Department of Neuroscience and Behavior

Barnard College

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Sites of Circadian Clock Neuron Plasticity Mediate Sensory Integration and Entrainment. Maria de la Paz Fernandez, Hannah L Pettibone, Casey J Roell, Khang V Huynh, Charles E Davey, Sarah M Lennox, Boyan S Kostadinov, Orie T Shafer. 

(Biorxv: https://www.biorxiv.org/content/10.1101/794537v1)

Characterization of the Sexually Dimorphic fruitless Neurons That Regulate Copulation Duration. Jois S, Chan YB, Fernandez MP, Leung AK. Front Physiol. 2018 Jun 25;9:780. doi: 10.3389/fphys.2018.00780. eCollection 2018. PMID: 29988589

Aggression in Drosophila. Kravitz EA, Fernandez MP. Behav Neurosci. 2015 Oct;129(5):549-63. doi: 10.1037/bne0000089.  Epub 2015 Sep 7. Review. PMID: 26348714

Single serotonergic neurons that modulate aggression in Drosophila. Alekseyenko OV, Chan YB, Fernandez MP, Bülow T, Pankratz MJ, Kravitz EA. Curr Biol. 2014 Nov 17;24(22):2700-7. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2014.09.051. Epub 2014 Oct 30. PMID: 25447998

Octopamine neuromodulation regulates Gr32a-linked aggression and courtship pathways in Drosophila males. Andrews JC, Fernández MP, Yu Q, Leary GP, Leung AK, Kavanaugh MP, Kravitz EA, Certel SJ. PLoS Genet. 2014 May 22;10(5):e1004356. doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1004356. eCollection 2014 May. PMID: 24852170

Aggression and courtship in Drosophila: pheromonal communication and sex recognition. Fernández MP, Kravitz EA. J Comp Physiol A Neuroethol Sens Neural Behav Physiol. 2013. Nov;199(11):1065-76. doi: 10.1007/s00359-013-0851-5. Epub 2013 Sep 17. Review. PMID: 24043358

Pheromonal and behavioral cues trigger male-to-female aggression in Drosophila. Fernández MP, Chan YB, Yew JY, Billeter JC, Dreisewerd K, Levine JD, Kravitz EA. PLoS Biol. 2010 Nov 23;8(11):e1000541. doi: 10.1371/journal.pbio.1000541. Erratum in: PLoS Biol. 2010;8(12). doi:10.1371/annotation/1c19d040-9f9f-4b9f-b678-70f1fe387192. PMID: 21124886

Circadian remodeling of neuronal circuits involved in rhythmic behavior. Fernández MP, Berni J, Ceriani MF. PLoS Biol. 2008 Mar 25;6(3):e69. doi: 10.1371/journal.pbio.0060069. PMID: 18366255

The axon-guidance roundabout gene alters the pace of the Drosophila circadian clock. Berni J, Beckwith EJ, Fernández MP, Ceriani MF. Eur J Neurosci. 2008 Jan;27(2):396-407. doi: 10.1111/j.1460-9568.2007.06010.x. PMID: 18215236

A functional misexpression screen uncovers a role for enabled in progressive neurodegeneration. Rezával C, Berni J, Gorostiza EA, Werbajh S, Fagilde MM, Fernández MP, Beckwith EJ, Aranovich EJ, Sabio y García CA, Ceriani MF. PLoS One. 2008 Oct 8;3(10):e3332. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0003332. PMID: 18841196

The Drosophila circadian network is a seasonal timer. Stoleru D, Nawathean P, Fernández MP, Menet JS, Ceriani MF, Rosbash M. Cell. 2007 Apr 6;129(1):207-19. PMID: 17418796

Impaired clock output by altered connectivity in the circadian network. Fernández MP, Chu J, Villella A, Atkinson N, Kay SA and Ceriani MF (2007). Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104: 5650-5655

Seasonality in a native Mapuche population. Bekinschtein T, Negro, A, Goldin A, Fernández MP, Rosenbaum S and D.A. Golombek (2004).Biological Rhythms Research 35: 145-152.