C. elegans worm sorting chip

C. elegans worm sorting chip

A custom designed chip is used to immobilize C. elegans roundworms for photographing by a microscope optic connected to a computer. The chip then sorts the worms into one of two channels for either mutants or non-mutants, a status an algorythm determines based on subtle phenotypical differences it recognizes in the microscope photo. Credit: Georgia Tech / Rob Felt

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Research, Biotechnology, Health, Bioengineering, Genetics, Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Engineering, Life Sciences and Biology
Keywords
C. elegans, chip, Phenotyping, genotype, genome, neurology, Professor Hang Lu, computational genetics
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  • Created By: Ben Brumfield
  • Workflow Status: Published
  • Created On: Nov 23, 2016 - 10:08am
  • Last Updated: Nov 23, 2016 - 10:09am