Recommended Readings: S. Lawrence Zipursky, Ph.D.

Friday Lecture Series

Cell Recognition and the Assembly of Neural Circuits

S. Lawrence Zipursky, Ph.D., professor, biological chemistry,

David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles;

investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

November 15, 2013

3:45 p.m.-5:00 p.m. (Refreshments, 3:15 p.m., Abby Lounge)

Caspary Auditorium

Recommended Readings

Hattori, D., Demir, E., Kim, H. W., Viragh, E., Zipursky, S. L., & Dickson, B. J. (2007). Dscam diversity is essential for neuronal wiring and self-recognition. Nature, 449(7159), 223-227

Hattori, D., Millard, S. S., Wojtowicz, W. M., & Zipursky, S. L. (2008). Dscam-mediated cell recognition regulates neural circuit formation. Annual Review of Cell and Developmental Biology 24 , pp. 597-620

Hummel, T., Vasconcelos, M. L., Clemens, J. C., Fishilevich, Y., Vosshall, L. B., & Zipursky, S. L. (2003). Axonal targeting of olfactory receptor neurons in drosophila is controlled by dscam. Neuron, 37(2), 221-231

Wojtowicz, W. M., Wu, W., Andre, I., Qian, B., Baker, D., & Zipursky, S. L. (2007). A vast repertoire of dscam binding specificities arises from modular interactions of variable ig domains. Cell, 130(6), 1134-1145

Zhu, Y., Nern, A., Zipursky, S. L., & Frye, M. A. (2009). Peripheral visual circuits functionally segregate motion and phototaxis behaviors in the fly. Current Biology, 19(7), 613-619

Zipursky, S. L., & Sanes, J. R. (2010). Chemoaffinity revisited: Dscams, protocadherins, and neural circuit assembly. Cell, 143(3), 343-353