Volume 35, 2021

Table of Contents

Volume 35, Issue 4, 2021



Does oxidatively damaged DNA drive amyloid-β generation in Alzheimer’s disease? A hypothesis

Owen Davis Sanders, Lekshmy Rajagopal & Jayalekshmi Archa Rajagopal

Original Research Articles

Loss of mGluR1-LTD following cocaine exposure accumulates Ca2+-permeable AMPA receptors and facilitates synaptic potentiation in the prefrontal cortex

Hongyu Ruan & Wei-Dong Yao

Molecular spectrum, family screening and genetic counselling of Spinocerebellar Ataxia (SCA) cases in an Indian scenario

Priyanka Vishwakarma, Sarita Agarwal, Deepika Delsa Dean, Srinivasan Muthuswamy & Kausik Mandal

Dysregulation of Myt1 expression acts as a potential peripheral biomarker for major depressive disorder and bipolar disorder

Maryam Ghanbarirad, Mehrdad Hashemi, Seyed Mehdi Saberi & Ahmad Majd

Spatiotemporal organization of enteroendocrine peptide expression in Drosophila

Sooin Jang, Ji Chen, Jaekyun Choi, Seung Yeon Lim, Hyejin Song, Hyungjun Choi, Hyung Wook Kwon, Min Sung Choi & Jae Young Kwon

Volume 35, Issue 3, 2021

Transcending boundaries: from quantitative genetics to single genes - honor of Marla Sokolowski

Guest Editors: Jeffrey S. Dason and Ina Anreiter


Transcending boundaries: from quantitative genetics to single genes

Jeffrey S. Dason, Ina Anreiter & Chun-Fang Wu


The long view: a spouse’s perspective

Allen B. Sokolowski

Women in science: a daughter’s perspective

H. Moriah Sokolowski

Women in science: a son’s perspective

Dustin J. Sokolowski

Marla Sokolowski Retrospectively

Harold L. Atwood

Learning about quantitative genetics from Marla Sokolowski

Ralph J. Greenspan

Marla Sokolowski: and now for someone completely different

H. Sofia Pereira, Karen D. Williams & J. Steven de Belle

Travels with Curly: A personal, collegial tribute to Professor Marla Sokolowski

W. Thomas Boyce

Review Articles

Gaining an understanding of behavioral genetics through studies of foraging in Drosophila and learning in C. elegans

Aaron P. Reiss & Catharine H. Rankin

She’s got nerve: roles of octopamine in insect female reproduction

Melissa A. White, Dawn S. Chen & Mariana F. Wolfner

Conditioned courtship suppression in Drosophila melanogaster

Nicholas Raun, Spencer Jones & Jamie M. Kramer

The foraging gene as a modulator of division of labour in social insects

Christophe Lucas & Yehuda Ben-Shahar

Original Research Articles

The Drosophila foraging gene plays a vital role at the start of metamorphosis for subsequent adult emergence

Ina Anreiter, Aaron M. Allen, Oscar E. Vasquez, Lydia To, Scott J. Douglas, Javier V. Alvarez, John Ewer & Marla B. Sokolowski

Expression of the foraging gene in adult Drosophila melanogaster

Aaron M. Allen & Marla B. Sokolowski

A cGMP-dependent protein kinase, encoded by the Drosophila foraging gene, regulates neurotransmission through changes in synaptic structure and function

Jeffrey S. Dason & Marla B. Sokolowski

Characterization of a novel stimulus-induced glial calcium wave in Drosophila larval peripheral segmental nerves and its role in PKG-modulated thermoprotection

Jennifer L. Krill & Ken Dawson-Scully

The foraging gene affects alcohol sensitivity, metabolism and memory in Drosophila

Anne S. Oepen, Jamie L. Catalano, Reza Azanchi & Karla R. Kaun

The Drosophila melanogaster foraging gene affects social networks

Nawar Alwash, Aaron M. Allen, Marla B. Sokolowski & Joel D. Levine

Environmental influences on for-mediated oviposition decisions in Drosophila melanogaster

Anders Vesterberg, Rudy Rizkalla & Mark J. Fitzpatrick

The genetic architecture of larval aggregation behavior in Drosophila

Ross M. McKinney, Ryan Valdez & Yehuda Ben-Shahar

Generation and characterization of fruitless P1 promoter mutant in Drosophila melanogaster

Megan C. Neville, Alexander Eastwood, Aaron M. Allen, Ammerins de Haan, Tetsuya Nojima & Stephen F. Goodwin

