National Library of Medicine bibliography here

Sampson MM, Myers Gschweng KM, Hardcastle BJ, Sizemore TR, Dacks AM, Frye MA, Krantz DE (in press) Serotonergic modulation of visual neurons in Drosophila. PLoS Genetics preprint on bioRxiv

Salem W, Cellini B, Frye MA, Mongeau JM (2020) Fly eyes are not still: a motion illusion in Drosophila flight supports parallel visual processing. Journal of Experimental Biology

Städele C, Keleş M, Mongeau JM, Frye MA (2020) Non canonical receptive field properties and neuromodulation of feature detecting neurons in fliesCurrent Biology 

Keles MF, Hardcastle BJ, Staedele C, Xiao Q, Frye MA (2020) Inhibitory interactions and columnar inputs to an object motion detector in DrosophilaCell Reports 

Cheng KY, Frye MA (2019) Neuromodulation of insect motion visionJournal of Comparative Physiology A 

​Staedele C, Rimniceanu M, Frye MA (2019) Should I stay or should I  jump? Current Biology (dispatch)

Cheng KY, Frye MA (2019) Olfactory and neuromodulatory signals reverse visual object avoidance to approach in Drosophila. Current Biology discussed a very nice Dispatch by Professor Jamie Theobald

Mongeau JM, Cheng KY, Aptekar JW, Frye MA (2019)Visuomotor strategies for object approach and aversion in Drosophila melanogasterJournal of Experimental Biology 

Keles MF, Mongeau JM, Frye MA (2019) Object features and T4/T5 motion detectors modulate the dynamics of bar tracking by DrosophilaJournal of Experimental Biology

Frye MA (2017) Insect vision: a neuron that anticipates an object’s pathCurrent Biology (dispatch)

Mongeau JM, Frye MA (2017) Flies spatio-temporally integrate visual signals to control saccadesCurrent Biologand dispatch by Jamie Theobald

Omoto JJ*, Keles MF*, Nguyen MBC, Bolanos C, Lovick JK, Frye MA*, Hartenstein V* (2017) Visual input to the Drosophila central complex by developmentally and functionally distinct neuronal populations. Current Biolog*equal authorship

Keles MF, Frye MA (2017) The eyes have iteLife (insight)

Keles MF, Frye MA (2017) Object-detecting neurons in DrosophilaCurrent Biology

Aptekar JW, Keles MF, Lu PM, Zolotova NM, Frye MA (2015) Neurons forming optic glomeruli compute figure-ground discriminations in DrosophilaJournal of Neuroscience Highlighted in This Week In The Journal

Wasserman S, Frye MA (2015) Herd mentality: Social context modulates behavioral responses to sensory stimuli. Current Biology (dispatch)

Frye MA (2015) Quick Guide: Elementary motion detectorsCurrent Biology

Wasserman SW*, Aptekar JW*, Lu PM, Nguyen J, Wang AL, Keles MF, Grygoruk A Krantz DE, Larsen C, Frye MA (2015) Olfactory neuromodulation of motion vision circuitry in DrosophilaCurrent Biology

Aptekar JW, Keles M, Mongeau JM, Lu P, Frye MA, Shoemaker PA (2014) Method and software for using m-sequences to characterize parallel components of higher-order visual tracking in DrosophilaFrontiers in Neural Circuits doi. 10.3389/fncir.2014.00130, part of a Research Topic: What simple brains can cell us about how vision works

Fox JL*, Aptekar JW* Zolotova NM, Shoemaker PA, Frye MA (2014) Figure-ground discrimination behavior in Drosophila I: Spatial organization of wing-steering responses Journal of Experimental Biology (*equal authorship) 217:558-569

Fox JL, Frye MA (2014) Figure-ground discrimination behavior in Drosophila II: Visual influence on head movement Journal of Experimental Biology 217:570-579

Aptekar JA (2014) The Neural Basis of Visual Figure-Tracking in Fruit Flies PhD dissertation UCLA

Aptekar JW, Frye MA (2013) Higher-order figure discrimination in fly and human vision. Current Biology 23(16): R694-700 (minireview)

Fox JL, Frye MA (2013) Animal behavior: Fly flight moves forward Current Biology 23:R278-279 (dispatch)

Frye MA (2013) Visual attention: A cell that focuses on one object at a time Current Biology 23:R61-63 (dispatch)

Wasserman S, Salomon A, Frye MA (2013) Drosophila tracks CO2 in flight Current Biology 23:301-306 (featured Outside JEB)

Wasserman S, Lu P, Aptekar JW, Frye MA (2012) Flies dynamically anti-track, rather than ballistically escape, aversive odor during flightJournal of Experimental Biology 215:2833-2840 (featured Inside JEB)

Aptekar JW, Shoemaker PS, Frye MA (2012) Figure tracking by flies is supported by parallel visual streams Current Biology 22:482-487

Duistermars BJ, Care RA, Frye MA (2012) Binocular interactions underlying the classic optomotor response in Drosophila Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience 6(6) doi:10.3389/fnbeh

Chow DM, Theobald JC, Frye MA (2011) An olfactory circuit increases the fidelity of visual behavior Journal of Neuroscience 31:15035-15047 (featured by HHMI Research News)

Krishnan P , Duistermars BJ, Frye MA (2011) Odor identity influences tracking of temporally patterned plumes in Drosophila BMC Neuroscience 12:62

Paydar OH, Chung A, Niknam D, Fung AO, Matthews B, Judy JW, Frye MA, Markovic D (2011) Towards a MEMS-enabled multi-unit neural recording from Drosophila melanogasterIEEE International Conference on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems, 924-927

