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Section on Neural Function

Selected Publications

Ecdysis

Diao, F., Elliott, A., Diao, F., Shah, S., White, B. H. (2017) eLife Nov 22;6. pii: e29797. Neuromodulatory connectivity defines the structure of a behavioral neural network. PMID: 29165248

Diao F, Mena W, Shi J, Park D, Diao F, Taghert P, Ewer J, White BH. The splice isoforms of the Drosophila Ecdysis Triggering Hormone Receptor have developmentally distinct roles. (2016) Genetics. 202:175-89. PMID: 26534952

Peabody, N. C. and White, B. H.  (2013) J. Exp. Biol. 216:4395-4402. Eclosion gates progression of the adult ecdysis sequence in Drosophila. PMID:24031052

Luan H, Diao F, Peabody NC, White BH. Command and compensation in a neuromodulatory decision network. (2012) J Neurosci. 32:880-9. PMID: 22262886

Peabody NC, Pohl JB, Diao F, Vreede AP, Sandstrom DJ, Wang H, Zelensky PK, White BH. Characterization of the decision network for wing expansion in Drosophila using targeted expression of the TRPM8 channel. (2009) J Neurosci. 29:3343-53. PMID: 19295141

Genetic Tools

Dolan, M.-J., Luan, H., Shropshire, W.C., Sutcliffe, B., Cocanougher, B., Scott, R.L., Frechter, S., Zlatic, M., Jefferis, G.S.X.E., White, B.H. (2017) Genetics 206:775-784. Facilitating neuron-specific genetic manipulations in Drosophila using a Split GAL4 repressor. PMID: 28363977

Diao F, Ironfield H, Luan H, Diao F, Shropshire WC, Ewer J, Marr E, Potter CJ, Landgraf M, White BH. (2015) Cell Rep. 10:1410-21. Plug-and-play genetic access to Drosophila cell types using exchangeable exon cassettes. PMID: 25732830

Diao, F. and White, B. H.  (2012) Genetics 190: 1139–1144. A novel approach for directing transgene expression in Drosophila: T2A-Gal4 In-Frame Fusion. PMID: 22209908

Luan, H., Peabody, N.C., Vinson, C.R., and White B. H. (2006) Neuron 52:425-436. Refined spatial manipulation of neuronal function by combinatorial restriction of transgene expression. PMID: 17088209

Reviews

White, B.H. (2016) J. Neurogenet. 30:54-61.What genetic model organisms offer the study of behavior and neural circuits. PMID: 27328841

White BH, Ewer J. (2014) Annu Rev Entomol. 59:363-81.Neural and hormonal control of postecdysial behaviors in insects. PMID: 24160420

Luan H, White BH. (2007) Curr Opin Neurobiol. 17:572-80. Combinatorial methods for refined neuronal gene targeting. PMID: 18024005

Complete List of Dr. White’s Publications