de Belle lab @
the University of Nevada
Las Vegas



Publications

JS de Belle, 2002. Unifying the genetics of behavior. Nat Genet, 31, 329-30 (online: 3 June 2002, doi:10.1038/ng915). [PDF]

C Helfrich-Förster, J Wulf, JS de Belle, 2002. Mushroom body influence on locomotor activity and circadian rhythms in Drosophila melanogaster. J Neurogenet, 16, 73-109. [PUBMED] [PDF]

KA Osborne, JS de Belle, MB Sokolowski, 2001. Foraging behavior in Drosophila larvae: mushroom body ablation. Chem Senses 26, 223-30. [PUBMED] [PDF]

J DeZazzo, D Sandstrom, JS de Belle, K Velinzon, P Smith, L Grady, M DelVecchio, M Ramaswami, T Tully, 2000. nalyot, a mutation in the Drosophila myb-related Adf1 transcription factor, disrupts synapse formation and olfactory memory. Neuron 27, 145-58. [PDF]

TS Sweeney, A Hidalgo, JS de Belle, H Keshishian, 2000. Functional ablation. Pp. 449-77 in Drosophila Protocols, B Sullivan, M Ashburner, S Hawley (eds), Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, NY.

JS de Belle, R Kanzaki, 1999. Protocerebral olfactory processing. Pp. 243-281 in Insect Olfaction, BS Hansson (ed), Springer.

JD Armstrong, JS de Belle, Z Wang, K Kaiser, 1998. Metamorphosis of the mushroom bodies; large scale rearrangements of the neural substrates for associative learning and memory in Drosophila. Learn Mem 5, 102-14. [PDF]

RF Stocker, G Heimbeck, N Gendre, JS de Belle, 1997. Neuroblast ablation in Drosophila P[GAL4] lines reveals origins of antennal target interneurons. J Neurobiol 32, 443-56. [PDF]

CJ Varnam, R Strauss, JS de Belle, MB Sokolowski, 1996. Larval behavior of central complex mutants in Drosophila melanogaster: Interactions between no bridge, foraging and Chaser. J Neurogenet 11, 99-115. [PUBMED]

JS de Belle, M Heisenberg, 1996. Expression of Drosophila mushroom body mutations in alternative genetic backgrounds: A case study of the mushroom body miniature gene (mbm). Proc Natl Acad Sc. USA 93, 9875-80. [PDF]

JS de Belle, 1995. Mushroom body subdomains in Drosophila: Innate or learned representations of odor preference and sexual orientation? Neuron 15, 245-7. [PDF]

JS de Belle, M Heisenberg, 1994. Associative odor learning in Drosophila abolished by chemical ablation of mushroom bodies. Science 263, 692-5. [PDF]

LA Krubitzer, RK Belew, CRB Boake, E Boncinelli, EA Brenowitz, JS de Belle, JS Edwards, WPM Geraerts, CP Kyriacou, GL Gabor Miklos, F von Schilcher, 1994. How do evolution and behavior interact? Pp. 295-305 in Flexibility and Constraint in Behavioral Systems, RJ Greenspan, CP Kyriacou (eds), Wiley.

JS de Belle, MB Sokolowski, AJ Hilliker, 1993. Genetic analysis of the foraging microregion of Drosophila melanogaster. Genome 36, 94-101. [PUBMED]

JS de Belle, AJ Hilliker, MB Sokolowski, 1989. Genetic localization of foraging (for): A major gene for larval behavior in Drosophila melanogaster. Genetics 123, 157-63. [PDF]

JS de Belle, MB Sokolowski, 1989. Rover/sitter foraging behavior in Drosophila melanogaster: Genetic localization to chromosome 2L using compound autosomes. J Insect Behav 2, 291-9.

JS de Belle, MB Sokolowski, 1987. Heredity of rover/sitter: alternative foraging strategies of Drosophila melanogaster larvae. Heredity 59, 73-83.e

Abstracts

CN Serway, ML Ginsburg, JS de Belle. A comprehensive study of a new memory mutant, mushroom body miniatureB (mbmB). J Neurogenet, in press. 9th European Symposium of Drosophila Neurogenetics (ESDN9), Dijon, France. 7-11.9.2002.
http://www.u-bourgogne.fr/ZOOLOGIE/Neurofly/Index.html

JS de Belle, SP Roberts. Stress-induced disruption of mushroom body development in Drosophila J Neurogenet, in press. ESDN9. 7-11.9.2002.
http://www.u-bourgogne.fr/ZOOLOGIE/Neurofly/Index.html

CN Serway, ML Ginsburg, JS de Belle. The ABC's of mbmB: An anatomical, behavioral and calycal analysis of mushroom body miniature B. 43rd Drosophila Research Conference (DRC43), San Diego, CA. 10-14.4.2002.

JS de Belle, RR Kaufman, R Strauss. Mushroom body influence on locomotor behavior in Drosophila. DRC43. 10-14.4.2002.

JS de Belle, J Wulf, C Helfrich-Förster. Mushroom body influence on locomotor activity and circadian rhythms in Drosophila. DRC43. 10-14.4.2002.

ML Ginsburg, JS de Belle. Development of the Drosophila mushroom bodies in the mushroom body miniature B and mushroom body miniature C mutants. DRC43. 10-14.4.2002.

SP Roberts, JS de Belle. Anatomical and behavioral consequences of stress-induced disruption of Drosophila mushroom body development. DRC43. 10-14.4.2002.

JS de Belle. Effects of genetic and chemical brain surgery on learning and memory in Drosophila. Pavlovian Society Meeting, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ. 11-13.9.2001.

JS de Belle, R Strauss. Abnormal locomotor behavior in mushroom body structural mutants of Drosophila melanogaster. J Neurogenet, in press. ESDN8, Alicante, Spain. 23-27.9.2000.
http://in.umh.es/Neurofly/

A Alldredge, JS de Belle. The function of antennal lobe interneurons in olfactory behavior in Drosophila melanogaster. 41st Drosophila Research Conference (DRC41), Pittsburgh, PA. 22-26.3.2000.

ML Ginsburg, JS de Belle. Influence of mushroom body mutations on central nervous system development in Drosophila. DRC41. 22-26.3.2000.

KMC O'Dell, X An, JS de Belle, K Kaiser. Secrets and flies: How Drosophila recognizes their mates. J Neurogenet, in press. ESDN7, Warwick, England, UK. 6-10.9.1998.
http://www.bio.warwick.ac.uk/neurofly98/abstracts.htm