available for Drosophila 😉 The online tool: http://med.kuleuven.be/lcb/i-cisTarget/ The paper: http://nar.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2012/06/19/nar.gks543.full Best, Stein
  7. Barry Thompson

    Crumbs! We published a paper.

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    Curr Biol. 2012 Jun 19;22(12):1116-22. Epub 2012 May 31. Positive feedback and mutual antagonism combine to polarize crumbs in the Drosophila follicle cell epithelium. Fletcher GC, Lucas EP, Brain R, Tournier A, Thompson BJ. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22658591