Selected Publications

  1. Asahina K. Neuromodulation and Strategic Action Choice in Drosophila Aggression. Annu Rev Neurosci. 2017Jul 25; 40:51-75. doi: 10.1146/annurev-neuro-072116-031240.
  2. Kennedy, A., Asahina, K., Hoopfer, E., Inagaki, H., Jung, Y., Lee, H., Remedios, R., Anderson, D.J. Internal states and behavioral decision-making: toward an integration of emotion and cognition. Cold Spring Harb Symp Quant Biol. pii: 024984. [Epub ahead of print] (2015)
  3. Asahina, K., Watanabe, K., Duistermars, B.J., Hoopfer, E., González, C.R., Eyjólfsdóttir, E.A., Perona, P., Anderson, D.J. Sexually dimorphic Tachykinin-expressing neurons control male-specific aggression in DrosophilaCell 156, 221-235 (2014)Reviewed in Current Biology (Pavlou et al., Curr. Biol 24, 6 (2014): doi:10.1016/j.cub.2014.02.017)
  4. Asahina, K.*, Louis, M.*, Piccinotti, S. and Vosshall, L.B. A circuit supporting concentration-invariant odor perception in DrosophilaJ. Biol. 8, 9 (Epub) (2009) (* equal contribution)Reviewed in Journal of Biology Minireview (Kim and Wang, J. Biol. 8, 4 (2009): doi:10.1186/jbiol106 Research Highlight: Nature 457, 639 (2009): doi:10.1038/457639c
  5. Asahina, K., Pavlenkovich, V., and Vosshall, L.B. The survival advantage of olfaction in a competitive environment. Curr, Biol. 18, 1153-1155 (2008).
  6. Asahina, K. and Benton, R., Meeting Report: Smell and Taste on a high – Symposium on Chemical Senses: From Genes to Perception. EMBO Report 8, 634-638 (2007).
  7. Fishilevich, E., Domingos, A.I., Asahina, K., Naef, F., Vosshall, L.B. and Louis, M. Chemotaxis behavior mediated by single larval olfactory neurons in DrosophilaCurr Biol 15, 2086-2096 (2005).

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