Publications

 Our lab members are in bold letters, † equal contributions, *co-last authors

  1. Kermen F, Lal P., Faturos N.G., Yaksi E. (2020) Interhemispheric connections between olfactory bulbs improve odor detection. PLOS Biology, Apr 20;18(4):e3000701, https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pbio.3000701
  2. Kermen F., Darnet L., Wiest C., Palumbo F., Bechert J., Uslu O., Yaksi E. (2020) Investigating olfactory behaviours in adult zebrafish. In press BMC Biology, also see bioRxiv: https://doi.org/10.1101/859033
  3. Palumbo P., Serneels B., Pelgrims R., Yaksi E. (2019) Zebrafish dorsal habenula is required for updating learned behaviors. In revision Cell Reports, also bioRxiv, https://doi.org/10.1101/802256
  4. Fore S., Acuña-Hinrichsen F., Mutlu KA., Bartoszek EM., Serneels B., Faturos NG., Chau KTP., Cosacak M.I., Diaz Verdugo C., Palumbo F., Ringers C., Jurisch-Yaksi N., Kizil C., Yaksi E (2019) Functional properties of habenular neurons are determined by developmental stage and sequential neurogenesis. In second revision Science Advances. Also see BioRxiv, https://doi.org/10.1101/722462
  5. Diaz Verdugo C†, Myren-Svelstad S†, Aydin E, van Hoeymissen E, Deneubourg C, Vanderhaeghe S, Vancraeynest J, Pelgrims R, Cosacak MI, Muto A, Kizil C, Kawakami K, Jurisch-Yaksi N* & Yaksi E* (2019) Glia-neuron interactions underlie state transitions to generalized seizures. Nature Communications, Aug 23;10(1):3830. doi: 10.1038/s41467-019-11739-z.
  6. Fore S., Yaksi. E. (2019) Habenula: A role in brain state transitions during coping behaviour. Current Biology, July 22, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2019.06.027
  7. Olstad, E., Ringers, C., Hansen, J.N., Wens, A., Brandt, C., Wachten, D., Yaksi, E*., Jurisch-Yaksi, N*., (2019) Ciliary Beating Compartmentalizes Cerebrospinal Fluid Flow in the Brain and Regulates Ventricular Development. Current Biology, January 3, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2018.11.059
  8. Lal P, Tanabe H, Suster ML, Ailani D, Kotani Y, Muto A, Itoh M, Iwasaki M, Wada H, Yaksi E, Kawakami K. Identification of a neuronal population in the telencephalon essential for fear conditioning in zebrafish. BMC Biology. 2018 Apr 25;16(1):45. doi: 10.1186/s12915-018-0502-y
  9. Bergboer JGM*, Wyatt C*, Austin-Tse C, Yaksi E, Drummond IA. (2018) Assaying sensory ciliopathies using calcium biosensor expression in zebrafish ciliated olfactory neurons. 2018 Mar 15;7:2. *Equal Contributions
  10. Fore S, Palumbo F, Pelgrims R, Yaksi E. (2017) Information processing in the vertebrate habenula. Seminars in Cellular Developmental Biology. 2017 Aug 7.
  11. Franco LM, Okray Z, Linneweber GA, *Hassan BA, *Yaksi E (2017) Reduced Lateral Inhibition Impairs Olfactory Computations and Behaviors in a Drosophila Model of Fragile X Syndrome. Current Biology, March 30 2017. * co-last authors
  12. Reiten I, Uslu FE, Fore S, Pelgrims R, Ringers C, Verdugo CD, Hoffman M, Lal P, Kawakami K, Pekkan K, Yaksi E*, Jurisch-Yaksi N* (2016) Motile-Cilia-Mediated Flow Improves Sensitivity and Temporal Resolution of Olfactory Computations. Current Biology, Dec 29 2016. * co-last corresponding authors
  13. Vendrell-Llopis N, Yaksi E. (2015) Evolutionary conserved brainstem circuits encode category, concentration and mixtures of taste. Scientific Reports. 2015 Dec 7;5:17825. doi: 10.1038/srep17825.
  14. Wyatt C, Bartoszek EM, Yaksi E. (2015) Methods for studying the zebrafish brain: past, present and future. European Journal of Neuroscience. 2015 Jul;42(2):1746-63. doi: 10.1111/ejn.12932. Epub 2015 May 22.
  15. Christiaens JF† Franco LM†, Cools T, De Meester L, Michiels J, Wenseleers T, Hassan BA, YaksiE* and Verstrepen KJ,* (2014) The fungal aroma gene ATF1 promotes dispersal of yeast cells through insect vectors. Cell Reports. † Equal Contributions,* co-last corresponding authors
  16. Hüsken U, Stickney HL , GestriG, Bianco IH, Faro A, Young RM, Roussigne M, Hawkins TA, Beretta CA, Brinkmann I, Paolini A, Jacinto R, Albadri S, Dreosti E, Tsalavouta M, Schwarz Q, Cavodeassi F, Barth AK, Wen L, Zhang B, Blader P, Yaksi E, Poggi L, Zigman M, Lin S, Wilson SW, Carl M, (2014) Tcf7l2 is required for left-right asymmetric differentiation of habenular neurons, Current Biology, Sep 3
  17. Jetti SK, Llopis NV, Yaksi E, (2014) Spontaneous activity governs olfactory representations in spatially organized habenular microcircuits, Current Biology. 24, 1–6, February 17
  18. Dreosti E, Llopis NV, Yaksi E* and Wilson S*, (2014) Left-right asymmetry is required for the habenulae to respond to both visual and olfactory stimuli, Current Biology. 24, 1–6, February 17. * co-last corresponding authors
  19. Kermen F, Franco LM, Wyatt C, Yaksi E. (2013) Neural circuits mediating olfactory-driven behavior in fish. Frontiers in Neural Circuits. 2013 Apr 11;7:62
  20. Jurisch-Yaksi N, Rose AJ, Lu H, Raemaekers T, Munck S, Baatsen P, Baert V, Vermeire W, Scales SJ, Verleyen D, Vandepoel R, Tylzanowski P, Yaksi E, de Ravel T, Yost HJ, Froyen G, Arrington CB, Annaert W. J (2013) Rer1p maintains ciliary length and signaling by regulating γ-secretase activity and Foxj1a levels. Journal of Cell Biology. 2013 Mar 11.