Chow D (2011) Visuo-olfactory integration in Drosophila flight control: neural circuits, behavior, and ecological implications PhD dissertation UCLA

Theobald J C , Shoemaker PA, Ringach DL, Frye MA ( 2010 ) Theta motion processing in fruit flies Frontiers in Behavioral Neurosciencedoi:10.3389/fnbeh.2010.00035 (special feature on neuroethology)

Fei H * , Chow DM* , Chen A, Romero R, Ong WS, Ackerson LC, Maidment NT, Simpson J, Frye MA , Krantz D (2010) Mutation of the Drosophila vesicular GABA transporter disrupts visual feature detection Journal of Experimental Biology 213:1717-1730 (*equal authorship)

Frye MA (2010) Multisensory systems integration for high-performance motor control in flies. Current Opinion in Neurobiology 20:347-352 (review)

Gomez -Marin A *, Duistermars BJ*, Frye MA , Louis M (2010) Mechanisms of odor-tracking: multiple sensors for enhanced perception and behavior Frontiers in Cellular Neuroscience (*equal authorship) 4(6):1-15 special feature on sensory perception and integration (review)

Theobald JC, Ringach, DL, Frye MA (2010) Dynamics of optomotor responses in Drosophila to perturbations in optic flow Journal of Experimental Biology 213:1366-1375

Theobald JC, Ringach, DL, Frye MA (2010) Visual stabilization dynamics are enhanced by standing flight velocity. Biology Letters 6(3): 410-413 (special feature on biomechanics)

Duistermars BJ, Frye MA (2010) Multisensory integration for odor tracking in Drosophila: behavior, circuits, and speculation. Communicative and Integrative Biology (CIB) 3(1):31-35

Frye MA (2009) Fly gyro-vision. Current Biology, 19:1119-1121 (dispatch)

Duistermars BJ*, Chow DM*, Frye MA (2009) Flies require bilateral sensory input to track odor gradients in flight. Current Biology, 19:1301-1307 (*equal authorship)

Zhu Y , Frye MA (2009) Neurogenetics and the ‘fly stampede’: dissecting neural circuits involved in visual behaviors. Fly, 3(3):207-209

Zhu Y, Nern A, Zipursky SL, Frye MA (2009) Peripheral visual circuits functionally segregate motion and phototaxis behavior in the fly. Current Biology 19(7):613-619

Bender JA , Frye MA (2009) Which way is up? Invertebrate solutions for sensing gravity.  Current Biology 19(5):r186-r189 (review)

Chow DM , Frye MA (2009) The neuro-ecology of resource localization in Drosophila: behavioral components of perception and search. Fly3(1):50-61 (review)

Frye MA, Duistermars BJ (2009) Visually mediated odor tracking during flight in Drosophila.  JoVE 23 (methods)

Duistermars B (2009) Multisensory input to fly flight: Vision, olfaction, and mechanosensation PhD dissertation UCLA

Duistermars BJ , Frye MA (2008) A magnetic tether system to investigate visual and olfactory mediated flight control in Drosophila. JoVE 21 (methods)

Chow DM, Frye MA (2008) Context dependent olfactory enhancement of optomotor flight control in Drosophila. Journal of Experimental Biology 211:2478-2485 (cover feature)

Theobald JC, Duistermars BJ, Ringach DL, Frye MA (2008) Flies see second order motion. Current Biology 18(11):r464

Duistermars BJ, Frye MA (2008) Cross-modal visual input for odor tracking during fly flight. Current Biology 18(4):270-275 (featured in dispatch)

Theobald JC, Frye MA (2008) Animal Behavior: Flying back to front. Current Biology 18:r169 (dispatch)

Duistermars BJ , Chow DM, Contro M, Frye MA (2007) The spatial, temporal, and contrast properties of expansion and rotation flight optomotor responses in Drosophila.  Journal of Experimental Biology 210:3218-3227

Frye MA, Dickinson MH (2007) Visual edge orientation shapes free-flight behavior in Drosophila. Fly 1(3) 153-154

Duistermars BJ, Reiser M, Zhu Y, Frye MA (2007) Dynamic properties of large-field and small-field optomotor responses in Drosophila. Journal of Comparative Physiology 193:787-799

Frye MA (2007) Neuromechanics of fly flight control in Advances in Invertebrate Neurobiology, eds. R. Greenspan and G. North, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press, NY (chapter)

Reynolds A, Frye MA (2007) Odor tracking in Drosophila is consistent with an optimal scale-free search PLoS ONE 2(4): e354 doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0000354 (featured by The New York Times 4/09/07)

Frye MA (2007) Behavioral Neurobiology: A vibrating gyroscope controls fly steering behavior Current Biology 17(4) 134-136 (dispatch)

Humbert JS, Frye MA (2006) Extracting behaviorally relevant retinal image motion cues via wide-field integration. Proceedings for IEEE American Control Conference

Frye MA, Gray J (2005) Mechanosensory integration for flight control in insects. in Advances in Insect Sensory Neuroscience, ed. T. Christensen, series Methods and New Frontiers in Neuroscience, CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL (cover feature)

Dickinson MH, Farman GP, Frye MA, Bekyarova T, Maughan DW, Irvine T (2005) Molecular dynamics of a cyclically contracting insect flight muscle in vivo.  Nature 433 (7023) 330-333

The Frye lab started in January, 2005. For prior work see Google Scholar