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Publications of Doctoral Candidates of the RTG-NCA


publications: core projects

Minimal circuit motifs for second-order conditioning in the insect mushroom body
Jürgensen AM, Schmitt FJ, Rössler W, Strube-Bloss MF, Nawrot MP.
bioRxiv, preprint,

The mushroom body output encodes behavioral decision during sensory-motor transformation
Arican C, Schmitt FJ, Rössler W, Strube-Bloss MF, Nawrot MP.
Curr Biol 2023, Aug 2; awad136. doi: 10.1093/brain/awad136. Online ahead of print.

SARM1 deletion delays cerebellar but not spinal cord degeneration in an enhanced mouse model of SPG7 deficiency
Montoro-Gàmez C, Nolte H, Molinié T, Evangelista G, Tröder S, Barth E, Popovic M, Trifunovic A, Zevnik B, Langer T, Rugarli EI.
Brain 2023, Apr 22; awad136. doi: 10.1093/brain/awad136. Online ahead of print.

Long-Term SMN- and Ncald-ASO Combinatorial Therapy in SMA Mice and NCALD-ASO Treatment in hiPSC-Derived Motor Neurons Show Protective Effects
Muiños-Bühl A, Rombo R, Ling KK, Zilio E, Rigo F, Bennett CF, Wirth B
Int J Mol Sci 2023, Feb; 24(4):4198

Efficient parameter calibration and real-time simulation of large-scale spiking neural networks with GeNN and NEST
Schmitt FJ , Rostami V, Nawrot MP
Front Neuroinform Feb 2023; 941696


publications: further collaborative projects

Nutrient-sensing AgRP neurons relay control of liver autophagy during energy deprivation
Chen W, Mehlkop O, Scharn A, Nolte H, Klemm P, Henschke S, Steuernagel L, Sotelo-Hitschfeld T, Kaya E, Wunderlich CM, Langer T, Kononenko NL, Givalisco P, Brüning JC.
Cell Metabolism, 2023 May 2; 35(5):786

Complementary lateral hypothalamic populations resist hunger pressure to balance nutritional and social needs
Petzold A, van den Munhof HE, Figge-Schlensok R, Korotkova T
Cell Metabolism, 2023 Mar 7; 35(3):456




publications: core projects

Subsets of leg proprioceptors influence leg kinematics but not interleg coordination in Drosophila melanogaster walking
Chockley AS, Dinges GF, Di Cristina G, Ratican S, Bockemühl T, Büschges A.
J Exp Biol 2022 Oct 21;jeb.244245. Online ahead of print.

Autophagy regulates neuronal excitability by controlling cAMP/protein kinase A signaling at the synapse
Overhoff M, Tellkamp F, Hess S, Tolve M, Tutas J, Faerfers M, Ickert L, Mohammadi M, De Bruyckere E, Kallergi E, Delle Vode A, Nikoletopoulou V, Wirth B, Isensee J, Hucho T, Puchkov D, Isbrandt D, Krueger M, Kloppenburg P, Kononenko NL.
EMBO J. 2022, Oct 11;e110963. Online ahead of print.

Non-linear multimodal integration in a distributed premotor network controls proprioceptive reflex gain in the insect leg.
Gebehart C, Hooper S, Büschges A.
Current Biol. 2022, Vol 32, Issue 17, Sept 12, p. 3847

Combinatorial ASO-mediated therapy with low dose SMN and the protective modifier Chp1 is not sufficient to ameliorate SMA pathology hallmarks
Muinos-Bühl A, Rombo R, Janzen E, Ling KK, Hupperich K, Rigo F, Bennett CF, Wirth B.
Neurobiol Dis., 2022; Jun 17:105795. Online ahead of print.

Ultra high-resolution biomechanics suggest that substructures within insect mechanosensors decisively affect their sensitivity
Dinges GF, Bockemühl T, Iacoviello F, Shearing PR, Büschges A, Blanke A.
J R Soc Interface, 2022; May; 19(190): 20220102


publications: further collaborative projects

HypoMap-a unified single-cell gene expression atlas of the murine hypothalamus
Steuernagel L, Lam BYH, Klemm P, Dowsett GKC, Bauder CA, Tadross JA, Sotelo-Hitschfeld T, Del Rio Martin A, Chen W, de Solis AJ, Fenselau H, Davidsen P, Cimino I, Kohnke SN, Rimmington D, Coll AP, Beyer A, Yeo GSH and Brüning JC.
Nature Metabolism, 2022 Oct; 4(10):1402

Leptin modulates oocyte maturation by a central and direct pathway in zebrafish
Lakshminarasimha AB, Puvvada M, Hammerschmidt H, Michel M.
J Endocrinol, 2022; Apr 1: JOE-22-0026, Online ahead of print.

