Open-Source Computational Framework for Studying Drosophila Behavioral Phase. Kostadinov B, Pettibone HL, Bell EV, Zhou X, Pranevicius A, Shafer OT and Fernández MP* (2021). Star Protocols 2 (1). doi.org/10.1016/j.xpro.2020.100285

*corresponding author

Long-term dietary restriction leads to development of alternative fighting strategies. Legros, J, Tang G, Gautrais J, Fernández MP and Trannoy S (2021). Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience 14:166. doi.org/10.3389/fnbeh.2020.599676.

Masculinized Drosophila females adapt their fighting strategies to their opponent. Rachel E Monyak, Nicole M. Golbari, Yick-Bun Chan, Ausra Pranevicius, Grace Tang, Maria Paz Fernandez, and Edward A.Kravitz. (2021) In Press in J. Exp. Biol

Sites of Circadian Clock Neuron Plasticity Mediate Sensory Integration and Entrainment in Drosophila.  Fernández MP*, Pettibone HL, Bogart JT, Roell CJ, Davey CE, Pranevicius A, Huynh KV, Lennox SM, Kostadinov BS and Shafer OT*. (2020). Current Biology, 30, 1-13.

* co-corresponding authors

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

* co-corresponding authors

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

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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.

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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.

 

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