• Lecompte, M., Cattaert, D., Vincent, A., Birman, S.*, Chérif-Zahar, B.* (2019) Drosophila ammonium transporter Rh50 is required for integrity of larval muscles and neuromuscular system. J. Comp. Neurol. In press. doi:10.1002/cne.24742 *Co-last authors
    • Hajji, K., Mteyrek, M., Sun, J., Cassar, M., Mezghani, S., Leprince, J., Vaudry, D., Masmoudi-Kouki, O.*, Birman, S.* (2019) Neuroprotective effects of PACAP against paraquat-induced oxidative stress in the Drosophila central nervous system. Hum. Mol. Genet. 28(11):1905-1918 doi:10.1093/hmg/ddz031 *Co-last authors
    • Robin, M., Issa, A.-R., Santos, C. C., Napoletano, F., Petitgas, C., Chatelain, G., Ruby, M., Walter, L., Birman, S., Domingos, P. M., Calvi, B. R., Mollereau B. (2018) Drosophila p53 integrates the antagonism between autophagy and apoptosis in response to stress. Autophagy 15(5):771-784 doi:10.1080/15548627.2018.1558001
    • Issa A.-R., Sun J., Petitgas C., Mesquita A., Dulac A., Jenny A., Cherif-Zahar B., & Birman S. (2018) The lysosomal membrane protein LAMP2A promotes autophagic flux and prevents SNCA-induced Parkinson disease-like symptoms in the Drosophila brain. Autophagy 14(11):1898–1910, doi:10.1080/15548627.2018.1491489
    • Sun J., Xu A. Q., Giraud J., Poppinga H., Riemensperger T, Fiala A., Birman S. (2018) Neural control of startle-induced locomotion by the mushroom bodies and associated neurons in Drosophila. Front. Syst. Neurosci. 12:6. doi : 10.3389/fnsys.2018.00006
    • Arthaut L.-D., Jourdan N., Mteyrek A., Procopio M., El-Esawi M., d’Harlingue A., Bouchet P.-E., Witczak J., Ritz T., Klarsfeld A., Birman S., Usselman R. J., Hoecker U., Martino C. F., & Ahmad M. (2017) Blue-light induced accumulation of reactive oxygen species is a consequence of the Drosophila cryptochrome photocycle. PLOS One 12(3):e0171836, doi : 10.1371/journal.pone.0171836
    • Sitaraman D., Laferriere H., Birman S. & Zars T. (2012) Serotonin is critical for rewarded olfactory short-term memory in Drosophila. J. Neurogenet. 26:238-44
    • Sinakevitch I., Grau Y., Strausfeld N. J. & Birman S. (2010) Dynamics of glutamatergic signaling in the mushroom body of young adult Drosophila. Neural Dev. 5(1):10.
    • Hirsh J., Riemensperger T., Coulom H., Iché M., Coupar M. & Birman S. (2010) Roles of dopamine in circadian rhythmicity and extreme light sensitivity of circadian entrainment. Current Biology 20:209-214.
    • Liévens J. C., Iché M., Laval M., Faivre-Sarrailh C. & Birman S. (2008) AKT-sensitive or insensitive pathways of toxicity in glial cells and neurons in Drosophila models of Huntington’s disease. Hum. Mol. Genet. 17: 882-94.


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