Laboratory Information

NameJPS View on WormBase
Allele designationvx
HeadJonathan T Pierce
InstitutionUniversity of Texas at Austin, Austin TX, USA
Address Pierce Lab
University of Texas at Austin
2506 Speedway C7350
Austin 78712
United States
Website http://www.utexas.edu/research/wcaar/jps/
Gene classes mtq  pdxk 

Strains contributed by this laboratory

Strain Genotype Species Description
JPS271 vxEx265. C. elegans vxEx265 [gcy-8p::ICE + myo-2p:mCherry]. Pick mCherry+ animals to maintain. Expresses human caspase (ICE) to ablate AFD neurons. Reference: Vidal-Gadea AG, et al. Elife. 2015 Jun 17;4. doi: 10.7554/eLife.07493.
JPS278 vxEx277. C. elegans vxEx277 [mec-3p::ICE + myo-2p::mCherry]. Pick animals with mCherry expression in the pharynx to maintain the array. vxEx277 expresses a human cell death caspase (ICE) to ablate six touch neurons (ALML, ALMR, AVM, PLML, PLMR, and PVM), FLP, and PVD. Reference: Russell J, et al. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2014 Jun 3;111(22):8269-74.
JPS282 asic-1(ok415) I; vxEx282. C. elegans vxEx282 [WRM0621dC07 + unc-122p::GFP]. Pick GFP+ to maintain. GFP expression in coelomocytes. Fosmid rescues ok415. Reference: Russell J, et al. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 2014 Jun 3;111(22):8269-74.
JPS325 slo-1(js379)V; vxEx325. C. elegans vxEx325 [slo-1p::hslo(T352I)::mCherry::unc-54 3'UTR + myo-2p::mCherry]. Pick animals with mCherry expression in the pharynx to maintain the array. vxEx325 rescues ethanol-independent phenotypes of a slo-1(null) mutants without rescuing ethanol intoxication. vxEx325 expresses human BK channel protein (hslo(T352I)) with a C-terminal mCherry tag. Reference: Davis SJ, Scott LL, Hu K & Pierce-Shimomura JT. J Neurosci. 2014 Jul 16;34(29):9562-73.
JPS327 slo-1(js379)V; vxEx327. C. elegans vxEx327 [slo-1p::slo-1(T381I)::mCherry::unc-54 3'UTR + myo-2p::mCherry]. Pick animals with mCherry expression in the pharynx to maintain the array. vxEx327 rescues ethanol-independent phenotypes of a slo-1(null) mutants without rescuing ethanol intoxication. vxEx327 expresses worm BK channel protein (slo-1(T381I)) with a C-terminal mCherry tag. Reference: Davis SJ, Scott LL, Hu K & Pierce-Shimomura JT. J Neurosci. 2014 Jul 16;34(29):9562-73.
JPS338 slo-1(js379)V; vxEx338. C. elegans vxEx338 [slo-1p::hslo(+)::mCherry::unc-54 3'UTR + myo-2p::mCherry]. Pick animals with mCherry expression in the pharynx to maintain the array. vxEx338 rescues ethanol-independent and ethanol intoxication phenotypes of a slo-1(null) mutants. vxEx338 expresses human BK channel protein (hslo(+)) with a C-terminal mCherry tag. Reference: Davis SJ, Scott LL, Hu K & Pierce-Shimomura JT. J Neurosci. 2014 Jul 16;34(29):9562-73.
JPS344 slo-1(js379)V; vxEx344. C. elegans vxEx344 [slo-1p::slo-1(+)::mCherry::unc-54 3'UTR + myo-2p::mCherry]. Pick animals with mCherry expression in the pharynx to maintain the array. vxEx344 rescues ethanol-independent and ethanol intoxication phenotypes of a slo-1(null) mutants. vxEx344 expresses worm BK channel protein (slo-1(+)) with a C-terminal mCherry tag. Reference: Davis SJ, Scott LL, Hu K & Pierce-Shimomura JT. J Neurosci. 2014 Jul 16;34(29):9562-73.
