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Anne von Philipsborn and Bárður Eyjólfsson Ellendersen publish a review article in Insect Science

D. melanogaster sexual behavior was first described by A.H. Sturtevant in 1915. Today, a hundred years later, scientists are still learning about neuroscience by studying this behavior.

Our review focuses on findings in circuit neuroscience that have been made within the last two years using D. melanogaster sexual behavior as a model system. Specifically, we focus on how the neuronal circuits of female and male reproductive behavior are affected by the physiological state, behavioural context and social experience. We highlight general neuronal mechanism for modulation of innate behavior.

Read the article Neuronal modulation of D. melanogaster sexual behaviour here.