Recommended Readings: Leslie B. Vosshall, Ph.D. Monday October 19, 2020

Recommended Readings: Leslie B. Vosshall, Ph.D. Monday October 19, 2020

Webinar Monday Lecture Series  Leslie B. Vosshall, Ph.D

(open to the Tri-I community)

Monday, October 19, 2020

Leslie B. Vosshall, Ph.D

Robin Chemers Neustein Professor and Head

Laboratory of Neurogenics and Behavior

The Rockefeller University

Sex and the Single Splice: Making Male Mosquitoes Love Humans


Recommended Readings:

 Empirical Articles

Jové, V, Z Gong, FJH Hol, Z Zhao, et al. (2020). Sensory Discrimination of Blood and Floral Nectar by Aedes aegypti Mosquitoes. NEURON. In Press

Basrur NS, De Obaldia ME, Morita T, Herre M, et al. (2020). fruitless mutant male mosquitoes gain attraction to human odor. bioRxiv doi:

Jové, V, Z Gong, FJH Hol, Z Zhao, et al. (2020). The Taste of Blood in Mosquitoes. bioRxiv doi:

Matthews, Benjamin J.; McBride, Carolyn S.; DeGennaro, Matthew; et al. (2016). The neurotranscriptome of the Aedes aegypti mosquito. BMC GENOMICS. 17

Kistler K, LB Vosshall, BJ Matthews. (2015). Genome-engineering with CRISPR-Cas9 in the mosquito Aedes aegypti. bioRxiv

Kistler, Kathryn E.; Vosshall, Leslie B.; Matthews, Benjamin J. (2015). Genome Engineering with CRISPR-Cas9 in the Mosquito Aedes aegypti. CELL REPORTS. 11 (1): 51-60

Review Papers

Vosshall, Leslie B. (2008). Scent of a fly. NEURON. 59 (5): 685-689

Vosshall, Leslie B. (2007). Into the mind of a fly. NATURE. 450 (7167): 193-197

Book Chapter

Touhara, Kazushige; Vosshall, Leslie B. (2009). Sensing Odorants and Pheromones with Chemosensory Receptors. ANNUAL REVIEW OF PHYSIOLOGY. 71: 307-332

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Ilaria Ceglia, Ph.D., Science Informationist - Ilaria joined the Markus Library Team in 2017. As science liaison between the Rockefeller scientific community and the library, Ilaria assists Rockefeller scientists find, and effectively use, the scholarly communication tools available at the library, provides customized literature searching, delivers research information reports and publications metric analysis to enhance collaborations between Rockefeller and leading scientific institutions, provides access to digital content to manage large data freely accessible. Ilaria manages a drug development database to perform clinical literature searches and drugs pipeline reports for Rockefeller research faculty, scientists and clinicians. As the NIH compliance monitor for the Rockefeller University, Ilaria helps faculty to solve scientific submission requirements issues and ensures Rockefeller remains compliant with NIH Public Access Policy. Her role also includes evaluate and select new databases to complement other resource center services, organize tutorial training sessions in areas of life sciences and on the use of reference management platforms F1000 Workspace, Scopus, Web of Science and PubMed literature searching, managing recommendation readings library blog for lectures and special seminars. Ilaria is a neuroscientist and a former Rockefeller postdoctoral and research associate of Dr. Paul Greengard’s laboratory. She was a Research Assistant Professor at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York and an Adjunct Assistant Professor at City College and Hunter College in New York, where she taught Cell Biology and Biochemistry. As an Italian expat living in New York, Ilaria is an enthusiastic proponent of Italian culture among friends and colleagues.