JPS346 slo-1(js379)V; vxEx346. C. elegans vxEx346 [slo-1p::hslo(D362/367A + 5D5N)::mCherry::unc-54 3'UTR + myo-2p::mCherry]. Pick animals with mCherry expression in the pharynx to maintain the array. Partially resistant to ethanol and crooked neck phenotype. vxEx346 expresses human BK channel protein (hslo(D362/367A + 5D5N)) with compromised calcium-sensing residues and a C-terminal mCherry tag. Reference: Davis SJ, Scott LL, Hu K & Pierce-Shimomura JT. J Neurosci. 2014 Jul 16;34(29):9562-73.
JPS350 slo-1(js379)V; vxEx350. C. elegans vxEx350 [slo-1p::slo-1(5D5N)::mCherry::unc-54 3'UTR + myo-2p::mCherry]. Pick animals with mCherry expression in the pharynx to maintain the array. Partial crooked neck phenotype. vxEx350 expresses worm BK channel protein (slo-1(5D5N)) with purported calcium-sensing residues in the calcium bowl compromised and a C-terminal mCherry tag. Reference: Davis SJ, Scott LL, Hu K & Pierce-Shimomura JT. J Neurosci. 2014 Jul 16;34(29):9562-73.
JPS358 slo-1(js379)V; vxEx358. C. elegans vxEx358 [slo-1p::slo-1(D391/396A + 5D5N)::mCherry::unc-54 3'UTR + myo-2p::mCherry]. Pick animals with mCherry expression in the pharynx to maintain the array. Crooked neck phenotype. vxEx358 expresses worm BK channel protein (slo-1(D391/396A + 5D5N)) with purported calcium-sensing residues compromised and a C-terminal mCherry tag. Reference: Davis SJ, Scott LL, Hu K & Pierce-Shimomura JT. J Neurosci. 2014 Jul 16;34(29):9562-73.
JPS360 slo-1(js379)V; vxEx360. C. elegans vxEx360 [slo-1p::slo-1(D391/396A)::mCherry::unc-54 3'UTR + myo-2p::mCherry]. Pick animals with mCherry expression in the pharynx to maintain the array. Partially crooked neck phenotype. vxEx360 expresses worm BK channel protein (slo-1(D391/396A)) with purported calcium-sensing residues in the RCK1 domain compromised and a C-terminal mCherry tag. Reference: Davis SJ, Scott LL, Hu K & Pierce-Shimomura JT. J Neurosci. 2014 Jul 16;34(29):9562-73.
JPS383 slo-1(js379)V; vxEx383. C. elegans vxEx383 [myo-2p::mCherry]. Pick animals with mCherry expression in the pharynx to maintain the array. Resistant to the effects of ethanol. Reference: Davis SJ, Scott LL, Hu K & Pierce-Shimomura JT. J Neurosci. 2014 Jul 16;34(29):9562-73.
JPS428 slo-1(gk602291) V. C. elegans Resistant to the effects of ethanol on egg-laying and locomotion. Derived by outcrossing Million Mutation Project strain VC40372 and verification that this outcrossed strain retains the slo-1(gk602291) allele and resistance to ethanol. Reference: Davis SJ, Scott LL, Hu K & Pierce-Shimomura JT. J Neurosci. 2014 Jul 16;34(29):9562-73.
JPS470 vxEx470. C. elegans vxEx470 [asic-1p::mCherry]. Reporter construct contains 7.5 kb 5' promoter region. Pick animals with red fluorescence in neurons to maintain. Reference: Russell J, et al. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 2014 Jun 3;111(22):8269-74.
JPS471 asic-1(ok415) I; vxEx283. C. elegans vxEx283 [mec-10p::asic-1(+) + unc-122p::GFP]. Array rescues asic-1(lf) in ALMl, ALMR, AVM, PLML, PLMR, FLP, and PVD. Pick GFP+ animals to maintain. Reference: Russell J, et al. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 2014 Jun 3;111(22):8269-74.
JPS474 asic-1(ok415) I; vxEx284. C. elegans vxEx284 [sto-5p::asic-1(+) + unc-122p::GFP]. Array rescues asic-1(lf) in FLP and BDU neurons. Pick GFP+ animals to maintain. Reference: Russell J, et al. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 2014 Jun 3;111(22):8269-74.
