Gaia Tavosanis
Dynamics of neuronal circuits
Prof. Dr. Gaia Tavosanis
Group Leader
Venusberg-Campus 1/99
53127  Bonn
 +49 228 43302-390


The complete list of publications is found here.

Lothar Baltruschat*, Luigi Prisco*, Philipp Ranft*, J. Scott Lauritzen, André Fiala, Davi D. Bock and Gaia Tavosanis. Circuit reorganization in the Drosophila mushroom body calyx accompanies memory consolidation. Cell Rep. 2021 Mar 16; 34:108871. doi: 10.1016/j.celrep.2021.108871
Ferreira Castro A*, Baltruschat L, Stürner T, Bahrami A, Jedlicka P, Tavosanis G*, Cuntz H*. Achieving functional neuronal dendrite structure through sequential stochastic growth and retraction. Elife. 2020 Nov 26; 9:e60920. doi: 10.7554/eLife.60920
Marchetti G, Tavosanis G. Modulators of hormonal response regulate temporal fate specification in the Drosophila brain. PLoS Genet. 2019 Dec 06; 15:e1008491. doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1008491
Steurner T, Tatarnikova A, Mueller J, Schaffran B, Cuntz H, Zhang Y, Nemethova M, Bogdan S, Small V and Tavosanis G.. Transient localization of the Arp2/3 complex initiates neuronal dendrite branching in vivo. Development 2019. 2019 Apr 04; 146: dev171397 doi: 10.1242/dev.171397
Anna B. Ziegler, Gaia Tavosanis. Glycerophospholipids – Emerging players in neuronal dendrite branching and outgrowth. Developmental Biology. 2018 Dec 31; doi: 10.1016/j.ydbio.2018.12.009
Atsushi Sugie, Giovanni Marchetti and Gaia Tavosanis. Structural aspects of plasticity in the nervous system of Drosophila. Neural Dev. 2018 Jul 01; 13:14. doi: 10.1186/s13064-018-0111-z
Ziegler AB, Thiele C, Tenedini F, Richard M, Leyendecker P, Hoermann A, Soba P, Tavosanis G. Cell-Autonomous Control of Neuronal Dendrite Expansion via the Fatty Acid Synthesis Regulator SREBP. Cell Rep. 2017 Dec 19; 21:3346-3353. doi: 10.1016/j.celrep.2017.11.069
Giovanni Marchetti, Gaia Tavosanis. Steroid Hormone Ecdysone Signaling Specifies Mushroom Body Neuron Sequential Fate via Chinmo. Current Biology. 2017 Oct 08; 27:3017-3024.e4. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2017.08.037
Mélisande Richard, Reinhard Bauer, Gaia Tavosanis, Michael Hoch. The gap junction protein Innexin3 is required for eye disc growth in Drosophila. Developmental Biology. 2017 May 14; 425:191-207. doi: 10.1016/j.ydbio.2017.04.001
Atsushi Sugie, Satoko Hakeda-Suzuki, Emiko Suzuki, Marion Silies, Mai Shimozono, Christoph Möhl, Takashi Suzuki, Gaia Tavosanis. Molecular Remodeling of the Presynaptic Active Zone of Drosophila Photoreceptors via Activity-Dependent Feedback. Neuron. 2015 May 05; 86:711-725. doi: 10.1016/j.neuron.2015.03.046
Julia Nagel, Caroline Delandre, Yun Zhang, Friedrich Förstner, Adrian W. Moore, Gaia Tavosanis. Fascin controls neuronal class-specific dendrite arbor morphology. Development (Cambridge). 2012 Aug 14; 139:2999-3009. doi: 10.1242/dev.077800
Tavosanis G. Dendritic structural plasticity. Dev Neurobiol. 2011 Dec 13; 72:73-86. doi: 10.1002/dneu.20951
Christiansen F, Zube C, Andlauer TF, Wichmann C, Fouquet W, Owald D, Mertel S, Leiss F, Tavosanis G, Luna AJ, Fiala A, Sigrist SJ. Presynapses in Kenyon cell dendrites in the mushroom body calyx of Drosophila. J Neurosci. 2011 Jun 29; 31:9696-707. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.6542-10.2011
Kremer MC, Christiansen F, Leiss F, Paehler M, Knapek S, Andlauer TF, Förstner F, Kloppenburg P, Sigrist SJ, Tavosanis G.. Structural long-term changes at mushroom body input synapses. Curr Biol. 2010 Nov 09; 20:1938-44. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2010.09.060
Leiss F, Groh C, Butcher NJ, Meinertzhagen IA, Tavosanis G. Synaptic organization of the adult Drosophila mushroom body calyx. J Comp Neurol. 2009 Dec 20; 517:808-24. doi: 10.1002/cne.22184


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