Network analysis of neuroimaging in mice.
Scharwächter L, Schmitt FJ, Pallast N, Fink GR, Aswendt M.
NeuroImage, 2022; 253: 119110 Online ahead of print.



publications: core projects

Temporal differences between load and movement signal integration in the sensorimotor network of an insect leg.
Gebehart C, Büschges A.
J Neurophysiol. 2021 Dec; 1;126(6):1875-18903.

Coauthors Corinna Gebehart and Ansgar Büschges talk about their manuscript "Temporal Differences between Load and Movement Signal Integration in the Sensorimotor Network of an Insect Leg"
with Editor-in-Chief Jan-Marino (Nino) Ramirez.

To access the podcast, click HERE

A neuromorphic model of olfactory processing and sparse coding in the Drosophila larva brain.
Jürgensen AM, Khalili A, Chicca E, Indiveri G, Nawrot MP.
accepted manuscript, Neuromorph Comput Eng

A realistic locomotery model of Drosophila larva for behavioral simulations
Sakagiannis P, Jürgensen A.M., Nawrot MP.
preprint bioRxiv, doi:

Functionally distinct POMC-expressing neuron subpopulations in hypothalamus revealed by intersectional targeting
Biglari N, Gaziano I, Schumacher J, Radermacher J, Paeger L, Klemm P, Chen W, Corneliussen S, Wunderlich CM, Sue M, Vollmar S, Klöckener T, Sotelo-Hitschfeld T, Abbasloo A, Edenhofer F, Reimann F, Gribble FM, Fenselau H, Kloppenburg P, Wunderlich FT and Brüning JC.
Nature Neuroscience, 2021 Jul; 24(7):913

Distributed processing of load and movement feedback in the premotor network controlling an insect leg joint
Gebehart C, Schmidt J, Büschges A.
J Neurophysiol. 2021 May; 1;125(5):1800-1813.

In this podcast, senior author Ansgar Buschges and first author Corinna Gebehart address these questions with Editor-in-Chief Nino Ramirez to their manuscript,"Distributed Processing of Load and Movement Feedback in the Premotor Network Controlling an Insect Leg Joint.".
To access the podcast, click HERE

Olfactory function in the trace amine-associated receptor family (TAARs) evolved twice independently
Dieris M, Kowatschew D, Korsching SI.
Sci Rep. 2021 Apr; 8;11(1):7807.

Location and arrangement of campaniform sensilla in Drosophila melanogaster
Dinges GF, Chockley AS, Bockemühl T, Ito K, Blanke A, Büschges A.
J Comp Neurol 2021 Mar;529(4):905.

Neuromodulation can be simple: myoinhibitory peptide, contained in dedicated regulatory pathways, is the only neurally-mediated peptide modulator of the stick insect leg muscle
Liessem S, Kowatschew D, Dippel S, Blanke A, Korsching S, Guschlbauer C, Hooper SL, Predel R, Büschges A.
J Neurosci. 2021 Feb 2; JN-RM-0188-20.


publications: further collaborative projects

Orexin receptors 1 and 2 in serotonergic neurons differentially regulate peripheral glucose metabolism in obesity
Xiao X, Yeghiazaryan G,  Hess S, Klemm P, Sieben A, Kleinridders A, Morgan DA, Wunderlich TF, Rahmuni K, Kong D, Scammell TE, Lowell BB, Kloppenburg P, Brüning JC, Hausen AC.
Nat Commun, 2021; 12: 5249

Transcriptomic, peptidomic, and mass spectrometry imaging analysis of the brain in the ant Cataglyphis nodus
Habenstein J, Schmitt F,  Liessem S, Ly A, Trede D, Wegener C, Predel R, Rössler W, Neupert S.
J Neurochem, 2021 Jul; 158(2): 391