2016 | USA | Lab Footage

Foraging, Feeding, and Mating: the life of the free-living nematode C. elegans

  • 3 mins
  • Director | Du Cheng, Meghan Lockard

Here are a sequence of microscopy videos that depict C.elegans doing the following actions: mating partners with fluorescent labelled body wall muscles; omega turn of an adult worm; fluorescent imaging of neuromodulator release during mating; mating partners imaged in bright field; mating partners imaged with phase contrast microscopy; roaming adult animal; fluorescent labelled animals of varying age; previous animals in bright field; fluorescent imaging of olfactory neuron activity; comet tail traces of chemotaxing worms. 

lab invertebrate nematode microscope biology