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Matthews BJ, CS McBride, M DeGennaro, O Despo, and LB Vosshall
The neurotranscriptome of the Aedes aegypti mosquito
BMC Genomics 17:32 (2016)

LB Vosshall
Book Review: No Failure, No Science
Cell 163:1563-1564 (2015)

Corfas RA and LB Vosshall
TRPA1 tunes mosquito thermotaxis to host temperatures
ELife e11750 (2015)

Corfas RA and LB Vosshall
TRPA1 tunes mosquito thermotaxis to host temperatures
doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1101/027896 (preprint: October 5, 2015)

Matthews BJ, CS McBride, M DeGennaro, O Despo, and LB Vosshall
The neurotranscriptome of the Aedes aegypti mosquito
doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1101/026823 (preprint: September 15, 2015)

Kistler KE, LB Vosshall, and BJ Matthews
Genome-engineering with CRISPR-Cas9 in the mosquito Aedes aegypti
Cell Rep. 11:51-60 (2015)

LB Vosshall
Commentary: Laying a controversial smell theory to rest
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 112:6525-6526 (2015).

Warren AS, C Aurrecoechea, B Brunk, P Desai, S Emrich, GI Giraldo-Calderón, O Harb, D Hix, D Lawson, D Machi, C Mao, M McClelland, E Nordberg, M Shukla, LB Vosshall, AR Wattam, R Will, HS Yoo, B Sobral
RNA-Rocket: An RNA-seq analysis resource for infectious disease research
Bioinformatics doi:10.1093/bioinformatics/btv002(2015)


Kistler KE, LB Vosshall, and BJ Matthews
Genome-engineering with CRISPR-Cas9 in the mosquito Aedes aegypti
doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1101/013276 (preprint: December 30, 2014)

McBride CS, F Baier, AB Omondi, SA Spitzer, J Lutomiah, R Sang, R Ignell, and LB Vosshall
Evolution of mosquito preference for humans linked to an odorant receptor
Nature 515:222-227(2014)

Bussell JJ, N Yapici, SX Zhang, BJ Dickson and LB Vosshall
Abdominal-B neurons control Drosophila virgin female receptivity
Current Biology 24:1584-1595(2014)

Bushdid C, MO Magnasco, LB Vosshall, and A Keller
Humans can discriminate more than 1 trillion olfactory stimuli
Science 343:1370-1372

McMeniman CJ, Corfas RA, Matthews BJ, Ritchie SA, Vosshall LB.
Multimodal integration of carbon dioxide and other sensory cues drives mosquito attraction to humans
Cell 156: 1060-1071 doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2013.12.044 (2014)

Ito K, Shinomiya K, Ito M, Armstrong JD, Boyan G, Hartenstein V, Harzsch S, Heisenberg M, Homberg U, Jenett A, Keshishian H, Restifo LL, Rössler W, Simpson JH, Strausfeld NJ, Strauss R, Vosshall LB; Insect Brain Name Working Group.
A systematic nomenclature for the insect brain
Supplemental Information
Neuron 81: 755-765 doi:10.1038/nn.3598 (2014)

Mainland JD, Keller A, Li YR, Zhou T, Trimmer C, Snyder LL, Moberly AH, Adipietro KA, Liu WLL, Zhuang H, Zhan S, Lee SL, Lin A, Matsunami H
The missense of smell: functional variability in the human odorant receptor repertoire
Nature Neuroscience doi:10.1038/nn.3598 (2013)

Crickmore MJ and Vosshall LB
Opposing dopaminergic and GABAergic neurons control the duration and persistence of copulation in Drosophila
Cell, 155:881-893 (2013)

Liesch J, Bellani LL, Vosshall LB
Functional and Genetic Characterization of Neuropeptide Y-Like Receptors in Aedes aegypti.
PLoS Negl Trop Dis 7(10): e2486. doi:10.1371/journal.pntd.0002486 (2013)

