Kate Leitch


(pre-print) Leitch, K., Ponce, F.V., van Breugel, F., and M.H. Dickinson. 2020. The long-distance flight behavior of Drosophila suggests a general model for wind-assisted dispersal in insects. bioRxiv doi: 10.1101/2020.06.10.145169

Giraldo, Y.M., Leitch, K. J., Ros, I. G., Warren, T. L., Weir, P. T., and M. H. Dickinson. 2018. Sun navigation requires compass neurons in Drosophila. Current Biology. 28 (17): P2845-2852.E4.

Barrantes G, Sánchez-Quíros C, Aisenberg A, Leitch K, Eberhard WG. 2015. Loss of cheliceral clasping in Leucauge sp. (Aranae, Tetragnathidae). Arachnology 16(8): 281-286.


PhD in sensory neuroscience, Rockefeller Univ. 2015

MPhil in developmental biology, Cambridge Univ. 2010

BS in zoology, Michigan State Univ. 2008