The Neural Basis of Innate Behavior: From Genes to Circuits
Friday, May 25, 2007
Caspary Auditorium 3:45 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. Tea at 3:15 p.m. in the Abby Lounge
Recommended Review Article
Manoli, D. S., Meissner, G. W. and Baker, B. S. (2006).Blueprints for behavior: genetic specification of neural circuitry for innate behaviors. Trends in Neurosciences 29:444-451.
Billeter, J. C., Villella, A., Allendorfer, J. B., Dornan, A. J., Richardson, M., Gailey, D. A. and Goodwin, S. F. (2006).Isoform-specific control of male neuronal differentiation and behavior in Drosophila by the fruitless gene. Current Biology 16:1063-1076.
Carvalho, G. B., Kapahi, P., Anderson, D. J. and Benzer, S. (2006).Allocrine modulation of feeding behavior by the sex peptide of Drosophila. Current Biology 16:692-696.
Choi, G. B., Dong, H. W., Murphy, A. J., Valenzuela, D. M., Yancopoulos, G. D., Swanson, L. W. and Anderson, D. J. (2005).Lhx6 delineates a pathway mediating innate reproductive behaviors from the amygdala to the hypothalamus. Neuron 46:647-660.
Suh, G. S. B., Wong, A. M., Hergarden, A. C., Wang, J. W., Simon, A. F., Benzer, S., Axel, R. and Anderson, D. J. (2004).A single population of olfactory sensory neurons mediates an innate avoidance behaviour in Drosophila. Nature 431:854-859.