Keller A, Malaspina D
Hidden consequences of olfactory dysfunction: a patient report series.
BMC Ear, Nose and Throat Disorders 13:8 doi:10.1186/1472-6815-13-8 (2013)

Gasque G, Conway S, Huang J, Rao Y, Vosshall LB
Small molecule drug screening in Drosophila identifies the 5HT2A receptor as a feeding modulation target.
Sci Rep. Jul 2;3:srep02120. doi: 10.1038/srep02120. (2013)

DeGennaro M, McBride CS, Seeholzer L, Nakagawa T, Dennis EJ, Goldman C, Jasinskiene N, James AA, Vosshall LB
orco mutant mosquitoes lose strong preference for humans and are not repelled by volatile DEET.
Nature 498:487-491 (2013)

Bussell JJ, Vosshall LB.
Behavioral Neuroscience: Learning to Suckle with Signature Odor.
Current Biology 22:R907-909 (2012)

Keller A, Hempstead M, Gomez IA, Gilbert AN, Vosshall LB.
An olfactory demography of a diverse metropolitan population.
BMC Neurosci. 13:122 (2012)

Malaspina D, Goetz R, Keller A, Messinger JW, Bruder G, Goetz D, Opler M, Harlap S, Harkavy-Friedman J, Antonius D.
Olfactory Processing, Sex Effects and Heterogeneity in Schizophrenia
Schizophrenia Research 135:144-151 (2012)

Malaspina D, Keller A, Antonius D, Messinger JW, Goetz D, Harkavy-Friedman J, Goetz R, Harlap S.
Olfaction and Cognition in Schizophrenia: Sex Matters
The Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences 24:165-75 (2012)

Leslie B. Vosshall
The Glacial Pace of Scientific Publishing: Why It Hurts Everyone and What We Can Do To Fix It (Editorial)
The FASEB Journal 26:3589-3593 (2012)

Andreas Keller
Different noses for different mice and men
BMC Biology 10:75 (2012)

Tatsuro Nakagawa, Maurizio Pellegrino, Koji Sato, Leslie B. Vosshall, Kazushige Touhara
Amino Acid Residues Contributing to Function of the Heteromeric Insect Olfactory Receptor Complex
PloS ONE 7(3): e32372. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0032372 (2012)

Andreas Keller
Genes and Smells
The Biochemist 33:2-5 (2011)

Maurizio Pellegrino, Nicole Steinbach, Marcus C. Stensmyr, Bill S. Hansson, and Leslie B. Vosshall
A natural polymorphism alters odour and DEET sensitivity in an insect odorant receptor
Nature. 478:511-514 (2011)

Shelli F. Farhadian, Mayte Suarez-Farinas, Christine Cho, Maurizio Pellegrino, & Leslie B. Vosshall
Post-fasting olfactory, transcriptional, and feeding responses in Drosophila
Physiology & Behavior. 105:544-553 (2012)

Leslie B. Vosshall and Bill S. Hansson
A Unified Nomenclature System for the Insect Olfactory Coreceptor
Chem. Senses doi:10.1093/chemse/bjr022 (2011)

Jennifer J. Bussell and Leslie B. Vosshall
Chemical ecology: Reprogramming a termite monarchy
Nat. Chem. Biol. 6:637-638 (2010)

Andreas Keller
Art Exhibition: Shared Resources
Science 329:515 (2010).

Takeshi Imai, Hitoshi Sakano, and Leslie B. Vosshall
Topographic mapping--the olfactory system
Cold Spring Harb Perspect Biol. 2:a001776 (2010)

Maurizio Pellegrino, Takao Nakagawa, & Leslie B. Vosshall
Single Sensillum Recordings in the Insects Drosophila melanogaster and Anopheles gambiae
Journal of Visualized Experiments (JoVE) 2010 Feb 17;(36). pii: 1725. doi: 10.3791/1725. Published online: 17 February 2010

Andreas Keller
Odor Memories: The First Sniff Counts
Curr. Biol. 19:R988-R989 (2009).

