Worm Breeder's Gazette 14(3): 1b (June 1, 1996)

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The CGC Has Worm Movies!

Theresa Stiernagle

Caenorhabditis Genetics Center, University of Minnesota, 250 Biological Sciences Center, 1445 Gortner Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55108; email: stier@biosci.cbs.umn.edu

     The CGC has 3 worm movies available for you to borrow.  The first,
"Embryonic Development of the Nematode Caenorhabditis elegans", was made
by Einhard Schierenberg and shows embryogenesis.  It lasts 12 minutes. 
The second, "Nematode", was made by Dick Russell and Cary Lu and displays
various mutants in a whimsical manner.  It lasts 11 minutes.  The third,
"The nematode as a Model Organism", was made by Cogito Learning Media,
Inc. and shows Bob Horvitz describing programmed cell death.  It lasts 30
minutes.  The films are available in VHS format.  All three have received
two thumbs up!