JPS478 asic-1(ok415) I; mec-10(tm1552) X; vxEx478. C. elegans vxEx478 [sto-5p::asic-1(+) + unc-122p::GFP]. Array rescues asic-1(lf) in FLP and BDU neurons. Pick GFP+ animals to maintain. Reference: Russell J, et al. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 2014 Jun 3;111(22):8269-74.
JPS48 vxEx105. C. elegans vxEx105 [dat-1p::ChR2::mCherry + myo-2p::mCherry]. Raise on retinal for optogenetic manipulations (per Vidal-Gadea, 2011). Not necessary for survival. Reference: Vidal-Gadea A, et al. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2011 Oct 18;108(42):17504-9.
JPS481 vxEx280. C. elegans vxEx280 [sto-5p::ICE + gcy-8::ICE + myo-2p::mCherry]. Genetic ablation of AFDL, AFDR, FLPL, FLPR, BDUL, and BDUR via expression of a human cell death caspase (ICE). Reference: Russell J, et al. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 2014 Jun 3;111(22):8269-74.
JPS482 tax-4(p678) III; vxEx280. C. elegans vxEx280 [sto-5p::ICE + gcy-8::ICE + myo-2p::mCherry]. Pick animals with mCherry expression in the pharynx to maintain the array. Genetic ablation of AFD, FLP, and BDU via expression of a human cell death caspase (ICE). Reference: Russell J, et al. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 2014 Jun 3;111(22):8269-74.
JPS540 tax-4(p678) III; vxEx540. C. elegans vxEx540 [tax-4(fosmid) + unc-122p::GFP]. Pick animals with GFP expression in coelomocytes to maintain array. This strain rescues tax-4 function with fosmid WRM069cE04 that includes full tax-4 genomic DNA. Reference: Russell J, et al. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2014 Jun 3;111(22):8269-74.
JPS569 che-6(e1126) IV; vxEx280. C. elegans vxEx280 [sto-5p::ICE + gcy-8::ICE + myo-2p::mCherry]. Pick animals with mCherry expression in the pharynx to maintain the array. Genetic ablation of AFD, FLP, and BDU via expression of a human cell death caspase (ICE). Reference: Russell J, et al. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 2014 Jun 3;111(22):8269-74.
JPS572 slo-1(js379) V; vsIs48; vxEx345. C. elegans vsIs48 [unc-17::GFP]. GFP expressed in all cholinergic neurons. vxEx345 [slo-1p::slo-1(+)::mCherry::unc-54 3'UTR + myo-2p::mCherry]. Pick animals with mCherry expression in the pharynx to maintain the array. vxEx345 rescues ethanol-independent and ethanol intoxication phenotypes of a slo-1(null) mutants. vxEx345 expresses worm BK channel protein (slo-1(+)) with a C-terminal mCherry tag. Reference: Davis SJ, Scott LL, Hu K & Pierce-Shimomura JT. J Neurosci. 2014 Jul 16;34(29):9562-73.
JPS573 slo-1(js379) V; vsIs48; vxEx348. C. elegans vsIs48 [unc-17::GFP]. GFP expressed in all cholinergic neurons. vxEx328 [slo-1p::slo-1(T381I)::mCherry::unc-54 3'UTR + myo-2p::mCherry]. Pick animals with mCherry expression in the pharynx to maintain the array. vxEx328 rescues ethanol-independent phenotypes of a slo-1(null) mutants without rescuing ethanol intoxication. vxEx328 expresses worm BK channel protein (slo-1(T381I)) with a C-terminal mCherry tag. Reference: Davis SJ, Scott LL, Hu K & Pierce-Shimomura JT. J Neurosci. 2014 Jul 16;34(29):9562-73.
JPS574 slo-1(js379) V; vsIs48; vxEx339. C. elegans vsIs48 [unc-17::GFP]. GFP expressed in all cholinergic neurons. vxEx339 [slo-1p::hslo(+)::mCherry::unc-54 3'UTR + myo-2p::mCherry]. Pick animals with mCherry expression in the pharynx to maintain the array. vxEx339 rescues ethanol-independent and ethanol intoxication phenotypes of a slo-1(null) mutants. vxEx339 expresses human BK channel protein (hslo(+)) with a C-terminal mCherry tag. Reference: Davis SJ, Scott LL, Hu K & Pierce-Shimomura JT. J Neurosci. 2014 Jul 16;34(29):9562-73.
