Model Organisms for Biomedical Research
Trans-NIH C. elegans InitiativeNational Institutes of Health
Funding Opportunities
Major Resources
Image of a bullet WormBase is a repository of mapping, sequencing and phenotypic information about C. elegans and some closely related nematodes. The data contain the essentially complete genomic sequence of C. elegans. This site is updated every two weeks. The URL is:
Image of a bullet Caenorhabditis Genetics Center is the stock center for C. elegans genetic stocks. The website contains general information on the center, access to the Worm Breeder’s Gazette, available strains, bibliography, gene names and strain and mutation names.
Image of a bullet Center for Caenorhabditis Elegans Anatomy contains information on methods, personnel, publications, services and collaborations and how to access the Center.
IC Contact

Michael C. Chang, Ph.D.
Division of Comparative Medicine
Office of Research Infrastructure Programs (ORIP), OD
6701 Democracy Boulevard
Room 942, MSC4874
Bethesda, MD 20892-4874

Phone: 301-435-0744
Fax: 301-480-3819
NCRR Home Page URL:

image of a c.Elegans worm

Photo Credit:
Genome Sequencing Center
Washington University
St. Louis, MO.