From PhD and post-doctoral work of Emre Yaksi:

  1. Blumhagen F, Zhu P, Shum J, Schärer YP, Yaksi E, Deisseroth K, Friedrich RW. (2011) Neuronal filtering of multiplexed odour representations. Nov 13;479(7374):493-8.
  2. Kazama H, Yaksi E, Wilson RI. (2011) Cell death triggers olfactory circuit plasticity via glial signaling in Drosophila. Journal of Neuroscience. 2011 May 25;31(21):7619-30. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.5984-10.2011.
  3. Yaksi, E. & Wilson, R.I. (2010) Electrical coupling between olfactory glomeruli. 67: 1034-47
  4. Chou, Y.H.*, Spletter, M.*, Yaksi, E*, Leong, J.C.S., Wilson, R.I., Liqun, L. (2010) Diversity and Wiring Variability of Olfactory Local Interneurons in the Drosophila Antennal Lobe. Nature Neuroscience. 13: 439-49 * Equal Contributions
  5. Friedrich, R.W., Yaksi, E., Judkewitz, B.,Wiechert, M.T. (2009) Processing of odor representations by neural circuits in the olfactory bulb. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 1170: 293-7.
  6. Yaksi, E. *, von Saint Paul, F. *, Bundschuh, S., Niessing, J., Friedrich, R.W. (2009) Transformation of odor representations in target areas of the olfactory bulb. Nature Neuroscience. 12: 474-82, * Equal Contributions
  7. Tabor, R., Yaksi, E., Friedrich, R.W. (2008) Multiple functions of GABA A and GABA B receptors during pattern processing in the zebrafish olfactory bulb. European Journal of Neuroscience 28: 117-27
  8. Yaksi, E., Judkewitz, B., Friedrich, R.W. (2007) Topological reorganization of odor representations in the olfactory bulb. PLoS Biology. 5: e178
  9. Yaksi, E., and Friedrich, R. (2006). Reconstruction of firing rate changes across neuronal populations by temporally deconvolved Ca2+ imaging. Nature Methods. 3: 377-83.
  10. Feng, B., Bulchand, S., Yaksi, E., Friedrich, R. W., and Jesuthasan, S. (2005). The recombination activation gene 1 (Rag1) is expressed in a subset of zebrafish olfactory neurons but is not essential for axon targeting or amino acid detection. BMC Neuroscience. 6, 46
  11. Li, J., Mack, J. A., Souren, M., Yaksi, E., Higashijima, S., Mione, M., Fetcho, J. R., and Friedrich, R.W. (2005). Early development of functional spatial maps in the zebrafish olfactory bulb. Journal of Neuroscience. 25: 5784-5795.
  12. Tabor, R., Yaksi, E., Weislogel, J. M., and Friedrich, R. W. (2004). Processing of odor mixtures in the zebrafish olfactory bulb. Journal of Neuroscience. 24: 6611:6620