Andreas Keller
Anthropology: The Cooking Ape
Science 325:394-395 (2009).

Leslie B. Vosshall and Matteo Carandini
Editorial Overview for the August 2009 Issue: Sensory Systems
Curr. Opin. Neurobiol. 19:343-344 (2009).

Takao Nakagawa and Leslie B. Vosshall
Controversy and consensus: noncanonical signaling mechanisms in the insect olfactory system
Curr. Opin. Neurobiol. 19:284-292 (2009).

Kazushige Touhara and Leslie B. Vosshall
Sensing Odorants and Pheromones with Chemosensory Receptors
Ann. Rev. Physiol. 71:307-332 (2009).

Kenta Asahina*, Matthieu Louis*, Silvia Piccinotti, and Leslie B. Vosshall
A circuit supporting concentration-invariant odor perception in Drosophila
J. Biol. 8:9 (2009).
Link to electronic version of this article
Link to Additional files for this article
Minireview by Kim and Wang
Faculty of 1000 Biology Evaluation: F1000 Factor 6.0 (Must Read) (Jan. 26, 2009)
Featured in Nature Research Highlights (Feb. 5, 2009)

Richard Benton, Kirsten S. Vannice, Carolina Gomez-Diaz, and Leslie B. Vosshall
Variant Ionotropic Glutamate Receptors as Chemosensory Receptors in Drosophila
Cell 136:149-162 (2009).
Supplemental Data
Preview by Spletter and Luo
Faculty of 1000 Biology Evaluation: F1000 Factor 9.0 (Exceptional) (Jan. 15, 2009)

Leslie B. Vosshall
Genetics of chemosensory transduction: taste and smell
in Bier, E. (ed.), The Legacy of Drosophila Genetics: From 'defining the gene' to 'analyzing genome function'
The Biomedical & Life Sciences Collection
Henry Stewart Talks Ltd., London (2008)

Andreas Keller
Physiology: Toward the Dominance of Vision?
Science 320:319 (2008).

Andreas Keller and Leslie B. Vosshall
Better smelling through genetics: mammalian odor perception
Curr. Opin. Neurobiol. 18:364-369 (2008).

Leslie B. Vosshall
Minireview: Scent of a Fly.
Neuron 59:685-689 (2008).

Kenta Asahina, Viktoryia Pavlenkovich, and Leslie B. Vosshall
The survival advantage of olfaction in a competitive environment
Current Biology 2008 July 30 [Epub ahead of print].
Supporting Online Material

Koji Sato, Maurizio Pellegrino, Takao Nakagawa, Tatsuro Nakagawa, Leslie B. Vosshall, Kazushige Touhara
Insect olfactory receptors are heteromeric ligand-gated ion channels
Nature 452:1002-1006 (2008).
Supporting Online Material
Preview by Ha and Smith
Faculty of 1000 Biology Evaluation: F1000 Factor 6.0 (Must Read) (May 13, 2008)

Mathias Ditzen, Maurizio Pellegrino, and Leslie B. Vosshall
Insect odorant receptors are molecular targets of the insect repellent DEET
Science 319:1838-1842 (2008).
Supporting Online Material
Faculty of 1000 Biology Evaluation: F1000 Factor 6.4 (Must Read) (April 1-17, 2008)

Matthieu Louis, Silvia Piccinotti, & Leslie B. Vosshall
High-resolution measurement of odor-driven behavior in Drosophila larvae
Journal of Visualized Experiments (JoVE). Published online: 3 January 2008

Matthieu Louis, Thomas Huber, Richard Benton, Thomas P Sakmar & Leslie B. Vosshall
Bilateral olfactory sensory input enhances chemotaxis behavior
Nature Neuroscience 11:187-199 (2008).
Supplementary Figures

Silke Sachse, Erroll Rueckert, Andreas Keller, Ryuichi Okada, Nobuaki K. Tanaka, Kei Ito, & Leslie B. Vosshall
Activity-Dependent Plasticity in an Olfactory Circuit
Neuron 56:838-850 (2007).
Supplementary Figures