JPS575 slo-1(js379) V; vsIs48; vxEx326. C. elegans vsIs48 [unc-17::GFP]. GFP expressed in all cholinergic neurons. vxEx326 [slo-1p::hslo(T352I)::mCherry::unc-54 3'UTR + myo-2p::mCherry]. Pick animals with mCherry expression in the pharynx to maintain the array. vxEx326 rescues ethanol-independent phenotypes of a slo-1(null) mutants without rescuing ethanol intoxication. vxEx326 expresses human BK channel protein (hslo(T352I)) with a C-terminal mCherry tag. Reference: Davis SJ, Scott LL, Hu K & Pierce-Shimomura JT. J Neurosci. 2014 Jul 16;34(29):9562-73.
JPS582 che-6(e1126) IV; vxEx582. C. elegans vxEx582 [gcy-8p::ICE + myo-2p::mCherry]. Pick animals with mCherry expression in the pharynx to maintain the array. Genetic ablation of AFD via expression of a human cell death caspase (ICE). Reference: Russell J, et al. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 2014 Jun 3;111(22):8269-74.
JPS611 vxEx611. C. elegans vxEx611 [mtq-2p::mCherry::unc-54 UTR + unc-122p::GFP]. Pick mCherry+/GFP+ to maintain. mCherry is expressed in ventral cord neurons and most head neurons. Reference: Nordquist, S.K., Smith, S.R., and Pierce, J.T. (2018) G3: Genes|Genomes|Genetics, g3.200019.2018. http://doi.org/10.1534/g3.118.200019.
JPS617 vxIs591. C. elegans vxIs591 [tph-1p::GFP::unc-54 3'UTR]. GFP expression in all serotonergic neurons. Reference: Sae-Lee et al. G3 (Bethesda) 2020 Aug 5;10(8):2851-2861. PMID: 32580938
JPS638 VC943 cle-1(gk421) I C. elegans cle-1(gk421) I
JPS690 VC200 rnt-1(ok351) I C. elegans rnt-1(ok351) I
JPS694 VC3037 mtq-2(ok3740) II C. elegans mtq-2(ok3740) II
JPS809 vxSi808 X; vxIs591. C. elegans vxSi808 [rab-3p::APP::mCherry::unc-54 3'UTR] X. vxIs591 [tph-1p::GFP::unc-54 3'UTR]. Single-copy insertion of human APP transgene tagged with mCherry expressed throughout the nervous system, visible along ventral nerve cord, head, tail, and other neurons. GFP expression in all serotonergic neurons. References: Yi B, et al. 2017 J Neurochem 140(4): 561-575. PMID: 27926996. Mondal et al. 2018 ACS Chem Neurosci. DOI: 10.1021/acschemneuro.7b00428 PMID: 29426225
JPS844 vxIs824; vxIs591. C. elegans vxIs824 [rab-3p::ND18ApoE4::unc-54 3'UTR + myo-2p::mCherry::unc-54 3'UTR]. vxIs591 [tph-1p::GFP::unc-54 3'UTR]. Integrated transgene driving expression of human APOE4 throughout the nervous system; induces age-related neurodegeneration of HSNs and bag-of-worms in up to 60% of D3 adult worms. GFP expression in all serotonergic neurons. Reference: Sae-Lee et al. G3 (Bethesda) 2020 Aug 5;10(8):2851-2861. PMID: 32580938
JPS845 vxIs823 II; vxIs824; vxIs591. C. elegans vxIs823 [rab-3p::APP::mCherry::unc-54 3'UTR] II. vxIs824 [rab-3p::ND18ApoE4::unc-54 3'UTR + myo-2p::mCherry::unc-54 3'UTR]. vxIs591 [tph-1p::GFP::unc-54 3'UTR]. Integrated transgenes driving expression of human APOE4 and human APP throughout the nervous system; induces age-related neurodegeneration of HSNs and bag-of-worms in >60% of D3 adult worms. GFP expression in all serotonergic neurons. Reference: Sae-Lee et al. G3 (Bethesda) 2020 Aug 5;10(8):2851-2861. PMID: 32580938
JPS966 VC40866 pdxk-1(gk855208) I C. elegans pdxk-1(gk855208) I
This laboratory hasn't submitted any alleles to the CGC.