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Research interests

My research program uses Caenorhabditis elegans nematodes as a model system to investigate the molecular mechanisms of how early life stress affects adult behavior and physiology.

Education/Academic qualification

Genetics, Ph.D., University of Chicago


Biochemistry & Genetics, B.S., Texas A and M University


Research Interests

  • C. elegans
  • RNAi
  • dauer
  • cellular memory
  • endocrine signaling
  • neuroscience
  • environmental programming

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Caenorhabditis elegans Medicine & Life Sciences
Centromere Medicine & Life Sciences
RNA Interference Medicine & Life Sciences
Pinus taeda Medicine & Life Sciences
Small Interfering RNA Medicine & Life Sciences
Arabidopsis Medicine & Life Sciences
Pheromones Medicine & Life Sciences
Genome Medicine & Life Sciences

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Projects 2013 2024

Research Output 2000 2018

  • 412 Citations
  • 8 h-Index
  • 14 Article
  • 1 Chapter
2 Citations (Scopus)

Early experiences mediate distinct adult gene expression and reproductive programs in Caenorhabditis elegans

Ow, M. C., Borziak, K., Nichitean, A. M., Dorus, S. & Hall, S. E., Feb 1 2018, In : PLoS Genetics. 14, 2, e1007219.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Caenorhabditis elegans
gene expression
Gene Expression
germ cells
3 Citations (Scopus)

Endogenous RNAi Pathways Are Required in Neurons for Dauer Formation in Caenorhabditis elegans

Bharadwaj, P. S. & Hall, S. E., Apr 1 2017, In : Genetics. 205, 4, p. 1503-1516 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Caenorhabditis elegans
RNA Interference
6 Citations (Scopus)

Linking the environment, DAF-7/TGFβ signaling and LAG-2/DSL ligand expression in the germline stem cell niche

Pekar, O., Ow, M. C., Hui, K. Y., Noyes, M. B., Hall, S. E. & Jane Albert Hubbard, E., Aug 15 2017, In : Development (Cambridge). 144, 16, p. 2896-2906 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Stem Cell Niche
Germ Cells
Stem Cells
Notch Receptors
8 Citations (Scopus)

Developmental programming modulates olfactory behavior in C. elegans via endogenous RNAi pathways

Sims, J. R., Ow, M. C., Nishiguchi, M. A., Kim, K., Sengupta, P. & Hall, S. E., Jun 28 2016, In : eLife. 5, JUNE2016, e11642.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chromatin Assembly and Disassembly
Activities of Daily Living
RNA Interference
2 Citations (Scopus)

A method for obtaining large populations of synchronized caenorhabditis elegans dauer larvae

Ow, M. C. & Hall, S. E., 2015, Methods in Molecular Biology. Humana Press Inc., Vol. 1327. p. 209-219 11 p. (Methods in Molecular Biology; vol. 1327).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Caenorhabditis elegans
Egg White

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