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

Richard Benton, Kirsten S. Vannice, & Leslie B. Vosshall
An essential role for a CD36-related receptor in pheromone detection in Drosophila
Nature 450:289-293 (2007).
Supplementary Materials

Andreas Keller*, Hanyi Zhuang*, Qiuyi Chi, Leslie B. Vosshall & Hiroaki Matsunami (*equal contribution)
Genetic variation in a human odorant receptor alters odour perception
Nature 449:468-472 (2007).
Supplementary Materials
Faculty of 1000 Biology Evaluation: F1000 Factor 6.4 (Must Read) (Oct.-Nov. 2007)

Leslie B. Vosshall and Reinhard F. Stocker
Molecular architecture of smell and taste in Drosophila
Ann. Rev. Neurosci. 30:505-533 (2007).

Kenta Asahina and Richard Benton
Smell and taste on a high: Symposium on Chemical Senses: From Genes to Perception
EMBO Rep. 8:634-638 (2007).

Jennifer E. Mehren
Mate Recognition: Should Fly Stay or Should Fly Go?
Curr Biol. 17:R240-242 (2007).

Philippe P. Laissue and Leslie B. Vosshall
The Olfactory Sensory Map in Drosophila
Chapter in "Brain Development in Drosophila," edited by G. Technau.

Andreas Keller and Leslie B. Vosshall
Influence of odorant receptor repertoire on odor perception in humans and fruit flies
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 104:5614-9 (2007).
Supplemental Figures, Methods, and Tables
Supplemental Movie 1
Supplemental Movie 2
Supplemental Movie 3

Andreas Keller
Drosophila melanogaster's history as a human commensal
Curr Biol. 17:R77-81 (2007).

Walton D. Jones WD, Pelin Cayirlioglu, Ilona Grunwald Kadow, and Leslie B. Vosshall
Two chemosensory receptors together mediate carbon dioxide detection in Drosophila
Nature 445:86-90 (2007).
Supplementary Data
News & Views
Faculty of 1000 Biology Evaluation: F1000 Factor 6.4 (Must Read) (Jan.-Feb. 2007)

Richard Benton, Silke Sachse, Stephen W. Michnick, and Leslie B. Vosshall
Atypical membrane topology and heteromeric function of Drosophila odorant receptors in vivo
PLoS Biol. 4:e20 (2006).
Faculty of 1000 Biology Evaluation: F1000 Factor 6.8 (Must Read) (March-Nov. 2006)

Richard Benton
On the ORigin of smell: odorant receptors in insects
Cell Mol Life Sci. 63:1579-1585 (2006).

Elane Fishilevich, Ana I. Domingos, Kenta Asahina, Félix Naef, Leslie B. Vosshall, and Matthieu Louis
Chemotaxis Behavior Mediated by Single Larval Olfactory Neurons in Drosophila
Curr. Biol. 15:2086-2096 (2005).
Supplemental Data

Elane Fishilevich & Leslie B. Vosshall.
Genetic and Functional Subdivison of the Drosophila Antennal Lobe
Curr. Biol. 15:1548-1553 (2005).
Supplemental Z-stack Movies from Figure 2

Leslie B. Vosshall.
Social Signals: The Secret Language of Mice
Curr. Biol. 15:R255-257 (2005).

Walton D. Jones, Thuy-Ai T. Nguyen, Brian Kloss, Kevin J. Lee, and Leslie B. Vosshall.
Functional conservation of an insect odorant receptor gene across 250 million years of evolution
Curr. Biol. 15:R119-121 (2005).

Leslie B. Vosshall & Marcus C. Stensmyr.
Wake up and Smell the Pheromones
Neuron. 45:179-81(2005).

Leslie B. Vosshall.
Olfaction: attracting both sperm and the nose
Curr. Biol. 14:R918-20 (2004).

