Funding Sources

We'd like to acknowledge the following for current and past funding: NIH Brain Initiative, NSF, Paul G. Allen Family Foundation, AFOSR, ARL, Abe and Ester Zarem, Benjamin Hall, Packard Foundation, MacArthur Foundation.

New Papers

Suver, M., Huda, A., Iwasaki, N., Safarik, S., Dickinson, M. H. (2016). An array of descending visual interneurons encoding self-motion in Drosophila. J Neurosci. 36:11768 –11780

Dickinson, M. H. and Muijres, F. (2016). The aerodynamics and control of free flight maneuvers in Drosophila. Proc. R. Soc. Lond. B 371:20150388.

Weir PT, Henze M, Bleul C, Baumann-Klausener F, Labhart T, Dickinson MH (2016) Anatomical reconstruction and functional imaging reveal an ordered array of skylight polarization detectors in Drosophila. J Neurosci 36(19): 5397-5404.

Weir, P. T. and Dickinson, M. H. (2015). Functional divisions for visual processing in the central brain of flying Drosophila. PNAS 201514415.

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