2020 - Fellow of the Royal Society, United Kingdom
1997 - Fellow of Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
His primary scientific interests are in Caenorhabditis elegans, Neuroscience, Transient receptor potential channel, Neuron and Signal transduction. His Caenorhabditis elegans research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Phenotype, Mutant and Cell biology. William R Schafer has researched Cell biology in several fields, including Genetics and Calcium channel.
His Neuroscience study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Nematode caenorhabditis elegans and Mechanosensation. His research in Transient receptor potential channel intersects with topics in Mechanotransduction and Noxious stimulus. His Signal transduction study combines topics in areas such as Receptor and Chemotaxis.
The scientist’s investigation covers issues in Caenorhabditis elegans, Neuroscience, Cell biology, Sensory system and Artificial intelligence. His work deals with themes such as Mutant, Neuron, Neuropeptide, Receptor and Mechanotransduction, which intersect with Caenorhabditis elegans. His Mutant research includes elements of Computational biology and Anatomy.
In his work, Transient receptor potential channel is strongly intertwined with Mechanosensation, which is a subfield of Neuroscience. His research in Cell biology intersects with topics in Biochemistry, Calcium, Voltage-dependent calcium channel and Ion channel. His work on Tracking as part of general Artificial intelligence research is frequently linked to Image processing, bridging the gap between disciplines.
William R Schafer mainly investigates Neuroscience, Caenorhabditis elegans, Cell biology, Sensory system and Mechanosensation. His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Drosophila melanogaster, Nerve net and Nociception. His studies in Cell biology integrate themes in fields like Pathogen, Neuropeptide, Receptor, Innate immune system and Invertebrate.
His studies deal with areas such as Genetics, Arousal and Neuronal circuits as well as Sensory system. His work carried out in the field of Mechanosensation brings together such families of science as Mechanotransduction and Gap junction. His Stimulation study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Functional imaging and Multisensory integration.
His primary areas of study are Caenorhabditis elegans, Neuroscience, Cell biology, Mechanosensation and Nervous system. His Caenorhabditis elegans research includes themes of Arousal, Genome, Gene family, Receptor and Egg laying. His Neuroscience research incorporates elements of Network science and Network control.
His Cell biology study incorporates themes from Ankyrin and Mechanoreceptor. His research integrates issues of Nerve net and Electrical Synapses in his study of Nervous system. His work deals with themes such as Stimulation, Functional imaging and Sensory biology, which intersect with Biological neural network.
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Guidelines on nicotine dose selection for in vivo research
Shannon G. Matta;David J. Balfour;Neal L. Benowitz;R. Thomas Boyd.
Genetic and pharmacological suppression of oncogenic mutations in ras genes of yeast and humans.
William R. Schafer;Rosalind Kim;Rachel Sterne;Jeremy Thorner.
Protein prenylation: genes, enzymes, targets, and functions.
William R. Schafer;Jasper Rine.
Annual Review of Genetics (1992)
Optical Imaging of Calcium Transients in Neurons and Pharyngeal Muscle of C. elegans
Rex Kerr;Varda Lev-Ram;Geoff Baird;Pierre Vincent.
A calcium-channel homologue required for adaptation to dopamine and serotonin in Caenorhabditis elegans
William R. Schafer;Cynthia J. Kenyon.
In vivo imaging of C. elegans ASH neurons: Cellular response and adaptation to chemical repellents
Massimo A Hilliard;Alfonso J Apicella;Rex Kerr;Hiroshi Suzuki.
The EMBO Journal (2005)
In Vivo Imaging of C. elegans Mechanosensory Neurons Demonstrates a Specific Role for the MEC-4 Channel in the Process of Gentle Touch Sensation
Hiroshi Suzuki;Rex Kerr;Laura Bianchi;Christian Frøkjær-Jensen;Christian Frøkjær-Jensen.
The Insulin/PI 3-Kinase Pathway Regulates Salt Chemotaxis Learning in Caenorhabditis elegans
Masahiro Tomioka;Takeshi Adachi;Hiroshi Suzuki;Hirofumi Kunitomo.
The Rich Club of the C. elegans Neuronal Connectome
Emma K. Towlson;Petra E. Vértes;Sebastian E. Ahnert;William R. Schafer.
The Journal of Neuroscience (2013)
Network control principles predict neuron function in the Caenorhabditis elegans connectome
Gang Yan;Petra E. Vértes;Emma K. Towlson;Yee Lian Chew.
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