Keene AC, M Stratmann, A Keller, PN Perrat, LB Vosshall, and S Waddell.
Diverse odor-conditioned memories require uniquely timed dorsal paired medial neuron output
Neuron. 44:521-533 (2004).
Faculty of 1000 Biology Evaluation: F1000 Factor 3.0 (Recommended) (April 1, 2005)

Keller, A and LB Vosshall. 2004.
Human olfactory psychophysics
Curr. Biol. 14:R875-878 (2004).

Mattias Larsson, Ana I. Domingos, Walton D. Jones, M. Eugenia Chiappe, Hubert Amrein, & Leslie B. Vosshall.
Or83b encodes a broadly expressed odorant receptor essential for Drosophila olfaction
Neuron. 43:703-714 (2004).
Faculty of 1000 Biology Evaluation: F1000 Factor 3.2 (Recommended) (Sept.-Oct. 2004)

Leslie B. Vosshall.
Diversity and expression of odorant receptors in Drosophila
In Insect Pheromone Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. (eds. G.J. Blomquist and R.G. Vogt), pp. 567-591, Elsevier Academic Press, London (2003).

Andreas Keller & Leslie B Vosshall
A psychophysical test of the vibration theory of olfaction
Nature Neurosci. 4:337-338 (2004)
Nature Neuroscience editorial about our paper (April 2004).

Lauren Giarratani and Leslie B. Vosshall
Toward a Molecular Description of Pheromone Perception
Neuron 39:881-883 (2003)

Vosshall LB
Putting Smell on the Map
Trends Neurosci. 26:169-170 (2003)

Keller A, Vosshall LB
Decoding Olfaction in Drosophila
Curr. Opin. Neurobiol. 13:103-110 (2003)

Wang JW, Wong AM, Flores J, Vosshall LB, Axel R.
Two-photon calcium imaging reveals an odor-evoked map of activity in the fly brain.
Cell 112:271-282 (2003)
Faculty of 1000 Biology Evaluation: F1000 Factor 8.2 (Exceptional) (Feb.-April 2003)

Hummel T, Vasconcelos ML, Clemens JC, Fishilevich Y, Vosshall LB, Zipursky SL.
Axonal targeting of olfactory receptor neurons in Drosophila is controlled by dscam
Neuron 37:221-31 (2003)

Vosshall LB
How the Brain Sees Smells
Dev. Cell 1: 588-590 (2001)

Vosshall LB
The Molecular Logic of Olfaction in Drosophila
Chem. Senses 26: 207-213 (2001)

Vosshall LB
Olfaction in Drosophila
Curr. Opin. Neurobiol. 10:498-503 (2000)

Vosshall LB, Wong AM, Axel R.
An Olfactory Sensory Map in the Fly Brain
Cell 102: 147-159 (2000)

Rubin, GM, MD Yandell, JR Wortman, GLG Miklos, CR Nelson, IK Hariharan, ME Fortini, PW Li, R Apweiler, W Fleischmann, JM Cherry, S Henikoff, MP Skupski, S Misra, M Ashburner, E Birney, MS Boguski, T Brody, P Brokstein, SE Celniker, SA Chervitz, D Coates, A Cravchik, A Gabrielian, RF Galle, WM Gelbart, RA George, LSB Goldstein, NL Harris, B Hay, RA Hoskins, RO Hynes, SJM Jones, PM Kuehl, B Lemaitre, JT Littleton, DK Morrison, C Mungall, P O'Farrell, OK Pickeral, C Shue, LB Vosshall, J Zhang, R Gibbs, MD Adams, JC Venter, and S Lewis.
Comparative Genomics of the Eukaryotes
Science 287:2204-2215 (2000).

Vosshall LB, Amrein H, Morozov PS, Rzhetsky A, Axel R
A Spatial Map of Olfactory Receptor Expression in the Drosophila Antenna
Cell 96: 725-736 (1999)

Vassar, R, SK Chao, R Sitcheran, J Nunez, LB Vosshall, and R Axel.
Topographic Organization of Sensory Projections to the Olfactory Bulb
Cell 79:981-991 (1994)

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