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Andrews, J.C., Fernández, M.P., Yu, Q., Leung, A.K.W., Kravitz, E.A., and Certel, S.J. (under revision) Octopamine neuromodulation regulates the Gr32a aggression and courtship pathways in Drosophila males.

Burke, C.J., Huetteroth, W., Krashes, M.J., Perisse, E., Das, G., Gohl, D., Silies, M., Certel,  S.J., and Waddell, S. (2012) Layered reward signaling through octopamine and dopamine in Drosophila. Nature 492:433-437. doi:10.1038/nature11614.

Certel, S.J. and Kravitz, E.A. (2012) Scoring and analyzing aggression in Drosophila. Cold Spring Harb Protoc. Mar 1(3):319-25.

Certel SJ, Leung A, Lin CY, Perez P, Chiang AS, Kravitz EA. (2010) Octopamine neuromodulatory effects on a social behavior decision-making network in Drosophila males. PLoS One. 2010 Oct 12;5(10):e13248.

Certel, S.J. and Kravitz, E.A. (2010). Studying Aggression in Drosophila. Drosophila Neurobiology Methods: A Laboratory Manual. Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press, Woodbury, NY.  

Certel S.J., Savella M.G., Schlegel D.C.F. and Kravitz E.A. (2007) Modulation of Drosophila male behavioral choice. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci.104(11) 4706-4711. Read online.

Mundiyanapurath, S., Certel, S.J. and Kravitz, E.A. (2007) Studying aggression in Drosophila. Journal of Visualized Experiments, Second issue, online access.

Certel, S.J. and Thor, S. (2004) Regulation of Motor Axon Targeting by the Combinatorial Activity of POU and LIM-HD factors. Development 131(21):5429-39. Read online.

Certel, S.J., Clyne, P.J., Carlson, J.R. and Johnson, W.A. (2000) Regulation of central neuronsynaptic targeting by the Drosophila POU protein, Acj6. Development 127:2395-2405. Read online

Clyne, P.J., Certel, S.J., de Bruyne, M., Zaslavsky, L., Johnson, W.A. and Carlson, J.R. (1999) The Odor Specificities of a Subset of Olfactory Receptor Neurons Are Goverened by Acj6, a POU-domain Transcription Factor. Neuron 22:339-347. Read online.

Anderson, M.G., Certel, S.J., Certel, K., Lee, T., Montell, D.J. and Johnson, W.A. (1996) Function of the Drosophila POU domain transcription factor, Drifter, as an upstream regulator of Breathless receptor tyrosine kinase expression in developing trachea. Development 122, 4169-4178. Read online.

Certel, S.J. and Johnson, W.A. (1996) Disruption of mesectodermal lineages by temporal misexpression of the Drosophila POU-domain transcription factor, drifter. Developmental Genetics 18:279-288. Read online.

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