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March 02, 2015

Dicty in the News: A recent paper by Falk Hilmann and Thomas Winckler is discussed in DocCheck News in Germany.

January 8, 2015

The Dicty2014 Pictures are now online, as well as the abstract PDF.

January 8, 2015

We have updated the Dictyostelium Reference Library. You can access all information and download the updated Dicty20 files under the Research drop-down from every page. Enjoy!

December 10, 2014

The Dicty Stock Center will be closed for the holidays from December 22nd, 2014 to January 2nd, 2015. To receive items before Christmas, please order strains by Friday, December 12th, and plasmids by Tuesday, December 16th. All items ordered after these dates or during the holidays will be processed starting on Monday, January 5, 2015. Thank you for your understanding.

November 19, 2014

The Dicty Stock Center will be closed for Thanksgiving in the week of November 24th - 28th. Please be advised that orders placed from now until November 30 will be shipped in early December. Please do not submit any materials during that week. Thank you for your understanding.

November 06, 2014

Dicty in the News: Dictyostelium research details how a cell's gradient sensing and cytoskeletal architecture dictate one mode of chemotactic movement: The Scientist with comments from Chuan-Hsiang Huang.

October 17, 2014

Dicty in the News: Research on the Dictyostelium lpten gene potentially leads to a new way to treat cancer: Drug Discovery and Development with comments from David Soll.

September 24, 2014

The website for the Dicty 2015 Conference is now available from our Dicty Conference website.

August 25, 2014

Dicty in the News: If you can read German, there have been nice Articles about the Dicty 2014 Meeting and Dicty Race in Die Welt am Sonntag, Berliner Zeitung, and in the online journal of the Freie Universitaet Berlin.

August 6, 2014

Dicty in the News: How basic research with Dictyostelium has contributed to the fight against fibrotic disease, an interview with Richard Gomer: BioNews Texas

June 23, 2014

Kerry Sheppard of the Dicty Stock Center is expecting another baby and is now on maternity leave. We recently started training Charmi Desai to fill in for Kerry over the summer. We will continue to process all orders, but please refrain from sending deposits unless you can send them frozen for later storage. So please welcome Charmi, and thank you for your understanding.

May 27, 2014

We improved annotations making it easier to search the DSC for all bacterial strains. Search either for bacterial strain in the general strain search or restrict your search to strain characteristics and you will find the bacterial strains annotated with the newly generated term bacterial food source. Happy searching!

May 26, 2014

Dicty in the News: The Boston Globe published a post Dicty Race 2014 article reporting how the race might give insights into human disease.

May 23, 2014

We are preparing for the dictyBase grant renewal and thought it useful to get your input on a few questions. To this end we created a short survey that should take no more than 10 minutes of your timee. Thank you for participating!

News Archive

This week's new papers

Srivastava & Robinson (2015) 'Mechanical Stress and Network Structure Drive Protein Dynamics during Cytokinesis.' Curr. Biol. :

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