Fly seizure EEG: field potential activity in the Drosophila brain

Atulya Iyengar & Chun-Fang Wu

A quick and versatile protocol for the 3D visualization of transgene expression across the whole body of larval Drosophila

Oliver Kobler, Aliće Weiglein, Kathrin Hartung, Yi-chun Chen, Bertram Gerber & Ulrich Thomas

Neurodevelopmental and transcriptomic effects of CRISPR/Cas9-induced somatic orco mutation in honey bees

Zhenqing Chen, Ian M. Traniello, Seema Rana, Amy C. Cash-Ahmed, Alison L. Sankey, Che Yang & Gene E. Robinson

A latitudinal cline in a courtship song character of Drosophila melanogaster

Rosamund A. Stanley & Charalambos P. Kyriacou



Forty years of foraging research: a legacy of scientists trained and influenced by Marla Sokolowski

Ina Anreiter & Jeffrey S. Dason

Volume 35, Issue 2, 2021

Original Research Article

Analysis of whole genome sequenced cases and controls shows that the association of variants in TOMM40BCAMNECTIN2 and APOC1 with late onset Alzheimer’s disease is driven by linkage disequilibrium with APOE ε2/ε3/ε4 alleles

David Curtis & Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging Initiative

Short Communication

De novo mutation in SLC25A22 gene: expansion of the clinical and electroencephalographic phenotype

Antonio Gennaro Nicotera, Daniela Dicanio, Erica Pironti, Maria Bonsignore, Anna Cafeo, Stephanie Efthymiou, Patrizia Mondello, Vincenzo Salpietro, Henry Houlden & Gabriella Di Rosa

Original Research Articles

Compound heterozygous KCTD7 variants in progressive myoclonus epilepsy

Elizabeth A. Burke, Morgan Sturgeon, Diane B. Zastrow, Liliana Fernandez, Cameron Prybol, Shruti Marwaha, Edward P. Frothingham, Patricia A. Ward, Christine M. Eng, Laure Fresard, Stephen B. Montgomery, Gregory M. Enns, Paul G. Fisher, Lynne A. Wolfe, Brian Harding, Blake Carrington, Kevin Bishop, Raman Sood, Yan Huang, Abdel Elkahloun, Camilo Toro, Alexander G. Bassuk, Matthew T. Wheeler, Thomas C. Markello, William A. Gahl & May Christine V. Malicdan

Description of clinical features and genetic analysis of one ultra-rare (SPG64) and two common forms (SPG5A and SPG15) of hereditary spastic paraplegia families

Mahdieh Pashaei, Atefeh Davarzani, Reza Hajati, Babak Zamani, Shahriar Nafissi, Farzaneh Larti, Yalda Nilipour, Mohammad Rohani & Afagh Alavi

Volume 35, Issue 1, 2021

Original Research Article

Spontaneous motor-behavior abnormalities in two Drosophila models of neurodevelopmental disorders

David R. Andrew, Mariah E. Moe, Dailu Chen, Judith A. Tello, Rachel L. Doser, William E. Conner, Jaswinder K. Ghuman & Linda L. Restifo

Brief Communication

Biallelic ZNF335 mutations cause basal ganglia abnormality with progressive cerebral/cerebellar atrophy

Ahmet Okay Caglayan, Kourosh Yaghouti, Tanyel Kockaya, Demet Kemer, Tufan Cankaya, Najim Ameziane, Ozgur Cogulu, Mahmut Coker & Cengiz Yalcinkaya

Original Research Articles

A rapid molecular diagnostic method for spinal muscular atrophy

Kai-Chen Wang, Chiao-Yuan Fang, Chi-Chang Chang, Chien-Kuan Chiang & Yi-Wen Chen

Identification and characterization of GAL4 drivers that mark distinct cell types and regions in the Drosophila adult gut

Seung Yeon Lim, Hyejin You, Jinhyeong Lee, Jaejin Lee, Yoojin Lee, Kyung-Ah Lee, Boram Kim, Ji-Hoon Lee, JiHyeon Jeong, Sooin Jang, Byoungsoo Kim, Hyungjun Choi, Gayoung Hwang, Min Sung Choi, Sung-Eun Yoon, Jae Young Kwon, Won-Jae Lee, Young-Joon Kim & Greg S. B. Suh

Change in gene expression levels of GABA, glutamate and neurosteroid pathways due to acoustic trauma in the cochlea

Meltem Cerrah Gunes, Murat Salih Gunes, Alperen Vural, Fatma Aybuga, Arslan Bayram, Keziban Korkmaz Bayram, Mehmet Ilhan Sahin, Muhammet Ensar Dogan, Sevda Yesim Ozdemir & Yusuf Ozkul