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Selected research papers

Ramos, A.P., Gustafsson, O., Labert, N., Salecker, I., Nilsson, D.N., and Averof, M. (2019). Analysis of the genetically tractable crustacean Parhyale hawaiensis reveals the organisation of a sensory system for low-resolution vision. BMC Biology 17, 67.

Apitz, H., and Salecker, I. (2018) Spatio-temporal relays control layer identity of direction-selective neuron subtypes in Drosophila. Nature Communications 9, 2295.

Richier, B., de Miguel Vijandi, C., Mackenzen, S., and Salecker, I. (2017) Lapsyn controls branch extension and positioning of astrocyte-like glia in the Drosophila optic lobe. Nature Communications 8, 317.

Apitz, H., and Salecker, I. (2016) Retinal determination genes coordinate neuroepithelial specification and neurogenesis modes in the Drosophila optic lobe. Development 143, 2431-2442.

Apitz, H., and Salecker, I. (2015) A region-specific neurogenesis mode requires migratory progenitors in the Drosophila visual system. Nature Neuroscience 18, 46-55.

Shimosako, N., Hadjieconomou, D., and Salecker, I. (2014) Flybow to dissect circuit assembly in the Drosophila brain. Methods Mol. Biol. 1082, 57-69. – book chapter, includ. original data.

Koltowska, K., Apitz, H., Stamataki, D., Hirst, E.M.A., Verkade, H., Salecker, I. and Ober, E. (2013) Ssrp1a controls organogenesis by promoting cell cycle progression and RNA synthesis. Development 140, 1912-1918.

Oyallon, J., Apitz, H., Miguel-Aliaga, I., Timofeev, K., Ferreira, L., and Salecker, I. (2012) Regulation of locomotion and motoneuron axon pathfinding and targeting by the Drosophila homolog of Olig family transcription factors. Dev. Biol. 369, 261-267.

Timofeev, K., Joly, W., Hadjieconomou, D., and Salecker, I. (2012) Localized Netrins act as positional cues to control layer-specific targeting of photoreceptor axons in Drosophila. Neuron 75, 80-93.

Hadjieconomou, D., Rotkopf, S., Alexandre, C., Bell, D.M., Dickson, B.J. and Salecker, I. (2011) Flybow : genetic multicolor cell-labeling for neural circuit analysis in Drosophila melanogaster. Nature Methods 8, 260-266.

Bazigou, E., Apitz, H., Johansson, J., Lorén, C.E., Hirst, E.M.A., Chen P.L., Palmer, R.H., and Salecker, I. (2007) Anterograde Jelly Belly and Alk receptor tyrosine kinase signaling mediates retinal axon targeting in Drosophila. Cell 128, 961-975.

Chotard, C., Leung, W., and Salecker, I. (2005) glial cells missing and gcm2 cell autonomously regulate both glial and neuronal development in the visual system of Drosophila. Neuron 48, 237-251.

Kaminker, J.S., Canon, J., Salecker, I., and Banerjee, U. (2002) Control of photoreceptor axon target choice by transcriptional repression of Runt. Nature Neuroscience 5, 746-750.

Poeck, B., Fischer, S., Gunning, D., Zipursky, S.L., and Salecker, I. (2001) Glial cells mediate target layer selection of retinal axons in the developing visual system of Drosophila. Neuron 29, 99-113.

Angevin, V., Salecker, I., Vaillant, C., Le Guen, J., Branchereau, P., Tiaho, F., Van Eyseren, I., and Pichon, Y. (2000) Quantitative morphological analysis of embryonic cockroach neurons developing in vitro. Cell Tissue Res. 299, 129-143.

Garrity, P.A.*, Lee, C.H.*, Salecker, I.*, Robertson, H.C., Desai, C.A., Zinn, K., and Zipursky, S.L. (1999) Retinal axon target selection in Drosophila is regulated by a receptor protein tyrosine phosphatase. Neuron 22, 707-717. * These authors contributed equally to this work.

Jackson, G.R.*, Salecker, I.*, Dong, X., Yao, X., Arnheim, N., Faber, P.W., MacDonald, M.E., and Zipursky, S.L. (1998) Polyglutamine-expanded human huntingtin transgenes induce degeneration of Drosophila photoreceptor neurons. Neuron 21, 633-642.* These authors contributed equally to this work.

Garrity, P.A., Rao, Y., Salecker, I., and Zipursky, S.L. (1996) Drosophila photoreceptor axon guidance and targeting requires the Dreadlocks SH2/SH3 adapter protein. Cell 85, 639-650.

Reviews and book chapters

Powell, E.L. and Salecker, I. (2019/2020) Flybow to dissect circuit assembly in the Drosophila brain : an update. Methods Mol. Biol. 2047, 137-152.

Kaschula, R. and Salecker, I. (2016) Neuronal computations made visible with subcellular resolution. Cell 166, 18-20. – Preview.

Richier, B. and Salecker, I. (2015) Versatile genetic paintbrushes : Brainbow technologies. WIREs Developmental Biology 4, 161-180. – Review.

Apitz, H. and Salecker, I. (2014) A challenge of numbers and diversity : neurogenesis in the Drosophila optic lobe. J. Neurogenetics 28, 233-249. – Review.

Kaschula, R. and Salecker, I. (2014) Neural circuit assembly : economically wired by a single cadherin. Curr. Biol. 24, R555-R557. – Dispatch.

Hadjieconomou, D., Timofeev, K., and Salecker, I. (2011) A step-by-step guide to visual circuit assembly in Drosophila. Curr. Opin. Neurobiol, 21, 76-84. - Review.

Chotard, C., and Salecker, I. (2007) Glial cell development and function in the Drosophila visual system. Neuron Glia Biology 3, 17-25. - Review.

Salecker, I. (2006) HOW to enwrap axons with Crooked Neck. Neuron 52, 933-935. - Preview.

Salecker, I., M. Haeusser M., and de Bono, M. (2006) On the axonal road to circuit function and behavior. EMBO reports 7, 585-589. – Meeting report.

Chotard, C., and Salecker, I. (2004) Neurons and Glia : Team players in axon guidance. Trends in Neurosciences 27, 655-661 - Review.

Salecker, I., Clandinin, T.R., and Zipursky, S.L. (1998) Hedgehog and Spitz : Making a match between photoreceptor axons and their targets. Cell 95, 587-590 - Review.