Recommended Readings: Vanessa Ruta, Ph.D., February 26

Friday Lecture Series
The Detlev W. Bronk Alumni Lecture, Ph.D. Recruitment Lecture
Friday, February 26
3:45 p.m., Caspary Auditorium

Vanessa Ruta, Ph.D.
Gabrielle H. Reem and Herbert J. Kayden Assistant Professor,
Laboratory of Neurophysiology and Behavior,
The Rockefeller University

Neural Circuits for Adaptive Behaviors

Recommended Readings

Caron, S. J., Ruta, V., Abbott, L. F., & Axel, R. (2013). Random convergence of olfactory inputs in the Drosophila mushroom body. Nature, 497(7447), 113-117. doi: 10.1038/nature12063.

Clowney, E. J., Iguchi, S., Bussell, J. J., Scheer, E., & Ruta, V. (2015). Multimodal chemosensory circuits controlling male courtship in Drosophila. Neuron, 87(5), 1036-1049. doi: 10.1016/j.neuron.2015.07.025.

Cohn, R., Morantte, I., & Ruta, V. (2015). Coordinated and compartmentalized neuromodulation shapes sensory processing in Drosophila. Cell, 163(7), 1742-1755. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2015.11.019.

Recommended Readings: Leslie Vosshall Ph.D. Nov 30, 2009

Monday Lecture


Olfaction: From Perception to Receptors

Leslie Vosshall PhD

Chemers Family Associate Professor; Investigator HHMI
Laboratory of Neurogenetics and Behavior

The Rockefeller University

Nov. 30, 2009

Welch Hall, Level Two   4 p.m.

Recommended Articles:

 Su CY, Menuz K, Carlson JR.   2009.  Olfactory Perception: Receptors, Cells, and Circuits.  CELL  139(1): 45-59

  Wilson RI .  2008. Neural and behavioral mechanisms of olfactory perception. CURRENT OPINION IN NEUROBIOLOGY  18(4): 408-412

 Gottfried JA.  2008.  Perceptual and Neural Plasticity of Odor Quality Coding in the Human Brain.  CHEMOSENSORY PERCEPTION   1(2): 127-135    Request article from Markus Library.

Benton R, Sachse S, Michnick S, Vosshall L.  2006  Atypical membrane topology and heteromeric function of Drosophila odorant receptors in vivo.  PLoS Biology  4(2):240-257   

 Gottfried JA, Dolan RJ. 2003.  The nose smells what the eye sees: Crossmodal visual facilitation of human olfactory perceptionNEURON   39(2): 375-386

Ha TS, Smith DP.  2009.  Odorant and pheromone receptors in insects. Frontiers in Cellular Neuroscience.  3:10.

Menashe I, Abaffy T, Hasin Y, Goshen S, Yahalom V, Luetje CW, Lancet D.  2007.  Genetic elucidation of human hyperosmia to isovaleric acid. PLoS Biology  5(11):e284.

Yannis Michalakis & François Renaud.  2009.  Malaria: Evolution in vector control. Nature 462, 298-300